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Last $78.17 USD
Change Today -1.38 / -1.73%
Volume 415.2K
SAFM On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Berlin
NASDAQ GS
As of 8:10 PM 03/30/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

sanderson farms inc (SAFM) Snapshot

Open
$79.91
Previous Close
$79.55
Day High
$79.91
Day Low
$78.06
52 Week High
07/16/14 - $103.30
52 Week Low
02/11/15 - $74.95
Market Cap
1.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
439.6K
EPS TTM
$12.42
Shares Outstanding
23.2M
EX-Date
01/30/15
P/E TM
6.3x
Dividend
$0.88
Dividend Yield
1.72%
Current Stock Chart for SANDERSON FARMS INC (SAFM)

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sanderson farms inc (SAFM) Details

Sanderson Farms, Inc., an integrated poultry processing company, produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh, frozen, and prepared chicken products in the United States. The company sells ice pack, chill pack, bulk pack, and frozen chicken in whole, cut-up, and boneless form primarily under the Sanderson Farms brand name to retailers, distributors, and casual dining operators in the southeastern, southwestern, northeastern, and western United States, as well as to customers who resell frozen chicken in the export markets. Its prepared chicken product line includes institutional and consumer packaged partially cooked or marinated chicken items for distributors and food service establishments. Sanderson Farms, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Laurel, Mississippi.

11,461 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/18/14
Founded in 1947

sanderson farms inc (SAFM) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
President, Chief Operating Officer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $665.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $569.8K
Chief Accounting Officer, Controller and Secr...
Total Annual Compensation: $215.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

sanderson farms inc (SAFM) Key Developments

Sanderson Farms, Inc. Announces Site for New Poultry Complex in North Carolina

Sanderson Farms, Inc. announced that a site located in the town of St. Pauls and Robeson County, North Carolina, has been selected for construction of a new poultry processing plant and waste water treatment facility, and that the company has sites under consideration for a new hatchery. These facilities will comprise a poultry complex with the capacity to process 1.25 million birds per week for the big bird deboning market. At full capacity, the complex will employ approximately 1,100 people, will require 100 contract growers, and will be equipped to process and sell approximately 500 million pounds of dressed poultry meat annually at full production. The company expects to invest approximately $139 million in the new North Carolina complex, which includes upgrades to its Kinston, North Carolina, feed mill, and anticipates that associated contract growers will invest an additional $168 million in poultry production facilities. The company expects to begin construction of the facilities this summer, with initial operations of the new complex to begin during the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended January 31, 2015; Provides Capex, Depreciation and Amortization Guidance for the Year 2015

Sanderson Farms, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended January 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $66.5 million, or $2.87 per share basic and diluted up from net income of $28.9 million, or $1.25 per share basic and diluted, in the same period a year ago. Net sales were $667.4 million, up from $584.9 million for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $103.057 million compared to $45.199 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $102.690 million compared to $44.316 million a year ago. The company spent $56.5 million on capex during the quarter. The company approved capex of $116.3 million for the fiscal year 2015. Depreciation and amortization is expected to be approximately $75 million for fiscal 2015.

Sanderson Farms, Inc., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Feb 24, 2015

Sanderson Farms, Inc., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, Feb 24, 2015

 

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