Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced it will issue the company's
financial results for its fiscal year 2006 first quarter on Wednesday,
Jan. 4, 2006, prior to market open.
In conjunction with the announcement of its results, Monsanto will hold
a conference call at 8 a.m. central time (9 a.m. eastern time).
The call will focus on the company's first quarter results, future
expectations and an update of projects withinmore...
Monsanto (NYSE: MON) announced today its decision to donate 700 metric
tons (mt) of quality hybrid corn seeds in Malawi, an equivalent donation
of $840,000. The donation will form part of an integrated plan to
distribute the seeds through the Malawian government and local
non-governmental organizations in Malawi. The 700 mt of white quality
hybrid corn seeds, available in 5-kilogram (11-pound) bags, could reach
as many as 140,000 Malawi farmmore...
Growers purchasing Stoneville® and NexGen™ brand cottonseed for the 2006
season will benefit from a choice of premium seed treatments that
provide control of key nematodes, diseases and early-season cotton
“Stoneville and NexGen cottonseed are already known for their superior
emergence and rapid stand establishment,” says Kyle Maple, U.S. Cotton
Marketing Manager. “Offering these seed brands with protective seedmore...
Dividend Has Increased by 67 Percent Since 2002 Spin-Off
Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced that its Board of Directors
declared an increase in the quarterly dividend on its common shares from
17 cents per share to 20 cents per share, or an increase of 18 percent.
The dividend is payable on Jan. 27, 2006, to shareowners of record on
Jan. 6, 2006.
The dividend increase is effective for the company's first quarter of
its 2006 fiscal year. Since Monsanto was spun off as independentmore...
Company Reconfirms Full-Year 2006 Free Cash Flow and Earnings Guidance
Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that it is increasing its
first-quarter 2006 earnings per share (EPS) guidance.
Monsanto now expects that 20 cents per share of its full-year EPS on
both a reported and ongoing basis will occur in the first quarter. The
company revised its first-quarter EPS guidance upward from its earlier
estimate for the quarter of approximately 10 cents per share.
"While our first quartermore...
Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) Executive Vice President and
International Commercial Lead Brett Begemann will address investors at 8
a.m. (EST) on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Citigroup Investment Research
16th Annual Chemical Conference in New York.
Begemann will provide an update on the company's
research-and-development pipeline, strategic initiatives, product
performance and other business matters.
Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that a jury has found in
favor of Monsanto in a patent infringement and validity case related to
insect-protection technology in corn. The jury found that Monsanto did
not infringe U.S. Patent No. 5,545,565 assigned to Bayer CropScience.
The jury also found that this patent was invalid.
"The jury's findings are further confirmation that Monsanto's scientists
were the first to invent themore...
At an investor meeting hosted by Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today,
executives announced that the company expects continued strong ongoing
earnings per share (EPS) growth and free cash flow generation through
"Our seeds and traits business is poised to drive our growth in the
near- to mid-term, and our technology pipeline and recent acquisitions
will help us strengthen our foundation as the leader in the agriculture
Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that its Nov. 10 investor
briefing will be simultaneously webcast and can be accessed by visiting
the company's web site at http://www.monsanto.com/ and
clicking on "Investor Information."
The investor briefing will include an update on the company's strategic
initiatives, financial targets, product performance,
research-and-development pipeline and other business matters. The
As Soy Food Market Expands, New Product Line Will Help Accelerate Category Growth
Monsanto and The Solae Company today announced an agreement to develop
and market a new line of soy proteins with improved flavor and
solubility. This collaboration combines each company's unique strengths
to bring such a technology to market.
"Soy-based products are one of the fastest-growing food industry
segments," said Paul Graham, vice president of new business development
for The Solae Company. "This agreement will allow us tomore...