|Bid||119.08 x 100|
|Ask||120.18 x 100|
|Day's Range||120.44 - 121.14|
|52 Week Range||109.61 - 123.15|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||22.40|
|Earnings Date||Apr 3, 2018 - Apr 9, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.16 (1.79%)|
|1y Target Est||125.82|
International Flavors and Fragrances’ (IFF) Flavors segment saw a fall in its revenue contribution to the company’s overall revenue in 4Q17. The growth in the segment’s revenue was primarily driven by higher volume growth along with continued contributions from the acquisition of PowderPure. The segment reported a net profit of $85.5 million, a rise of 10.2% on a YoY basis.
Deere (DE) is expected to report revenues of $6.4 billion in fiscal 1Q18 from its equipment operations. In 1Q17, DE reported revenue of $4.7 billion from equipment operations. The projected growth in DE’s revenue for 1Q18 will mainly come from the acquisition of Wirtgen Group.
FRANKFURT/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Bayer (BAYGn.DE) has taken Russia's antitrust regulator to court over the watchdog's investigation into the company's planned takeover of Monsanto (:MON - News), a further hiccup in the $64 billion deal amid intense antitrust scrutiny. A Bayer spokesman said the German company was petitioning the court in Russia to be given more time to discuss demands made by the regulator about the deal, which would create the world's largest seeds and pesticides company. Bayer made a decision to bring the case to court in order to safeguard its juridical rights," Bayer said in a written statement.
Monsanto Company's (MON) performance to be driven by stronger innovation and Bayer AG's pending buyout deal. However, stiff business rivalry and rising debt remain causes of concern.
In the past few months, the number of analysts tracking International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) has remained more or less steady. At present, 15 analysts are actively tracking IFF. Among them, 40% of the analysts have recommended the stock as a “buy,” 53% of the analysts have recommended the stock as a “hold,” while 7% of analysts have given a “sell” recommendation.
Brazilian antitrust agency Cade on Wednesday approved Bayer AG's (BAYGn.DE) proposed takeover of U.S. seeds company Monsanto Co (:MON - News) without requiring further asset sales beyond a global proposal announced last October. Cade's commissioners voted 4-2 in favor of the tie-up under an agreement, negotiated between the companies and global antitrust agencies, that included the sale of several of Bayer's assets to BASF SE (BASFn.DE). Approval of the transaction in Brazil, a powerhouse producer of grains and other agricultural commodities, clears a crucial hurdle for the deal, which the companies initially aimed to have approved by the end of 2017.
DowDuPont’s (DWDP) Material Science segment will spin off into a new company by the end of 1Q19. The Material Science segment consists of three business. This segment reported a combined revenue of $11.9 billion, accounting for 59% of DWDP’s total revenue, an increase of three percentage points on a year-over-year basis.
We all have to eat, right? That's a great starting point for just about any investment in the agriculture industry. But there's a lot more to it than that.
The University of Illinois today announced that Monsanto , a global agriculture company headquartered in St. Louis, and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto, have opened the Monsanto Innovation Center at the University of Illinois Research Park.
LONDON, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (MON), announced today a new partnership that will extend and develop a portfolio of data sharing capabilities to help farmers with real-time agronomic visualization and decision-making solutions. Case IH and New Holland Agriculture, the global agricultural brands of CNH Industrial, will provide their customers two-way data connectivity between their AFS and PLM Connect precision farming platforms, and The Climate Corporation's industry-leading Climate FieldView™ digital agriculture platform.
Monsanto Company today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on common stock of 54 cents per share. The dividend is payable on April 27, 2018, to shareowners of record on April 6, 2018.
On January 22, 2018, Praxair (PX) announced that it has entered a long-term contract with Everdisplay Optronics (EDO), a China-based producer of 4.5 generation AMOLED displays. Praxair will supply helium, nitrogen, oxygen, and other gases. Through this deal, Praxair further enhances its strong presence in China.
On January 25, 2018, Air Products and Chemicals (APD) announced that it had signed a long-term contract with Samsung to supply nitrogen, oxygen, and liquid argon to Samsung’s organic light emitting diode (or OLED) manufacturing complex in Tangjeong, South Korea. APD is already a supplier to Samsung and operates five nitrogen plants. Kyo-Yung Kim, the president of APD’s Korea region, said, “Samsung has been a long-standing and strategic customer for Air Products.
On January 23, 2018, International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) announced that it had broken ground for a new plant in Sri City. The plant will be built on 32 acres and will be the biggest plant in India and Greater Asia. The facility is expected to serve India and other countries in the region.
The latest short interest data as of December 29, 2017, showed that DowDuPont’s (DWDP) short interest has risen negligibly since its 3Q17 earnings were announced on November 2, 2017. After posting a better-than-expected 3Q17 earnings, DowDuPont wanted to quickly work towards the cost-saving synergy of $3 billion and its $4 billion new share repurchase program. DowDuPont’s average trading volume is ~7.65 million shares, which means a short interest ratio of ~2.10x.