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.

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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 $3.24 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

3.2b

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

261.3m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

8.1%

Net income (FY, 2018)

61.4m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

29.7m

Market capitalization (11-Jan-2019)

2.5b

Closing stock price (11-Jan-2019)

112.2

Cash (31-Oct-2018)

121.2m
Sanderson Farms's current market capitalization is $2.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

2.7b2.8b2.8b2.8b3.3b3.2b

Revenue growth, %

3%1%0%

Cost of goods sold

2.4b2.3b2.3b2.4b2.7b3.0b

Gross profit

305.9m520.9m491.1m454.0m641.5m261.3m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

584.9m660.7m768.4m667.4m716.6m739.9m605.2m692.1m728.0m688.3m802.0m931.9m771.9m813.5m852.4m

Cost of goods sold

516.1m552.3m607.0m526.2m577.6m612.8m555.1m578.3m598.6m606.4m655.3m692.6m702.1m703.4m781.6m

Gross profit

68.8m108.4m161.4m141.2m139.0m127.2m50.1m113.8m129.4m82.0m146.8m239.3m69.8m110.1m70.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

12%16%21%21%19%17%8%16%18%12%18%26%9%14%8%
Annual
usdY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013Y, 2013Y, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

8.2m73.4m11.1m27.8m85.6m85.6m165.6m196.7m196.7m234.1m419.3m121.2m

Accounts Receivable

96.1m(15.1m)

Inventories

205.9m205.9m190.8m198.8m198.8m220.3m252.8m240.1m

Current Assets

430.7m430.7m510.7m562.8m562.8m613.3m849.5m566.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

58.8m84.4m139.3m173.1m153.6m180.8m155.1m223.1m243.0m225.8m246.3m398.3m388.9m327.3m288.3m

Accounts Receivable

94.1m108.6m115.2m117.0m118.9m111.5m119.9m124.1m118.6m115.6m138.5m151.0m134.0m145.6m130.9m

Inventories

209.2m219.0m217.8m213.2m212.3m203.2m209.8m210.9m227.7m236.4m234.8m256.1m253.1m267.7m282.1m

Current Assets

396.7m443.7m508.3m543.6m526.8m545.5m566.2m598.0m630.5m619.8m661.7m846.7m819.5m805.4m771.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

130.6m249.0m216.0m189.0m279.7m61.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

62.2m64.3m74.7m84.6m100.3m110.9m

Inventories

30.1m15.0m(7.9m)(21.6m)(32.5m)3.1m

Accounts Payable

(1.3m)(32.7m)11.6m5.1m12.0m24.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

28.9m79.9m155.9m66.5m71.2m188.6m10.7m58.3m113.0m23.2m90.1m206.9m51.2m93.2m104.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

14.7m29.9m46.6m54.5m19.9m40.8m62.3m22.6m46.9m73.1m26.6m53.9m81.5m

Inventories

(3.3m)(13.2m)(12.0m)213.2m212.3m(12.3m)(11.0m)(12.2m)(28.9m)(16.0m)(14.5m)(35.8m)(316.0k)(15.0m)(29.3m)

Accounts Payable

(25.0m)(588.0k)(2.8m)74.5m89.6m11.2m6.3m1.4m10.7m13.9m6.7m7.7m20.0m7.0m17.2m
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

1.8m

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

Sanderson Farms to curb human antibiotic use in chicken supply

Sanderson Farms Inc by March will stop using antibiotics vital to fighting human infections to prevent diseases in chickens, the company said on Friday, becoming the last major chicken producer to step away from the drugs.

Then vs. Now: Sanderson Farms Shines Light on How Technology is Advancing Agriculture

LAUREL, Miss., Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The way we farm in America is constantly changing and advancing. America's population has increased by almost 882% from 1860 to 2010. Interestingly enough, the number of farms in the United States has only increased by 7% during the same time....

Sanderson Farms Donates $1 Million to American Red Cross Hurricane Recovery Efforts

LAUREL, Miss., Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of Hurricanes Florence and Michael, Sanderson Farms, Inc. is pledging a total of $1 million in aid to the American Red Cross for ongoing relief efforts. The company's donations will benefit impacted communities, including those ...

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner! How Companies Like Sanderson Farms Are Winning Through Sports Sponsorships

LAUREL, Miss., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mississippi has hosted the PGA TOUR since 1968, but when the tournament was left without a title sponsor in 2013, the state was at risk of losing its only major-league professional sporting event. Then, Sanderson Farms stepped in. The move left ...

Poultry (Broiler) Global Market 2018: Key Players – Tyson Foods, Inc., BRF S.A., Industrias Bachoco, S.A.B. de C.V. and Sanderson Farms, Inc.

Poultry (Broiler) -Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis Of Top Key Player Forecast To 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Poultry (Broiler) Global Market 2018: Key Players – Tyson Foods, Inc., BRF S.A., Industrias Bachoco, S.A.B. de C.V. and Sanderson Farms, Inc.

Poultry (Broiler) -Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis Of Top Key Player Forecast To 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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Sanderson Farms Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sanderson Farms founded?

    Sanderson Farms was founded in 1947.

  • How many employees does Sanderson Farms have?

    Sanderson Farms has 1,815 employees.

  • What is Sanderson Farms revenue?

    Latest Sanderson Farms annual revenue is $3.2 b.

  • What is Sanderson Farms revenue per employee?

    Latest Sanderson Farms revenue per employee is $1.8 m.

  • Who are Sanderson Farms competitors?

    Competitors of Sanderson Farms include Beretta Farms, Foster Farms and Verde Beef Processing.

  • Where is Sanderson Farms headquarters?

    Sanderson Farms headquarters is located at 127 Flynt Rd, Laurel.

  • Where are Sanderson Farms offices?

    Sanderson Farms has an office in Laurel.

  • How many offices does Sanderson Farms have?

    Sanderson Farms has 1 office.