Sanderson Farms Company Profile (NASDAQ:SAFM)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 3 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.83)
Consensus Price Target: $78.33 (11.88% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
5/27/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$96.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$75.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/26/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$72.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/15/2015Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageUnderperform$60.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/3/2015Credit Agricole SAUpgradeUnderperform -> Outperform$69.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/20/2015SidotiDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$97.00 -> $74.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/5/2015StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$95.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/24/2015Cleveland ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/6/2015KeyCorpDowngradeSector Weight -> Underweight$65.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/23/2016        
5/26/2016Q216$1.62$2.11$671.61 million$692.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/25/2016Q116$0.45$0.47$588.77 million$605.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/17/2015Q415$1.35$1.22$696.98 million$679.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/25/2015Q315$2.87$2.27$763.03 million$739.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/28/2015Q215$3.50$3.13$721.34 million$716.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/24/2015Q115$2.62$2.87$638.92 million$667.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/18/2014Q414$3.87$4.04$753.28 million$760.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/26/2014Q314$3.82$3.30$766.63 million$768.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/29/2014Q214$1.68$2.21$620.99 million$660.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/25/2014Q114$0.85$1.25$573.11 million$584.88 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/17/2013Q413$2.28$1.97$726.38 million$727.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/27/2013Q3 2013$2.62$2.95$722.45 million$739.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/30/2013Q2 2013$0.71$1.06$610.93 million$621.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/21/2013Q1 2013($0.31)$559.30 million$605.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/18/2012Q4 2012$0.32$0.41$635.75 million$648.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/28/2012Q312$1.20$1.25$619.93 million$624.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/29/2012$0.85$1.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/28/2012($0.10)($0.36)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/20/2011($0.46)($0.70)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/25/2011($0.85)($1.86)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/24/2011($0.85)($0.56)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/24/2011($0.33)($0.87)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/14/2010$1.72$2.08$521.13 million$529.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.20$1.18$0.63
Q2 20162$1.34$1.39$1.37
Q3 20163$2.47$2.80$2.66
Q4 20162$1.71$1.79$1.75
Q1 20172$1.04$1.06$1.05
Q2 20172$1.39$1.51$1.45
Q3 20172$0.76$1.80$1.28
Q4 20172$1.51$1.77$1.64
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
Annual Dividend:$0.88
Dividend Yield:0.99%
Payout Ratio:14.50% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
13.58% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
22.06% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
4/28/2016quarterly$0.220.96%5/6/20165/10/20165/24/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/21/2016quarterly$0.221.13%1/29/20162/2/20162/16/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/16/2015special$0.501.27%9/25/20159/29/201510/13/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2015quarterly$0.221.32%7/31/20158/4/20158/18/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2015quarterly$0.221.16%5/1/20155/5/20155/19/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/22/2015quarterly$0.221.06%1/30/20152/3/20152/17/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/18/2014quarterly$0.220.97%9/26/20149/30/201410/14/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2014quarterly$0.200.79%8/1/20148/5/20148/19/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2014quarterly$0.200.98%5/2/20145/6/20145/20/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/23/2014quarterly$0.201.07%1/31/20142/4/20142/18/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/19/2013quarterly$0.201.18%9/27/201310/1/201310/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2013quarterly$0.170.96%8/2/20138/6/20138/20/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/25/2013quarterly$0.171.13%5/3/20135/7/20135/21/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/24/2013quarterly$0.171.36%2/1/20132/5/20132/19/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/20/2016Jones Gail PittmanDirectorSell125$82.15$10,268.75View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/29/2016John BierbusseDirectorSell750$88.35$66,262.