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NASDAQ:SAFMSanderson Farms Stock Price, Forecast & News

$116.85
+1.24 (+1.07 %)
(As of 07/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$114.45
Now: $116.85
$117.53
50-Day Range
$111.11
MA: $121.78
$140.22
52-Week Range
$102.13
Now: $116.85
$179.45
Volume318,100 shs
Average Volume422,355 shs
Market Capitalization$2.60 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.11%
Beta0.62
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: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.71 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Poultry slaughtering & processing
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SAFM
CUSIP80001310
Phone601-649-4030

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.44 billion
Cash Flow$9.32 per share
Book Value$63.99 per share

Profitability

Net Income$53.29 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,055
Market Cap$2.60 billion
Next Earnings Date9/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) Frequently Asked Questions

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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SAFM shares have decreased by 5.4% and is now trading at $116.85. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sanderson Farms?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sanderson Farms in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Sanderson Farms.

When is Sanderson Farms' next earnings date?

Sanderson Farms is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September 3rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Sanderson Farms.

How were Sanderson Farms' earnings last quarter?

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 28th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.80) by $1.08. The firm had revenue of $844.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $854.43 million. Sanderson Farms had a negative return on equity of 2.65% and a negative net margin of 0.06%. The company's quarterly revenue was down .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.83 EPS. View Sanderson Farms' earnings history.

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

Sanderson Farms announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 17th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 28th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Tuesday, May 12th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 27th. View Sanderson Farms' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SAFM?

7 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Sanderson Farms' shares. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $168.00. On average, they anticipate Sanderson Farms' share price to reach $146.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Sanderson Farms.

Has Sanderson Farms been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about SAFM stock has been trending extremely negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sanderson Farms earned a daily sentiment score of -4.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news about Sanderson Farms.

Are investors shorting Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms saw a drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 968,300 shares, a drop of 10.3% from the June 15th total of 1,080,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 360,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 days. Approximately 4.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Sanderson Farms' Current Options Chain.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), Walmart (WMT), PepsiCo (PEP), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), IBM (IBM) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc. (0.07%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.03%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%) and Howe & Rusling Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Sanderson Farms stock include John Bierbusse, Jones Gail Pittman, Lampkin Butts, Phil K Livingston and Robert C Khayat. View institutional ownership trends for Sanderson Farms.

Which major investors are selling Sanderson Farms stock?

SAFM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., and Howe & Rusling Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Sanderson Farms company stock in the last year include John Bierbusse, Lampkin Butts, Phil K Livingston, and Robert C Khayat. View insider buying and selling activity for Sanderson Farms.

Which major investors are buying Sanderson Farms stock?

SAFM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc., and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View insider buying and selling activity for Sanderson Farms.

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 $116.85.

How big of a company is Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms has a market capitalization of $2.60 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 7/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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