Sanderson Farms is a poultry processing company, which is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh and frozen chicken, and also preparation, processing, marketing and distribution of processed and minimally prepared chicken. 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, casual dining operators, customers reselling frozen chicken into export markets.

TypePublic
HQLaurel, US
Founded1947
Size (employees)1,815 (est)+9%
Websitesandersonfarms.com
Sanderson Farms was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Laurel, US
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Sanderson Farms Office Locations

Sanderson Farms has an office in Laurel
Laurel, US (HQ)
127 Flynt Rd
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Sanderson Farms Financials and Metrics

Sanderson Farms Revenue

Sanderson Farms's revenue was reported to be $3.34 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

852.4m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

70.9m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

8.3%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

11.5m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

15.1m

Market capitalization (15-Oct-2018)

2.2b

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2018)

98.4

Cash (31-Jul-2018)

288.3m
Sanderson Farms's current market capitalization is $2.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

2.7b2.8b2.8b2.8b3.3b

Revenue growth, %

3%1%0%

Cost of goods sold

2.4b2.3b2.3b2.4b2.7b

Gross profit

305.9m520.9m491.1m454.0m641.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

584.9m660.7m768.4m667.4m716.6m739.9m605.2m692.1m728.0m688.3m802.0m931.9m1.6b852.4m

Cost of goods sold

516.1m552.3m607.0m526.2m577.6m612.8m555.1m578.3m598.6m606.4m655.3m692.6m1.4b781.6m

Gross profit

68.8m108.4m161.4m141.2m139.0m127.2m50.1m113.8m129.4m82.0m146.8m239.3m179.9m70.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

12%16%21%21%19%17%8%16%18%12%18%26%11%8%
Annual
usdY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

8.2m73.4m11.1m27.8m85.6m165.6m196.7m234.1m419.3m

Accounts Receivable

96.1m(15.1m)

Inventories

205.9m190.8m198.8m220.3m252.8m

Current Assets

430.7m510.7m562.8m613.3m849.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

58.8m84.4m139.3m173.1m153.6m180.8m155.1m223.1m243.0m225.8m246.3m398.3m327.3m288.3m

Accounts Receivable

94.1m108.6m115.2m117.0m118.9m111.5m119.9m124.1m118.6m115.6m138.5m151.0m145.6m130.9m

Inventories

209.2m219.0m217.8m213.2m212.3m203.2m209.8m210.9m227.7m236.4m234.8m256.1m267.7m282.1m

Current Assets

396.7m443.7m508.3m543.6m526.8m545.5m566.2m598.0m630.5m619.8m661.7m846.7m805.4m771.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

130.6m249.0m216.0m189.0m279.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

62.2m64.3m74.7m84.6m100.3m

Inventories

30.1m15.0m(7.9m)(21.6m)(32.5m)

Accounts Payable

(1.3m)(32.7m)11.6m5.1m12.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

28.9m51.0m76.1m66.5m71.2m50.9m10.7m47.6m54.7m23.2m66.9m93.2m104.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

53.9m81.5m

Inventories

217.8m213.2m212.3m203.2m209.8m210.9m227.7m236.4m234.8m(15.0m)(29.3m)

Accounts Payable

83.2m74.5m89.6m64.8m76.1m80.6m81.0m85.9m75.6m7.0m17.2m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.2 x
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Sanderson Farms Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Chickens Processed

452 m476 m507 m

Chickens Processed, dressed pounds

3 b3.40 b3.80 b

Product Lines

130 70 70

Plants

9 10 10
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Sanderson Farms News and Updates

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Sanderson Farms' stock tumbles after earnings and sales miss, amid drop in chicken market prices

Shares of Sanderson Farms Inc. tumbled 5.4% in premarket trade Thursday, after the poultry production, processing and distribution company reported fiscal third-quarter results that missed expectations, citing "significantly lower" market prices for meats, while feed costs rose. Net income for the …

Global Poultry (Broiler) Market with Focus on US, Brazil & Mexico: Industry Analysis & Outlook 2018-2022 - Key Players are Tyson Foods, BRF, Industrias Bachoco, S.A.B. de C.V. & Sanderson Farms

DUBLIN, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Poultry (Broiler) Market with Focus on US, Brazil & Mexico: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2018-2022)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global Poultry (Broiler) Market: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2018-2022)...
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