Pilgrim's Pride Corporation

Pilgrim's is the second-largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Our corporate headquarters is in Greeley, Colorado. We employ approximately 38,000 people and have the capacity to process more than 36 million birds per week for a total of more than 9.5 billion pounds of live chicken annually.Pilgrim's products are sold to foodservice, retail and frozen entrée customers. The company's primary distribution is through retailers, foodservice distributors and restaurants throughout the United States and Puerto Rico and in the Northern and Central regions of Mexico. We currently operate in 12 U.S. states, Puerto Rico and Mexico. These states include Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Pilgrim's Pride is a part of the JBS USA family. JBS S.A., the world's largest protein company, owns 75.5% of our outstanding common stock. Click here for more information on the JBS family of proteins.
Company Growth (employees)
Greeley, US
Size (employees)
39,600 (est)+5%
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Greeley, US

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Office Locations

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation has an office in Greeley
Greeley, US (HQ)
1770 Promontory Cir

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Data and Metrics

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Financial Metrics

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation's revenue was reported to be $7.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

7.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

914.4 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

439.7 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

713.5 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

5.9 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (25-Dec-2016)

120.3 m
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation's current market capitalization is $5.9 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


8.4 b8.6 b8.2 b7.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

7.6 b7.2 b6.9 b7 b

Gross profit

845.4 m1.4 b1.3 b914.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %



658.9 m1.2 b1 b713.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

(2.1 m)(4.8 m)(3.7 m)(1.7 m)

Pre tax profit

1.1 b992.8 m672.6 m

Net Income

549.7 m711.4 m646 m439.7 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


508.2 m576.1 m439.6 m120.3 m

Accounts Receivable

114 k157 k


808.8 m790.3 m801.4 m813.3 m

Current Assets

1.9 b1.9 b1.7 b1.3 b


1.2 b1.2 b1.4 b1.5 b


156.6 m125.6 m

Total Assets

3.2 b3.1 b3.3 b3 b

Accounts Payable

370.4 m399.5 m483 m555.1 m

Current Liabilities

1.1 b744.9 m847 m868.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b

Retained Earnings

(120.2 m)591.5 m(261.3 m)(520.6 m)

Total Equity

1.5 b1.3 b896.7 m

Financial Leverage

2.1 x2.6 x3.4 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

549.7 m711.4 m646 m439.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

150.5 m155.8 m159 m180.5 m

Accounts Receivable

83 k(401 k)


142.7 m10.6 m57.1 m(11.9 m)

Accounts Payable

49.6 m44.8 m61.9 m38.4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.1 b976.8 m755.5 m

Long-term Borrowings

(758.6 m)(910.2 m)(683.8 m)

Interest Paid

80.3 m71.6 m24.2 m41.8 m

Income Taxes Paid

30.1 m257.2 m360.3 m152.9 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


209.3 k

Financial Leverage

3.4 x

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