FY15 EPS of $5.73 on an ongoing basis and $4.81 on an as-reported basis
With continuing industry headwinds, FY16 ongoing EPS guidance at $5.10 to $5.60; $4.44 to $5.01 on an as-reported basis as a result of forecasted charges related to announced restructuring actions
Announces new $3 billion accelerated share repurchase program under its current share repurchase authorization, as it progresses toward its targeted capital structure
Confirms five year plan to deliver more than double 2014 ongoing EPS by 2019, with more than 20 percent annual growth in ongoing EPS expected to begin as soon as FY17
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced fiscal year 2015 results
reflecting year-over-year ongoing earnings per share growth of 10
percent or approximately 17 percent on an ongoing currency neutral
basis, despite the downturn in the agriculture cycle. Year-over-year EPS
declined eight percent on an as-reported basis. The performance of its
global seeds and traits business, licensing agreements, and strong cost
discipline were the biggestmore...
Rules, Entry Forms For Contest Now Available Online
Monsanto, along with other industry leaders, is sponsoring the National Wheat Yield Contest (NWYC), giving U.S. wheat farmers a new way to share knowledge and showcase their skills.The National Wheat Foundation organized this year’s NWYC, modeling its format after the success of the 50-year-old National Corn Yield Contest. In addition to recognizing some of the nation’s most successful wheat producers and encouraging knowledge transfer between growers, organizers hope the contest will helpmore...
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Monsanto announced that the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
has recognized it for its employee adoption benefits. Monsanto was
ranked No. 18 in the top 100 on the organization’s 2015 Best
Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List.
“Monsanto believes in providing employees with benefits that enable the
right balance of work and family life – including support for our
employees in the process of adopting,” said Jayme Collins, Monsantomore...
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company’s
financial results for its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter and full year on
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, prior to market open. Monsanto will hold a
conference call at 8:30 a.m. central time (9:30 a.m. eastern time) in
conjunction with the announcement of its results. The call will focus on
the company’s results for the fourth quarter and full year, future
expectations and strategicmore...
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today the appointment of Patricia
Verduin, Ph.D., to the company’s board of directors. Dr. Verduin is vice
president and chief technology officer of Colgate-Palmolive Company, a
global consumer products company. In her role, she leads the development
of Colgate’s products and technologies, including responsibility for
product safety, quality and regulatory matters. She joined Colgate in
2007, first servingmore...
DEKALB, IL (Sept. 17, 2015) – Eighty years ago, one of the most widely-recognized symbols in agriculture was created. The famous “winged ear” logo of DEKALB® corn first made its debut in 1935 with the slogan, "DeKalb Quality Hybrids Will Be Your Mortgage Lifter." The brand’s historic symbol was commemorated this week with placement of an Illinois state historical marker at Memorial Park in DeKalb, Illinois, by the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association (DAAHA). Over the yearsmore...
ST. LOUIS (Sept. 8, 2015) – Asgrow® and DEKALB® are anticipating high yields this fall. Farmers are encouraged to share their success with others on social media using #MyFarmMyYield on Facebook®, Twitter® or Instagram®. To enter the contest, which runs from Sept. 7 to Dec. 6, farmers are asked to post their Asgrow or DEKALB product number and yield. Photos are optional, but encouraged, to help illustrate their harvest results.“We’re excited to hear from Asgrow and DEKALBmore...
DECATUR, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company (NYSE:
MON), announced at Farm Progress Show the launch of its newly integrated
platform - bringing existing product offerings into one seamless
platform and launching new solutions to turn farm data into real value
for farmers. Climate’s existing suite of digital tools will become the
Climate FieldView™ digital platform, and the company will launch new
functionality over the coursemore...
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) continues to believe a combination
with Syngenta (VTX: SYNN) would have created tremendous value for
shareowners of both companies and farmers, Syngenta has communicated
that Monsanto’s enhanced proposal did not meet Syngenta’s financial
expectations. Without a basis for constructive engagement from Syngenta,
Monsanto will continue to focus on its growth opportunities built on its
existing core business tomore...
ST. LOUIS (August 24, 2015) – Ag Processing Inc (AGP) announced today it will participate in the 2016 pilot introduction of Monsanto’s Vistive® Gold high oleic soybeans. They are the first processor to offer Iowa growers the opportunity to increase soybean profit potential with Vistive Gold high oleic soybeans. The new soybeans were developed with input from leading food companies over the last decade and offer an improved nutritional profile with zero trans* fats and reduced saturatedmore...