What to expect from Sanderson Farms
Sanderson Farms (SAFM) is trading at $93.17 as of August 18. In this part, we’ll see what Wall Street analysts’ target prices are for the next 12 months as well as their recommendations. The results show that 25% of analysts rate Sanderson Farms as a “buy,” 38% rate it as a “hold,” and 38% rate it as a “’sell.”
Consensus rating for Sanderson Farms
The average broker target price for Sanderson Farms is $89.17. The company beat estimates by 4% as of August 18.
The target prices for Sanderson Farms’ peers are as follows:
- Pilgrim’s Pride (PPC) has a target price of $26.5 and a return potential of 13%.
- Tyson Foods (TSN) has a target price of $83.10 and a return potential of 11%.
- Hormel Foods (HRL) has a target price of $40.11 and a return potential of 8%.
Stephens gave Sanderson Farm the highest target price of $108, respectively. This represents a 16% rise from the closing price of $93.17 on August 18, 2016. Stephens rated the stock as a “strong buy.” Sidoti & Company also gave an optimistic target price of $98 to Sanderson Farm. This is 5% higher than the closing price on August 18.
Consumer Edge Research assigned Sanderson Farms the lowest target price of $59 and rated it as a “strong sell.” This is 37% lower than the closing price on August 18, 2016. Others who rate the stock as a “hold” are Sidoti & Company, J.P. Morgan, and BMO Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs and Jefferies rate the stock as a “strong sell.”