Sanderson Farms, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

  Sanderson Farms, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

Business Wire

LAUREL, Miss. -- July 25, 2013

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) today announced that itsBoard of
Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of
$0.17(seventeencents) per share payable August 20, 2013, to stockholders of
record on August 6,2013.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and
distribution of fresh and frozen chicken and other prepared food items. Its
shares trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol SAFM.

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Contact:

Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Mike Cockrell, 601-649-4030
Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer