SAFM Sanderson Farms

  • STOCK
  • SAFM
  • Price as of: Jan 20, 06:55 PM EST
  • $90.73
  • -$0.64
  • -0.7%
  • Industry
  • Meat products
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SAFM Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.06% Consumer Goods Average 1.69%
  • Annualized Payout
    $0.96 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    11.9% EPS $8.04
  • Dividend Growth
    4 yrs Since 2013
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Upcoming Dividend Payouts

SAFM Upcoming Dividend Payouts

Next Ex-Dividend Date
Jan 27
Date
$0.24
Amount
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Jan 27, 2017
Jan 27, 2017
Date has passed
Next Ex-Dividend Date
Next Pay Date
Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.2400 2017-01-19 2017-01-27 2017-01-31 2017-02-14 Regular
DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Metric SAFM Rank SAFM Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is slightly above Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is above average against Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

SAFM Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
8.2% 2.3% 4 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

SAFM Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.9000 2016 2.3%
$0.8800 2015 7.3%
Historical Dividend Data

SAFM Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2400 2017-01-19 2017-01-27 2017-01-31 2017-02-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.0000 2016-09-22 2016-09-30 2016-10-04 2016-10-18 Yes Special N/A
$0.2400 2016-09-22 2016-09-30 2016-10-04 2016-10-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2016-07-28 2016-08-05 2016-08-09 2016-08-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2016-04-28 2016-05-06 2016-05-10 2016-05-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2016-01-21 2016-01-29 2016-02-02 2016-02-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2015-09-16 2015-09-25 2015-09-29 2015-10-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2015-09-16 2015-09-25 2015-09-29 2015-10-13 Yes Special N/A
$0.2200 2015-07-23 2015-07-31 2015-08-04 2015-08-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2015-04-23 2015-05-01 2015-05-05 2015-05-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2015-01-22 2015-01-30 2015-02-03 2015-02-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2014-09-18 2014-09-26 2014-09-30 2014-10-14 Yes Special N/A
$0.2200 2014-09-18 2014-09-26 2014-09-30 2014-10-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2014-07-24 2014-08-01 2014-08-05 2014-08-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2014-04-24 2014-05-02 2014-05-06 2014-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2014-01-23 2014-01-31 2014-02-04 2014-02-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2013-09-19 2013-09-27 2013-10-01 2013-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2013-07-25 2013-08-02 2013-08-06 2013-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2013-04-25 2013-05-03 2013-05-07 2013-05-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2013-01-24 2013-02-01 2013-02-05 2013-02-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2012-09-20 2012-09-28 2012-10-02 2012-10-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2012-07-26 2012-08-03 2012-08-07 2012-08-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2012-04-26 2012-05-04 2012-05-08 2012-05-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2012-01-24 2012-02-03 2012-02-07 2012-02-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2011-09-22 2011-09-30 2011-10-04 2011-10-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2011-07-28 2011-08-05 2011-08-09 2011-08-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2011-04-28 2011-05-06 2011-05-10 2011-05-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2011-01-27 2011-02-04 2011-02-08 2011-02-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2010-09-23 2010-10-01 2010-10-05 2010-10-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2010-07-22 2010-07-30 2010-08-03 2010-08-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2010-04-22 2010-04-30 2010-05-04 2010-05-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2010-01-28 2010-02-05 2010-02-09 2010-02-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2009-09-24 2009-10-02 2009-10-06 2009-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2009-07-23 2009-07-31 2009-08-04 2009-08-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2009-04-23 2009-05-01 2009-05-05 2009-05-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2009-01-29 2009-02-06 2009-02-10 2009-02-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2008-09-25 2008-10-03 2008-10-07 2008-10-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2008-07-24 2008-08-08 2008-08-12 2008-08-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2008-04-24 2008-05-02 2008-05-06 2008-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2008-01-24 2008-02-01 2008-02-05 2008-02-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2007-09-27 2007-10-04 2007-10-09 2007-10-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2007-07-26 2007-08-03 2007-08-07 2007-08-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2007-04-26 2007-05-04 2007-05-08 2007-05-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2007-01-25 2007-02-02 2007-02-06 2007-02-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2006-09-26 2006-10-05 2006-10-10 2006-10-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2006-07-27 2006-08-04 2006-08-08 2006-08-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2006-04-27 2006-05-05 2006-05-09 2006-05-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2006-01-26 2006-02-03 2006-02-07 2006-02-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2005-10-06 2005-10-13 2005-10-17 2005-10-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2005-07-28 2005-08-05 2005-08-09 2005-08-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2005-04-28 2005-05-06 2005-05-10 2005-05-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2005-01-27 2005-02-04 2005-02-08 2005-02-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2004-09-30 2004-10-07 2004-10-12 2004-10-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2004-09-30 2004-10-07 2004-10-12 2004-10-26 Yes Special N/A
$0.0800 2004-07-29 2004-08-06 2004-08-10 2004-08-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2004-04-22 2004-04-30 2004-05-04 2004-05-18 Yes Regular Quarter
3-for-2 2004-01-29 2004-02-27 2004-02-10 2004-02-26 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0800 2004-01-29 2004-02-06 2004-02-10 2004-02-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3333 2003-10-01 2003-10-09 2003-10-14 2003-10-28 Yes Special N/A
$0.0800 2003-10-01 2003-10-09 2003-10-14 2003-10-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0667 2003-07-31 2003-08-08 2003-08-12 2003-08-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0667 2003-04-24 2003-05-02 2003-05-06 2003-05-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0667 2003-01-23 2003-01-31 2003-02-04 2003-02-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0667 2002-09-26 2002-10-04 2002-10-08 2002-10-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0667 2002-07-25 2002-08-02 2002-08-06 2002-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0667 2002-04-25 2002-05-03 2002-05-07 2002-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0667 2002-01-03 2002-02-01 2002-02-05 2002-02-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 2001-09-25 2001-10-04 2001-10-09 2001-10-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 2001-07-26 2001-08-03 2001-08-07 2001-08-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 2001-04-26 2001-05-04 2001-05-08 2001-05-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 2001-01-25 2001-02-02 2001-02-06 2001-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 2000-09-27 2000-10-05 2000-10-10 2000-10-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 2000-07-28 2000-08-04 2000-08-08 2000-08-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 2000-04-20 2000-04-28 2000-05-02 2000-05-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 2000-01-20 2000-02-04 2000-02-08 2000-02-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1999-09-23 1999-10-01 1999-10-05 1999-10-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1999-07-22 1999-07-30 1999-08-03 1999-08-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1999-04-22 1999-04-30 1999-05-04 1999-05-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1999-01-21 1999-02-04 1999-02-08 1999-02-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1998-09-24 1998-10-02 1998-10-06 1998-10-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1998-07-23 1998-07-31 1998-08-04 1998-08-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1998-04-23 1998-05-01 1998-05-05 1998-05-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1998-01-29 1998-02-06 1998-02-10 1998-02-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1997-09-25 1997-10-03 1997-10-07 1997-10-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1997-07-24 1997-08-01 1997-08-05 1997-08-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1997-04-24 1997-05-02 1997-05-06 1997-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1997-01-23 1997-01-31 1997-02-04 1997-02-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1996-09-25 1996-10-04 1996-10-08 1996-10-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1996-07-25 1996-08-02 1996-08-06 1996-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1996-04-25 1996-05-03 1996-05-07 1996-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1996-01-25 1996-02-02 1996-02-06 1996-02-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1995-09-21 1995-09-29 1995-10-03 1995-10-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1995-07-27 1995-08-04 1995-08-08 1995-08-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0222 1995-04-27 1995-05-03 1995-05-09 1995-05-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1995-01-26 1995-02-01 1995-02-07 1995-02-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
3-for-2 1995-01-26 1995-02-23 1995-02-07 1995-02-22 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0333 1994-09-22 1994-09-27 1994-10-03 1994-10-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1994-07-28 1994-08-02 1994-08-08 1994-08-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1994-04-28 1994-05-03 1994-05-09 1994-05-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1994-01-28 1994-02-01 1994-02-07 1994-02-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1993-09-20 1993-09-28 1993-10-04 1993-10-25 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1993-07-23 1993-08-03 1993-08-09 1993-08-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1993-04-22 1993-05-04 1993-05-10 1993-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1993-01-28 1993-02-03 1993-02-09 1993-02-22 Unknown Regular Quarter

