Pilgrim's Pride Co. Company Profile (NASDAQ:PPC)

About Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)

PilgrimPilgrim's Pride Corporation is a retail feed store. It is a producer and seller of chicken with operations in the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. It is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh, frozen and value-added chicken products to retailers, distributors and foodservice operators. It offers a range of products to its customers through national and international distribution channels. Its fresh chicken products consist of refrigerated (non-frozen) whole chickens, whole cut-up chickens and selected chicken parts that are either marinated or non-marinated. Its prepared chicken products include ready-to-cook and individually frozen chicken parts, strips, nuggets and patties, some of which are either breaded or non-breaded and either marinated or non-marinated. As of December 25, 2016, the Company marketed its portfolio of fresh, prepared and value-added chicken products across the United States, Mexico and in approximately 80 other countries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PPC
  • CUSIP: 72147K10
  • Web: www.pilgrims.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $5.85 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 248,752,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.27
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.89
  • 52 Week Range: $17.15 - $26.22
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.26
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.79
  • P/E Growth: -1.62
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $7.99 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.73
  • Book Value: $3.90 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.03
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $862.84 million
  • Net Margins: 5.55%
  • Return on Equity: 44.02%
  • Return on Assets: 14.20%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.13%
  • Current Ratio: 1.52%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.59%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.38 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.05
  • Short Ratio: 18.43
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)

What is Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s stock symbol?

Pilgrim's Pride Co. trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PPC."

How were Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s earnings last quarter?

Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.02. The company earned $2.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.04 billion. Pilgrim's Pride Co. had a return on equity of 44.02% and a net margin of 5.55%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.46 earnings per share. View Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s Earnings History.

Where is Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s stock going? Where will Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s stock price to reach $21.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Pilgrim's Pride Co..

Are investors shorting Pilgrim's Pride Co.?

Pilgrim's Pride Co. saw a decline in short interest in April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 18,116,304 shares, a decline of 10.2% from the April 13th total of 20,163,638 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,075,584 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.7 days. Approximately 34.4% of the company's stock are sold short.

Who are some of Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s key competitors?

Who are Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s key executives?

Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gilberto Tomazoni, Chairman of the Board
  • William W. Lovette, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Fabio Sandri, Chief Financial Officer
  • Joesley Mendonca Batista, Director
  • Wesley Mendonca Batista, Director
  • David E. Bell Ph.D, Independent Director
  • Michael L. Cooper, Independent Director
  • Charles S. Macaluso, Independent Director

Who owns Pilgrim's Pride Co. stock?

Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include LSV Asset Management (3.80%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.98%), BlackRock Inc. (1.68%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.14%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.69%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.55%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pilgrim's Pride Co..

Who sold Pilgrim's Pride Co. stock? Who is selling Pilgrim's Pride Co. stock?

Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Gotham Asset Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., AQR Capital Management LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pilgrim's Pride Co..

Who bought Pilgrim's Pride Co. stock? Who is buying Pilgrim's Pride Co. stock?

Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., LSV Asset Management, Jennison Associates LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Personal Capital Advisors Corp, First Quadrant L P CA, Denali Advisors LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pilgrim's Pride Co..

How do I buy Pilgrim's Pride Co. stock?

Shares of Pilgrim's Pride Co. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Pilgrim's Pride Co.'s stock price today?

