Jefferies Group LLC Has Boosted Its Holding in Monsanto Co New (Put) (MON) as Shares Rose

May 17, 2018 - By Hannah Black

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 69 investors sold MON shares while 328 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 246 raised stakes. 317.44 million shares or 1.24% less from 321.42 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj reported 4,000 shares. Quantbot Technology Lp invested 0.05% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Moreover, Baystate Wealth Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 10 shares. Fairfax Can holds 6,200 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested 0.28% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). 3,841 are held by Counselors. Kornitzer Capital Management Ks holds 0.12% or 58,427 shares. The Washington-based Freestone Cap Limited Liability has invested 0.18% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Atlantic Tru Group Limited Liability Corporation has 400,846 shares. Salem Invest Counselors holds 0.01% or 550 shares. The California-based Weatherly Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership has invested 0.23% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Holdg invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Carroll Assocs Incorporated invested in 4,618 shares. Bb&T Securities Ltd Co has invested 0.02% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Caxton Associates LP invested 0.08% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON).

Since January 9, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $966,720 activity.

Jefferies Group Llc increased its stake in Monsanto Co New (Put) (MON) by 868.34% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jefferies Group Llc bought 2.93 million shares as the company’s stock rose 1.12% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 3.27M shares of the agricultural chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $381.43 million, up from 337,300 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jefferies Group Llc who had been investing in Monsanto Co New (Put) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $55.35B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $125.43. About 1.11 million shares traded. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 3.06% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.49% the S&P500.

Jefferies Group Llc, which manages about $21.33 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in U S Concrete Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:USCR) by 85,200 shares to 14,800 shares, valued at $1.24 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:ALNY) by 149,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 45,000 shares, and cut its stake in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBGI).

More important recent Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Andaz Private Investments Notes May 2018” on May 10, 2018, also Streetinsider.com published article titled: “Loeb’s Third Point LLC Enters Adobe (ADBE), EA (EA), Wynn (WYN) (more…) – 13F”, Benzinga.com published: “Warren Buffett Pushing More Cash To Equities; ‘Big 5’ Stocks Still At The Top” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Corvex adds ServiceNow, exits Comcast in Q1” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Monsanto (NYSE:MON), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Monsanto had 3 analyst reports since January 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, January 17 report. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, April 16 by Argus Research. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 9 by BMO Capital Markets.

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