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Sanderson Farms Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.02 (+1.74 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $118.01
50-Day Range
MA: $118.60
52-Week Range
Now: $118.01
Volume107,629 shs
Average Volume368,426 shs
Market Capitalization$2.62 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.10%
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: 2.2Community 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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.44 billion
Cash Flow$8.84 per share
Book Value$63.99 per share


Net Income$53.29 million


Market Cap$2.62 billion
Next Earnings Date12/17/2020 (Estimated)
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(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Sanderson Farms' stock been impacted by 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 4.4% and is now trading at $118.01.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sanderson Farms?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sanderson Farms in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 3 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, December 17th 2020.
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How were Sanderson Farms' earnings last quarter?

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 27th. The company reported $1.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.07 by $1.41. The business earned $956.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $933.50 million. Sanderson Farms had a negative return on equity of 4.15% and a negative net margin of 0.64%. The firm's revenue was up 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $2.41 EPS.
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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, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Tuesday, October 20th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 5th. This is a boost from Sanderson Farms's previous quarterly dividend of $0.32.
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What price target have analysts set for SAFM?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Sanderson Farms' shares. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $168.00. On average, they anticipate Sanderson Farms' stock price to reach $143.56 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,180,000 shares, an increase of 12.4% from the August 31st total of 1,050,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 263,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.5 days. Currently, 5.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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 Pfizer (PFE), Walmart (WMT), Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), PepsiCo (PEP), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.76%), Nuance Investments LLC (6.44%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.72%), FMR LLC (3.02%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.13%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.71%). 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 major investors are selling Sanderson Farms stock?

SAFM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Vanguard Group Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Sanderson Farms company stock in the last year include John Bierbusse, and Phil K Livingston.
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Which major investors are buying Sanderson Farms stock?

SAFM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuance Investments LLC, WS Management Lllp, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Kehrs Ridge Capital LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Barclays PLC, and Raymond James & Associates.
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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 $118.01.

How big of a company is Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms has a market capitalization of $2.62 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 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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