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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
BG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. BG: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.15 Max: N/A
Current: 0.11
Equity to Asset 0.38
BG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
71% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. BG: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.38
0.18
0.52
Interest Coverage 2.68
BG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 26.04 vs. BG: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 3.10 Max: 6.71
Current: 2.68
1.18
6.71
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.93
M-Score: -3.28
WACC vs ROIC
4.31%
4.68%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.13
BG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. BG: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.33  Med: 2.43 Max: 4.61
Current: 2.13
-0.33
4.61
Net-margin (%) 1.21
BG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. BG: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.06  Med: 1.76 Max: 5.36
Current: 1.21
-0.06
5.36
ROE (%) 6.38
BG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. BG: 6.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 10.66 Max: 21.36
Current: 6.38
0.25
21.36
ROA (%) 2.69
BG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. BG: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 3.70 Max: 9.96
Current: 2.69
0.23
9.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.95
BG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1438 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.33 vs. BG: 9.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.49  Med: 14.28 Max: 29.88
Current: 9.95
4.49
29.88
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.40
BG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. BG: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.8  Med: 9.60 Max: 23.3
Current: 2.4
-1.8
23.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.10
BG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BG: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.5  Med: 7.20 Max: 42.7
Current: -1.1
-18.5
42.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -22.00
BG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BG: -22.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -60.7  Med: 11.20 Max: 160.9
Current: -22
-60.7
160.9
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

BG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 975,714 sh (+920.44%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,967,219 sh (+41.11%)
Steven Cohen 686,500 sh (+24.82%)
Murray Stahl 12,690 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 482,400 sh (-18.49%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,600 sh (-79.23%)
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Q4 2014

BG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 37,100 sh (+706.52%)
Jim Simons 551,500 sh (+14.32%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,056,760 sh (+8.31%)
Murray Stahl 12,690 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 100,000 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,740,987 sh (-11.50%)
Steven Cohen 296,900 sh (-56.75%)
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Q1 2015

BG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ray Dalio 5,491 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,267,800 sh (+327.01%)
Paul Tudor Jones 42,249 sh (+13.88%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,966,987 sh (+12.98%)
Murray Stahl 12,690 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 100,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 723,133 sh (-31.57%)
Jim Simons 326,600 sh (-40.78%)
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Q2 2015

BG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 1,170,547 sh (+61.87%)
Murray Stahl 12,690 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 100,000 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,903,187 sh (-3.24%)
Ray Dalio 2,891 sh (-47.35%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,038 sh (-73.87%)
Jim Simons 77,100 sh (-76.39%)
Steven Cohen 86,700 sh (-93.16%)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BGEPF96.905.02

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.45
BG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. BG: 19.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.16  Med: 14.91 Max: 806.67
Current: 19.45
3.16
806.67
Forward P/E 9.35
BG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. BG: 9.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.20
BG's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. BG: 21.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.28  Med: 15.04 Max: 1796.75
Current: 21.2
3.28
1796.75
P/B 1.51
BG's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. BG: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.45
Current: 1.51
0.59
2.45
P/S 0.21
BG's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. BG: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.21
0.09
0.42
PFCF 9.66
BG's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.16 vs. BG: 9.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.26  Med: 11.42 Max: 156.5
Current: 9.66
3.26
156.5
POCF 5.85
BG's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. BG: 5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.11  Med: 6.81 Max: 133.75
Current: 5.85
2.11
133.75
EV-to-EBIT 13.28
BG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. BG: 13.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -110.5  Med: 16.35 Max: 191.3
Current: 13.28
-110.5
191.3
PEG 17.67
BG's PEG is ranked lower than
90% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. BG: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.65 Max: 552.67
Current: 17.67
0.3
552.67
Shiller P/E 13.75
BG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.38 vs. BG: 13.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.88  Med: 12.83 Max: 29.07
Current: 13.75
5.88
29.07
Current Ratio 1.44
BG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BG: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.63 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.44
1.18
1.95
Quick Ratio 0.78
BG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BG: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.78
0.55
1.25
Days Inventory 42.85
BG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
68% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 63.30 vs. BG: 42.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 37.98  Med: 45.63 Max: 54.92
Current: 42.85
37.98
54.92
Days Sales Outstanding 14.55
BG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 37.93 vs. BG: 14.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 11.75  Med: 24.51 Max: 32.96
Current: 14.55
11.75
32.96

