Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC): Price and Financial Metrics

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC): $23.02

-0.21 (-0.90%)

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  • PPC scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 96.33% of US stocks.
  • PPC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • PPC's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 28.2% of US stocks).

PPC Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PPC is 5.85 -- better than 93.13% of US stocks.
  • PILGRIMS PRIDE CORP's stock had its IPO on December 30, 1987, making it an older stock than 90.39% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, PILGRIMS PRIDE CORP is reporting a growth rate of 564.78%; that's higher than 96.99% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PPC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AVNT, REYN, GT, INGR, and ABG.
  • PPC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit PILGRIMS PRIDE CORP's official web site, go to www.pilgrims.com.

PPC Valuation Summary

  • PPC's EV/EBIT ratio is 7.9; this is 53.39% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, PPC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 5.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PPC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PPC 2022-09-23 0.3 2.0 7.8 7.9
PPC 2022-09-22 0.4 2.1 8.1 8.0
PPC 2022-09-21 0.4 2.1 8.0 8.0
PPC 2022-09-20 0.4 2.1 8.1 8.1
PPC 2022-09-19 0.4 2.1 8.3 8.2
PPC 2022-09-16 0.4 2.1 8.2 8.1

PPC Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 65.42%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 89.47%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -12.95%.
PPC's revenue has moved up $8,754,625,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows PPC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 16,738.38 632.726 740.033
2022-03-31 15,744.43 697.006 211.23
2021-12-31 14,777.46 326.459 31
2021-09-30 13,856.52 543.407 -5.675
2021-06-30 13,104.07 698.473 -32.954
2021-03-31 12,290.4 559.632 127.697

PPC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • PPC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 72.59% of graded US stocks.
  • PPC's asset turnover comes in at 1.757 -- ranking 10th of 59 Food Products stocks.
  • ADM, RMCF, and DAR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PPC.

The table below shows PPC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-26 1.757 0.090 0.032
2021-06-27 1.737 0.090 0.027
2021-03-28 1.662 0.075 0.050
2020-12-27 1.648 0.069 0.046
2020-09-27 1.661 0.067 0.061
2020-06-28 1.670 0.066 0.080

PPC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PPC, see our PPC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $27.80 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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PPC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $23.02 52-week high $34.66
Prev. close $23.23 52-week low $20.23
Day low $22.98 Volume 655,800
Day high $23.75 Avg. volume 964,692
50-day MA $28.43 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $28.09 Market Cap 5.50B

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC) Company Bio

Pilgrim's Pride engages in the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products to retailers, distributors, and foodservice operators in the United States, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Greeley, Colorado.

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Latest PPC News From Around the Web

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Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) is Poised on Capacity Expansion Efforts

Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) benefits from its focus on strategic growth initiatives, like capacity expansions and a customer-centric approach.

Yahoo | September 28, 2022

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Yahoo | September 22, 2022


Pilgrim's Pride Corporation ("PPC") announced today that it is soliciting consents (the "Consents") from the holders of each of its (i) 4.250% Sustainability-Linked Senior Notes due 2031 (the "2031 Notes"), and (ii) 3.500% Senior Notes due 2032 (the "2032 Notes" and, collectively with the 2031 Notes, the "Notes"), each issued by PPC to certain proposed amendments as set forth below (with respect to each series of Notes, the "Proposed Amendments") to the indentures governing each series of Notes

Yahoo | September 15, 2022

Capacity Expansions Aid Pilgrim's Pride (PPC), High Costs Ail

Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) benefits from long-term investments like capacity expansion and automation. However, rising pressures from inflation are a concern.

Yahoo | September 13, 2022

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PPC Price Returns

1-mo -18.14%
3-mo -26.85%
6-mo -9.80%
1-year -21.41%
3-year -24.84%
5-year -22.36%
YTD -18.37%
2021 43.80%
2020 -40.06%
2019 110.93%
2018 -50.06%
2017 63.56%

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