Last updated on April 25, 2014 at 5:25 EDT

Oklahoma Relief Efforts Continue, Steady Earnings Abound, Sponsors Gear up for Games – Research Report on Archer Daniels Midland, Bunge, Chiquita Brands, Brasil Foods, and Dole

May 31, 2013

NEW YORK, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Archer Daniels
Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), Bunge Ltd. (NYSE: BG), Chiquita Brands International Inc.
(NYSE: CQB), BRF SA (NYSE: BRFS), and Dole Food Company Inc. (NYSE: DOLE). Today’s readers
may access these reports free of charge – including full price targets, industry analysis
and analyst ratings – via the links below.

Archer Daniels Midland Company Research Report

On May 23, 2013, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) donated $50,000 to the American
Red Cross to help provide relief to those affected by the tornado in Oklahoma. ADM is also
matching all employee contributions of $25 or more to the American Red Cross. “Homes,
schools and businesses were destroyed by this devastating tornado, and there is a lot of
work to do to restore the Moore community,” said Mark Thrower, Superintendent for ADM’s
Grain Terminal in Enid. Thrower added, “ADM is proud to be an integral part of Oklahoma’s
agriculture community with more than 125 employees here, and we want to do our part to
help get everyone back on their feet.” The Full Research Report on Archer Daniels Midland
Company – including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets – is
available to download free of charge at: [


Bunge Ltd. Research Report

On May 24, 2013, Bunge Ltd. (Bunge) announced the results of its Annual Meeting of
Shareholders held on the same day. Shareholders elected Bernard de La Tour, William
Engels, L. Patrick Lupo and Soren Schroder as Directors for a three-year term. The Board
now comprises of 11 directors. Shareholders also approved the appointment of Deloitte &
Touche LLP as the independent auditors for FY 2013, and the authorization of the Audit
Committee of the Board of Directors to determine the independent auditors’ fees. The Full
Research Report on Bunge Ltd. – including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets – is available to download free of charge at: [


Chiquita Brands International Inc. Research Report

On May 7, 2013, Chiquita Brands International Inc. (Chiquita) released its financial
and operating results for Q1 2013. Chiquita posted GAAP net income of $2 million, compared
with GAAP net loss of $11 million in Q1 2012. For Q1 2013, comparable operating income was
$23 million, compared with $13 million in Q1 2012. “We continue to execute against our
previously announced restructuring plans and strategy to focus on our core products,” said
Ed Lonergan, Chiquita’s President and CEO. Lonergan added, “We are pleased that our first
quarter results reflect the initial benefits from these strategic decisions and actions.
The improvements overcame euro exchange rates that negatively impacted this quarter by $12
million after hedging, and we view these results as a clear sign of the progress we are
making and a good first step toward achieving our long-term financial targets.” The Full
Research Report on Chiquita Brands International Inc. – including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets – is available to download free of charge at:

BRF SA Research Report

On May 21, 2013, the organizing committee of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games
(Rio 2016) and BRF SA (BRF) announced that BRF’s Sadia and Batavo brands will be the
official supporters of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in the Packaged Food and Dairy
Products categories, respectively. Carlos Arthur Nuzman, President of Rio 2016, praised
the agreement, “Sadia and Batavo are brands that enjoy enormous empathy on the part of the
Brazilian consumer as well as having a track record of involvement with sport. The
agreement will serve as an excellent platform for engaging the population and underscoring
our commitment to the athletes and the sporting community in Brazil. These are two more
brands of great prestige to believe in the Games, for us, a source of satisfaction and
pride.” Jose Antonio Fay, CEO of BRF, also added, “This will be the first time that the
Olympic and Paralympic Games have been held in Brazil. This is a moment for which all of
us are waiting and one where we could not sit on the sidelines. The Sadia and Batavo
brands are perfect vehicles for disseminating the practice of sport throughout the
country. Both of them have the potential to impact positively the lives of Brazilians.”
The Full Research Report on BRF SA – including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets – is available to download free of charge at: [


Dole Food Company Inc. Research Report

On May 2, 2013, Dole Food Company Inc. (Dole) announced its financial and operating
results for Q1 2013. Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations was $34 million, compared
to $44 million in Q1 2012. Comparable income from continuing operations was $11 million,
or $0.12 per share, compared with $22 million, or $0.24 per share, in Q1 2012; while
Income from continuing operations for Q1 2013 was $4 million, or $0.04 per share, compared
with $26 million, or $0.29 per share, in Q1 2012. “Compared with 2012, excluding this
amount, Adjusted EBITDA improved to $68 million from $44 million for Dole’s continuing
operations. Dole’s first quarter performance is in line with our full-year expectations
for 2013, at the low end of the guidance range of $150-$170 million,” said C. Michael
Carter, Dole’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Carter added, “First quarter
Adjusted EBITDA from both of our remaining lines of business exceeded last year. Earnings
grew in all of our core fresh fruit product lines. Fresh vegetables performance improved
largely due to a turn-around in the fresh-packed product line.” The Full Research Report
on Dole Food Company Inc. – including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets – is available to download free of charge at: [



        1) This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do
          not reflect the companies mentioned.
        2) Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts
          basis and reviewed by a CFA. However, we are only human and are prone to make
          mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.
        3) This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to
          increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing
        4) If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish
          to learn more about our services, please contact us at
        5) For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at
        6) Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your
          company? Send us a full investors' package to research@EquityNewsNetwork.com for


Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document,
article or report is prepared and authored by Equity News Network. An outsourced research
services provider has, through Chartered Financial Analysts, only reviewed the information
provided by Equity News Network in this article or report according to the Procedures
outlined by Equity News Network. Equity News Network is not entitled to veto or interfere
in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles,
documents or reports, as the case may be.


Equity News Network makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or
completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information
provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial
advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making
any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.


Equity News Network is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the
time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is
accepted by Equity News Network whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss
arising from the use of this document. Equity News Network expressly disclaims any
fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising
from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Equity News Network does not
(1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the
information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included
information is subject to change without notice.

SOURCE Wall Street Source

Source: PR Newswire