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.98
BG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 1654 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. BG: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.34 Max: 2.02
Current: 1.98
0.51
2.02
Dividend Payout 0.39
BG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BG: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.14 Max: 3.2
Current: 0.39
0.02
3.2
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
BG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
69% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. BG: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 10.10 Max: 71.6
Current: 10.1
0
71.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.13
BG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1670 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. BG: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 2.12 Max: 3.19
Current: 3.13
0.81
3.19
Share Buyback Rate 1.70
BG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. BG: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.7  Med: -4.80 Max: -18.6
Current: 1.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.66
BG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. BG: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.50 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.66
0.81
2.39
Price/Projected FCF 2.94
BG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BG: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BG' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 4.39 Max: 47.14
Current: 2.94
1.1
47.14
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
BG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BG: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.04
0.65
1.84
Price/Graham Number 1.10
BG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BG: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.77
Current: 1.1
0.32
2.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.51
BG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. BG: 7.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 6.10 Max: 26.6
Current: 7.51
0.5
26.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -13.64
BG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. BG: -13.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -16.1  Med: -4.40 Max: 14.1
Current: -13.64
-16.1
14.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 46,632 48,146
EPS($) 6.35 7.59
EPS without NRI($) 6.35 7.59

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
Compare:ADM, WLMIY, BRFS, IOIOF, TSN » details
Traded in other countries:BGEPF.USA, BNG.Argentina, BG.Mexico, BU3.Germany,
Bunge Ltd was founded in 1818 under the laws of Bermuda. It was formed as a grain trading company in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Company is an agribusiness and food company. It conducts its operations in four principal business areas; agribusiness, sugar and bioenergy, food and ingredients and fertilizer. These business areas include five reportable business segments; agribusiness, sugar and bioenergy, edible oil products, milling products and fertilizer. Its agribusiness segment is an integrated, business involved in the purchase, storage, transport, processing and sale of agricultural commodities and commodity products. Its agribusiness operations and assets are primarily located in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Its sugar and bioenergy segment produces and sells sugar and ethanol derived from sugarcane, as well as energy derived from their production process, through its operations in Brazil. Its food and ingredients operations consist of two reportable business segments; edible oil products and milling products. These segments include businesses that produce and sell edible oil based products, including oils, shortenings, margarines, and mayonnaise and milled grain products such as wheat flours, corn-based products and rice. Its fertilizer segment is involved in producing, blending and distributing fertilizer products for the agricultural industry in South America, with assets and operations primarily located in Argentina. The Company purchase oilseeds and grains either directly from farmers or indirectly through intermediaries. The Company's products are Edible Oil Products and Milling Products. In Brazil and Mexico, the customers for its wheat milling products are food processor, bakery and food service companies. In North America, the customers for its corn milling products are companies in the food processing sector, such as cereal, snack, bakery and brewing companies, as well as the U.S. Government for humanitarian relief programs. In Brazil, the Company's competitors are Predileto Alimentos, M. Dias Branco, Moinho Pacifico and Moinho Anaconda, as well as many small regional producers. The Company's competitors in North American corn milling products business include Cargill, Didion Milling Company, SEMO Milling, LLC and Life Line Foods, LLC. Its competitors in its U.S. rice milling business. The Company is subject to a variety of laws in each of the countries in which it operate which govern various aspects of its business, including the processing, handling, storage, transport and sale of its products; land-use and ownership of land, including laws regulating the acquisition or leasing of rural properties by certain entities and individuals; and environmental, health and safety matters.
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