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NASDAQ:SAFMSanderson Farms Stock Price, Forecast & News

$118.35
+0.35 (+0.30 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 10:03 AM ET)
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$116.80
Now: $118.35
$119.80
50-Day Range
$110.46
MA: $114.38
$120.71
52-Week Range
$102.13
Now: $118.35
$179.45
Volume150,500 shs
Average Volume399,748 shs
Market Capitalization$2.63 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.08%
Beta0.59
Sanderson Farms, Inc., an integrated poultry processing company, produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh, frozen, and prepared chicken products in the United States. The company sells ice-packed, chill-packed, bulk-packed, and frozen chicken primarily under the Sanderson Farms brand name to retailers, distributors, and casual dining operators in the southeastern, southwestern, northeastern, and western United States, as well as to customers who resell frozen chicken into export markets. Its prepared chicken product line includes institutional and consumer packaged partially cooked or marinated chicken items for distributors and food service establishments. Sanderson Farms, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Laurel, Mississippi.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.53 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Poultry slaughtering & processing
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SAFM
CUSIP80001310
Phone601-649-4030

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.44 billion
Cash Flow$9.66 per share
Book Value$63.99 per share

Profitability

Net Income$53.29 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,055
Market Cap$2.63 billion
Next Earnings Date8/27/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$118.35
+0.35 (+0.30 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 10:03 AM ET)
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Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Sanderson Farms' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Sanderson Farms' stock was trading at $123.50 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SAFM shares have decreased by 4.2% and is now trading at $118.35.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sanderson Farms?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sanderson Farms in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Sanderson Farms' next earnings date?

Sanderson Farms is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 27th 2020.
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How can I listen to Sanderson Farms' earnings call?

Sanderson Farms will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 27th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Sanderson Farms' earnings last quarter?

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 28th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.80) by $1.08. The firm earned $844.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $854.43 million. Sanderson Farms had a negative return on equity of 2.65% and a negative net margin of 0.06%. Sanderson Farms's revenue for the quarter was down .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.83 earnings per share.
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How often does Sanderson Farms pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 17th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 28th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Tuesday, August 11th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 27th.
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What price target have analysts set for SAFM?

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Sanderson Farms' shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $168.00. On average, they expect Sanderson Farms' share price to reach $141.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.1% from the stock's current price.
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Has Sanderson Farms been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SAFM stock has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sanderson Farms earned a news sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,090,000 shares, an increase of 9.4% from the July 15th total of 996,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 348,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Approximately 5.5% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Sanderson Farms' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Sanderson Farms own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sanderson Farms investors own include Walt Disney (DIS), Walmart (WMT), Pfizer (PFE), QUALCOMM (QCOM), PepsiCo (PEP), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Alibaba Group (BABA), salesforce.com (CRM) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Sanderson Farms' key executives?

Sanderson Farms' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Joe F. Sanderson Jr., Chairman & CEO (Age 71)
  • Mr. Lampkin Butts, Pres, COO & Director (Age 68)
  • Mr. D. Michael Cockrell, CFO, Treasurer & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Timothy F. Rigney, Corp. Sec., Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 55)
  • Mr. Brian Romano, Director of Admin. & HR

What is Sanderson Farms' stock symbol?

Sanderson Farms trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SAFM."

Who are Sanderson Farms' major shareholders?

Sanderson Farms' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Nuance Investments LLC (6.44%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.72%), FMR LLC (3.02%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.13%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (0.61%) and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.55%). Company insiders that own Sanderson Farms stock include John Bierbusse, Jones Gail Pittman, Lampkin Butts, Phil K Livingston and Robert C Khayat.
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Which institutional investors are selling Sanderson Farms stock?

SAFM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Prudential Financial Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC, and CoreCommodity Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Sanderson Farms company stock in the last year include John Bierbusse, Lampkin Butts, Phil K Livingston, and Robert C Khayat.
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Which institutional investors are buying Sanderson Farms stock?

SAFM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuance Investments LLC, WS Management Lllp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Kehrs Ridge Capital LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Barclays PLC, Raymond James & Associates, and Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Sanderson Farms?

Shares of SAFM 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Sanderson Farms' stock price today?

One share of SAFM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $118.35.

How big of a company is Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms has a market capitalization of $2.63 billion and generates $3.44 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $53.29 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.51 on an earnings per share basis. Sanderson Farms employs 17,055 workers across the globe.

What is Sanderson Farms' official website?

The official website for Sanderson Farms is www.sandersonfarms.com.

How can I contact Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms' mailing address is 127 FLYNT ROAD, LAUREL MS, 39443. The company can be reached via phone at 601-649-4030.

This page was last updated on 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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