Archer Daniels Midland Co.
Archer Daniels Stock Is a Buy Amid Price Dip and Big Announcement
Archer Daniels Midland Reports Another Disappointing Quarter
In 3Q15, Archer Daniels Midland earned $684 million in operating profit, down $257 million from 3Q14. Its net revenue for the quarter was $16.6 billion.
Ingredion Will Report Its 3Q15 Results on October 29
On October 29, 2015, Ingredion (INGR) will report its third quarter results for fiscal 2015. Its shares rose by 7% after the earnings were released in the last quarter.
Archer Daniels Midland Announces New Expansion Plan
Archer Daniels Midland fell 0.65% to close at $44.46 per share on January 10. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -3.8%, -3.3%, and -2.6%.
Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on December 15?
On December 15, 2016, the S&P Consumer Staples Index had slightly outperformed the S&P 500 Index and the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of 0.49%, 0.39%, and -0.25%.
Market Conditions Continued to Impact ADM’s Revenue in 2Q16
Archer Daniels Midland’s (ADM) revenue fell 9% YoY (year-over-year) to $15.63 billion in 2Q16—compared to $17.19 billion in the same quarter last year.
Analysts’ Recommendation: 67% Rate Bunge a ‘Buy’
Approximately 67% of the analysts rate Bunge a “buy” and 33% rate it a “hold.” No analysts rate it a “sell.” The average broker target price is $81.49.
Could Speculation of South American Supply Push Corn Prices Down?
December futures contracts for corn, traded on the Chicago Board of Trade, rose by 0.56% and settled at $3.62 per bushel on November 17, 2015.
Could Higher South American Output Affect Domestic Corn Consumption?
December futures contracts for corn were above 360 cents per bushel on November 20, 2015.
Lower-than-Consensus Weekly Export Sales Pushed Corn Prices Down
Corn futures on the CBOT (Chicago Board of Trade), for March delivery, fell by 0.07% and settled at $3.58 per bushel on December 31, 2015.
Bunge is Trading below Its 100-Day and 50-Day Moving Averages
As of February 4, 2016, Bunge (BG) closed at $59.5. It’s trading 1.8% and 12% below its 100-day and 50-day moving averages.
Weaker Export Inspections Push Corn Prices Down
Corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade (or CBOT) for March delivery fell by 0.14% to settle at $3.69 per bushel on January 25, 2016.
Corn Prices Continue Downward Trend
The corn futures contract for March expiration was trading near the key support level of 350 cents per bushel on January 11, 2016. Prices tested the resistance level but dropped significantly that day.
Canadian National Railway: Inside the Fall in Its Grain Revenues in 3Q17
In 3Q17, revenues from CNI’s Grain and Fertilizers segment fell 1.0% to $492.0 million Canadian, compared to $497.0 million Canadian in 3Q16.
Key Updates in the Consumer Sector: December 11–15, 2017
As of December 15, the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Index outperformed the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Consumer Staples Index on a YTD basis.
Argus Downgraded Archer-Daniels Midland to ‘Hold’
Archer-Daniels Midland (ADM) has a market cap of $19.3 billion. ADM rose by 2.6% to close at $32.45 per share as of February 12, 2016.
Will Unfavorable Weather Affect the Corn Harvest?
December CBOT corn futures contracts increased marginally by 0.72% and settled at $3.83 per bushel on September 23. Corn futures prices rose on unfavorable weather, a weak US dollar, and expected higher exports.
Key Updates in the Consumer Sector: January 15–19
On January 16, 2018, Walmart (WMT) and H&R Block (HRB) announced their retail partnership.
Corn Prices Rise but Fail to Create Excitement for ADM, POT, PIEX
On December 20, corn prices were 30 basis points higher on a 30-day-trailing basis. Corn futures traded at $3.53 per bushel, a rise over $3.45 in November.
How’s ADM Advancing with Its Portfolio Management Strategy?
As part of its portfolio management strategy, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) sold its Brazilian sugar cane ethanol operations.
