Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM)

About the company

Sanderson Farms, Inc. is a poultry processing company, which engages in the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of fresh, frozen, further processed, and partially cooked chicken products. It operates through the following divisions: Production, Processing, and Foods. The Production division refers to the production of chickens to the broiler stage. The Processing division involves the processing, sale, and distribution of chickens. The Foods division comprises the processing, marketing, and distribution of prepared chicken items sold nationally and regionally. The firm offers its products under the brand Sanderson Farms. The company was founded by Dewey R. Sanderson, Dewey R. Sanderson, Jr. and Joe Frank Sanderson in 1947 and is headquartered in Laurel, MS.


Consumer Non-Durables


Food: Meat and Fish and Dairy




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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Hormel Foods Corp. HRL 26203.60 9599.00 4.21 28.28 9.64
Tyson Foods, Inc. TSN 21392.70 43472.00 1.47 10.55 4.52
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. PPC 4182.50 11759.00 1.67 9.51 3.73
Seaboard Corp. SEB 2922.00 6980.00 0.99 27.68 1.76
Sanderson Farms, Inc. SAFM 2453.00 3519.00 1.81 -1115.00 -0.07
Lifeway Foods, Inc. LWAY 37.28 94.00 0.83 38.83 1.05

Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

Sanderson Farms Inc.

9d ago, source: Barron's

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Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Strong Sell

7d ago, source: Stock Market Daily

Sanderson Farms stock has undergone multiple analysts rating changes in the recent past.  Sanderson Farms Downgraded by ...

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Shares Bought by M&T Bank Corp

14d ago, source:

M&T Bank Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) by 67.3% during the 1st quarter, ...

If It’s Illegal, ‘Don’t Tell Me’: Chicken Probe Ensnares a CEO

29d ago, source: Bloomberg

Tyson Foods Inc. and Sanderson Farms Inc. have also received grand jury subpoenas in the investigation, according to regulatory filings. In a statement, the Justice Department said the charges ...

Chicken Industry Executives Indicted on Price-Fixing Charges — Update

29d ago, source: Morningstar%2c Inc.

Pilgrim's dropped 12%, and shares of chicken companies Tyson Foods Inc. and Sanderson Farms Inc. fell 3.8% and 6.2%, respectively. The indictments come amid growing concern among farmers ...

Sanderson Farms to Gain From Solid Poultry Prices, Costs High

14d ago, source: YAHOO!

Shares of Sanderson Farms, Inc. SAFM rallied 15.6% in the past three months compared with the industry’s growth of 9.7%. The company is gaining from favorable pricing, healthy demand for most ...

Chicken producer stocks fall on DOJ price-fixing indictments, while food distributor stocks pop (PPC, TSN, SAFM, SYY, USFD)

1mon ago, source: Business Insider

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