FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Thu Feb 13, 2014 07:23 AM CST

(Dow Jones) -- Bunge Ltd. said it swung to a profit in the fourth-quarter despite lower revenue, as sales in its agribusiness, sugar and bioenergy segments declined.

Bunge reported a profit of $138 million, or 78 cents a share, versus a year-earlier loss of $599 million, or $4.17 a share. The year-ago period included a goodwill impairment charge of $514 million. Excluding certain gains and charges and discontinued operations, the company recorded per-share earnings from continuing operations of $1.35 compared with 50 cents a share a year ago. Sales fell 3.9% to $16.38 billion.

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected ...

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