Sanderson Farms Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.56 (+1.40 %)
(As of 07/29/2021 05:20 PM ET)
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Volume188,218 shs
Average Volume199,861 shs
Market Capitalization$4.15 billion
P/E Ratio24.76
Dividend Yield0.96%
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About Sanderson Farms

Sanderson Farms, Inc. is a poultry processing company, which engages in the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of fresh, frozen, further processed, and partially cooked chicken products. It operates through the following divisions: Production, Processing, and Foods. The Production division refers to the production of chickens to the broiler stage. The Processing division involves the processing, sale, and distribution of chickens. The Foods division comprises the processing, marketing, and distribution of prepared chicken items sold nationally and regionally. It offers its products under the brand Sanderson Farms. The company was founded by Dewey R. Sanderson, Dewey R. Sanderson, Jr. and Joe Frank Sanderson in 1947 and is headquartered in Laurel, MS.


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1.70 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

104th out of 330 stocks

Poultry Slaughtering & Processing Industry

4th out of 5 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sanderson Farms a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sanderson Farms in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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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When is Sanderson Farms' next earnings date?

Sanderson Farms is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 26th 2021.
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How were Sanderson Farms' earnings last quarter?

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 26th. The company reported $4.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.29 by $2.05. The company had revenue of $1.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.05 billion. Sanderson Farms had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.43% and a net margin of 4.24%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 34.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($1.43) EPS.
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How has Sanderson Farms' stock 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 stock has increased by 50.4% and is now trading at $185.77.
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How often does Sanderson Farms pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 23rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Tuesday, August 17th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 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 0.97%.
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What price target have analysts set for SAFM?

7 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Sanderson Farms' stock. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $198.00. On average, they anticipate Sanderson Farms' share price to reach $174.33 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.2%.
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Who are Sanderson Farms' key executives?

Sanderson Farms' management team includes the following people:
  • Joe Frank Sanderson, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Lampkin Butts, President, Chief Operating Officer & Director
  • Mike Cockrell, CFO, Treasurer, Director & Chief Legal Officer
  • Robert F. Rosa, Chief Financial Analyst
  • Hilary Burroughs, Director-Marketing

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 Joe F. Sanderson Jr. has an approval rating of 81% among Sanderson Farms' employees.

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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), The 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.03%) and New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (0.02%). Company insiders that own Sanderson Farms stock include John Bierbusse, Lampkin Butts, Phil K Livingston, Robert C Khayat and Toni D Cooley.
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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 New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund.
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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 $185.77.

How much money does Sanderson Farms make?

Sanderson Farms has a market capitalization of $4.15 billion and generates $3.56 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $28.27 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.41) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Sanderson Farms have?

Sanderson Farms employs 17,445 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

Where are Sanderson Farms' headquarters?

Sanderson Farms is headquartered at 127 FLYNT ROAD, LAUREL MS, 39443.

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 7/29/2021 by Staff
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