Strength Across Monsanto Company Business Portfolio Drives First Quarter Results And Momentum As Company Increases Full Year Guidance


Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) delivered strong results for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2013, reflecting contributions from the continued expansion of its Latin American corn business, early momentum in its U.S. seeds and traits business and performance of its agricultural productivity segment. Executives said the cumulative strength of the company's broad business portfolio translated to an increase in full-year earnings per share and free cash flow guidance, even at this early point in the company's fiscal year. Monsanto also highlighted 18 phase advancements across its integrated yield pipeline, a record for its annual research and development update.

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