What Do Analysts Recommend for Archer Daniels Midland?
Now, ~8% gave Archer Daniels Midland a “buy” rating. No analysts rated it a “sell.” The average target price for the company fell to $36.60 as of April 26.
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%.
Will Unfavorable International Weather Support US Wheat Export?
Wheat futures contracts for December fell by 1.13%, settling at $5.02 per bushel on October 15 on account of the rising US dollar index and weaker demand.
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.
Strong Resistance Pushed Corn Prices Lower
March corn futures prices were trading near the crucial resistance level of 370 cents per bushel on January 21, 2016.
Could Higher South American Output Affect Domestic Corn Consumption?
December futures contracts for corn were above 360 cents per bushel on November 20, 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.
Bunge Limited Rose on Positive News of Avoiding Labor Strikes
Bunge Limited (BG) has a market cap of $7.3 billion. BG rose by 5.2% to close at $51.33 per share as of February 22, 2016.
Why Did Moody’s Downgrade Brunswick Corporation’s 2021 Notes?
Brunswick Corporation (BC) has a market cap of $4.2 billion. It rose by 0.26% to close at $46.05 per share on August 30, 2016.
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.
ConAgra Foods’s Disappointing Performance in 1Q16
ConAgra Foods (CAG) recorded 1Q16 diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations at $0.38. This is in comparison to EPS of $0.22 for 1Q15.
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.
Will Bunge’s Acquisitions Help Revive Its Segment Margins?
Bunge North America, the North American operating segment of Bunge Limited (BG), announced that it had acquired Whole Harvest Foods.
How Bunge’s Agribusiness Segment Is Driving Growth
Global demand for Bunge’s core agribusiness products like oilseeds and grains grew in 2015.
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.
How Improved Farm Economics Could Help Bunge’s Fertilizer Segment
Bunge’s (BG) smallest operating segment is its Fertilizer segment, which has operations in Argentina.
Why Bunge Might Report a Drop in Revenue in 1Q16
Analysts are expecting revenue to be $10.1 billion for fiscal 1Q16. This represents a fall of 6% compared to 1Q15 revenue of $10.8 billion.
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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.”
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%.
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.
General Mills 1Q16 Performance: Further Breakdowns
General Mills’ total segment operating profit rose by 20% to $826 million. On a constant-currency basis, its total operating profit increased by 23%.
Bunge’s Performance in 1Q16: A Strong Start to 2016
Bunge started 2016 by beating earnings estimates by 78%. The adjusted EPS was ~1.41 for the first quarter—much higher than analysts’ estimates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
B&G Foods Had a Strong Performance in 3Q15
B&G Foods reported strong GAAP net income of $19.8 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, for 3Q15—compared to a reported net loss of $4.4 million in 3Q14.
BP Goes Big on Ethanol Biofuels: What’s the Story?
BP (BP) has agreed to form a joint venture with Bunge (BG) in a bid to strengthen its ethanol biofuels business.
Construction & Forestry Segment’s Revenue, Margins Improved
In the fiscal second quarter, Deere & Company’s (DE) Construction & Forestry segment reported revenue of $2.7 billion.
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%.
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.
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%.
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.
Hasbro Declares Dividend of $0.51 per Share
Price movement Hasbro (HAS) has a market cap of $10.8 billion. It rose 0.24% to close at $86.73 per share on December 8, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 3.1%, 4.1%, and 32.0%, respectively, on the same day. HAS is trading 1.6% above its 20-day moving average, 5.1% above […]
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% […]
A Look at Michael Kors Holdings’s Fiscal 2Q17 Performance
Michael Kors Holdings (KORS) has a market cap of $9.0 billion. It rose 3.2% to close at $51.76 per share on November 10, 2016.
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.
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 Estée Lauder’s 1Q17 Earnings Turn Out?
Estée Lauder Companies (EL) has a market cap of $30.0 billion. It fell 5.5% to close at $81.60 per share on November 2, 2016.
