Latest quarterly results published by the Company
See a summary of the Results Release for 4Q18 (fouth quarter of 2018) available on the CVM website and also a summary of the latest quarterly results published by the Company.
Highlights of the period
|Change Fair Value of Biol. Assets||361,847||724,291||527.1%|
|Gross margin||36.5%||40.3%||21,1 p.p|
|Operating income||593,453||657,757||438 %|
|Operating margin||31.90%||31.2%||25,0 p.p|
|Net margin||19.9%||19.4%||18.9 p.p|
|Adjusted EBITDA margin||39.8%||31.9%||24.2 p.p|
Variation in commodity prices
In a year marked by the trade war between China and the United States, with a reduction in Chinese agricultural imports, the scenario for commodities was pressured by concerns related to uncertainties on world economic growth, contributing to the natural volatility in agricultural markets.
During 2018, the spot soybean price on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) registered significant volatility. After reaching highs of over 10.50 USD/bu, the spot soybean price on the CBOT tested lows near 8.10 USD/bu.
Spot contracts for corn on the CBOT during 2018 traded between 4.00 USD/bu and 3.30 USD/bu. In the current scenario, under which, for the second straight year, global corn consumption is expected to surpass production, prices in global markets should tend to find support.
Harvest was concluded on the 230,127 hectares in the current crop year dedicated for this crop, where we registered a record yield of 3,756 kg/ha, which is 11.8% more than initially projected.
The area cultivated for cotton crops in 2017/18 was 95,124 ha, divided between the initial cotton crop and the 2nd cotton crop.
The productivity of the corn grown in the 2nd crop was 9,912 per hectare. The planting of the corn 2nd crop began in the second half of January 2018, as the harvest of early soybean varieties advanced.
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