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NASDAQ:SAFM - Sanderson Farms Stock Price, Forecast & News

$107.55
-1.90 (-1.74 %)
(As of 04/3/2020 03:50 PM ET)
Today's Range
$105.74
Now: $107.55
$109.29
50-Day Range
$106.58
MA: $127.07
$140.56
52-Week Range
$102.13
Now: $107.55
$179.45
Volume20,651 shs
Average Volume622,623 shs
Market Capitalization$2.39 billion
P/E Ratio75.21
Dividend Yield1.11%
Beta0.66
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.44 billion
Cash Flow$8.56 per share
Book Value$61.58 per share

Profitability

Net Income$53.29 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,055
Market Cap$2.39 billion
Next Earnings Date6/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Sanderson Farms' stock was trading at $123.50 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SAFM stock has decreased by 12.9% and is now trading at $107.55. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sanderson Farms?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sanderson Farms in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Sanderson Farms.

When is Sanderson Farms' next earnings date?

Sanderson Farms is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Sanderson Farms.

How were Sanderson Farms' earnings last quarter?

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 27th. The company reported ($1.76) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($1.06) by $0.70. The business had revenue of $823.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $802.99 million. Sanderson Farms had a return on equity of 2.47% and a net margin of 0.92%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.82) EPS. View Sanderson Farms' earnings history.

How often does Sanderson Farms pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 28th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Tuesday, February 11th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, January 27th. View Sanderson Farms' dividend history.

How will Sanderson Farms' stock buyback program work?

Sanderson Farms announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, May 31st 2018, which allows the company to buyback 2,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for SAFM?

8 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Sanderson Farms' shares. Their forecasts range from $131.00 to $168.00. On average, they anticipate Sanderson Farms' share price to reach $144.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Sanderson Farms.

Has Sanderson Farms been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SAFM stock have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Sanderson Farms earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutSanderson Farms.

Are investors shorting Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 2,077,700 shares, a drop of 10.4% from the February 27th total of 2,320,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 617,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.4 days. Currently, 10.4% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Sanderson Farms' Current Options Chain.

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 Pfizer (PFE), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), QUALCOMM (QCOM), IBM (IBM), Walmart (WMT), Intel (INTC), PepsiCo (PEP) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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."

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 $107.55.

How big of a company is Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms has a market capitalization of $2.39 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. View additional information about Sanderson Farms.

What is Sanderson Farms' official website?

The official website for Sanderson Farms is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ SAFM)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  318 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  390 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  708
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This page was last updated on 4/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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