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 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, […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Analyzing Archer Daniels Midland’s 339th Dividend Payment
One day after its 2Q16 results, Archer Daniels Midland declared a cash dividend of $0.30 per share on the company’s common stock on August 3.
Archer Daniels Midland Declares Dividend of $0.30 Per Share
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has a market cap of $25.7 billion. It rose by 1.1% to close at $43.93 per share on August 3, 2016.
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Upgraded Bunge Limited to a ‘Buy’
Bunge Limited (BG) has a market cap of $8.8 billion. It rose by 0.48% to close at $63.33 per share on August 2, 2016.
Ingredion’s Top and Bottom Lines Rose in 2Q16
Ingredion’s (INGR) stock price rose by 0.35% to close at $133.24 per share during the fourth week of July 2016.
Why Bunge’s Limited Bottom Line Rose in 2Q16
Bunge Limited (BG) has a market cap of $9.1 billion. It rose by 6.7% to close at $65.35 per share on July 28, 2016.
Archer Daniels Midland’s Valuation before Its 2Q16 Earnings
Archer Daniels Midland is trading at a higher PE multiple of 15.3x over its forward 12-month EPS—compared to Bunge as of July 25, 2016.
What’s Archer Daniels’ Balanced Capital Allocation Framework?
For 2016, Archer Daniels Midland plans to balance its capital allocation framework. It advanced the strategy by selling a 50% interest in its Brazilian port in 2015.
Bunge Consistently Returns Value to Shareholders
On May 24, Bunge announced that its board of directors approved a 10.5% increase in the company’s regular quarterly common share cash dividend.
What Could Cause Bunge’s Revenue to Drop in 2Q16?
Analysts are expecting Bunge’s revenue to be ~$10.05 billion for fiscal 1Q16. This represents a fall of 7%—compared to 2Q15 revenue of $10.78 billion.
Ingredion’s Valuation Multiple ahead of 2Q16 Earnings
A forward PE valuation multiple indicates how much an investor is willing to pay over the company’s EPS for the next four quarters. Ingredion’s valuation rose 13% since fiscal 1Q16.
How Has Ingredion Maximized Shareholder Value?
Ingredion has a dividend yield of 1.3% as of July 15, 2016. Management has raised the dividend at a CAGR of 29.3% over the last five years.
Why Horse Owners Are Suing Archer-Daniels Midland
Archer-Daniels Midland (ADM) has a market cap of $25.2 billion. It fell by 0.21% to close at $43.39 per share on July 20, 2016.
How Has Bunge’s Stock Performed Since Its 1Q16 Earnings?
Bunge will report the results for 2Q16 ending June 30 before the Market opens on July 28. Its stock has fallen 2% since its last quarter earnings release.
What’s behind Ingredion’s Impressive 2016 Stock Prices?
Ingredion (INGR) is set to report its fiscal 2Q16 results before the Market opens on July 28, 2016. So far in 2016, Ingredion stock has risen 43%.
BB&T Capital Rated Bunge a ‘Buy’
Bunge reported 1Q16 net sales of $8.9 billion, a decline of 17.5% compared to net sales of $10.8 billion in 1Q15.
How Has Bunge’s Stock Fared in the Last 4 Months?
Bunge’s (BG) joint venture news with Wilmar on July 5, 2016, wasn’t too positive for its shares. It fell by 1.3% to close at $57.16 on the day.
Bunge and Wilmar Form Joint Venture to Increase Market Share
Bunge Limited (BG) has a market cap of $8.2 billion. Its stock fell by 1.4% to close at $57.76 per share on July 5, 2016.
What Does Wall Street See ahead for Bunge?
The average target price for Bunge has risen slightly to $71.60. This represents a rise of 23% from the stock’s closing price of $58.12 on July 6, 2016.
How Bunge Is Expanding Its Oilseed Segment’s Global Presence
Bunge maintains a balanced footprint, with ~29% of its capacity in North America, 37% of its capacity in South America, and 19% of its capacity in Europe.
