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NASDAQ:SAFM

Sanderson Farms - SAFM Stock Forecast, Price & News

$204.00
0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 08/9/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$204.00
$204.00
50-Day Range
$199.70
$219.90
52-Week Range
$175.82
$221.63
Volume
2,538 shs
Average Volume
246,600 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.55 billion
P/E Ratio
5.28
Dividend Yield
0.86%
Price Target
$203.00

Sanderson Farms MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.5% Downside
$203.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.70% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-6.24
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-27.02%
From $46.23 to $33.74 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.57 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

137th out of 146 stocks

Poultry Slaughtering & Processing Industry

4th out of 4 stocks

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About Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) Stock

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. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Laurel, Mississippi.

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SAFM Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/17 Dividend
5/02/2022
Dividend Payable
5/17/2022
Last Earnings
5/27/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/25/2022
Fiscal Year End
10/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Poultry slaughtering & processing
Sub-Industry
Packaged Foods & Meats
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:SAFM
CUSIP
80001310
Employees
17,662
Year Founded
1947

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$203.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$203.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$203.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-0.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$455.09 million
Pretax Margin
20.11%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.80 billion
Cash Flow
$28.57 per share
Book Value
$82.86 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
21,124,000
Market Cap
$4.55 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.56

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Joe F. Sanderson Jr. (Age 74)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $4.26M
  • Mr. Lampkin Butts (Age 71)
    Pres & Director
    Comp: $1.86M
  • Mr. D. Michael Cockrell (Age 64)
    CFO, Chief Legal Officer, Treasurer & Director
    Comp: $1.5M
  • Mr. Timothy F. Rigney (Age 58)
    Corp. Sec., Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
    Comp: $656.53k
  • Mr. Edward Chisholm (Age 54)
    Principal Operating Officer
  • Mr. Brian Romano
    Director of Admin. & HR
  • Ms. Robin Robinson
    Director of Organization Devel. & Corp. Communication
  • Ms. Hilary Burroughs
    Director of Marketing
  • Mr. Bob Rosa
    Chief Financial Analyst













SAFM Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Sanderson Farms stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sanderson Farms in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" SAFM shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SAFM, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Sanderson Farms' stock price forecast for 2022?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Sanderson Farms' stock. Their SAFM share price forecasts range from $203.00 to $203.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $203.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.5%.
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How have SAFM shares performed in 2022?

Sanderson Farms' stock was trading at $191.08 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, SAFM shares have increased by 6.8% and is now trading at $204.00.
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When is Sanderson Farms' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 25th 2022.
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How were Sanderson Farms' earnings last quarter?

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 27th. The company reported $14.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $6.81 by $7.58. The company earned $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.39 billion. Sanderson Farms had a net margin of 15.34% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 43.58%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 35.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $4.34 earnings per share.

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

Sanderson Farms announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 21st. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Tuesday, May 17th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 2nd.
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Is Sanderson Farms a good dividend stock?

Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.86%. The dividend payout ratio is 4.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SAFM will have a dividend payout ratio of 5.22% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Joe F. Sanderson Jr.'s approval rating as Sanderson Farms' CEO?

125 employees have rated Sanderson Farms Chief Executive Officer Joe F. Sanderson Jr. on Glassdoor.com. Joe F. Sanderson Jr. has an approval rating of 81% among the company's employees.

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 Walmart (WMT), Walt Disney (DIS), Pfizer (PFE), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), PepsiCo (PEP), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alpine Associates Management Inc. (1.93%), Walleye Trading LLC (0.00%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.62%), Assetmark Inc. (0.55%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.28%) and abrdn plc (0.28%). Insiders that own company stock include John Bierbusse, Lampkin Butts, Phil K Livingston, Robert C Khayat and Toni D Cooley.
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How do I buy shares of Sanderson Farms?

Shares of SAFM stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Sanderson Farms' stock price today?

One share of SAFM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $204.00.

How much money does Sanderson Farms make?

Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) has a market capitalization of $4.55 billion and generates $4.80 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $455.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $38.65 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Sanderson Farms have?

The company employs 17,662 workers across the globe.

When was Sanderson Farms founded?

Sanderson Farms was founded in 1947.

How can I contact Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms' mailing address is 127 FLYNT ROAD, LAUREL MS, 39443. The official website for the company is www.sandersonfarms.com. The company can be reached via phone at (601) 649-4030 or via fax at 601-426-1461.

This page (NASDAQ:SAFM) was last updated on 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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