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

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM)

Today's Latest Price: $137.57 USD

0.08 (-0.06%)

Updated Nov 27 1:00pm

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Ranked of 58 in Food Makers

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SAFM Stock Summary

  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 358.24%, Sanderson Farms Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 95.41% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Sanderson Farms Inc is reporting a growth rate of -296.9%; that's higher than only 6.76% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Sanderson Farms Inc's share price is greater than that of just 3.52% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SAFM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SHOO, TREE, SCHN, CVGW, and AIR.
  • SAFM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Sanderson Farms Inc's official web site, go to

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SAFM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $137.57 52-week high $179.45
Prev. close $137.65 52-week low $102.13
Day low $135.54 Volume 84,930
Day high $139.36 Avg. volume 362,342
50-day MA $126.44 Dividend yield 1.28%
200-day MA $124.40 Market Cap 3.06B

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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Sanderson Farms declares $0.44 dividend

Sanderson Farms (SAFM) declares $0.44/share quarterly dividend, 37.5% increase from prior dividend of $0.32.Forward yield 1.52%Payable Oct. 20; for shareholders of record Oct. 6; ex-div Oct. 5.See SAFM Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | September 24, 2020

Sanderson Farms +2% after Goldman Sachs turns bullish

Goldman Sachs bumps up Sanderson Farms (SAFM) to a Buy rating after having it slotted at Neutral. The firm sees upside for SAFM against consensus marks in the back half of the year. GS assigns a price target of $139 to rep more than 14% upside for shares. The average...

Seeking Alpha | September 10, 2020

Sanderson Farms Releases 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report

LAUREL, Miss., Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanderson Farms, Inc. has released its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report detailing the company's commitment to social and environmental responsibility. This year, Sanderson Farms introduced reporting using the standards set forth by the…

PR Newswire | September 3, 2020

Sanderson Farms, Inc. Reports Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2020

LAUREL, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $SAFM--Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) today reported results for the third fiscal quarter and nine months ended July 31, 2020. Net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2020 were $956.5 million compared with $945.2 million for the same period a year ago. For the quarter, the Company reported net income of $32.8 million, or $1.48 per share, compared with net income of $53.4 million, or $2.41 per share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2019. Net sales for the first n

Business Wire | August 27, 2020

Sanderson Foods tops earnings expectations despite COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants

Sanderson Farms Inc. undefined topped earnings and revenue expectations for its fiscal third quarter Thursday despite disruptions to the chicken producer's…

MarketWatch | August 27, 2020

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SAFM Price Returns

1-mo 12.12%
3-mo 17.92%
6-mo 4.88%
1-year -17.09%
3-year -13.07%
5-year 99.79%
YTD -21.07%
2019 79.16%
2018 -27.63%
2017 49.46%
2016 24.09%
2015 -5.97%

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