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NASDAQ:SAFM

Sanderson Farms (SAFM) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$185.20
-0.03 (-0.02%)
(As of 05/19/2022 11:09 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$183.84
$185.96
50-Day Range
$177.73
$192.28
52-Week Range
$155.34
$200.00
Volume
1,283 shs
Average Volume
215,892 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.13 billion
P/E Ratio
6.48
Dividend Yield
0.94%
Beta
0.65
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About Sanderson Farms

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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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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.80 billion
Cash Flow
$28.36 per share
Book Value
$82.86 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$455.09 million
Pretax Margin
16.04%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
21,126,000
Market Cap
$4.13 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/24/2022
Ex-Dividend for 5/17 Dividend
5/02/2022
Dividend Payable
5/17/2022
Today
5/19/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
10/31/2022

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Overall MarketRank

1.93 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

107th out of 188 stocks

Poultry Slaughtering & Processing Industry

2nd out of 3 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sanderson Farms a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sanderson Farms in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Sanderson Farms stock. 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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Are investors shorting Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms saw a decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 959,500 shares, a decline of 22.0% from the April 15th total of 1,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 204,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.7 days. Approximately 4.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Sanderson Farms' next earnings date?

Sanderson Farms is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 26th 2022.
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How were Sanderson Farms' earnings last quarter?

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 24th. The company reported $8.64 EPS for the quarter. The firm earned $1.33 billion during the quarter. Sanderson Farms had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 35.95% and a net margin of 12.23%.
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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 Thursday, April 21st. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Tuesday, May 17th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 2nd.
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Is Sanderson Farms a good dividend stock?

Sanderson Farms pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.94%. The dividend payout ratio of Sanderson Farms is 6.15%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Sanderson Farms will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.66% next year. This indicates that Sanderson Farms will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for SAFM?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Sanderson Farms' stock. Their forecasts range from $203.00 to $203.00. On average, they expect Sanderson Farms' stock price to reach $203.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Sanderson Farms' key executives?
Sanderson Farms' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Joe F. Sanderson Jr., Chairman & CEO (Age 74, Pay $4.26M)
  • Mr. Lampkin Butts, Pres & Director (Age 71, Pay $1.86M)
  • Mr. D. Michael Cockrell, CFO, Chief Legal Officer, Treasurer & Director (Age 64, Pay $1.5M)
  • Mr. Timothy F. Rigney, Corp. Sec., Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 58, Pay $656.53k)
  • Mr. Edward Chisholm, Principal Operating Officer (Age 54)
  • 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
What is Joe F. Sanderson Jr.'s approval rating as Sanderson Farms' CEO?

125 employees have rated Sanderson Farms CEO Joe F. Sanderson Jr. on Glassdoor.com. Joe F. Sanderson Jr. has an approval rating of 81% among Sanderson Farms' 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.33%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.33%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.43%), State Street Corp (2.97%), Alpine Associates Management Inc. (2.71%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.40%). Company insiders that own Sanderson Farms stock include John Bierbusse, Phil K Livingston and Toni D Cooley.
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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 Nuance Investments LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc., Raymond James & Associates, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, Ramius Advisors LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., and Qube Research & Technologies Ltd.
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Which major investors are buying Sanderson Farms stock?

SAFM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Alpine Associates Management Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC, Candlestick Capital Management LP, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, Walleye Trading LLC, and Woodline Partners LP.
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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 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 $185.20.

How much money does Sanderson Farms make?

Sanderson Farms has a market capitalization of $4.13 billion and generates $4.80 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $455.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $28.60 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Sanderson Farms have?

Sanderson Farms employs 17,662 workers across the globe.

When was Sanderson Farms founded?

Sanderson Farms was founded in 1947.

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 or via fax at 601-426-1461.

This page was last updated on 5/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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