NASDAQ:PPC - Pilgrim's Pride Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $19.30 +0.26 (+1.37 %) (As of 11/14/2018 01:17 PM ET)Previous Close$19.04Today's Range$19.13 - $19.4952-Week Range$16.01 - $38.39Volume606,582 shsAverage Volume1.13 million shsMarket Capitalization$4.83 billionP/E Ratio6.68Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.16 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Pilgrim's Pride Corporation engages in the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Mexico. The company offers fresh chicken products, including pre-marinated or non-marinated refrigerated (nonfrozen) whole or cut-up chicken; and prepackaged case-ready chicken, such as whole chickens and chicken parts. It also provides prepared chicken products comprising portion-controlled breast fillets, tenderloins and strips, delicatessen products, salads, formed nuggets and patties, and bone-in chicken parts. The company sells its products to the foodservice market that includes chain restaurants, food processors, broad-line distributors, and other institutions; and retail market, which comprises primarily grocery store chains, wholesale clubs, and other retail distributors. It also exports its products the Middle East, Asia, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and other countries, as well as France, Puerto Rico, and the Netherlands. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Greeley, Colorado. Pilgrim's Pride Corporation is a subsidiary of JBS S.A. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Poultry slaughtering & processing Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNASDAQ:PPC Previous Symbol CUSIP72147K10 Webwww.pilgrims.com Phone970-506-8000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.11 Current Ratio1.73 Quick Ratio0.83 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio6.68 Forward P/E Ratio12.45 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$10.77 billion Price / Sales0.45 Cash Flow$3.9876 per share Price / Cash4.84 Book Value$8.30 per share Price / Book2.33 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.89 Net Income$694.57 million Net Margins3.53% Return on Equity22.95% Return on Assets7.38% Miscellaneous Employees51,300 Outstanding Shares248,980,000Market Cap$4.83 billion OptionableOptionable Pilgrim's Pride (NASDAQ:PPC) Frequently Asked Questions What is Pilgrim's Pride's stock symbol? Pilgrim's Pride trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PPC." How will Pilgrim's Pride's stock buyback program work? Pilgrim's Pride announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, October 31st 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 4.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Pilgrim's Pride's earnings last quarter? Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.34. The firm had revenue of $2.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.72 billion. Pilgrim's Pride had a return on equity of 22.95% and a net margin of 3.53%. Pilgrim's Pride's quarterly revenue was down 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.98 earnings per share. View Pilgrim's Pride's Earnings History. When is Pilgrim's Pride's next earnings date? Pilgrim's Pride is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pilgrim's Pride. What price target have analysts set for PPC? 6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Pilgrim's Pride's stock. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate Pilgrim's Pride's share price to reach $26.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pilgrim's Pride. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pilgrim's Pride? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pilgrim's Pride in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Pilgrim's Pride. Has Pilgrim's Pride been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about PPC stock has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pilgrim's Pride earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Pilgrim's Pride's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Pilgrim's Pride include KERRY Grp PLC/S (KRYAY), WOLTERS KLUWER/ADR (WTKWY), Church & Dwight (CHD), Molson Coors Brewing (TAP), Conagra Brands (CAG), CARLSBERG AS/S (CABGY), J M Smucker (SJM), Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF), Lamb Weston (LW), Campbell Soup (CPB), COCA-COLA HBC A/ADR (CCHGY), George Weston (WNGRF), SWATCH Grp AG/ADR (SWGAY), WANT WANT CHINA/ADR (WWNTY) and DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S (DVDCY). Who are Pilgrim's Pride's key executives? Pilgrim's Pride's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. William W. Lovette, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)Mr. Fabio Sandri, Principal Accounting Officer (Age 46)Flavio Malnarcic, Chief Financial OfficerJames J. Miner Ph.D., Sr. VP of Technical Services (Age 88)Mr. Dunham Winoto, Director of Investor Relations Who are Pilgrim's Pride's major shareholders? Pilgrim's Pride's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (4.27%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.17%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.17%), BlackRock Inc. (1.06%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.50%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.49%). Company insiders that own Pilgrim's Pride stock include Michael L Cooper and William W Lovette. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pilgrim's Pride. Which major investors are selling Pilgrim's Pride stock? PPC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, James Investment Research Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Aperio Group LLC and Martingale Asset Management L P. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pilgrim's Pride. Which major investors are buying Pilgrim's Pride stock? PPC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Russell Investments Group Ltd., FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pilgrim's Pride. How do I buy shares of Pilgrim's Pride? Shares of PPC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Pilgrim's Pride's stock price today? One share of PPC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.30. How big of a company is Pilgrim's Pride? Pilgrim's Pride has a market capitalization of $4.83 billion and generates $10.77 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $694.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.89 on an earnings per share basis. Pilgrim's Pride employs 51,300 workers across the globe. What is Pilgrim's Pride's official website? The official website for Pilgrim's Pride is http://www.pilgrims.com. How can I contact Pilgrim's Pride? Pilgrim's Pride's mailing address is 1770 PROMONTORY CIRCLE, GREELEY CO, 80634. The company can be reached via phone at 970-506-8000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Pilgrim's Pride (NASDAQ PPC)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 212 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 263 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 475MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pilgrim's Pride and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PPC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PPC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is a Moving Average Calculated?