Sec Form 4 Filing - FRALEY ROBERT T @ MONSANTO CO /NEW/ - 2016-10-13

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
FRALEY ROBERT T
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
MONSANTO CO /NEW/ [ MON]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
X __ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
EVP, Chief Technology Officer
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
MONSANTO COMPANY, 800 N. LINDBERGH
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
10/13/2016
(Street)
ST. LOUIS, MO63167
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 10/13/2016S 24,151 D $ 102.1325 ( 1 ) 38,711 D
Common Stock 10/14/2016M 32,680 A $ 74.79 71,391 D
Common Stock 10/14/2016M 23,800 A $ 87.14 95,191 D
Common Stock 10/14/2016S 56,480 D $ 102 38,711 D
Common Stock 18,940 I By Trust - Children's
Common Stock 3,977 I By 401(k) Plan
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option (Right To Buy) $ 74.79 10/14/2016M 32,680 11/15/2012( 2 )10/24/2021 Common Stock 32,680 $ 0 0 D
Option (Right to Buy) $ 87.14 10/14/2016M 23,800 11/15/2008( 3 )10/22/2017 Common Stock 23,800 $ 0 0 D
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
FRALEY ROBERT T
MONSANTO COMPANY
800 N. LINDBERGH
ST. LOUIS, MO63167
EVP, Chief Technology Officer
Signatures
/s/ Jennifer L. Woods, Attorney-in-Fact10/14/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )This price represents the weighted average purchase price for multiple transactions reported on this line. The prices of the transactions reported on this line ranged from $102.0550 to $102.2600. Upon request by the Commission staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, the reporting person will undertake to provide full information regarding the number of shares purchased at each separate price.
( 2 )One-third of the options became exercisable on November 15, 2012, one-third of the options became exercisable on November 15, 2013 and the remainder of the options became exercisable on November 15, 2014, subject to the terms and conditions of the Monsanto Company 2005 Long Term Incentive Plan.
( 3 )One-third of the options became exercisable on November 15, 2008, one-third of the options became exercisable on November 15, 2009 and one-third of the options became exercisable on November 15, 2010, subject to the terms and conditions of the Monsanto Company Long-Term Incentive Plan.

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