Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) Analysts See $-1.09 EPS

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.08, from 0.94 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 41 investors sold Sanderson Farms, Inc. shares while 79 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 23.19 million shares or 1.93% more from 22.75 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Keybank Association Oh has 13,487 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon owns 347,448 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Aull & Monroe Invest Mgmt Corp, a Alabama-based fund reported 2,250 shares. Massachusetts Service Ma invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM). Peak6 Invests L P has invested 0% in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM). First Advsrs Limited Partnership has invested 0.04% in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM). Jupiter Asset Mngmt accumulated 0.14% or 45,823 shares. Piedmont Investment Llc invested in 355 shares or 0% of the stock. 36,429 are held by State Teachers Retirement. Employees Retirement System Of Ohio owns 9,651 shares. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag holds 0.01% or 113,526 shares. Martingale Asset Mgmt L P holds 61,620 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Evanston Dba Evanston Advsr accumulated 32,360 shares. Alps Advsrs has 0% invested in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM). Sun Life Financial holds 0.02% in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) or 1,208 shares.

Since August 24, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $149,770 activity. Bierbusse John sold $96,198 worth of Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) on Friday, August 24.

Analysts expect Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) to report $-1.09 EPS on December, 20 before the open.They anticipate $4.29 EPS change or 134.06 % from last quarter’s $3.2 EPS. After having $0.50 EPS previously, Sanderson Farms, Inc.’s analysts see -318.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.09% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $106.59. About 471,727 shares traded or 19.73% up from the average. Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) has declined 31.19% since December 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 46.81% the S&P500.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Sanderson Farms had 3 analyst reports since July 25, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Buckingham Research maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $95 target in Wednesday, July 25 report. Stephens upgraded the shares of SAFM in report on Friday, August 24 to “Overweight” rating. Buckingham Research maintained Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) on Thursday, August 16 with “Neutral” rating.

Sanderson Farms, Inc., an integrated poultry processing company, produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh, frozen, and prepared chicken products in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.43 billion. The firm sells ice pack, chill pack, bulk pack, and frozen chicken in whole, cut-up, and boneless form primarily under the Sanderson Farms brand name to retailers, distributors, and casual dining operators in the southeastern, southwestern, northeastern, and western United States, as well as to clients who resell frozen chicken in the export markets. It has a 13.71 P/E ratio. The Company’s prepared chicken product line includes institutional and consumer packaged partially cooked or marinated chicken items for distributors and food service establishments.

More notable recent Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “SAFM Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level – Nasdaq” on November 19, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “These Four Food Stocks are Getting Hurt by Tariffs – Nasdaq” published on August 23, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Buckingham Serves Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM), Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) With Neutral Ratings – Benzinga” on February 21, 2018. More interesting news about Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Sanderson Farms, Inc. Provides Update on North Carolina Operations – Business Wire” published on September 15, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Sanderson Farms: Q3 Pressured By Industry Forces – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: August 29, 2018.

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