health and most industrial businesses was offset by the impact of portfolio changes, a planned maintenance shutdown and lower corn seed volumes. The company has also said it will pay a $0.47 dividend in Q3 - a 4.4% increase from Q2's dividend of
based on 2014 estimates. Although there will be near-term pressure on seed sales as some North American farmers switch from corn to soybeans, we expect the agriculture segment will drive growth for the company over the long run, as it introduces new products
transitioning some acres to soybeans from corn this planting season. According to estimates ..... S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. corn planted acres will hit 91.6 million this ..... this front heading into the year, but corn seed volume and pricing seem to be trending
wider spread is likely to produce less. Commodity: A raw, tangible good such as gold, silver, oil, natural gas, wheat, or corn . Investors typically use futures contracts to gain exposure to commodity price movements. Commodities are regarded as a hedge
says recent purchasing patterns reflecting a "downshift" for corn -related products will hurt Q2 results , but shares nevertheless ..... 80.6M consensus, citing lower than normal purchasing of corn inputs and lower factory utilization rates. AVD says channel
ninth quarter in a row. This juxtaposition should not be surprising. For more than a decade now, IBM has been eating its seed corn . Since the beginning of fiscal 2004, Big Blue has posted $131 billion in cumulative net income, but saw fit to reinvest fully
SAO PAULO, July 18 (Reuters) - Low corn prices in Brazil following a bumper crop are worrying farmers but providing favorable margins for an incipient corn -ethanol industry, said the manager of Usimat, the first Brazilian mill to produce the corn -based biofuel.
productivity, then eventually a single corn plant would have to produce a ton of food ..... areas by individual grain – wheat and corn in the Midwest, wheat in Ukraine and Australia, rice in Japan and Thailand, corn in Brazil, and so on. They studied the
The price of palm oil reached a nine-month low earlier today after strong soybean and corn crops this year boosted stockpiles. Major companies such as Hershey (NYSE: HSY ), Unilever (NYSE: UL ), and Procter & Gamble
BUENOS AIRES, July 16 (Reuters) - Port workers in Argentina's Rosario hub began an indefinite strike on Wednesday, joining grain inspectors, who walked out a day earlier and threatening exports from the world's No. 3 exporter of soybeans and corn .