One share of Pilgrim's Pride Co. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.53.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ PPC)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  60 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  135 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  195
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $21.33 (9.34% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/16/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$24.00LowView Rating Details
4/24/2017Vertical GroupUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
4/21/2017Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold -> BuyHighView Rating Details
12/1/2016KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight$21.00N/AView Rating Details
11/30/2016Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHold$21.00 -> $19.00N/AView Rating Details
5/25/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$30.55N/AView Rating Details
5/25/2016BB&T Co.DowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/13/2016StephensReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
6/12/2015Cleveland ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral$25.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)
Earnings by Quarter for Pilgrim`s Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ PPC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.40$0.38$2.04 billion$2.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/8/2017Q4 2016$0.39$0.30$1.94 billion$1.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q3$0.51$0.40$2.04 billion$2.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q2$0.64$0.58$2.02 billion$2.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.42$0.46$1.96 billion$1.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q4$0.40$0.26$1.99 billion$1.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q3$0.72$0.58$2.21 billion$2.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.89$0.94$2.24 billion$2.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.78$0.82$2.08 billion$2.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.79$0.74$2.21 billion$2.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.79$0.99$2.24 billion$2.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.62$0.73$2.20 billion$2.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.38$0.38$1.99 billion$2.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$0.49$0.55$2.09 billion$2.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.58$0.62$2.22 billion$2.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.57$0.74$2.18 billion$2.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2013Q1 2013$0.20$0.21$2.02 billion$2.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012($0.06)$0.09$1.95 billion$2.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2012Q312$0.06$0.17$1.95 billion$2.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2012$0.23$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2012$0.10$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2011($0.44)($0.52)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2011($0.21)($0.60)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2011($0.22)($0.56)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2011$0.05$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.18 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.18 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ PPC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/27/2016special$2.755/6/20165/10/20165/18/2016
1/14/2015special$5.771/28/20151/30/20152/17/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 76.85%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 24.01%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Pilgrim`s Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Pilgrim`s Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/23/2015Fabio SandriCFOSell25,400$27.55$699,770.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Fabio SandriCFOSell30,657$27.57$845,213.49View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015William W LovetteCEOSell90,690$27.56$2,499,416.40View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014William W LovetteCEOSell24,250$30.30$734,775.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Fabio SandriCFOSell30,000$29.02$870,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Michael CooperDirectorSell10,432$18.46$192,574.72View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Michael L CooperDirectorSell30,000$11.41$342,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Wesley Mendonca BatistaDirectorBuy455,269$6.00$2,731,614.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2012David E BellDirectorBuy2,000$5.64$11,280.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)
Latest Headlines for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Pilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$2.26 Billion in Sales Expected for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 9:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Chairman of Brazilian Meatpacker JBS, Joesley Batista, Resigns After Revelations of Bribes
finance.yahoo.com - May 27 at 2:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.77 EPS Expected for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 8:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim’s Pride Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PPC-US : May 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 10:02 AM
nasdaq.com logoPilgrim's Pride (PPC) Displays Solid Prospects, Risks Prevail
www.nasdaq.com - May 19 at 12:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim's Pride (PPC) Displays Solid Prospects, Risks Prevail
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 12:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co.'s (PPC) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 12:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoStock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Pilgrim's Pride Co. Call Options (PPC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 9:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for May 12th
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 8:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRobbins Arroyo LLP Is Investigating the Officers and Directors of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC) on Behalf of Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 8:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 8:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Pilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Drops By 10.2%
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 7:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim’s Pride Corp. :PPC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 7:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBumble Bee Pleads Guilty To Price-Fixing, Will Pay $25 Million Fine
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 6:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim’s Pride Announces New Credit Facility
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 6:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PPC earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 11:59 AM
zacks.com logoPilgrim's Pride (PPC) Misses on Q1 Earnings, Tops Revenues
www.zacks.com - May 4 at 7:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim's Pride (PPC) Misses on Q1 Earnings, Tops Revenues
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 7:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Negative Press Coverage Likely to Affect Pilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim's Pride posts 1Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Pilgrim's Pride Corporation to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.02 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.02 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim’s Pride Reports Operating Income of $152 Million and Operating Margin of 7.5% for the First Quarter of 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.41 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 12:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim's Pride (PPC) Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards?
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 10:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Pilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 7:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 10:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Upgraded to Buy by Vertical Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 3:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.29
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 1:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact Pilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 11:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Upgraded to "Buy" by Vertical Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 12:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.20
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 9:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 1:21 PM
nasdaq.com logoPilgrim's Pride Corporation to Host First Quarter 2017 Earnings Call on May 4 ...
www.nasdaq.com - April 13 at 7:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim’s Pride Corporation to Host First Quarter 2017 Earnings Call on May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 7:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$1.95 Billion in Sales Expected for Pilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 11:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 11:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Pilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Will Post Earnings of $0.41 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 6:06 PM
prnewswire.com logoResearch Reports on Food Equities -- Kraft Heinz, Lamb Weston, Pilgrim's Pride, and Blue Buffalo - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - April 10 at 9:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 4:57 PM
bizjournals.com logoPilgrim's Pride to invest $13M in Triad hatchery, add 17 jobs
www.bizjournals.com - April 3 at 6:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Is Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) Up 2.4% Since the Last Earnings Report?
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 7:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim's Pride downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 6:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 6:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim's Pride (PPC) Slips to Hold on Lingering Macro Risks
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 10:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPilgrim's Pride Co. (PPC) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 2:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for March 9th
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 7:09 PM

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