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How to buy Pilgrims Pride stock
Learn how to easily invest in Pilgrims Pride stock.
Pilgrims Pride Corp is a packaged foods business based in the US. Pilgrims Pride shares (PPC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Pilgrims Pride employs 60,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $16.7 billion.
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Pilgrims Pride stock price (NASDAQ: PPC)Use our graph to track the performance of PPC stocks over time.
Pilgrims Pride shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$23.20|
|52-week range||$20.23 - $34.66|
|50-day moving average||$28.43|
|200-day moving average||$28.09|
|Wall St. target price||$33.07|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.02|
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Pilgrims Pride price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-23)||N/A|
|1 month (2022-08-31)||N/A|
|3 months (2022-06-30)||-25.71%|
|6 months (2022-03-31)||N/A|
|1 year (2021-10-04)||-20.90%|
|2 years (2020-10-02)||49.39%|
|3 years (2019-10-04)||30.97|
|5 years (2017-10-04)||29.77|
Is Pilgrims Pride stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Pilgrims Pride stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Pilgrims Pride's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Pilgrims Pride's P/E ratio
Pilgrims Pride's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Pilgrims Pride shares trade at around 8x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Pilgrims Pride's PEG ratio
Pilgrims Pride's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.7018. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Pilgrims Pride's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Pilgrims Pride's EBITDA
Pilgrims Pride's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Pilgrims Pride's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Pilgrims Pride financials
|Revenue TTM||$16.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||9.68%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||11.86%|
|Return on equity TTM||27.07%|
|Market capitalisation||$5.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Pilgrims Pride share dividends
We're not expecting Pilgrims Pride to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Pilgrims Pride's shares ever split?
Pilgrims Pride's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 2 August 1999. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Pilgrims Pride shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Pilgrims Pride shares which in turn could have impacted Pilgrims Pride's share price.
Pilgrims Pride share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Pilgrims Pride's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.23 up to $34.66. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Pilgrims Pride's is 0.9125. This would suggest that Pilgrims Pride's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Pilgrims Pride overview
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation engages in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh, frozen and value-added chicken, and pork products to retailers, distributors, and foodservice operators in the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, the Middle East, Asia, Continental Europe, and internationally. The company offers fresh products, including pre-marinated or non-marinated chicken, frozen whole chickens, breast fillets, mini breast fillets and prepackaged case-ready chicken, primary pork cuts, and pork and pork ribs; prepared products, which include portion-controlled breast fillets, tenderloins and strips, delicatessen products, salads, formed nuggets and patties, and bone-in chicken parts; processed sausages, bacon, slow cooked, smoked meat, gammon joints, as well as variety of meat products, pre-packed meats, sandwich and deli counter meats, pulled pork balls, meatballs, and coated foods. In addition, its exported products include whole chickens and chicken parts sold either refrigerated for distributors in the U. S. or frozen for distribution to export markets and primary pork cuts, hog heads and trotters frozen for distribution to export markets. The company offers its products under the Pilgrim's, Just BARE, Gold'n Pump, Gold Kist, County Pride, Pierce Chicken, Pilgrim's Mexico, County Post, Savoro, To-Ricos, Del Dia, Moy Park, O'Kane, Richmond, Fridge Raiders, and Denny brands. Pilgrim's Pride Corporation sells its products to the foodservice market principally consists of chain restaurants, food processors, broad-line distributors, and other institutions; and retail market, which comprise primarily grocery store chains, wholesale clubs, and other retail distributors.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Pilgrims Pride is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 81.924% of Pilgrims Pride shares are held by insiders and 17.494% by institutions. How many people work for Pilgrims Pride?
Latest data suggests 60,000 work at Pilgrims Pride. When does the fiscal year end for Pilgrims Pride?
Pilgrims Pride's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Pilgrims Pride based?
Pilgrims Pride's address is: 1770 Promontory Circle, Greeley, CO, United States, 80634-9038 What is Pilgrims Pride's ISIN number?
Pilgrims Pride's international securities identification number is: US72147K1088 What is Pilgrims Pride's CUSIP number?
Pilgrims Pride's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 721467108
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