ADM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Archer Daniels Sells Cocoa Business to Olam for $1.3 Billion ...

    December 16, 2014
    Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has agreed to sell its entire global cocoa business to Olam International Limited.
  2. The Thousands Of Dollars You're Probably Missing Out On

    August 12, 2014
    If you've seen the H&R Block commercial on television recently, you know that it starts with a concession worker ...
  3. A Bear Market Could Make This Income Strategy Even More Profitable

    February 6, 2014
    Bear markets bring lower prices and increased volatility. The increase in volatility is at least partly caused by the lower ...
  4. ADM Offsetting Weak Volume With Strong Ethanol

    August 7, 2013
    Investors are already looking to 2014, and taking ADM's shares with them.
  5. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of August 5

    August 4, 2013
    The earnings season is beginning to wind down, and much of the focus this week will turn to central bank meetings and economic ...
  6. After A Strong Recovery, What Moves ADM From Here?

    June 12, 2013
    ADM is in better shape these days, but it will likely take a strong harvest to move the shares higher in the short term.
  7. Alliance Grain Traders Needs To Make Better Use Of Its Assets

    June 19, 2012
    Alliance Grain has the potential to do better, but potential won't move the stock.
  8. DuPont On The Upswing

    April 24, 2012
    Over the past three years, DuPont's sales are up less than 7% annually, but profits have jumped at a nearly 19% annual average ...
  9. The Long-Term Play In Palm Oil

    April 5, 2012
    Often ignored palm oil is great way to play our planets continued natural resource demand.
  10. 8 Ways to Grab Emerging-Market Growth

    March 31, 2012
    RDM Financial CEO Ron Weiner explains why he advises individuals to use ETFs and mutual funds for emerging-world exposure. ...
  11. Female CEOs: Women Leaving Workforce Over Past 20 Years

    March 9, 2012
    There's a growing trend of well-educated women exiting the workforce, and the reason seems related to the faster-growing ...
  12. Profit From Agriculture

    February 28, 2012
    The agricultural industry hasn't experienced the full effects of the market surge, and its long-term fundamentals look stronger ...
  13. Ag Still Looks Bullish Long Term

    February 22, 2012
    With food prices rising due to an increase in global demand, investors should look into adding these Ag stocks to their porfolio. ...
  14. The 10 Must-Know Market Forces for 2012

    February 14, 2012
    For the first time since 2007, investors have multiple ways to succeed this year. Understanding how the lingering effects ...
  15. Cosan Could Look A Little Sweeter In 2012

    January 4, 2012
    Cosan could be looking at renewed interest in ethanol in 2012.
  16. Slow Growth? No Problem For Mid-Caps

    December 26, 2011
    With many analysts predicting slow growth for the new year, investors may want to consider mid-cap stocks for their portfolios. ...
  17. The Investment Case For Cresud

    December 21, 2011
    Cresud is hard to value, but a great play on land values in Argentina.
  18. How Green Are The Acres At Adecoagro?

    November 21, 2011
    Adecoagro's results are volatile, but the company owns valuable land.
  19. Kellogg's Diet Crashes

    November 7, 2011
    Always dependable Kellogg has faltered, but the stock is not a buy yet.
  20. Farming Profits

    October 17, 2011
    Food production is a guaranteed winner as population and consumption increase. Agricultural related stock valuations should ...
  21. When Markets Decline, Stock Prices Get Better

    September 16, 2011
    When prices are declining the opportunity to find businesses selling for less than intrinsic worth increases.
  22. Profit From Agriculture

    August 30, 2011
    The agricultural industry hasn't experienced the full effects of the market surge, and its long-term fundamentals look stronger ...
  23. Playing The 3 C’s Of Chinese Demand

    July 21, 2011
    Chinese demand for a variety of natural resources continues to grow, but the trio of corn, copper and coal could be the best ...
  24. Low P/E Growth Stocks

    July 15, 2011
    With the S&P 500 trading at over 15-times earnings and stocks favored by investors trading at significantly higher multiples, ...
  25. Corn Will Rise Despite Subsidy Woes