How Bunge’s Agribusiness Segment Is Driving Growth
Global demand for Bunge’s core agribusiness products like oilseeds and grains grew in 2015.
Herbalife Continues to Rise on Carl Icahn’s Increased Stake
Herbalife (HLF) rose 1.6% to close at $62.03 per share during the second week of September 2016.
Why Did Herbalife Rise by ~10% on July 15?
Herbalife rose by 9.9% to close at $65.25 per share on July 15. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 6.9%, 10.2%, and 21.7%, respectively.
How Bunge Is Creating Value from Segment Synergies
Bunge’s (BG) Agribusiness segment processes oilseeds into vegetable oils.
Archer Daniels Midland Stock Gained since Its 1Q16 Earnings
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is slated to report its 2Q16 results on August 2 before the market opens. The stock has gained 12% since its last quarter results.
Wall Street Analysts’ Take on Bunge before Its 2Q16 Earnings
Around 61% of analysts now rate Bunge as a “buy” and 39% rate it as a “hold.” No analysts rate it as a “sell.”
What’s the Latest News on Herbalife?
Herbalife expects its 4Q16 net sales to be lower than expectation due to the strong US dollar and lower volumes.
Bunge Expects Resurgence of Commodities to Drive 2016 Growth
Bunge’s (BG) 1Q16 earnings were consistent with its guidance and beat earnings estimates by 78%.
Inside Kansas City Southern’s Freight Volumes in Week 48
In the week ended December 2, 2017, US–Mexico commerce on Kansas City Southern (KSU) reported 6.1% carload traffic gains.
How Will the Surge in Sugar Prices Affect Bunge?
Sugar is the third largest contributor to Bunge’s total revenue.
Sorghum: Prices Fall and Production Is Expected to Rise
The total sorghum production in the world is expected to be about 54.1 million metric tons in the 2014–2015 season. The US is the top producer.
What Are Analysts’ Target Prices before ADM’s 2Q16 Results?
Around 77% of the analysts rate Archer Daniels Midland a “hold” and 23% gave it a “buy” rating. No analysts rated it as a “sell.”
How George Soros Played the Market in Q4
On February 14, George Soros reported his fourth-quarter portfolio holdings. His fund’s portfolio value declined 28% to $3.3 billion at the end of the fourth quarter.
Archer Daniels Midland Sold Its Brazilian Sugar Ethanol Operations
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has a market cap of $25.3 billion. It rose by 1.0% to close at $42.48 per share on May 25, 2016.
Why Did Bunge Sell Its Stake in Its Vietnam Operations?
In a press release on July 5, 2016, Bunge announced that it would be selling 45% of its stake in its Vietnam crush operations to Wilmar International.
How Is Bunge Expanding Oilseed Segment’s Global Presence?
In the Oilseeds segment, Bunge’s focus has been to enhance its footprint in the major growth regions.
Why Ingredion Acquired Sun Flour’s Rice Starch and Rice Flour Business
Ingredion (INGR) has a market cap of $9.7 billion. It rose by 0.87% to close at $134.02 per share on August 17, 2016.
What Caused Bunge’s Legal Action against Egypt’s Grain Buyer?
Bunge (BG) has a market capitalization of $8.1 billion. BG fell by 2.8% to close at $56.75 per share as of February 9, 2016.
Lower-than-Projected Yield Supports Corn Prices
Corn prices rose following the lower-than-projected yield from the USDA’s WASDE (World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates) report.
Ingredion Is Trading below Its Key Moving Averages
As of January 20, 2016, Ingredion closed at $86.6. It trades 6.1%, 9.2%, and 7.3%, respectively, below its 100-day, 50-day, and 20-day moving averages.
Rising South American Corn Supply Dragged Prices Down
December futures contracts for corn traded on the Chicago Board of Trade (or CBOT) fell by 1.1% and settled at $3.73 per bushel on December 11, 2015.
