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MON

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Monsanto appeared to 'ghostwrite' positive herbicide review, Bloomberg says

New evidence casts doubt on Monsanto's claims of a rigorous scientific review that proved the safety of its "Roundup" herbicide, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. Internal emails released as part of a lawsuit against the company show that Monsanto worked with an outside consulting firm to induce a scientific journal to publish a purported "independent" review that was written with the heavy involvement of the company's chief of regulatory science and other Monsanto scientists, Bloomberg said. Reference Link

MON Monsanto
$117.26

-0.19 (-0.16%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Monsanto (MON) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies with analyst Laurence Alexander saying Bayer's (BAYRY) all-cash offer appears on track for year-end. The analyst views the deal failing as a "low-probability scenario" and keeps a $128 price target for the shares. 2. Freeport McMoRan (FCX) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Berenberg. 3. Kimberly-Clark (KMB) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS with analyst Stephen Powers saying the stock's 11% rise year-to-date is not based on fundamentals but news flow of consolidation in the Household Products sector. 4. Harley-Davidson (HOG) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein with analyst David Beckel citing his belief that "demographic shifts and a stagnating economy" will prevent demand for the company's motorcycles from growing in the U.S. for the next five years. 5. IMAX (IMAX) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Barrington with analyst James Goss saying positive catalysts "might take some time to develop." This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/12/17
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07/12/17
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Target $128
JEFF
Hold
Monsanto downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Laurence Alexander downgraded Monsanto (MON) to Hold saying Bayer's (BAYRY) all-cash offer appears on track for year-end. The analyst views the deal failing as a "low-probability scenario" and keeps a $128 price target for the shares.
06/27/17
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06/27/17
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Target $128
SUSQ
Neutral
Monsanto downgraded to Neutral at Susquehanna
As previously reported, Susquehanna analyst Don Carson downgraded Monsanto (MON) to Neutral from Positive. The downgrade reflects the 9% upside to the $128 price target offer from Bayer (BAYRY), which is less than the firm's 15% threshold for a Positive rating. The companies expects the deal to close by calendar year-end 2017.
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Monsanto downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna

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