NASDAQ:PPC - Pilgrim's Pride Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$20.00 +0.51 (+2.62 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 02:48 PM ET)
Previous Close$19.49
Today's Range$19.51 - $20.3250
52-Week Range$14.83 - $27.37
Volume746,736 shs
Average Volume929,154 shs
Market Capitalization$4.98 billion
P/E Ratio15.63
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.82
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

Industry Poultry slaughtering & processing
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PPC
CUSIP72147K10
Phone970-506-8000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.94 billion
Cash Flow$3.9216 per share
Book Value$7.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$694.57 million

Miscellaneous

Employees51,300
Market Cap$4.98 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 share buyback program on Wednesday, October 31st 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 4.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 13th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.09. The business earned $2.66 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.60 billion. Pilgrim's Pride had a return on equity of 16.45% and a net margin of 2.27%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.54 EPS. 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 Thursday, May 9th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pilgrim's Pride.

What price target have analysts set for PPC?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Pilgrim's Pride's stock. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate Pilgrim's Pride's stock price to reach $24.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pilgrim's Pride.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pilgrim's Pride?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pilgrim's Pride in the last year. There are currently 2 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?

Press coverage about PPC stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media 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 negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Pilgrim's Pride earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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

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 59)
  • Mr. Fabio Sandri, Principal Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Flavio Malnarcic, Chief Financial Officer
  • James J. Miner Ph.D., Sr. VP of Technical Services (Age 89)
  • Mr. Dunham Winoto, Director of Investor Relations

Who are Pilgrim's Pride's major shareholders?

Pilgrim's Pride's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include LSV Asset Management (4.25%), BlackRock Inc. (1.01%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.56%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.53%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.51%) and Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.38%). 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 Two Sigma Investments LP, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc. and CoreCommodity Management LLC. 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, QS Investors LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Gotham Asset Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. 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 $19.98.

How big of a company is Pilgrim's Pride?

Pilgrim's Pride has a market capitalization of $4.97 billion and generates $10.94 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $694.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.28 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  227 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  281 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  508
MarketBeat'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 2/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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