NASDAQ:SAFM

Sanderson Farms Stock Forecast, Price & News

$185.43
+1.65 (+0.90 %)
(As of 06/23/2021 01:25 PM ET)
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$182.55
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50-Day Range
$155.74
$183.78
52-Week Range
$108.57
$186.72
Volume4,631 shs
Average Volume196,776 shs
Market Capitalization$4.14 billion
P/E Ratio24.72
Dividend Yield1.06%
Beta0.67
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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. Sanderson Farms, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Laurel, Mississippi.

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1.54 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

87th out of 312 stocks

Poultry Slaughtering & Processing Industry

4th out of 5 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.2Dividend 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 research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sanderson Farms in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Sanderson Farms?

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Are investors shorting Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 306,800 shares, a drop of 25.1% from the May 13th total of 409,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 171,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 1.5% of the company's shares 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, August 26th 2021.
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How were Sanderson Farms' earnings last quarter?

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 26th. The company reported $4.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.29 by $2.05. The firm 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 business's revenue for the quarter was up 34.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($1.43) earnings per share.
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How has Sanderson Farms' stock price 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 increased by 50.1% and is now trading at $185.43.
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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, April 23rd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Tuesday, May 18th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 3rd.
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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 1.06%.
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What price target have analysts set for SAFM?

7 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Sanderson Farms' shares. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $198.00. On average, they anticipate Sanderson Farms' share price to reach $171.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.8%.
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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 73, Pay $1.7M)
  • Mr. Lampkin Butts, Pres & Director (Age 70, Pay $842.95k)
  • Mr. D. Michael Cockrell, CFO, Chief Legal Officer, Treasurer & Director (Age 63, Pay $696.89k)
  • Mr. Timothy F. Rigney, Corp. Sec., Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 57, Pay $356.02k)
  • Mr. Edward Chisholm, Principal Operating Officer (Age 53)
  • 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.

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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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.39%), Nuance Investments LLC (7.80%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.90%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.79%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.51%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.08%). 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 institutional investors are selling Sanderson Farms stock?

SAFM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuance Investments LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Royal Bank of Canada, and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold Sanderson Farms company stock in the last year include John Bierbusse, Phil K Livingston, and Toni D Cooley.
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Which institutional investors are buying Sanderson Farms stock?

SAFM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Panagora Asset Management Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Geode Capital Management LLC, and JPMorgan Chase & Co..
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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 $185.43.

How much money does Sanderson Farms make?

Sanderson Farms has a market capitalization of $4.14 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 www.sandersonfarms.com.

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 6/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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