Ingredion to Report Its Fiscal 4Q15 Results in a Week
Ingredion reacted positively to the strong fiscal 3Q15 results and rose by 2%, closing at $95.06 on October 29, 2015. The shares demonstrated a rising trend.
Archer Daniels Midland Announced Its Directors and Dividend
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has a market cap of $22.4 billion. It fell by 1.7% and closed at $38.08 per share on May 5, 2016.
How Long Can Corn Prices Hold in a Favorable Supply Sentiment?
On October 22, corn prices opened strong relative to the last close above 380 cents. However, a weaker data release pushed corn prices down, and they closed just above 375 cents.
Herbalife’s Stock Rises after Being Cleared of Allegations
Herbalife (HLF), which has a market cap of $4.4 billion, rose by 3.6% to close at $47.86 per share on February 1.
Piper Jaffray Rated Archer Daniels Midland as ‘Neutral’
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has a market cap of $26.0 billion. It rose 0.33% to close at $45.74 per share on December 15, 2016.
Will Corn Prices Rise at a Higher Rate on Rainy Weather Concerns?
Rainy weather in the US corn-belt triggered speculative trading based on final crop quality results and harvest progress.
Top Gainers in the Consumer Sector Last Week
Florida-based Lennar (LEN) released its fiscal 1Q18 results on April 4, 2018.
Five Consumer Staples Stocks to Be Thankful For—Even This Year
So far, 2018 has been a difficult year for the consumer staples industry—even tougher than last year.
Consumer Staples Stocks: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff
The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLP) fell 9.4% in the first six months of 2018.
Genesee & Wyoming’s North America Revenues: What Happened?
In 4Q17, Genesee & Wyoming’s (GWR) North America revenues were 56% of its total operating revenues.
Consumer Sector Earnings Coverage for February 5–9
Yum! Brands announced its fiscal 4Q17 results on February 8. The revenue decreased 22.1% to $1.5 billion and missed the estimate by 1.0%.
Why CSX’s Merchandise Freight Revenues Fell in 4Q17
CSX’s (CSX) General Merchandise revenues fell by $152.0 million or 8% to $1.74 billion in 4Q17, down from $1.89 billion in 4Q16.
How Union Pacific’s Freight Volumes Trended in Week 52
Western US rail giant Union Pacific (UNP) saw its carload traffic fall 5.4% YoY (year-over-year) in the 52nd week of 2017 (ended December 30).
Week 50: US Rail Freight Traffic on the Rise
US rail companies’ carload traffic jumped 4.1% to ~265,000 railcars in week 50 of 2017 compared with over ~254,700 units in the corresponding week last year.
Behind Genesee & Wyoming’s Rising North American Revenues in 3Q17
Genesee & Wyoming’s North American revenues contribute ~55.0% of its overall operating revenues. In 3Q17, North American revenues totaled $318.9 million.
Why Union Pacific’s Agricultural Product Revenues Slid in 3Q17
Union Pacific’s (UNP) Agricultural Products segment saw revenues of $914.0 million, down 2% YoY.
Behind Norfolk Southern’s 3Q17 General Merchandise Revenue Growth
Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) General Merchandise segment revenues rose 3.1% YoY (year-over-year) to $1.60 billion in 3Q17, up from $1.55 billion in 3Q16.
Why CSX’s Merchandise Segment Revenue Fell in 3Q17
In this article, we’ll look at CSX’s Merchandise segment’s revenue in the third quarter of 2017. The vertical’s revenue fell by $53.0 million or 3% to $1.68 billion in 3Q17 from $1.74 billion on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.
Why Genesee & Wyoming’s North American Volumes Fell in August
In August 2017, GWR posted a marginal fall of 1.6% in its North American shipments year-over-year.
Dividend Yield of Archer-Daniels Midland
Archer-Daniels Midland’s (ADM) PE ratio of 19.1x compares to a sector average of 23.8x. The dividend yield of 3.1% compares to a sector average of 2.4%.
