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

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC): $28.26

0.11 (+0.39%)

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where PPC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 85.4% of US stocks.
  • PPC's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 47 weeks.
  • PPC ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 12th percentile.

PPC Stock Summary

  • Pilgrims Pride Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 92.79% of US listed stocks.
  • PPC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 311.89 -- higher than 90.36% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.52, Pilgrims Pride Corp has a higher such ratio than merely 9.68% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PPC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PRMW, AKO.B, ITP, UFAB, and GME.
  • 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 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 35.21%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 3.79%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -21.58%.
PPC's revenue has moved up $2,080,726,000 over the prior 33 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
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
2020-06-30 11,740.41 403.883 263.077
2020-03-31 11,759.47 567.216 439.181

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 73.28% of graded US stocks.
  • PPC's asset turnover comes in at 1.737 -- ranking 10th of 57 Food Products stocks.
  • HSY, MKC, and BG 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
2021-06-27 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
2020-03-29 1.711 0.087 0.125

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 1.6 (Moderate Buy)

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PPC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $28.26 52-week high $28.38
Prev. close $28.15 52-week low $14.06
Day low $27.94 Volume 596,046
Day high $28.30 Avg. volume 645,796
50-day MA $24.59 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $23.04 Market Cap 6.89B

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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Here's What Could Help Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) Maintain Its Recent Price Strength

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Yahoo | September 9, 2021

Pilgrim’s Pride Closes $900.0 Million Senior Notes Offering

GREELEY, Colo., Sept. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ: PPC) (the “Company”) today announced it has closed an offering of $900.0 million in aggregate principal amount of its 3.500% Senior Notes due 2032 (the “Notes”). The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the Notes, together with borrowings under the delayed draw term loan under its secured credit facility, to finance its previously announced acquisition of the Meats and Meals businesses

Yahoo | September 2, 2021

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Yahoo | September 1, 2021

Why Is Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) Up 23.4% Since Last Earnings Report?

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Yahoo | August 27, 2021

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PPC Price Returns

1-mo 2.13%
3-mo 32.99%
6-mo 12.19%
1-year 66.14%
3-year 48.58%
5-year 35.87%
YTD 44.11%
2020 -40.06%
2019 110.93%
2018 -50.06%
2017 63.56%
2016 -14.03%

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