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/21/2015Jones Gail PittmanDirectorSell325$76.81$24,963.25View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/8/2015Beverly W HoganDirectorSell6,824$75.81$517,327.44View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/19/2014John BierbusseDirectorSell2,285$85.14$194,544.90View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/9/2014Fred L Banks JrDirectorSell2,000$93.74$187,480.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/5/2014Dianne MooneyDirectorSell6,010$97.37$585,193.70View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/28/2014Fred Banks, Jr.DirectorSell2,000$76.50$153,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/28/2014D Michael CockrellCFOSell5,287$77.23$408,315.01View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/28/2014Phil LivingstonDirectorSell3,500$77.54$271,390.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/26/2014Robert KhayatDirectorSell4,608$77.24$355,921.92View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/16/2013Phil LivingstonDirectorSell2,000$65.59$131,180.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/28/2013Phil LivingstonDirectorSell1,000$64.28$64,280.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/28/2013D Michael CockrellCFOSell2,682$66.86$179,318.52View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/13/2013Lampkin ButtsCOOSell11,000$70.01$770,110.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/12/2013Lampkin ButtsCOOSell10,000$71.18$711,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/10/2013Dianne MooneyDirectorSell5,040$71.13$358,495.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/31/2013John BierbusseDirectorSell1,756$69.16$121,444.96View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
DateHeadline
07/22/16 06:02 PMSanderson Farms Inc (NASDAQ:SAFM) Upside Stock Technicals at Extreme Strength - CML News
07/22/16 03:08 PMSanderson Farms Names New Marketing Product Specialist - [at noodls] - LAUREL, Miss. - July 19, 2016 - Sanderson Farms recently named Natalie Flynt a Marketing Product Specialist for the Mississippi-headquartered poultry producer. Flynt's promotion is part of the company's ...
07/21/16 06:33 PMDividend Alert For Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Stocks Daily
07/20/16 09:08 AMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Press Telegraph
07/20/16 09:08 AMAcadian Asset Management LLC Sold A Little More Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) Stock Last Quarter - Finance Daily
07/19/16 06:25 PMAcadian Asset Management LLC Sold A Little More Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) Stock Last Quarter
07/18/16 11:50 AMShare Performance Summary for: Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 11:50 AMConsensus Target and Stock Rating Report: Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - TGP
07/18/16 07:21 AMSanderson Farms, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SAFM-US : July 18, 2016 -
07/16/16 09:29 AMShares Experiencing a Downtrend: Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - TGP
07/15/16 05:14 PMSanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
07/14/16 09:53 AMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Press Telegraph
07/13/16 06:40 PMSanderson Farms Inc Stock Momentum at Critical Inflection Point - CML News
07/13/16 06:40 PMSanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Quarterly Accounts Payable At $80.58 Millions - RealistInvestor.com
07/13/16 09:08 AMSanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News
07/12/16 06:29 PMSanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Wall Street Analyst Recommendation Outlook - Telanagana Press
07/12/16 06:29 PMWill Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Surprise This Quarter? - Investor Newswire
07/11/16 11:58 AMUnusual Activity: Textron and Sanderson Farms -
07/10/16 05:30 PMStock Performance Rundown on: Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Press Telegraph
07/10/16 05:30 PMSanderson Farms Inc. Realized Volatility Hits an Inflection Level - CML News
07/10/16 05:30 PMSanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Boasts $196.659 In Cash And Equivalents - Stocks Daily
07/08/16 09:06 AMHow Many Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM)'s Analysts Are Bullish? - Engelwood Daily
07/07/16 06:18 PMShort Information Review for: Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Engelwood Daily
07/07/16 06:18 PMCompany Stock Focus for Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM): Which Way Will Shares Head? - Press Telegraph
07/07/16 01:51 PMSanderson Farms Promotes Ward to Marketing Product Specialist - [at noodls] - LAUREL, Miss. - July 6, 2016 - Brittany Ward has been promoted to Marketing Product Specialist at Sanderson Farms' corporate office. Ward's promotion is part of the company's expansion to marketing functions ...