Genesee & Wyoming’s North American Revenues in 2Q17
In 2Q17, GWR’s North American revenues were $315.7 million, a 3.6% rise from $304.6 million in the same quarter last year.
The Top Dividend-Growing Consumer Staples Stocks
Consumer Staples Select Index sales, earnings, and dividends have grown at a CAGR[1. Compound annual growth rate] of 2.3%, 2.9%, and 7.4%, respectively, between 2012 and 2017.
Why Analysts Are Expecting Deere’s Earnings Per Share to Rise
As of May 15, 2017, Wall Street analysts are expecting Deere (DE) to post EPS of $1.67 in fiscal 2Q17. That would be a 7.0% rise year-over-year.
Separation Cost to Impact Deere’s Earnings per Share in 1Q17
As of February 13, Wall Street analysts expect Deere to post EPS of $0.53 in 1Q17—a decrease of 33.8% year-over-year compared to $0.80 in 1Q16.
How Soybean Prices Moved in January 2017
In its January report, the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) said that the world’s ending stock for soybeans fell slightly to 82.3 million metric tons from 82.9 million metric tons in December.
Why Corn Prices Moved Higher in January
Global corn prices are significantly lower than they’ve been for the past four years, considering the high global corn stock-to-use ratio last year.
How Crop Prices Have Moved in January 2017
The crop index stood at 87.5 on January 20, 2017, up from 84.1 on December 20, 2016.
What’s the Latest News on Ingredion?
Ingredion (INGR) reported 3Q16 net sales of $1.5 billion, which represents a rise of 3.6%, compared to $1.4 billion in 3Q15.
Ingredion Incorporated Acquired TIC Gums
Ingredion rose 0.06% to close at $125.37 per share on December 20. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 0.06%, 3.7%, and 32.4%.
Northcoast Downgrades BorgWarner to ‘Neutral’
Price movement BorgWarner (BWA) fell 5.1% to close at $39.74 per share during the second week of December 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -5.1%, 15.7%, and -6.6%, respectively, as of December 16. BWA is trading 5.4% above its 20-day moving average, 10.5% above its 50-day moving average, and […]
RBC Capital Markets Downgrades General Mills to ‘Sector Perform’
General Mills declared a quarterly dividend of $0.48 per share on its common stock.
Ingredion Has Declared a Dividend
Ingredion (INGR) has a market cap of $8.9 billion. It rose 0.77% to close at $124.42 per share on December 9, 2016.
Bunge Limited Has Declared Dividends
Price movement Bunge Limited (BG) has a market cap of $10.4 billion. It rose 0.55% to close at $73.40 per share on December 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 4.9%, 5.4%, and 10.4%, respectively, on the same day. BG is trading 7.8% above its 20-day moving average, 14.4% […]
PVH Corporation and Grupo Axo Close Their Joint Venture
PVH Corporation (PVH) has a market cap of $8.7 billion. It rose 1.9% and closed at $107.99 per share on December 1, 2016.
How Pacific Ethanol’s Selling Prices Have Traded This Year
Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) shipments have grown by 44% over the past 12 months. But the selling prices of ethanol have fallen over the same period.
Understanding Pacific Ethanol’s Operating Metrics
Pacific Ethanol’s Ethanol Production segment contributed the most to growth and saw a shipment volume growth of 90% YoY to 478 million gallons.
How Much Are Pacific Ethanol’s Sales Expected to Rise Next Year?
Pacific Ethanol’s revenue comes from two segments, Ethanol Production and Marketing. In 3Q16, ~64% of the company’s revenue came from Ethanol Production.
A Quick Look at Pacific Ethanol Stock’s Outperformance of the S&P 500
Ethanol is largely produced from US corn, which is also the largest producer of corn globally. Pacific Ethanol is one such producer of ethanol in the US.
Why Did Bunge Limited Issue Senior Notes?
Bunge Limited (BG) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.42 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be paid on December 2, 2016, to shareholders of record on November 18, 2016.
