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

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$19.55 +0.32 (+1.66 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$19.55
Today's Range$19.12 - $19.57
52-Week Range$16.01 - $38.39
Volume1.15 million shs
Average Volume1.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.81 billion
P/E Ratio6.76
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.16
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
Phone970-506-8000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.11
Current Ratio1.73
Quick Ratio0.83

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio6.76
Forward P/E Ratio12.61
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.77 billion
Price / Sales0.45
Cash Flow$4.0560 per share
Price / Cash4.82
Book Value$8.30 per share
Price / Book2.36

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 Shares248,980,000
Market Cap$4.81 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 declared that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, October 31st 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 4.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.34. The business 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%. The company's revenue was down 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.98 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 Wednesday, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pilgrim's Pride.

What price target have analysts set for PPC?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Pilgrim's Pride's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate Pilgrim's Pride's share price to reach $24.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.6% 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?

Media coverage about PPC stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pilgrim's Pride earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company'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 58)
  • Mr. Fabio Sandri, Principal Accounting Officer (Age 46)
  • Flavio Malnarcic, Chief Financial Officer
  • James 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include LSV Asset Management (4.27%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.17%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.17%), BlackRock Inc. (1.06%), AQR Capital Management LLC (0.97%) and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.50%). 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 institutional 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 institutional 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 $19.55.

How big of a company is Pilgrim's Pride?

Pilgrim's Pride has a market capitalization of $4.81 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  212 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  263 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  475
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 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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