Corn stocks

Ready to invest in the grain industry? Consider these 8 stocks.

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The best corn stocks depend on your portfolio and investment goals — while volatility can be ideal for day traders, long-term investors will want to look to stocks with steadier gains over time.

8 corn stocks to watch

We round up a selection of stocks in or related to the grain industry, weighting the list more heavily towards popular mid- and large-cap US stocks.

  1. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)
  2. Bunge (BG)
  3. Ingredion Incorporated (INGR)
  4. Tate-and-Lyle (TATYY)
  5. The Mosaic Company (MOS)
  6. MGP Ingredients (MGPI)
  7. Green Plains (GPRE)
  8. Origin Agritech (SEED)

How to invest in corn stocks

  1. Choose a platform. If you’re a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You’ll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You’ll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for corn stock codes.
  5. Research the shares you want to buy. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your shares. It’s that simple.

Take a deeper dive into corn stocks

If you're interested in investing in the corn industry, take a closer look at what companies in this industry do and how the stocks have historically performed. Keep in mind that positive past performance doesn't guarantee that a stock will continue to rise in the future.

1. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities, products, and ingredients in the United States, Switzerland, Cayman Islands, Brazil, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Ag Services and Oilseeds, Carbohydrate Solutions, and Nutrition. It procures, stores, cleans, and transports agricultural raw materials, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, and barley.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company stock opened the day at $91.01 after a previous close of $91.32. The latest price was $91.71 (25-minute delay). Archer-Daniels-Midland Company is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD98.7 billion and employs 39,218 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $52,873,400,320
  • P/E ratio: 13.2759
  • PEG ratio: 17.2402

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2. Bunge (BG)

Bunge Limited operates as an agribusiness and food company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Agribusiness, Refined and Specialty Oils, Milling, and Sugar and Bioenergy. The Agribusiness segment purchases, stores, transports, processes, and sells agricultural commodities and commodity products, including oilseeds primarily soybeans, rapeseed, canola, and sunflower seeds, as well as grains primarily wheat and corn; and processes oilseeds into vegetable oils and protein meals.

Bunge stock opened the day at $98.42 after a previous close of $94.79. The latest price was $94.83 (25-minute delay). Bunge is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$67.3 billion and employs 23,000 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $15,246,644,224
  • P/E ratio: 10.3646
  • PEG ratio: 1.7053

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3. Ingredion Incorporated (INGR)

Ingredion Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells starches and sweeteners for various industries. It operates through four segments: North America; South America; Asia-Pacific; and Europe, Middle East and Africa. The company offers sweetener products comprising glucose syrups, high maltose syrups, high fructose corn syrups, caramel colors, dextrose, polyols, maltodextrins, and glucose syrup solids, as well as food-grade and industrial starches, biomaterials, and nutrition ingredients.

Ingredion Incorporated stock opened the day at $97.74 after a previous close of $100.41. The latest price was $100.45 (25-minute delay). Ingredion Incorporated is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$7.7 billion and employs 12,000 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $6,398,853,120
  • P/E ratio: 14.7447
  • PEG ratio: 1.3346

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4. Tate-and-Lyle PLC ADR (TATYY)

Tate & Lyle PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage, and other industries in the United States, the United Kingdom, other European countries, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Food & Beverage Solutions, Sucralose, and Primary Products. The company offers texturants; nutritive sweeteners, such as high fructose corn syrup and dextrose; health and wellness ingredients; and stabilizers.

Tate-and-Lyle PLC ADR stock opened the day at $35.81 after a previous close of $35.27. The latest price was $35.81 (25-minute delay). Tate-and-Lyle PLC ADR is listed on the OTCQX (a marketplace for buying and selling "over the counter" stocks which aren't listed on a formal stock exchange), has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.6 billion and employs 4,591 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $3,519,616,768
  • P/E ratio: 42.0843
  • PEG ratio: 0

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5. The Mosaic Company (MOS)

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients in North America and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and Mosaic Fertilizantes. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names, as well as produces a double sulfate of potash magnesia product under K-Mag brand name.

The Mosaic Company stock opened the day at $48.87 after a previous close of $49.32. The latest price was $49.31 (25-minute delay). The Mosaic Company is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$18.5 billion and employs 12,525 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $17,112,573,952
  • P/E ratio: 4.9034
  • PEG ratio: 0.1973

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6. MGP Ingredients (MGPI)

MGP Ingredients, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, produces and supplies distilled spirits, branded spirits, and food ingredients. It operates through three segments: Distillery Products; Branded Spirits; and Ingredient Solutions.

MGP Ingredients stock opened the day at $122.69 after a previous close of $123.89. The latest price was $123.00 (25-minute delay). MGP Ingredients is listed on the NASDAQ, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$758.2 million and employs 672 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $2,694,924,800
  • P/E ratio: 22.9457
  • PEG ratio: 2.3905

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7. Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE)

Green Plains Inc. produces, markets, and distributes ethanol in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Ethanol Production, Agribusiness and Energy Services, and Partnership.

Green Plains Renewable Energy stock opened the day at $34.24 after a previous close of $34.83. The latest price was $35.06 (25-minute delay). Green Plains Renewable Energy is listed on the NASDAQ, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$3.6 billion and employs 859 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $2,038,579,328
  • PEG ratio: -4.01

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8. Origin Agritech (SEED)

Origin Agritech Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates an agricultural biotechnology and an e-commerce platform in the People's Republic of China. The company engages in crop seed breeding and genetic improvement activities. It develops, produces, and distributes hybrid crop seeds, as well as develops hybrid seed technology.

Origin Agritech stock opened the day at $10.20 after a previous close of $10.20. The latest price was $10.36 (25-minute delay). Origin Agritech is listed on the NASDAQ, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$81.1 million and employs 54 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $61,303,648
  • PEG ratio: 0

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Bottom line

While it’s possible to turn a profit investing in corn stocks, keep in mind that — like any investment — corn stocks are not immune to risk. These stocks are subject to fluctuating conditions — both in the market and in the grain industry, so carefully vet your picks before you invest. And if you’re new to investing, or if it’s been a while since you’ve taken a critical look at your investing accounts, compare brokers to make sure you’re getting the best features in your trading account.

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