Bunge Limited operates as an agribusiness and food company worldwide.
Average dividend payer and fair value.
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
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.
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
6 days ago | Simply Wall StIs Bunge Limited's (NYSE:BG) 5.1% Dividend Sustainable?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StGregory Heckman Is The CEO & Director of Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) And They Just Spent US$4.8m On Shares
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs There An Opportunity With Bunge Limited's (NYSE:BG) 41% Undervaluation?
Is Bunge undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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).
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 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%).
How has Bunge performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
What is Bunge's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
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).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Greg Heckman (57yo)
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 ...
|CEO & Director||1.25yrs||US$86.07k||0.18% $9.9m|
|President of Global Operations||0.92yr||US$4.79m||0.051% $2.8m|
|Executive VP & CFO||1.25yrs||no data||0.012% $690.4k|
|Principal Accounting Officer & Controller||4.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||1.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Legal Officer||0.42yr||no data||0.011% $591.4k|
|Executive VP and Chief HR & Communications Officer||no data||no data||0.0093% $520.9k|
|Chief Transformation Officer||0.92yr||no data||0.0061% $343.0k|
|President of Global Supply Chains||1.5yrs||no data||0.0069% $383.8k|
|Senior Vice President of Sustainability & Government Affairs||0.92yr||no data||0.0028% $157.2k|
Experienced Management: BG's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO & Director||1.25yrs||US$86.07k||0.18% $9.9m|
|Non-Executive Chair of the Board||1.33yrs||US$260.00k||0.012% $650.1k|
|Independent Director||6.67yrs||US$263.00k||0.0094% $527.0k|
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||US$60.05k||0.014% $801.7k|
|Independent Director||7.33yrs||US$240.00k||0.010% $575.7k|
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$286.81k||0.0016% $90.1k|
|Director||0.33yr||no data||0.0012% $68.3k|
|Independent Director||1.75yrs||US$165.55k||0.0057% $321.7k|
|Independent Director||1.5yrs||US$86.07k||no data|
Experienced Board: BG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 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: BG 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$5.595b
- Shares outstanding: 141.85m
- Website: https://www.bunge.com
Number of Employees
- Bunge Limited
- 1391 Timberlake Manor Parkway
- St. 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 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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/09 03:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/08 00:00|
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