Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
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  • Yesterday, 5:40 PM
    | Yesterday, 5:40 PM | 10 Comments
  • Dec. 3, 2015, 12:45 PM
    • Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) is up 8% after catching a two-notch upgrade from CLSA to Outperform.
    • Pilgrims Pride (NASDAQ:PPC) stays in an uptrend with a 4.8% swing higher, while global player JBS (OTCQX:JBSAY) is up 5.5%.
    • Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) is 1.70% higher and reached an all-time best of $51.83 earlier.
    • Hormel (NYSE:HRL) also set an all-time high by jumping to $77.00.
    • Better-than-expected pricing in the wake of industry consolidation has helped the meat sector this year.
    | Dec. 3, 2015, 12:45 PM | 7 Comments
  • Nov. 23, 2015, 10:15 AM
    | Nov. 23, 2015, 10:15 AM
  • Oct. 26, 2015, 2:39 PM
    | Oct. 26, 2015, 2:39 PM | 12 Comments
  • Jul. 30, 2015, 9:55 AM
    • Shares of Pilgrim's Pride (PPC +8.8%) are rallying after the company was able to expand Q2 profit off of concentrated cost-cutting measures.
    • Total sales were lower due to the impact of the avian flu outbreak.
    • Pilgrim's gross margin rate improved to 21% from 16% a year ago as costs of sales came in significantly lower.
    • A $150M share buyback plan was also unveiled by the company today.
    • PPC -33.3% YTD.
    | Jul. 30, 2015, 9:55 AM
  • Apr. 21, 2015, 8:28 AM
    • Poultry stocks are skittish in early trading after a large chicken flock in Iowa is reported to be infected with cases of the avian influenza.
    • The virus is believed to be transmitted to farms in the Midwest by ducks and geese traveling along migratory routes.
    • On watch: Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) -0.8%, Pilgrim's Pride (NASDAQ:PPC) -0.6%, Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) -0.4%, Hormel (NYSE:HRL) -0.9%.
    | Apr. 21, 2015, 8:28 AM | 6 Comments
  • Apr. 6, 2015, 12:05 PM
    • Sanderson Farms (SAFM -4.3%) trades lower after being slapped with a downgrade by KeyBanc to an Underweight rating from Sector Weight.
    • The investment firm warns chicken supply is outpacing demand in a negative trend for pricing.
    • Sector peer Pilgrim's Pride (PPC -1.9%) is also lower on the day.
    | Apr. 6, 2015, 12:05 PM | 8 Comments
  • Mar. 25, 2015, 10:09 AM
    | Mar. 25, 2015, 10:09 AM | 1 Comment
  • Mar. 11, 2015, 11:40 AM
    • An unconfirmed case of avian bird flu in Arkansas is creating some anxiety in the poultry industry.
    • USDA testing is underway on the case.
    • Poultry exports to certain nations could be limited if the development worsens.
    • The chicken sector has also been hit recently with concerns on the use of certain antibiotics.
    • Decliners: Tyson Foods (TSN -5%), Hormel Foods (HRL -1%), Sanderson Farms (SAFM -5.4%), JBS (OTCQX:JBSAY -1.8%), BRF (BRFS -1.7%), and Pilgrim's Pride (PPC -7.2%)
    • Previously: Chicken stocks hit by antibiotic concerns
    | Mar. 11, 2015, 11:40 AM | 2 Comments
  • Mar. 11, 2015, 10:00 AM
    • Chicken stocks trade weaker on concerns the push to remove certain antibiotics from hatcheries could raise costs or that inaction could crimp demand.
    • The issue has been teed up nationally after McDonald's made a strong statement last week with its new sourcing policy.
    • Decliners: Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) -4.7%, Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) -4.1%, BRF (NYSE:BRFS) -2.4%, Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) -0.6%, Pilgrim's Pride (NASDAQ:PPC) -6.6%.
    • Previously: McDonald's unveils menu sourcing initiatives (Mar. 04 2015)
    | Mar. 11, 2015, 10:00 AM | 4 Comments
  • Mar. 4, 2015, 10:11 AM
    • McDonald's (MCD -0.5%) will stop buying chickens raised with human antibiotics in a gradual process, according to a report from Reuters.
    • An announcement by the company is expected later today.
    • The development could be a "tipping point" in the poultry industry, notes industry insider Jonathan Kaplan.
    • Shares of chicken-focused Pilgrim's Pride (PPC -1.5%) are lower - while Tyson Foods (TSN -1%), Sanderson Farms (SAFM -0.6%), and Hormel (HRL -0.6%) could all be impacted by a heightened focus on the use of antibiotics with livestock.
    • Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD -1.7%) is also on watch as a company that buys a fair amount of chicken from suppliers.
    | Mar. 4, 2015, 10:11 AM | 22 Comments
  • Jan. 15, 2015, 12:45 PM
    | Jan. 15, 2015, 12:45 PM
  • Jan. 15, 2015, 10:02 AM
    • Food stocks are trading higher after a read on producer prices comes in below expectations.
    • A dive into the report shows the foods/feeds category experienced a 0.8% decline in December.
    • Pilgrim's Pride (PPC +4.4%)is leading the sector, boosted by the announcement of a special dividend.
    • Gainers: Kraft Foods Group (NASDAQ:KRFT) +2.5%, Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) +2.3%, Amira Nature Foods (NYSE:ANFI) +2.0%, Pinnacle Foods (NYSE:PF) +1.0%, Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) +1.0%.
    | Jan. 15, 2015, 10:02 AM | 6 Comments
  • Jan. 15, 2015, 9:16 AM
    | Jan. 15, 2015, 9:16 AM | 9 Comments
  • Dec. 4, 2014, 10:46 AM
    • Pilgrim's Pride (PPC +2.7%) continue to track higher as the outlook for chicken demand brightens.
    • Shares of the meat producer are now up 19% over the last 5 trading sessions.
    • Some traders say a short squeeze is behind some of the action.
    | Dec. 4, 2014, 10:46 AM | 1 Comment
  • Oct. 31, 2014, 8:50 AM
    • BB&T upgrades Pilgrim's Pride (NASDAQ:PPC) to a Buy rating.
    • The investment firm sets a $34 price target on shares.
    | Oct. 31, 2014, 8:50 AM
Company Description
Pilgrims Pride Corp is engaged in processing, marketing and distribution of fresh, frozen and value-added chicken products to retailers, distributors and food service operators. It offers whole chickens, whole cut-up chickens and selected chicken parts.
Industry: Meat Products
Country: United States