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

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM): $187.08

-0.92 (-0.49%)

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  • SAFM scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 98.89% of US stocks.
  • SAFM's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 163 days.
  • SAFM ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

SAFM Stock Summary

  • SAFM's went public 32.11 years ago, making it older than 88.34% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -56.96%, Sanderson Farms Inc's debt growth rate surpasses merely 7.57% 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 -5,493.64%; that's higher than just 0.28% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SAFM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are JW.A, FNKO, INTT, SMED, and BMTX.
  • 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 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -101.44%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -64.59%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 19.23%.
SAFM's revenue has moved up $1,268,920,000 over the prior 15 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
2021-09-30 4,799.653 623.483 455.089
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

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 94.61% of graded US stocks.
  • SAFM's asset turnover comes in at 2.192 -- ranking 6th of 58 Food Products stocks.
  • MKC, MDLZ, and MMMB 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 1.81 (Hold)

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SAFM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $187.08 52-week high $200.00
Prev. close $188.00 52-week low $133.27
Day low $186.00 Volume 170,400
Day high $189.05 Avg. volume 153,836
50-day MA $188.64 Dividend yield 0.94%
200-day MA $182.81 Market Cap 4.18B

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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SAFM Price Returns

1-mo -0.22%
3-mo -1.10%
6-mo 2.66%
1-year 32.92%
3-year 63.45%
5-year 117.86%
YTD -2.09%
2021 46.08%
2020 -24.15%
2019 79.16%
2018 -27.63%
2017 49.46%

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