ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that its Board of Directors has set Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, as the date of the next annual meeting of shareowners. The board also declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 54 cents per share. The dividend relates to the company’s first quarter of its 2018 fiscal year and is payable on January 26, 2018, to shareowners of record on January 5, 2018.
Monsanto’s annual meeting will be held at the company’s global R&D headquarters in Chesterfield, Mo. Additional meeting details will be included in the company’s proxy statement, which will be available later in December. The record date for Monsanto’s annual meeting of shareowners is Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.
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