Herbalife Sees a Rise in Carl Icahn’s Stake
Herbalife (HLF) has a market cap of $5.1 billion. It fell 2.0% to close at $54.96 per share on November 4, 2016.
What 2016 Election Means for MON, POT, ADM, and Agribusiness
In this series, we’ll discuss the importance of the US presidential election in 2016 for the stock market in general and agribusiness stocks in particular.
How Did Bunge Perform in 3Q16?
Bunge (BG) has a market cap of $9.6 billion. It rose 10.0% to close at $68.81 per share on November 2, 2016.
How Did Herbalife Perform in 3Q16?
Price movement Herbalife (HLF) has a market cap of $5.5 billion. It fell 2.6% to close at $59.12 per share on November 1, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -1.4%, -7.4%, and 10.3%, respectively, on the same day. HLF is trading 4.4% below its 20-day moving average, 4.3% below […]
How Has Archer Daniels Midland Performed in 3Q16?
Price movement Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has a market cap of $26.7 billion. It rose 7.3% to close at $46.75 per share on November 1, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 9.9%, 9.0%, and 30.5%, respectively, on the same day. ADM is trading 9.6% above its 20-day moving average, […]
How Did General Motors Perform in October 2016?
Price movement General Motors (GM) has a market cap of $49.2 billion. It fell 0.38% to close at $31.48 per share on November 1, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -0.38%, -1.8%, and -4.0%, respectively, on the same day. GM is trading 1.3% below its 20-day moving average, 0.59% […]
Bunge to Partner with Oleo-Fats
Bunge (BG) has a market cap of $8.3 billion. It rose 0.80% to close at $59.23 per share on September 30, 2016.
Ingredion Has Declared a Quarterly Dividend
Ingredion (INGR) rose 0.32% to close at $129.28 per share during the third week of September 2016.
Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on September 13?
On September 13, 2016, the S&P Consumer Staples slightly outperformed the S&P 500 and the S&P Consumer Discretionary as a whole.
Mattel Suffering from Earnings Declines in Key Brands
Mattel (MAT) fell 5.8% to close at $31.73 per share during the first week of September 2016.
Société Générale Rated Ingredion as a ‘Hold’
Ingredion (INGR) has a market cap of $10.1 billion. It rose by 0.51% to close at $139.64 per share on September 7, 2016.
Icahn Throws a Monkey Wrench in Ackman’s Herbalife Theory
Herbalife (HLF) has a market cap of $5.7 billion. It rose by 0.29% to close at $61.35 per share on September 2, 2016.
Bunge’s New Investment to Increase the Value of Its Business
Bunge (BG) has a market cap of $8.8 billion. It fell by 0.45% to close at $62.52 per share on August 30, 2016.
Why Did Herbalife Rise ~4.6% on August 29?
Herbalife (HLF) has a market cap of $6.0 billion. It rose by 4.6% to close at $63.30 per share on August 29, 2016.
Herbalife Shows Mixed Price Movement on August 26
Herbalife fell by 2.3% to close at $60.50 per share on August 26, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -4.4%, -9.7%, and 12.8%.
Archer Daniels Midland Settles Lawsuit
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has a market cap of $24.8 billion. It fell by 1.8% to close at $42.56 per share on August 25, 2016.
Herbalife Plans to Expand Its Business in China
Herbalife (HLF) fell by 3.4% and closed at $64.81 per share during the second week of August 2016. Herbalife reported 2Q16 net sales of $1.20 billion.
Archer Daniels Midland Offers $1 Billion in Notes
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has a market cap of $26.0 billion. Its stock rose by 0.16% to close at $44.52 per share on August 8, 2016.
ADM’s Stock Fell 2% Due to Weaker Performance in 2Q16
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) reported its 2Q16 results on August 2. The stock didn’t react well to the results. It fell 2% on the same day.
How Did Herbalife Perform in 2Q16?
Herbalife (HLF) fell by 1.4% to close at $67.09 per share during the first week of August 2016.