Farm Products

(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland Boosts Dividend

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has increased its quarterly dividend by 8.6% to 19 cents per share from its earlier payout of 17.5 cents per share. As a result of this revision, the company’s annualized dividend stands at 76...

22Feb2013 | | Comments Off on (ADM) Archer Daniels Midland Boosts Dividend | Continued

(CALM) Cal-Maine Foods’ Second Quarter Hit by Higher Costs

Cal-Maine Foods Inc.’s (CALM) second-quarter 2013 earnings of 60 cents per share missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 99 cents. Earnings also deteriorated sharply from the year-ago level of 97 cents. The year-over-year decline...

2Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (CALM) Cal-Maine Foods’ Second Quarter Hit by Higher Costs | Continued

(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland Company Earns Downgrade

We are downgrading our long-term recommendation on Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) to ‘Underperform’ from ‘Neutral’, based on disappointing fourth quarter 2012 results.

This...

28Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (ADM) Archer Daniels Midland Company Earns Downgrade | Continued

(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland – Bear of the Day

We recently downgraded our recommendation on Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) to Underperform following a lower-than-expected fourth-quarter 2011 results. ADM’s quarterly earnings of $0.58 per share missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate...

26Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland – Bear of the Day

We recently downgraded our recommendation on Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) to Underperform following a lower-than-expected fourth-quarter 2011 results. ADM’s quarterly earnings of $0.58 per share missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate...

11Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland Beats The Street by a Penny

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) reported robust third-quarter 2011 results. Net income for the reported quarter was $578.0 million or 86 cents per share compared with $421.0 million or 65 cents per share in the year-ago quarter....

3May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland Remarkets Debt

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced the successful remarketing in two parts of $1.75 billion of notes originally issued as a component of its equity units in June 2008. The $70 million notes in the first part carry a coupon...

3Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADM) Employment and Earnings to Share Stage – Earnings Preview

Earnings Preview 7/30/10

Earnings season will be still going strong next week. There will be 1,161 firms reporting Incorporatedluding 106 S&P 500 firms. The firms reporting are some of the biggest and most important bellwethers...

2Aug2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland’s Earnings Soar

Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) reported fiscal 2010 third-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday. The company’s earnings surged to 65 cents per share, compared to break-even EPS in the year-ago period, primarily driven...

5May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BG) Bunge Limited to Acquire Land in Brazil

Bunge Limited (BG), a premier global agribusiness and food company in the U.S., has recently announced plans to acquire 25,000 acres in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from the local firm Acucar Guarani to grow cane for its sugar...

3May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ANDE) The Andersons Incorporated – Big Earnings Beat in the Fourth Quarter

The Andersons, Inc. (ANDE) has been riding the ups and downs of the grain and fertilizer markets over the past 2 years but with the global economy poised for recovery, so are the Andersons’ business segments. The Andersons is...

22Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BG) Bunge Discontinues the Processing of Soybeans

Bunge Ltd. (BG), a leading integrated global agribusiness and food company in the U.S., has decided to discontinue the processing of soybeans at its facility in Danville, Illinois, resulting in a possible retrenchment of 100 employees.

The...

28Feb2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ANDE) The Andersons Beats Street Estimates

The Andersons, Inc. (ANDE) reported fourth-quarter earnings of 88 cents per share, well above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 42 cents and a significant improvement compared to a net loss of $1.84 per share in the fourth quarter of...

9Feb2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BG) Bunge Limited Wraps Up Initial Moema Deal

Bunge Ltd. (BG), a leading global agribusiness and food company in the U.S., has recently completed the first phase of 100% acquisition of Usina Moema Participacoes S.A., a holding company that wholly owns one sugarcane mill in Brazil...

8Feb2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland Company Beats Estimates

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), one of the leading food processing companies in the world, reported fiscal 2010 second quarter earnings of $567 million or 88 cents per share, compared to $578 million or 90 cents per share in...

2Feb2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BG) Bunge Limited to Sell Brazil Fertilizer

Bunge Ltd. (BG), a leading integrated global agribusiness and food company in the U.S., is currently engaged in discussions with Vale S.A. (VALE), a diversified metals...