Argus Downgrades Hershey to “Hold”
The Hershey Company (HSY) has a market cap of $23.9 billion. Its stock fell by 1.3% to close at $110.55 per share on July 5, 2016.
Why Has HLMNX Done Well in YTD 2016?
Compared to its peers, the relatively high exposure to energy stocks has benefited HLMNX in 2016 so far.
How Is Bunge’s Environmental, Social, and Governance Score?
Bunge (BG) has had the highest ESG score among its peers for the last five years.
How Bunge Returns Value to Shareholders
Bunge (BG) paid $549 million to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases in 2015.
How Bunge Plans to Extract More Value from Grains Segment
Bunge’s (BG) Agribusiness segment consists of its grains and oilseeds business.
What Is Bunge’s Sustainable Expansion Strategy?
To maximize its returns, Bunge (BG) expands its operations through mergers and acquisitions, reinvests in its business, and returns value to shareholders.
Why 2015 Was a Milestone Year for Bunge
Bunge (BG), a leading agribusiness and food company, believes that 2015 was a year of many milestones despite the challenging environment.
Why Did Bunge Limited Stock Rise 3% after Its 1Q16 Results?
Bunge Limited (BG) reported its 1Q16 results before the Market opened on April 28. The stock rose 3% with a high trading volume.
How Does Bunge Compare to Its Peers on Key Moving Averages?
On May 2, 2016, Bunge Limited (BG) closed at $62.52. It’s trading 6.4%, 12%, and 7% above its 100-day, 50-day, and 20-day moving averages.
Bunge Announced the Acquisition of Walter Rau Neusser
Bunge announced the acquisition of Walter Rau Neusser—a leading European supplier of mid-specialty oils and fats for foodservice and food processing customers.
How Did Bunge’s Segments Contribute to Its 1Q16 Performance?
The Agribusiness segment accounted for 70% of Bunge’s revenue in the first quarter with $6.2 billion in sales. However, it fell 20% year-over-year.
Is Bunge Expected to Report Lower Earnings in 1Q16?
In 2015, Bunge returned $549 million to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases. In 2014 and 2015, the company purchased a total of $600 million in shares.
How’s Archer Daniels Midland Meeting Global Consumer Demand?
Archer Daniels Midland opened its new flavor creation, application, and customer service facility in Cranbury, New Jersey, to meet customers’ unique demands.
Analyzing Archer Daniels Midland’s Initiatives for Food Innovation
Archer Daniels Midland partly funded NFS’s (National Foodworks Services) new headquarters. It’s a local food innovation center in Decatur, Illinois.
What Do Most Analysts Recommend for ADM?
ADM’s target price of $36.78 demonstrates that it has the potential to rise by 2% compared to its April 4 closing price of $36.04.
Did the Brazilian Ethanol Plant Contribute to ADM’s Operations?
ADM’s Corn Processing segment, which accounted for 14.8% of its total revenue in 2015, included the activities of its Brazilian sugarcane ethanol plant.
What Made ADM Decide to Sell Its Brazilian Operation?
To maximize shareholder value, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) recently entered into an agreement to sell its sugarcane ethanol operations in Brazil.
How Much Did McCormick Return to Shareholders in Fiscal 1Q16?
McCormick & Company (MKC) has a dividend yield of 1.6% as of March 30, 2016. Management has raised the dividend at an average annual rate of 9.2% over five years.
How Does General Mills Maintain Its Strong Margin Discipline?
General Mills displayed a fifth consecutive quarter of operating margin expansion. The adjusted operating profit margin increased by 60 basis points to 15.9% compared to 15.3% in fiscal 3Q15.
General Mills’ Fiscal 3Q16: Green Giant Divestiture Caused Sales Dip
The Green Giant divestiture, along with continued foreign exchange headwinds, impacted the net sales of General Mills (GIS), as anticipated by the company.
What Is Ingredion’s Quarterly Dividend per Share?
Ingredion’s price movements on a weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) basis are 0.36%, 4.7%, and 11.4%, respectively.