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.

Type
Public
HQ
Laurel, US
Founded
1947
Size (employees)
1,815 (est)+9%
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 Financials

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

Revenue (FY, 2017)

3.3 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

641.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

19.2%

Net income (FY, 2017)

279.7 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

425.2 m

Market capitalization (18-Apr-2018)

2.6 b

Cash (31-Oct-2017)

419.3 m
Sanderson Farms's current market capitalization is $2.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

3%1%0%

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

96.1 m(15.1 m)

Inventories

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

Current Assets

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

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

Net Income

130.6 m249 m216 m189 m279.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

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

Net Income

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

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

83.2 m74.5 m89.6 m64.8 m76.1 m80.6 m81 m85.9 m75.6 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

2 m

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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