Bunge Limited operates as an agribusiness and food company worldwide. More Details
Established dividend payer with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Bunge's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BG is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BG's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BG exceeded the US Food industry which returned 1.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BG exceeded the US Market which returned 22% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bunge's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StThree Things You Should Check Before Buying Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) For Its Dividend
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Is Bunge undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BG ($72.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($42.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BG is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.3x) compared to the US Food industry average (24.8x).
PE vs Market: BG is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.3x) compared to the US market (21.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BG's PB Ratio (2.2x) is in line with the US Food industry average.
How is Bunge forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BG's forecast earnings growth (8.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: BG's earnings (8.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BG's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BG's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.2%).
How has Bunge performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BG has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BG became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BG's earnings have declined by 55% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BG has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BG has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (-6.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BG's Return on Equity (9%) is considered low.
How is Bunge's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BG's short term assets ($13.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($8.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: BG's short term assets ($13.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($6.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BG's debt to equity ratio (111.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 63.3% to 111.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BG's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: BG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.6x coverage).
What is Bunge current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BG's dividend (2.77%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.38%).
High Dividend: BG's dividend (2.77%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.88%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BG's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (56.1%), BG's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (41.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Greg Heckman (58 yo)
Mr. Gregory A. Heckman, also known as Greg, serves as the Member of Advisory Council of The New York Stock Exchange since May 2020. He serves as Chief Executive Officer of Bunge Limited since April 25, 201...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Greg's total compensation ($USD16.73M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.54M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Greg's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||2yrs||US$16.73m||0.18% |
|Executive VP & CFO||1.67yrs||US$2.82m||0.015% |
|President of Global Operations||1.67yrs||US$5.80m||0.052% |
|President of Global Supply Chains||2.25yrs||US$3.36m||0.0071% |
|President of Global Risk Management||2yrs||US$8.27m||0.028% |
|Principal Accounting Officer & Controller||5.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Legal Officer||1.17yrs||no data||0.011% |
|Chief HR & Communications Officer||no data||no data||0.0094% |
|Chief Transformation Officer||1.67yrs||no data||0.0062% |
|Chief Sustainability Officer & Government Affairs||1.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Risk Officer||1.58yrs||no data||0.0048% |
Experienced Management: BG's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO & Director||2yrs||US$16.73m||0.18% |
|Independent Non-Executive Chair of the Board||2.08yrs||US$497.25k||0.016% |
|Independent Director||7.42yrs||US$256.06k||0.012% |
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||US$250.97k||0.017% |
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||US$73.67k||0.00088% |
|Independent Director||3yrs||US$248.39k||0.0042% |
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$258.56k||0.014% |
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||US$74.51k||0.0012% |
|Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$263.97k||0.0078% |
Experienced Board: BG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Bunge Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bunge Limited
- Ticker: BG
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1818
- Industry: Agricultural Products
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: US$9.836b
- Shares outstanding: 139.66m
- Website: https://www.bunge.com
Number of Employees
- Bunge Limited
- 1391 Timberlake Manor Parkway
- Saint Louis
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BG||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Aug 2001|
|BU3||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 2001|
|BG *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Aug 2001|
|0U6R||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||USD||Aug 2001|
|BGEP.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||4.875% CNV PFD||US||USD||Nov 2006|
|BNG||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EACH REP 5 COM USD0.01||AR||ARS||May 2011|
Bunge Limited operates as an agribusiness and food company worldwide. It operates in five segments: Agribusiness, Edible Oil Products, Milling Products, Sugar and Bioenergy, and Fertilizer. The Agribusines...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/14 23:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/14 00:00|
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