Monsanto Stock Analysis (NYSE:MON)

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Monsanto
Updated on : Dec 09, 2016
previous close
MON 104.6 (0%)
S&P 500 2259.5 (0%)
Closing Price On: Dec 09, 2016
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Agriculture Products
Sector :
Basic Materials
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2016-Q4
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
4.7%
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
2.7%
Basic Materials
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
17.6%
Sector Average:
6.3%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2016-Q4
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
9.04B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.99
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$2.17B
Net Income:
-$191M
Dividend Yield
MON dividend yield:
2.07%
PROS      CONS
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROIC
ROE
Long Term Growth
High Debt Burden
PS Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
MON PS :
3.4
Industry PS :
1.4
Sector:   Basic Materials.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
11.6%
Return on Equity:
27.4%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
74.8%
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View Monsanto stock analysis video. This is our MON analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for MON stock.

Monsanto Company Stock Rating (3.3/5)

Our Monsanto stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Monsanto stock analysis is based on latest Q4 earnings for 2016. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy MON stock?

  • The Year Over Year (YoY) revenue growth for Monsanto was 8.8% in 2016 Q4.
  • The company saw a significant growth in revenue with a 5 year CAGR of 4.7%.
  • Monsanto's average operating margin of 17.6% was exceptional.
  • Net margins stood at a healthy 9.9% (average) for Monsanto in the Trailing Twelve Months.
  • Monsanto generates a high return on invested capital of 11.6%.
  • The LTM ROE of 27.4% for Monsanto is attractive.
  • The company has a healthy free cash flow margin of 74.8%.

Should you sell MON stock?

  • Over the last 5 years, the company registered a poor revenue growth of .
  • Monsanto has a debt/equity ratio of  1.99, which is worse than the average in the Basic Materials sector.
  • The company is trading at a price to sales multiple of 3.4, which is higher in comparison to the Agriculture Products industry average of 1.4, making MON stock expensive.

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