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

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC): $33.59

0.75 (+2.28%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where PPC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 84.56% of US stocks.
  • PPC's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • PPC's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 0.76% of US stocks).

PPC Stock Summary

  • Pilgrims Pride Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 93.6% of US listed stocks.
  • PPC's current price/earnings ratio is 193.15, which is higher than 96.7% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.41, Pilgrims Pride Corp has a higher such ratio than merely 8.59% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Pilgrims Pride Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be CACI, FMX, JAKK, LL, and FIZZ.
  • 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 53.4; this is 196.67% higher than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 233 months, PPC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 39.2.
  • PPC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 221.9 over the prior 233 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PPC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PPC 2021-09-03 0.5 2.6 -207.0 53.4
PPC 2021-09-02 0.5 2.7 -207.9 53.5
PPC 2021-09-01 0.5 2.6 -206.9 53.3
PPC 2021-08-31 0.5 2.6 -205.9 53.1
PPC 2021-08-30 0.5 2.6 -205.1 53.0
PPC 2021-08-27 0.5 2.6 -207.1 53.4

PPC Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -9.31%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 45.36%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -16.67%.
Over the past 34 months, PPC's revenue has gone up $3,861,677,000.

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
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
2020-12-31 12,091.9 724.247 94.757
2020-09-30 12,037.56 639.352 186.758

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 $33.59 52-week high $33.81
Prev. close $32.84 52-week low $20.23
Day low $32.90 Volume 1,098,100
Day high $33.81 Avg. volume 1,108,632
50-day MA $27.47 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $27.59 Market Cap 8.07B

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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PPC Price Returns

1-mo 14.72%
3-mo 36.82%
6-mo 18.78%
1-year 39.73%
3-year 32.56%
5-year 42.75%
YTD 19.11%
2021 43.80%
2020 -40.06%
2019 110.93%
2018 -50.06%
2017 63.56%

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