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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.52
NYSE:BG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. NYSE:BG: 0.52 )
NYSE:BG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.52

Equity to Asset 0.39
NYSE:BG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NYSE:BG: 0.39 )
NYSE:BG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.39

0.18
0.52
Interest Coverage 3.31
NYSE:BG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. NYSE:BG: 3.31 )
NYSE:BG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 6.71
Current: 3.31

1.46
6.71
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.86
M-Score: -2.85
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.88
NYSE:BG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. NYSE:BG: 1.88 )
NYSE:BG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.33   Max: 5.25
Current: 1.88

-0.33
5.25
Net-margin (%) 1.17
NYSE:BG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. NYSE:BG: 1.17 )
NYSE:BG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.06   Max: 5.15
Current: 1.17

-0.06
5.15
ROE (%) 7.18
NYSE:BG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. NYSE:BG: 7.18 )
NYSE:BG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 21.68
Current: 7.18

0.57
21.68
ROA (%) 2.66
NYSE:BG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1681 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. NYSE:BG: 2.66 )
NYSE:BG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 9.96
Current: 2.66

0.23
9.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.21
NYSE:BG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. NYSE:BG: 9.21 )
NYSE:BG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.44   Max: 25.99
Current: 9.21

-1.44
25.99
Revenue Growth (%) 12.30
NYSE:BG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. NYSE:BG: 12.30 )
NYSE:BG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 23.5
Current: 12.3

-0.3
23.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -18.50
NYSE:BG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NYSE:BG: -18.50 )
NYSE:BG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.5   Max: 41.7
Current: -18.5

-18.5
41.7
EPS Growth (%) -60.70
NYSE:BG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1134 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NYSE:BG: -60.70 )
NYSE:BG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -60.7   Max: 160.9
Current: -60.7

-60.7
160.9
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 6,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 166,000 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 500,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 63,092 sh (+302.37%)
Robert Bruce 75,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 12,690 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q1 2014

BG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 422,653 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,924,294 sh (+2949.98%)
Jim Simons 597,033 sh (+259.66%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,875 sh (+215.48%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 755,200 sh (+50.95%)
Robert Bruce 100,000 sh (+33.33%)
Murray Stahl 12,690 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

BG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,394,136 sh (+84.6%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,146 sh (+11.43%)
Murray Stahl 12,690 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 550,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 591,800 sh (-0.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 95,617 sh (-77.38%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:BG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 920.44%0.74%$73.54 - $86.36 $ 89.811%975714
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 Add 41.11%0.17%$73.54 - $86.36 $ 89.811%1967219
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -77.38%0.39%$74.68 - $81.38 $ 89.816%95617
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 Add 84.6%0.17%$74.68 - $81.38 $ 89.816%1394136
Robert Bruce 2014-03-31 Add 33.33%0.52%$73.51 - $82.11 $ 89.814%100000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.51%$73.51 - $82.11 $ 89.814%422653
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Add 50.95%0.07%$73.51 - $82.11 $ 89.814%755200
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-12-31 New Buy0.18%$77.64 - $83.11 $ 89.811%500300
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.17%$77.64 - $83.11 $ 89.811%0
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.2%$71.35 - $79.15 $ 89.818%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.17%$71.35 - $79.15 $ 89.818%67015
Robert Bruce 2013-06-30 Add 200%1.2%$66.4 - $73.51 $ 89.828%75000
John Burbank 2013-06-30 New Buy0.2%$66.4 - $73.51 $ 89.828%84378
Tom Gayner 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$66.4 - $73.51 $ 89.828%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Sold Out $66.4 - $73.51 $ 89.828%0
Robert Bruce 2013-03-31 New Buy0.74%$72.12 - $79.92 $ 89.819%25000
Tom Gayner 2012-12-31 New Buy0.03%$67.78 - $73.82 $ 89.826%9000
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Reduce -27.78%$60.82 - $67.3 $ 89.839%5200
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.88%$57.84 - $69.2 $ 89.843%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 New Buy$56.1 - $73.08 $ 89.838%7000
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BGEPF110.954.39

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.90
BG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 23.90 vs. BG: 20.90 )
BG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.16   Max: 806.67
Current: 20.9

3.16
806.67
P/B 1.52
BG's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. BG: 1.52 )
BG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.45
Current: 1.52

0.59
2.45
P/S 0.23
BG's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BG: 0.23 )
BG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.23

0.1
0.43
PFCF 8.73
BG's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 101.73 vs. BG: 8.73 )
BG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.26   Max: 156.5
Current: 8.73

3.26
156.5
EV-to-EBIT 15.25
BG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.11 vs. BG: 15.25 )
BG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -110.5   Max: 191.3
Current: 15.25

-110.5
191.3
PEG 8.88
BG's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BG: 8.88 )
BG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 571.9
Current: 8.88

0.3
571.9
Shiller P/E 19.56
BG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 58.70 vs. BG: 19.56 )
BG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.91   Max: 28.94
Current: 19.56

5.91
28.94
Current Ratio 1.43
BG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. BG: 1.43 )
BG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.43

1.18
1.95
Quick Ratio 0.97
BG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BG: 0.97 )
BG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.25
Current: 0.97

0.55
1.25

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.43
BG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. BG: 1.43 )
BG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.43

0.51
2.02
Dividend Payout 0.32
BG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. BG: 0.32 )
BG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 3.2
Current: 0.32

0.02
3.2
Dividend growth (3y) 9.00
BG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. BG: 9.00 )
BG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 71.6
Current: 9

0
71.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.17
BG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. BG: 2.17 )
BG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 3.14
Current: 2.17

0.79
3.14
Share Buyback Rate 1.70
BG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. BG: 1.70 )
BG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.7   Max: -18.6
Current: 1.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.64
BG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. BG: 1.64 )
BG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.39
Current: 1.64

0.81
2.39
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.38
BG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. BG: 4.38 )
BG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 595.64
Current: 4.38

1.1
595.64
Price/Median PS Value 1.13
BG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. BG: 1.13 )
BG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.13

0.67
1.94
Price/Graham Number 1.16
BG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. BG: 1.16 )
BG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.16

0.32
2.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.60
BG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. BG: 6.60 )
BG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 26.6
Current: 6.6

0.5
26.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -8.76
BG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. BG: -8.76 )
BG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.1   Max: 11.1
Current: -8.76

-12.1
11.1

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
Compare:ADM, WLMIY, BRFS, IOIOF, TSN » details
Traded in other countries:BGEPF.USA, BU3.Germany, BG.Mexico, BNG.Argentina
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 with integrated operations that stretch from the farm field to consumer foods. The Company continued to expand its agribusiness operations, including building a new port terminal and barge transshipment facility in northern Brazil, investing in port infrastructure in Paranagua, Brazil, building a new oilseed processing and refining facility in Altona, Canada and export loading facility in Bunbury, Australia. 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 primary customers for its wheat milling products are food processor, bakery and food service companies. In North America, the primary 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
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