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Monsanto

$102.25

-0.22 (-0.21%)

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Monsanto technical notes ahead of earnings

The shares have been in a downtrend since hitting a peak of price in late May of this year. At the current price of $102.25, the $100 area is the one to watch on the downside. A breakdown below $100 on negative news would likely see an acceleration of the downtrend. Next supports below $100 to watch as potential downside objectives would be at $98.06, $95.23, and $92.91. If the news is a positive surprise, a move back above the $105 level would put the shares back on a more neutral price path and break the current downtrend. Additional resistance levels to watch as potential upside objectives would be at $108.17 and $109.71. The 52-week high is at $114.26.

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MON Monsanto
$102.25

-0.22 (-0.21%)

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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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