18Jan2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADM) Institute for Supply Management’s Services Index Up

The Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing (services) index rose to 50.1 in December from 48.7 in November, effectively saying that the service side of the economy is neither expanding nor contracting (50.0 is the dividing line)....

6Jan2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BG) Bunge’s Expands With Sugarcane Mills in Brazil

Bunge Limited (BG), a leading global agribusiness and food company in the U.S., has recently acquired 100% ownership in Usina Moema Participacoes S.A., a holding company that wholly owns one sugarcane mill in Brazil and has ownership...

28Dec2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ANDE) The Andersons – Bear of the Day

The Andersons, Inc. (ANDE) reported third-quarter earnings of 7 cents per share, well below the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 39 cents and the prior-year EPS of 70 cents. Apart from the Grain & Ethanol Group, all other segments...

28Dec2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ANDE) The Andersons – Bear of the Day

The Andersons (ANDE) reported third-quarter earnings of 7 cents per share, well below the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 39 cents and the prior-year EPS of 70 cents per share. Apart from the Grain & Ethanol Group, all other segments...

22Dec2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

($ADM) Archer Daniels Midland Co. – Positive Earnings Revisions

Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) is rebounding steadily after the commodities bubble burst last year. Estimates moving forward are showing steady growth.

Company Description

Archer Daniels...

9Dec2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ANDE) The Andersons’ Earnings Report is Well Behind Estimates

The Andersons, Inc. (ANDE) reported third-quarter earnings of 7 cents per share, well below the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 39 cents and prior-year earnings of 70 cents per share. Apart from the Grain...

8Nov2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADM) Archer Daniels Beats Midland Beats Estimates

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), the agricultural processor company, recently reported first-quarter 2010, topping the Zacks Consensus Estimate on the heels of lower corn costs.

The quarterly...

3Nov2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ANDE) The Andersons Inc. – Earnings Consensus Estimates Rise

The Andersons, Inc. (ANDE) is scheduled to report third quarter earnings after the bell on Nov 4. Despite a slowdown in the agriculture sector analysts are bullish on the quarter and expect 2009 year over year earnings growth of 23.80%.

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3Nov2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ANDE) The Andersons, Inc. – Analysts Optimistic

The Anderson’s, Inc. (ANDE) reported second quarter results on Aug 5 and missed on analysts’ estimates, yet third quarter and full-year Zacks Consensus Estimates continue to move higher. ANDE trades at 14x forward earnings.

Company Description

The...

28Aug2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

($BG) Bunge Limited – Beat forecast by 213.24% in the Second Quarter

Bunge Limited (BG) sees a strong second half of the year as the agriculture sector rebounds with the fall harvest. Bunge recently reaffirmed its full year earnings guidance. BG trades with a forward P/E of 13.6.

Company Description

Bunge is an agribusiness...

4Aug2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ANDE) The Andersons, Inc – beat the Consensus Estimate by 28 cents reporting earnings per share of 27 cents

The Anderson’s, Inc. (ANDE) is expected to report second-quarter results next week after beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 28 cents in the first quarter. Can it keep the momentum? Analysts are expecting 19.55% year over year earnings growth in 2009.

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31Jul2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ANDE) Andersons Inc. – Momentum – Zacks Rank Buy

Andersons Inc. (ANDE) is currently trading at 14X forward earnings with a very impressive 22% earnings growth projection for the next-year period to boot.

Company Description

The Anderson’s Inc., with its subsidiaries,...

9Jul2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland Co. – Momentum – Zacks Rank Buy

Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s (ADM) share price continues to pressure a key level of resistance on the heels of strong earnings and mostly bullish earnings estimates.

Second-Quarter Results

ADM’s second-quarter...

30Mar2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(ADM) Archer Daniels Midland Company – Growth And Income – Zacks Rank Buy

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) recently stated that its able to execute on its growth strategy thanks to a strong balance sheet, global asset base, industry acumen and the company’s expertise in risk- and cost-management.

Company...

24Feb2009 | | 0 comments | Continued