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Last $67.90 USD
Change Today +1.30 / 1.95%
Volume 429.6K
SAFM On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Berlin
NASDAQ GS
As of 8:10 PM 09/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

sanderson farms inc (SAFM) Snapshot

Open
$67.10
Previous Close
$66.60
Day High
$68.65
Day Low
$66.75
52 Week High
12/8/14 - $95.67
52 Week Low
08/25/15 - $64.13
Market Cap
1.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
693.1K
EPS TTM
$12.31
Shares Outstanding
22.4M
EX-Date
07/31/15
P/E TM
5.5x
Dividend
$0.88
Dividend Yield
2.03%
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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 Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and First Nine Months Ended July 31, 2015; Provides Tax Rate Guidance for the Fourth Quarter of 2015

Sanderson Farms, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and first nine months ended July 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company announced net sales of $739,933,000 compared to $768,395,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $79,833,000 compared to $115,705,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $79,292,000 compared to $115,282,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income was $50,881,000 compared to $76,080,000 for the same period a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were $2.27 compared to $3.30 for the same period a year ago. The company spent $140.4 million on CapEx through the third quarter, which includes $50.1 million spent in Palestine and $11.4 million in St. Pauls. The decrease in Net Sales were a result of a decrease in the average sales price of poultry products offset by increased volume and slightly higher sales prices for prepared chicken. For the first nine months, the company announced net sales of $2,123,888,000 compared to $2,013,995,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $292,412,000 compared to $239,395,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $290,860,000 compared to $237,390,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income was $188,630,000 compared to $155,939,000 for the same period a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were $8.28 compared to $6.76 for the same period a year ago. For the fourth quarter, the company is expecting effective tax rate of 35.2%.

Sanderson Farms, Inc., Q3 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 25, 2015

Sanderson Farms, Inc., Q3 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 25, 2015

Sanderson Farms, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend Payable on August 18, 2015

Sanderson Farms, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 (twenty-two cents) per share payable August 18, 2015, to stockholders of record on August 4, 2015.

 

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