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Monsanto Corporation.

Monsanto Corporation is a publicly traded company having a good stock performance result. It’s a fortune 500 stock listed company trading under the symbol MON.

Monsanto is a comparatively new company. Although they share a name and history with a different company established in 1901, this newly created corporation is with a very special focus on developing agricultural solutions. Monsanto is a leading provider of agricultural products and solutions. They use matchless innovation in plant biotechnology, genomics and breeding to improve productivity and to reduce the costs of farming.

They produce leading seed brands, including DEKALB and as grow, and they develop biotechnology traits that put together insect control and weed control into the seed itself. They make roundup, the world’s best-selling herbicide, and other herbicides, which can be combined with their seeds and traits to offer farmers integrated solutions. Through their Holden’s/Corn States business, they also provide other seed companies with genetic material and biotechnology traits for their seed brands. They manage their business in two segments of Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity.

The company now expects that 20 cents per share of its full year on both a reported and ongoing basis will occur in the first quarter. The company revised its first quarter guidance upward from its earlier approximation for the quarter of about 10 cents per share.
They now expect that its full year 2006 guidance will be toward the upper end of its previously announced range of 2.35 to 2.50 dollars, on a reported and ongoing basis. The company confirmed that its guidance for free cash flow in fiscal year 2006 remains the same in the range of 825 million to 900 million dollars.
On 7 June 2005 Driven by strong sales of biotech traits in the United States, increased cotton trait revenues in India, increased corn seed sales, and favorable timing of roundup sales in the United States and Europe.
Monsanto was incorporated as a subsidiary of Pharmacia in 2000, and spun off as a separate company in 2002. In the 21st century, they have dedicated that the innovation in plant biotechnology, genomics and breeding to improve productivity and to reduce the costs of farming.

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