Last $93.32 USD
Change Today -0.52 / -0.55%
Volume 441.4K
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sanderson farms inc (SAFM) Snapshot

Open
$93.88
Previous Close
$93.84
Day High
$94.19
Day Low
$92.82
52 Week High
07/16/14 - $103.90
52 Week Low
10/21/13 - $59.77
Market Cap
2.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
757.7K
EPS TTM
$8.73
Shares Outstanding
23.1M
EX-Date
08/1/14
P/E TM
10.7x
Dividend
$0.80
Dividend Yield
0.86%
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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. Its prepared chicken product line includes institutional and consumer packaged partially cooked or marinated chicken items for distributors and food service establishments. The company sells ice pack, chill pack, bulk pack, and frozen chicken in whole, cut-up, and boneless form under the Sanderson Farms brand name to retailers, distributors, and casual dining operators, as well as to customers who resell frozen chicken in the export markets. Sanderson Farms, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is based in Laurel, Mississippi.

11,271 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/17/13
Founded in 1947

sanderson farms inc (SAFM) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
President, Chief Operating Officer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $633.3K
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $542.7K
Chief Accounting Officer, Controller and Secr...
Total Annual Compensation: $179.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

sanderson farms inc (SAFM) Key Developments

Sanderson Farms, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended July 31, 2014; Provides Capex Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

Sanderson Farms, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended July 31, 2014. For the quarter, net sales were $768,395,000 compared with $738,964,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $115,705,000 compared to $104,441,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $115,282,000 compared to $103,064,000 a year ago. Net income was $76,080,000 or $3.30 per basic and diluted share compared to $67,919,000 or $2.95 per basic and diluted share. The company spent $113.4 million on CapEx through the third quarter, which includes $57 million in Palestine. For the nine months, net sales were $2,013,995,000 compared with $1,955,919,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $239,395,000 compared to $133,899,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $237,390,000 compared to $128,968,000 a year ago. Net income was $155,939,000 or $6.76 per basic and diluted share compared to $85,347,000 or $3.71 per basic and diluted share a year ago. For the full year of 2014, the company now have approved approximately $178 million for CapEx, of which $109.7 million is approved for the Palestine complex. The company expects effective tax rate to be 34.3%.

Sanderson Farms, Inc., Q3 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 26, 2014

Sanderson Farms, Inc., Q3 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 26, 2014

Sanderson Farms, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable August 19, 2014

Sanderson Farms, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share payable August 19, 2014, to stockholders of record on August 5, 2014.

 

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