Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM): Price and Financial Metrics

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM): $188.54

-1.11 (-0.59%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where SAFM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.35% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SAFM is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 48 weeks.
  • SAFM ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 16th percentile.

SAFM Stock Summary

  • SAFM's went public 31.78 years ago, making it older than 88.22% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -77.51%, Sanderson Farms Inc's debt growth rate surpasses just 4.08% of about US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, SAFM has reported earnings growth of -564.68%, putting it ahead of merely 3.84% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Sanderson Farms Inc are FRD, MANT, ROCK, CVET, and WDFC.
  • Visit SAFM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SAFM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, SAFM's price/sales ratio is 28.57% lower, now standing at 1.
  • Over the past 243 months, SAFM's price/earnings ratio has gone up 5.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, SAFM's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 3.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAFM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAFM 2021-09-03 1 2.6 14.6 10.4
SAFM 2021-09-02 1 2.6 14.6 10.4
SAFM 2021-09-01 1 2.6 14.6 10.4
SAFM 2021-08-31 1 2.6 14.7 10.5
SAFM 2021-08-30 1 2.6 14.5 10.4
SAFM 2021-08-27 1 2.6 14.5 10.3

SAFM Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 44.38%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -51.83%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 19.23%.
SAFM's revenue has moved up $1,099,961,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows SAFM'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 4,335.965 477.022 299.074
2021-03-31 3,939.664 402.813 167.121
2020-12-31 3,650.495 297.301 76.328
2020-09-30 3,564.267 222.009 28.274
2020-06-30 3,530.733 170.436 -22.519
2020-03-31 3,519.43 119.774 -1.967

SAFM'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.
  • SAFM has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 94.5% of graded US stocks.
  • SAFM's asset turnover comes in at 2.192 -- ranking 4th of 57 Food Products stocks.
  • LWAY, DAR, and MDLZ are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SAFM.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 2.192 0.151 0.239
2021-04-30 2.062 0.113 0.132
2021-01-31 1.919 0.072 0.030
2020-10-31 1.884 0.054 -0.006
2020-07-31 1.885 0.035 -0.049
2020-04-30 1.908 0.044 -0.034

SAFM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SAFM, see our SAFM 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 $199.17 Average Broker Recommendation 1.88 (Hold)

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SAFM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $188.54 52-week high $197.25
Prev. close $189.65 52-week low $114.87
Day low $187.22 Volume 260,200
Day high $190.60 Avg. volume 250,841
50-day MA $189.66 Dividend yield 0.93%
200-day MA $165.61 Market Cap 4.21B

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) Company Bio

Sanderson Farms produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh, frozen, and prepared chicken products in the United States. The company was founded in 1947 and is based in Laurel, Mississippi.

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SHAREHOLDER INVESTIGATION: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates GWB, SAFM, LMRK, IDEX; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 24, 2021 / Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies:Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB)concerning potential violations of the federal securities laws and/or breaches of fiduciary duties relating to its sale to First Interstate BancSystem, Inc.

Yahoo | September 24, 2021

Sanderson Farms, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

LAUREL, Miss., September 23, 2021--Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.44 (forty-four cents) per share payable October 19, 2021, to stockholders of record on October 5, 2021.

Yahoo | September 23, 2021

Moore Kuehn Encourages MSON, LMRK, SAFM, and SVBI Investors to Contact Law Firm

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Moore Kuehn, PLLC, a law firm focusing in securities litigation located on Wall Street in downtown New York City, is investigating potential claims concerning whether the following proposed mergers are fair to shareholders. Moore Kuehn may seek increased consideration, additional disclosures, or other relief on behalf of the shareholders of these companies: Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON) A registration statement was recently filed with the SEC regarding

Yahoo | September 23, 2021

Sanderson Farms (SAFM) Looks Solid: Up More Than 20% in 6 Months

Sanderson Farms (SAFM) has been benefiting from robust demand as well as efficient pricing. Also, focus on boosting assortments has been a driver.

Yahoo | September 22, 2021

SHAREHOLDER INVESTIGATION: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates XENT, INOV, SAFM, HOMB; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halper Sadeh LLP, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating the following companies: Intersect ENT, Inc. (NASDAQ: XENT) concerning potential violations of the federal securities laws and/or breaches of fiduciary duties relating to its sale to Medtronic plc for $28.25 per share. If you are an Intersect ENT shareholder, click here to learn more about your rights and options. Inovalon Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INOV) concerning potent

Yahoo | September 20, 2021

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SAFM Price Returns

1-mo -2.72%
3-mo 0.38%
6-mo 21.64%
1-year 61.68%
3-year 88.27%
5-year 110.55%
YTD 43.80%
2020 -24.15%
2019 79.16%
2018 -27.63%
2017 49.46%
2016 24.09%

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