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MON

Monsanto

$102.21

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$52.57

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Monsanto, Dow AgroSciences announce global licensing agreement

Monsanto (MON) and Dow AgroSciences, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical (DOW), announced that the companies have reached a non-exclusive global option and licensing agreement on Dow AgroSciences' EXZACT Precision Technology Platform for research and commercial development of new crop solutions across Monsanto's research portfolio. Additional terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

MON

Monsanto

$102.21

0.01 (0.01%)

DOW

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0.74 (1.43%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Monsanto (MON) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Jeffrey Zekauskas saying the risk in the shares is "less than what the market assumes." 2. Barclays (BCS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at HSBC citing the pending disposal of non-core businesses and resulting value creation. 3. Etsy (ETSY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Monness Crespi with the firm's analyst believing that Etsy shares can still move higher and sees a solid opportunity for upward revisions from improving conversion rates due to enhanced search and mobile functionality, expanding take rates, and advanced cross-boarder commerce capabilities with vendors. 4. Clovis (CLVS) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse with analyst Kennen MacKay saying the potential for a takeover "outweighs concerns surrounding patent life, limited experience in platinum resistant/refractory patients, and PARPi competition." 5. Jabil Circuit (JBL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Steven Milunovich saying the company's cash flow is nearing an inflection amid an upturn in its Apple (AAPL) business. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Monsanto upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Bernstein
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Monsanto upgraded on acquisition at Bernstein
As noted earlier, Bernstein upgraded Monsanto (MON) to Market Perform from Underperform. Analyst Jonas Oxgaard upgraded the stock after Bayer (BAYRY) agreed to buy Monsanto. However, he warned that "it's too early to tell" whether regulators will approve the deal, and he says that the risk is "skewed to the downside in the near-term." He recommends that investors avoid the stock for 6-9 months. Target to $105 from $90.
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Monsanto upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
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DuPont upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst P.J. Juvekar upgraded DuPont (DD) to Buy from Hold citing the opportunity presented by the proposed merger with Dow Chemical (DOW). The analyst also upgraded Dow Chemical to Buy from Hold this morning.
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Dow Chemical upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst P.J. Juvekar upgraded Dow Chemical (DOW) to Buy from Hold citing the opportunity presented by the proposed merger with DuPont (DD). The analyst also upgraded DuPont to Buy from Hold this morning.
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Citi upgrades Dow and DuPont, says DowDuPont could be 'stock to own' in 2017
As previously reported, Citi analyst P.J. Juvekar upgraded shares of both Dow Chemical (DOW) and DuPont (DD), each to Buy from Hold, citing their "massive" cost-cutting opportunity after their proposed merger goes through as well as the potential for upside to the companies' stated $3B synergy target. If their deal gets completed, the combined Dow-DuPont would "be the stock to own in 2017," said Juvekar, who raised the firm's price target on DuPont shares to $76 from $72 and increased the target for Dow shares to $59 from $55.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Dow Chemical (DOW) and DuPont (DD) were upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst P.J. Juvekar citing he opportunity presented by the proposed merger. 2. Freeport McMoRan (FCX), Barrick Gold (ABX), and Pan American Silver (PAAS) were upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank. 3. LogMeln (LOGM) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Raimo Lenschow saying the pending merger with Citrix's (CTXS) divested GoTo assets creates a "great new opportunity." 4. Halliburton (HAL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe General. 5. Coty (COTY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Olivia Tong saying she believes Coty is at the beginning of a potential transformation with the pending closure of the P&G Beauty deal this week that could bring increased scale as well as a more targeted operational structure. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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