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Company Profile

SAFM Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Consumer Goods
Industry: Meat Products

Sanderson Farms (SAFM)- the company is an integrated poultry processing company, engages in the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of fresh and frozen chicken products in the United States. Sanderson Farms also engages in the processing, marketing, and distribution of approximately 100 processed and prepared food items. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Laurel, Mississippi.

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Sanderson Farms News

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    Best Buy (BBY ) reported Q2 EPS of $0.49, $0.15 better than the analyst estimate of $0.34.

    Revenue

    Revenue for the quarter came in at $8.53 billion, versus the consensus estimate of $8.29 billion.

    Outlook

    Best Buy has not given an outlook...

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  • Sanderson Farms Raises Quarterly Dividend (SAFM)

    Sanderson Farms (SAFM) announced on Thursday that it has raised its quarterly dividend. The Mississippi-based poultry producer increased its quarterly dividend from $0.17 to $0.20 per share, a 17.6% increase. The stock's annualized dividend payout is now $0.80. The dividend will be payable on October 15, 2013, to shareholders of record on October 1, 2013, with an ex-dividend date of September 27, 2013. Sanderson Farms shares traded 0.17% higher during Thursday's session. Year-to-date, the stock is up 33.31%.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Sanderson Farms (SAFM) currently yield 1.21% based on Thursday's closing price of $66.18 and its annual payout of $0.80. Sanderson Farms (SAFM)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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