Just the Facts on Bunge Limited (BG)

Bunge Limited (BG) is an interesting player in the Consumer Goods space, with a focus on Farm Products. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $79.66, down from yesterday’s close by -1.35%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.

Fundamental Analysis

Bunge Limited (BG) currently trades with a market capitalization of $11.20 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 0.00 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.

You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $333 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to fall in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $1.37 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 1.09% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.

Technical Analysis

It’s important to check the technicals to get a sense of how BG has been acting. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Bunge Limited recorded a 52-week high of $83.75. It is now trading 4.09% off that level. The stock is trading $72.37 its 50-day moving average by -7.29%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $63.87.

In recent action, Bunge Limited (BG) has made a move of +14.22% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 12.51, and it’s gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 2.28% with $140.02 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of BG.

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