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NASDAQ:SAFM - Sanderson Farms Stock Price, Forecast & News

$143.71
-1.00 (-0.69 %)
(As of 01/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$143.43
Now: $143.71
$146.97
50-Day Range
$144.71
MA: $167.48
$176.37
52-Week Range
$111.77
Now: $143.71
$179.45
Volume328,465 shs
Average Volume376,915 shs
Market Capitalization$3.19 billion
P/E Ratio60.64
Dividend Yield0.88%
Beta0.75
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.44 billion
Cash Flow$8.74 per share
Book Value$63.99 per share

Profitability

Net Income$53.29 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,055
Market Cap$3.19 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sanderson Farms' stock symbol?

Sanderson Farms trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SAFM."

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

Sanderson Farms declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Tuesday, February 11th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 27th. View Sanderson Farms' Dividend History.

How will Sanderson Farms' stock buyback program work?

Sanderson Farms announced that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, May 31st 2018, which allows the company to repurchase 2,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Sanderson Farms' earnings last quarter?

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December, 19th. The company reported ($0.95) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($1.33) by $0.38. The firm earned $906.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $888.65 million. Sanderson Farms had a return on equity of 3.94% and a net margin of 1.55%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned ($1.63) EPS. View Sanderson Farms' Earnings History.

When is Sanderson Farms' next earnings date?

Sanderson Farms is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 25th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Sanderson Farms.

What price target have analysts set for SAFM?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Sanderson Farms' shares. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $197.00. On average, they expect Sanderson Farms' share price to reach $142.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Sanderson Farms.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sanderson Farms?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sanderson Farms in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Sanderson Farms.

Has Sanderson Farms been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about SAFM stock has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sanderson Farms earned a news impact score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Sanderson Farms.

Are investors shorting Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,310,000 shares, an increase of 13.8% from the December 31st total of 2,030,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 344,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.7 days. Approximately 11.7% 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), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ), QUALCOMM (QCOM), IBM (IBM), Intel (INTC), PepsiCo (PEP), Alibaba Group (BABA) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH).

Who are Sanderson Farms' key executives?

Sanderson Farms' management team includes the folowing 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

Who are Sanderson Farms' major shareholders?

Sanderson Farms' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Artemis Investment Management LLP (1.62%), Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL (0.36%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.24%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.23%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.14%) and Arizona State Retirement System (0.05%). 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 institutional investors are selling Sanderson Farms stock?

SAFM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arizona State Retirement System, Arden Trust Co, Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, CWM Advisors LLC, World Asset Management Inc and Advisor Partners LLC. 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 for Sanderson Farms.

Which institutional investors are buying Sanderson Farms stock?

SAFM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Scout Investments Inc., TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, CWM LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System and Dupont Capital Management Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $143.71.

How big of a company is Sanderson Farms?

Sanderson Farms has a market capitalization of $3.19 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.View Additional Information About Sanderson Farms.

What is Sanderson Farms' official website?

The official website for Sanderson Farms is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ SAFM)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  304 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  374 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  678
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sanderson Farms and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SAFM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SAFM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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