Monsanto (MON +0.9%) is upgraded to Buy from Hold at Topeka Capital, which remains confident in...

|About: Monsanto Company (MON)|By:, SA News Editor

Monsanto (MON +0.9%) is upgraded to Buy from Hold at Topeka Capital, which remains confident in positive ag fundamentals. The firm believes caution about the diminishing effectiveness of certain biotech traits and perceived uncertainty regarding the impending expiration of MON's RR patent in 2014 are now more benign at least in the near-term.