    July 11, 2011
    The decision to end ethanol subsidies could be seen as a game changer for the industry. However, many long-term fundamentals ...
  26. Now Is The Time For Latin America

    June 28, 2011
    The recent sell-off of riskier assets has given investors a golden opportunity to add Latin America to a portfolio.
  27. Agriculture ETFs For Everyone

    June 15, 2011
    Whatever turn the economy takes, the demand for food may be the most certain aspect of an otherwise uncertain global economy. ...
  28. Grains Hit The Repeat Button

    May 26, 2011
    With weather and supply problems facing the grains complex once again, this quarter could be a repeat of higher prices.
  29. The U.S. Ethanol Story Gets Interesting

    May 11, 2011
    The corn ethanol sector has played second fiddle to Brazil’s sugarcane dominance, but it is once again becoming attractive. ...
  30. 3 Low P/E Stocks

    March 28, 2011
    A low P/E ratio is a great starting point for inquisitive investors.
  31. Corn: A Hot Play With Staying Power

    February 15, 2011
    Despite their grumbling, companies that rely on corn and wheat are likely to benefit greatly from rising prices.
  32. There's Value In Bunge

    January 4, 2011
    Agricultural commodity company Bunge, like many of the ag stocks, is rebounding from its cyclical lows.
  33. Cal-Maine Lays An Egg

    January 3, 2011
    Egg producer Cal-Maine foods had lower earnings on slightly increased revenue. We'll look at the company's prospects going ...
  34. Betting On The Farm

    December 8, 2010
    Investing, like farming, is most successful when it is carefully managed and given time to grow.
  35. Deere Benefits From Strong Farming

    November 25, 2010
    Deere's dominance in farming equipment sales and service should benefit the company well in 2011.
  36. 5 Agriculture Stocks To Grow With

    October 15, 2010
    Food prices will likely continue to rise as our population grows and biofuel development gains popularity.
  37. Brazilian Ethanol Bounces Back

    October 11, 2010
    With the fate of the blender’s credit and higher food costs plaguing the corn ethanol industry, Brazilian sugarcane is beginning ...
  38. 3 Companies You Can't Live Without

    September 28, 2010
    These companies may not be sexy, but their slow-and-steady growth makes them irresistible all the same.
  39. The Growth In Palm Oil

    July 27, 2010
    With increasing populations, new solutions for how to feed and meet the energy requirements will have to found.
  40. Ethanol Hits Another Snag

    July 22, 2010
    With concerns about rising budget deficits, the ethanol industry could be facing its toughest challenge - the end of its ...
  41. Keep An Eye On Biobutanol

    May 18, 2010
    Could biobutanol ultimately supplant ethanol as the biorenewable fuel of choice?
  42. The Shape Of Dry Bulk Shipping

    April 19, 2010
    With the global economy recovering, is it time to set sail with shipping companies?
  43. Biorefineries Get A Boost

    December 10, 2009
    The Department of Energy recently gave out $564 million in grant money to biofuels research.
  44. Profit From Agriculture

    October 22, 2009
    The agricultural industry hasn't experienced the full effects of the market surge, and its long-term fundamentals look stronger ...
  45. Caterpillar Plows Through

    October 22, 2009
    Though its profits fell 53%, Caterpillar still blew away analysts' estimates.
  46. Convertible Securities On The Right Track

    September 11, 2009
    For those who need income but don’t want to miss out on moves in the overall market.
  47. Bunge Stays Alive Despite Agribusiness Bungles

    February 23, 2009
    Bunge reports solid full-year results despite termination of Corn Processing International merger and a weak Q4 due to industry ...
  48. Against The Grain: Four Stocks Raising Their Dividends

    February 19, 2009
    Looking for divivend stock? Take a look at these four companies.
  49. Investigating A Corny Subject (ADM, CPO, CAG)

    July 25, 2007
    A look at three corn producers who use innovation to differentiate themselves in a competitive market.
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