NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) - Get Report stock closed down 0.32% to $39.94 on Friday ahead of the agriculture company's 2016 first quarter financial report, due out before Tuesday's market open.
The Decatur, IL-based company is expected to deliver a year-over-year decline in earnings per share and revenue.
Analysts have estimated earnings of 45 cents per share on revenue of $17.02 billion for the latest quarter.
Last year, Archer Daniels Midland posted a profit of 77 cents per share on revenue of $17.51 billion for the 2015 first quarter.
The company's revenue is expected to be pressured by unfavorable currency exchange, similar to previous quarters, as well as overall weakness in the soybean and ethanol industries, according to Zacks Equity Research.
Archer Daniels Midland is an agricultural processor and food ingredient provider operating in more than 140 countries.
Separately, Archer Daniels Midland has a "hold" rating and a letter grade of C+ at TheStreet Ratings because of the company's disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.
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