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Evogene Ltd reaches an important milestone in its crop disease collaboration with Monsanto Company​
Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017 07:00am EDT 

July 11 (Reuters) - Evogene Ltd ::Evogene Ltd- ‍company reached an important milestone in its crop disease collaboration with Monsanto Company​.Evogene - announced completion of candidate gene discovery stage in co's yield and abiotic stress collaboration, which mainly focuses on corn and soy.Evogene - collaboration will now focus on progressing selected gene candidates through additional testing in Monsanto's product development pipeline.Evogene Ltd- ‍demonstration of positive fusarium resistance results with Evogene discovered genes​.  Full Article

Monsanto and Atomwise collaborate to discover new crop protection options using AI technology
Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017 08:30am EDT 

June 14 (Reuters) - Monsanto Co :Monsanto and Atomwise collaborate to discover new crop protection options using artificial intelligence technology.‍Monsanto-co, Atomwise formed research collaboration to increase speed of discovering & developing new crop protection products using artificial intelligence​.  Full Article

Monsanto board approves dividend of 54 cents per share
Tuesday, 6 Jun 2017 11:05am EDT 

June 6 (Reuters) - Monsanto Co ::Monsanto board approves dividend of 54 cents per share.  Full Article

The Climate Corp partners with advanced aerial imagery providers to deliver deeper crop analysis tools for farmers
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 10:00am EDT 

May 31 (Reuters) - The Climate Corporation::The Climate Corporation partners with advanced aerial imagery providers to deliver deeper crop analysis tools for farmers.The Climate Corporation says activating commercial pilot with Ceres and Terravion in limited U.S. Regions for aerial imagery for 2017 growing season​.Climate Corp, unit of Monsanto, announces integration of imagery from innovative aerial imagery partners: Ceres Imaging, Terravion & Agribotix ‍​.The Climate Corp says ‍additional regions and partners are expected to be added in future​.  Full Article

Paulson & Co Inc takes share stake in Dish Network, Monsanto
Monday, 15 May 2017 05:34pm EDT 

May 15 (Reuters) - Paulson & Co Inc :Paulson & Co Inc takes share stake of 3.5 million shares in Dish Network Corp.Paulson & Co Inc takes share stake of 35,500 shares in Monsanto Co - sec filing.Paulson & Co Inc takes share stake of 4.1 million shares in T Mobile US Inc.Paulson & Co Inc ups share stake in Pfizer Inc by 15.7 percent to 407,500 shares.Paulson & Co Inc cuts share stake in Alphabet Inc by 48.4 percent to 11,200 shares of class c capital stock.Paulson & Co Inc cuts share stake in Biogen Inc by 66.9 percent to 17,300 shares.Paulson & Co Inc cuts share stake in Allergan PLC by 17.2 percent to 2.94 million shares.Paulson & Co Inc - change in holdings are as of march 31, 2017 and compared with the previous quarter ended as of dec 31, 2016.  Full Article

Third Point LLC dissolves share stake in Apple, Goldman Sachs
Friday, 12 May 2017 05:03pm EDT 

May 12 (Reuters) - Third Point LLC :Third Point LLC dissolves share stake in Apple Inc - sec filing.Third Point LLC takes share stake of 2.3 million shares in Snap Inc.Third Point LLC dissolves share stake in Goldman Sachs Group inc.Third Point LLC ups share stake in Time Warner Inc by 16.7 percent to 3.5 million shares.Third Point LLC cuts share stake in Humana Inc by 61.5 percent to 925,000 shares.Third Point LLC cuts share stake in Baxter International Inc by 11.4 percent to 46.0 million shares.Third Point LLC cuts share stake in Sherwin Williams Co by 10.0 percent to 900,000 shares.Third Point LLC dissolves share stake in Conagra Brands Inc.Third Point LLC dissolves share stake in Monsanto Co.Third Point LLC cuts share stake in Zayo Group Holdings Inc by 14.3 percent to 6.0 million shares.Third Point LLC - change in holdings are as of March 31, 2017 and compared with the previous quarter ended as of Dec 31, 2016.  Full Article

Monsanto’S Nemastriketm Technology approved by EPA
Monday, 1 May 2017 04:22pm EDT 

May 1 (Reuters) - Monsanto Co :Monsanto’S Nemastriketm Technology approved by EPA.Monsanto co says U.S. EPA issued registration for Tioxazafen, which is branded as Nemastriketechnology.  Full Article

Bayer still sees competition after Monsanto takeover
Friday, 28 Apr 2017 10:15am EDT 

April 28 (Reuters) - Bayer AG CEO at AGM:Says assumes that there will still be considerable competition even after Monsanto <<>> deal is completed.  Full Article

Monsanto deal hasn't affected Bayer business - Bayer CEO
Friday, 28 Apr 2017 09:21am EDT 

April 28 (Reuters) - Bayer AG CEO at AGM:Says Monsanto takeover has so far not had any visible effect on the development of our business.  Full Article

Monsanto Q2 earnings per share $3.09
Wednesday, 5 Apr 2017 08:00am EDT 

Monsanto Co : Monsanto continues return to growth in fiscal year 2017 with strong second quarter and first half results; updates outlook for full year eps to high end of guidance range . Q4 sales $5.1 billion versus $4.5 billion . Q2 earnings per share $3.19 from continuing operations . Q2 earnings per share $3.09 . Q2 earnings per share view $2.82 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Monsanto - full year 2017 eps guidance now expected to be at high end of range of $3.95 to $4.44 on an as-reported basis and $4.50 to $4.90 on an ongoing basis . Monsanto Co - "continue to expect growth in global corn platform, led by price increases in local currency in south america" . Monsanto Co says for Q3, expects as-reported earnings per share to be roughly flat due to absence of argentine-related tax matters call-out of $0.50 /share . Fy2017 earnings per share view $4.75 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Monsanto Co - qtrly total seeds and genomics sales $4,186 million versus $3,817 million . Monsanto Co says continues to expect seed and genomics segment gross profit to increase mid-single digits as a percent year-over-year in 2017 . Monsanto Co says within its AG productivity segment, gross profit is still expected to be in range of $850 to $950 million in 2017 . Monsanto-Overall operating expenses in 2017, excluding pending bayer deal-related costs & restructuring charges, expected to increase slightly.  Full Article

Campaign group Avaaz calls on EU to block Bayer's Monsanto deal

BRUSSELS Online campaigns group Avaaz has called on European Union antitrust regulators to block Bayer's purchase of Monsanto, saying it would hurt innovation and competition and push up prices.