NYSE:BG

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Executive Summary

Bunge Limited operates as an agribusiness and food company worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Average dividend payer and fair value.


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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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.9%

BG

3.9%

US Food

9.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

-25.5%

BG

-2.5%

US Food

-6.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: BG underperformed the US Food industry which returned -2.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BG underperformed the US Market which returned -10% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BGIndustryMarket
7 Day0.9%3.9%9.4%
30 Day-9.0%-0.4%-3.9%
90 Day-29.1%-10.2%-16.5%
1 Year-22.7%-25.5%0.07%-2.5%-4.8%-6.8%
3 Year-43.3%-48.5%-8.3%-15.8%23.4%15.2%
5 Year-47.6%-54.5%26.6%11.5%41.3%25.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Bunge's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Bunge undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BG ($38.02) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($76.7)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Food industry average.

PE vs Market: BG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BG is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Food industry average (1.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Bunge forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?

102.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: BG is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: BG's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BG's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BG's revenue (1.7% 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 (9.5%).


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Past Performance

How has Bunge performed over the past 5 years?

-47.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BG is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BG is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BG is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -47% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BG's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: BG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (0.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BG has a negative Return on Equity (-20.09%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Bunge's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BG's short term assets ($10.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($6.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: BG's short term assets ($10.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($5.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BG's debt to equity ratio (77.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 59.6% to 77.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BG's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: BG is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Bunge's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

5.07%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BG's dividend (5.26%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.93%).

High Dividend: BG's dividend (5.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.46%).


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: BG is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: BG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (51.5% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Greg Heckman (57yo)

1.25s

Tenure

US$86,066

Compensation

Mr. Gregory A. Heckman, also known as Greg, serves as Chief Executive Officer of Bunge Limited since April 25, 2019. Mr. Heckman served as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Bunge Limited since January  ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gregory Heckman
CEO & Director1.25yrsUS$86.07k0.18% $9.9m
Raul Padilla
President of Global Operations0.92yrUS$4.79m0.051% $2.8m
John Neppl
Executive VP & CFO1.25yrsno data0.012% $690.4k
J. Simmons
Principal Accounting Officer & Controller4.58yrsno datano data
Ruth Wisener
Vice President of Investor Relations1.08yrsno datano data
Joseph Podwika
Executive VP & Chief Legal Officer0.42yrno data0.011% $591.4k
Deborah Borg
Executive VP and Chief HR & Communications Officerno datano data0.0093% $520.9k
Pierre Mauger
Chief Transformation Officer0.92yrno data0.0061% $343.0k
Christos Dimopoulos
President of Global Supply Chains1.5yrsno data0.0069% $383.8k
Robert Coviello
Senior Vice President of Sustainability & Government Affairs0.92yrno data0.0028% $157.2k

1.1yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: BG's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gregory Heckman
CEO & Director1.25yrsUS$86.07k0.18% $9.9m
Kathleen Hyle
Non-Executive Chair of the Board1.33yrsUS$260.00k0.012% $650.1k
Paul Fribourg
Director1.5yrsUS$88.57k0.090% $5.0m
Carol Browner
Independent Director6.67yrsUS$263.00k0.0094% $527.0k
J. Fyrwald
Independent Director1.33yrsUS$60.05k0.014% $801.7k
Andrew Ferrier
Independent Director7.33yrsUS$240.00k0.010% $575.7k
Vinita Bali
Independent Director2.25yrsUS$286.81k0.0016% $90.1k
Sheila Colleen Bair
Director0.33yrno data0.0012% $68.3k
Mark Zenuk
Independent Director1.75yrsUS$165.55k0.0057% $321.7k
Henry Winship
Independent Director1.5yrsUS$86.07kno data

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: BG insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Bunge Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Bunge Limited
  • Ticker: BG
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1818
  • Industry: Agricultural Products
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: US$5.595b
  • Shares outstanding: 141.85m
  • Website: https://www.bunge.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Bunge Limited
  • 1391 Timberlake Manor Parkway
  • St. Louis
  • Missouri
  • 63017
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BGNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDAug 2001
BU3DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURAug 2001
BG *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon SharesMXMXNAug 2001
0U6RLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBUSDAug 2001
BGEP.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)4.875% CNV PFDUSUSDNov 2006
BNGBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)CEDEAR EACH REP 5 COM USD0.01ARARSMay 2011

Biography

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 Agribusiness segment purchases, stores, transports, processes, and sells agricultural commodities and commodity products, including oilseeds primarily soybeans, rapeseed, canola, and sunflower seeds, as well as grains primarily wheat and corn; and vegetable oils and protein meals. It provides its products for animal feed manufacturers, livestock producers, wheat and corn millers, and other oilseed processors, as well as third-party edible oil processing companies; and for industrial and biodiesel production applications. The Edible Oil Products segment provides packaged and bulk oils and fats, including cooking oils, shortenings, margarines, mayonnaise, and others for baked goods companies, snack food producers, confectioners, restaurant chains, foodservice operators, infant nutrition companies, and other food manufacturers, as well as grocery chains, wholesalers, distributors, and other retailers. The Milling Products segment offers wheat flours and bakery mixes; corn milling products that include dry-milled corn meals and flours, wet-milled masa and flours, and flaking and brewer's grits, as well as soy-fortified corn meal, corn-soy blends, and other products; whole grain and fiber ingredients; and milled rice products. The Sugar and Bioenergy segment produces sugar and ethanol; and generates electricity from burning sugarcane bagasse. The Fertilizer segment offers nitrogen, phosphate, and potassium fertilizers; and SSP, ammonia, ammonium thiosulfate, monoammonium phosphate, diammonium phosphate, triple supersphosphate, urea, urea-ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulfate, and potassium chloride. The company was founded in 1818 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/09 03:10
End of Day Share Price2020/04/08 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.