07/07/16 07:12 AMSanderson Farms, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SAFM-US : July 7, 2016 -
07/06/16 06:37 PMStock Accelerating: Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Telanagana Press
07/03/16 05:32 PMShare Performance Recap for: Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Press Telegraph
07/02/16 05:49 PMSanderson Farms Inc. (SAFM) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for June 30
07/02/16 08:55 AMSanderson Farms Inc (NASDAQ:SAFM) Institutional Investor Positioning - Press Telegraph
07/02/16 08:55 AMSanderson Farms Inc. (SAFM) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for June 30 - Equities.com
07/01/16 06:16 PMSanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Cash And Short-Term Investments In Stands At $196.659 - Stocks Daily
07/01/16 08:59 AMUpdate on Stock Volatility for: Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Engelwood Daily
07/01/16 08:59 AMShort Data Recap for: Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Engelwood Daily
06/28/16 09:21 AMSANDERSON FARMS – A CULTURE OF GIVING BACK - [at noodls] - There is a sea change occurring within corporate America as companies seek to meet the rising expectations of their employees and customers. Often described as the most difficult generation to please, ...
06/27/16 10:25 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Fiscal Standard
06/26/16 05:16 PMStock Performance Focus on: Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) - Press Telegraph
06/25/16 09:59 AMSanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Quarterly Dividend Payout At $-4.966 Millions - Stocks Daily
06/24/16 08:51 AMSanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Earnings Glance and Target Price Review - Engelwood Daily
06/24/16 08:51 AMSanderson Farms, Inc. Declines Again; Strong Momentum for Sellers - Engelwood Daily
06/24/16 08:51 AMSanderson Farms Incorporated (NASDAQ:SAFM) Shorted Shares Increased By 3.54% - Engelwood Daily
06/23/16 10:19 AMSanderson Farms to Host Investor Conference - [at noodls] - LAUREL, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) today announced that management will host an investor conference to be held October 13-14, 2016, at The Windsor Court Hotel in New ...
06/20/16 05:56 PMSanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Analyst Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
06/17/16 05:58 PMSanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Delights Investors With Dividend Of $0.22 - Stocks Daily
06/17/16 05:58 PMSanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Annual Accrued Expenses At $88.431 Millions - Stocks Daily
06/10/16 09:18 AMNotable Thursday Option Activity: SAFM, GPRE, FDX
06/08/16 10:28 AMSanderson Farms to Participate in Jefferies 2016 Consumer Conference - [at noodls] - LAUREL, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) today announced that management will participate in the Jefferies 2016 Consumer Conference, to be held June 21-22, 2016, in Nantucket, ...
06/07/16 06:28 PMSANDERSON FARMS INC. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Financial Condition Compared to S&P 500 - CML News
06/04/16 09:14 AMSanderson Farms Incorporated (NASDAQ:SAFM) Shorted Shares Decreased By 8.75% - HNN
06/03/16 09:12 AMSanderson Farms Inc. (SAFM) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for June 01 - Equities.com

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About Sanderson Farms

Sanderson Farms logoSanderson Farms, Inc. is a poultry processing company. The Company is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh and frozen chicken, and the preparation, processing, marketing and distribution of processed and prepared chicken items. The Company sells ice pack, chill pack, bulk pack and frozen chicken, in whole, cut-up and boneless form, primarily under the Sanderson Farms brand name to retailers, distributors and casual dining operators principally in the southeastern, southwestern, northeastern and western United States, and to customers reselling frozen chicken into export markets. The Company conducts its chicken operations through Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Production Division) and Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Processing Division), and its prepared chicken business through Sanderson Farms, Inc. (Foods Division). Its prepared chicken product line includes approximately 70 institutional and consumer packaged partially cooked or marinated chicken items.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: SAFM
  • CUSIP: 80001310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $88.89
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $84.75
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $86.34
  • P/E Ratio: 14.63
  • P/E Growth: 0.22
  • Market Cap: $2.01B
  • Beta: 0.23
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.48 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.99 EPS
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Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) Chart for Sunday, July, 24, 2016