Sanderson Farms Company Profile (NASDAQ:SAFM)

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: $96.94
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $89.62
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $88.51
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.55
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.34
  • P/E Growth: 0.22
  • Market Cap: $2.19B
  • Outstanding Shares: 22,576,000
  • Beta: 0.21
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.83)
Consensus Price Target: $78.33 (19.19% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/27/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$96.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details
3/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$75.00View Rating Details
2/26/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$72.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details
12/15/2015Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageUnderperform$60.00View Rating Details
12/3/2015Credit Agricole SAUpgradeUnderperform -> Outperform$69.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
11/20/2015SidotiDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$97.00 -> $74.00View Rating Details
5/5/2015StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$95.00View Rating Details
4/24/2015Cleveland ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/6/2015KeyCorpDowngradeSector Weight -> Underweight$65.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/25/2016        
8/25/2016Q316$2.11$2.42$749.76 million$728.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/26/2016Q216$1.62$2.11$671.61 million$692.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q116$0.45$0.47$588.77 million$605.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/17/2015Q415$1.35$1.22$696.98 million$679.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/25/2015Q315$2.87$2.27$763.03 million$739.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/28/2015Q215$3.50$3.13$721.34 million$716.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q115$2.62$2.87$638.92 million$667.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/18/2014Q414$3.87$4.04$753.28 million$760.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/26/2014Q314$3.82$3.30$766.63 million$768.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/29/2014Q214$1.68$2.21$620.99 million$660.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q114$0.85$1.25$573.11 million$584.88 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/17/2013Q413$2.28$1.97$726.38 million$727.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2013Q3 2013$2.62$2.95$722.45 million$739.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/30/2013Q2 2013$0.71$1.06$610.93 million$621.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q1 2013($0.31)$559.30 million$605.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/18/2012Q4 2012$0.32$0.41$635.75 million$648.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2012Q312$1.20$1.25$619.93 million$624.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2012$0.85$1.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2012($0.10)($0.36)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/20/2011($0.46)($0.70)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/25/2011($0.85)($1.86)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/24/2011($0.85)($0.56)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011($0.33)($0.87)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/14/2010$1.72$2.08$521.13 million$529.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.96 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.59 EPS
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:0.91%
Payout Ratio:14.15% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
12.64% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
15.74% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/28/2016quarterly$0.221%8/5/20168/9/20168/23/2016
4/28/2016quarterly$0.220.96%5/6/20165/10/20165/24/2016
1/21/2016quarterly$0.221.13%1/29/20162/2/20162/16/2016
9/16/2015special$0.501.27%9/25/20159/29/201510/13/2015
7/23/2015quarterly$0.221.32%7/31/20158/4/20158/18/2015
4/23/2015quarterly$0.221.16%5/1/20155/5/20155/19/2015
1/22/2015quarterly$0.221.06%1/30/20152/3/20152/17/2015
9/18/2014quarterly$0.220.97%9/26/20149/30/201410/14/2014
7/24/2014quarterly$0.200.79%8/1/20148/5/20148/19/2014
4/24/2014quarterly$0.200.98%5/2/20145/6/20145/20/2014
1/23/2014quarterly$0.201.07%1/31/20142/4/20142/18/2014
9/19/2013quarterly$0.201.18%9/27/201310/1/201310/15/2013
7/25/2013quarterly$0.170.96%8/2/20138/6/20138/20/2013
4/25/2013quarterly$0.171.13%5/3/20135/7/20135/21/2013
1/24/2013quarterly$0.171.36%2/1/20132/5/20132/19/2013
(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 TransactionDetails
6/20/2016Jones Gail PittmanDirectorSell125$82.15$10,268.75View SEC Filing  
3/29/2016John BierbusseDirectorSell750$88.35$66,262.50View SEC Filing  
12/21/2015Jones Gail PittmanDirectorSell325$76.81$24,963.25View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Beverly W HoganDirectorSell6,824$75.81$517,327.44View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014John BierbusseDirectorSell2,285$85.14$194,544.90View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Fred L Banks JrDirectorSell2,000$93.74$187,480.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Dianne MooneyDirectorSell6,010$97.37$585,193.70View SEC Filing  
3/28/2014Fred Banks, Jr.DirectorSell2,000$76.50$153,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014D Michael CockrellCFOSell5,287$77.23$408,315.01View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Phil LivingstonDirectorSell3,500$77.54$271,390.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Robert KhayatDirectorSell4,608$77.24$355,921.92View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Phil LivingstonDirectorSell2,000$65.59$131,180.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2013Phil LivingstonDirectorSell1,000$64.28$64,280.00View SEC Filing  
6/28/2013D Michael CockrellCFOSell2,682$66.86$179,318.52View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Lampkin ButtsCOOSell11,000$70.01$770,110.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Lampkin ButtsCOOSell10,000$71.18$711,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Dianne MooneyDirectorSell5,040$71.13$358,495.20View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013John BierbusseDirectorSell1,756$69.16$121,444.96View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM)
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www.capitalcube.com - August 26 at 10:11 AM
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istreetwire.com - August 25 at 7:29 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 7:29 PM
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www.4-traders.com - August 25 at 12:20 PM
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www.rttnews.com - August 25 at 12:20 PM
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sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 12:20 PM
publicnow.com logoSanderson Farms, Inc. Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2016 (NASDAQ:SAFM)
www.publicnow.com - August 25 at 12:20 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoBRIEF-Sanderson Farms Q3 EPS $2.42 (NASDAQ:SAFM)
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benzinga.com logoFirmer Chicken Pricing Encourages CLSA To Upgrade Sanderson Farms To Buy (NASDAQ:SAFM)
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publicnow.com logoSanderson Farms, Inc. to Host Its Third Quarter Fiscal 2016 Conference Call (NASDAQ:SAFM)
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forbes.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Evertec, Sanderson Farms and Brown & Brown - Forbes (NASDAQ:SAFM)
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www.meatpoultry.com - August 3 at 10:33 AM
forbes.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Evertec, Sanderson Farms and Brown & Brown (NASDAQ:SAFM)
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www.publicnow.com - August 1 at 9:31 AM
capitalcube.com logoSanderson Farms, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SAFM-US : July 29, 2016 (NASDAQ:SAFM)
www.capitalcube.com - July 29 at 8:41 AM
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www.publicnow.com - July 28 at 7:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSanderson Farms, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend (NASDAQ:SAFM)
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Last Updated on 8/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff