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Origin Agritech

$1.68

0.0399 (2.43%)

, MON

Monsanto

$119.86

0.65 (0.55%)

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08:07

Origin Agritech CFO Shashank Aurora resigns, ZHOU Xin to succeed

Origin Agritech (SEED) announced that ZHOU Xin has been promoted and named Origin's CFO on October 2. ZHOU has most recently spent seven years with Monsanto China (MON) and will be based in Beijing. ZHOU will work closely with the management team and board of directors to realize the growth initiatives established for the company. Shashank Aurora who served the company as CFO since May of 2016, has resigned to pursue new opportunities. Aurora is expected to remain with Origin as a financial and strategic consultant during a transition period.

SEED

Origin Agritech

$1.68

0.0399 (2.43%)

MON

Monsanto

$119.86

0.65 (0.55%)

SEED Origin Agritech
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MON Monsanto
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DOWNGRADE

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.
08/18/17
UBSW
08/18/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $128
UBSW
Neutral
Monsanto downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
UBS analyst John Roberts downgraded Monsanto (MON) to Neutral saying the shares are now less than 10% away from the accepted Bayer (BAYRY) offer of $128. The analyst calculates that the market is currently pricing in a 70% chance of the deal going through. His view that the deal could be approved remains unchanged. Approvals of peer deals suggest antitrust approval likely for Monsanto, Roberts tells investors in a research note. The analyst keeps a $128 price target for Monsanto shares.
09/05/17
BERN
09/05/17
NO CHANGE
BERN
Bernstein still sees 'very high' probability of Bayer, Monsanto deal approval
Bernstein analyst Jeremy Redenius notes that the European Commission has opened an in-depth review of the Bayer (BAYRY)/Monsanto (MON) deal due to concerns of reduced competition in pesticides, seeds, and traits. The analyst believes this is not surprising, as the in-depth review is the norm for deals of this size. Comparing the EC's initial concerns with those of the Dow/DuPont (DWDP) deal, he still sees a "very high" probability of deal approval.
10/04/17
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10/04/17
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Monsanto downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie

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