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Market Cap $M1,538Revenue $M2,885Net Margin (%)9.8Altman Z-Score9.3
Enterprise Value $M1,367EPS $12.3Operating Margin %15.1Piotroski F-Score8
P/E(ttm)5.6Beneish M-Score-2.7Pre-tax Margin (%)15.0Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book1.510-y EBITDA Growth Rate %--Quick Ratio2.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.55-y EBITDA Growth Rate %--Current Ratio3.6Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Free Cash Flow10.3y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %35.9ROA % (ttm)24.4Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.3PEG--ROE % (ttm)29.4Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %7.0Shares Outstanding M22.4ROIC % (ttm)35.9Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with SAFM

Number of guru portfolios checked: 68.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2015-06-30 Reduce-0.02%$75 - $84.59
($79.33)
$ 66.60-16%Reduce 2.40%1,099,596
SAFMDavid Dreman 2015-06-30 Add$75 - $84.59
($79.33)
$ 66.60-16%Add 29.53%1,864
SAFMJohn Keeley 2015-06-30 Add$75 - $84.59
($79.33)
$ 66.60-16%Add 9.67%29,305
SAFMJames Barrow 2015-06-30 Buy $75 - $84.59
($79.33)
$ 66.60-16%New holding5,322
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2015-03-31 Add0.1%$75.49 - $85.68
($81.15)
$ 66.60-18%Add 17.82%1,126,665
SAFMDavid Dreman 2015-03-31 Add0.01%$75.49 - $85.68
($81.15)
$ 66.60-18%Add 125.20%1,439
SAFMJohn Keeley 2015-03-31 Reduce$75.49 - $85.68
($81.15)
$ 66.60-18%Reduce 2.55%26,720
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Add0.11%$77.89 - $93.72
($86.14)
$ 66.60-23%Add 20.23%956,228
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add0.23%$86.53 - $102.59
($94.41)
$ 66.60-29%Add 47.79%795,362
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add0.16%$76.59 - $97.3
($86.36)
$ 66.60-23%Add 31.99%538,175
SAFMDavid Dreman 2014-06-30 Add$76.59 - $97.3
($86.36)
$ 66.60-23%Add 26.44%746
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.33%$70.55 - $78.96
($74.45)
$ 66.60-11%Add 210.26%407,742
SAFMJohn Keeley 2014-03-31 Buy 0.04%$70.55 - $78.96
($74.45)
$ 66.60-11%New holding32,420
SAFMDavid Dreman 2014-03-31 Buy $70.55 - $78.96
($74.45)
$ 66.60-11%New holding590
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.09%$60.62 - $72.44
($66.55)
$ 66.600%Add 65.88%131,419
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add0.1%$64.02 - $75.07
($69.28)
$ 66.60-4%Add 137.70%79,225
SAFMArnold Schneider 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.09%$54.44 - $71.18
($63.23)
$ 66.605%Sold Out0
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.09%$54.44 - $71.18
($63.23)
$ 66.605%Reduce 48.26%33,330
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add0.04%$47.55 - $56.09
($51.58)
$ 66.6029%Add 28.01%64,415
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add0.1%$43.25 - $50.57
($46.94)
$ 66.6042%Add 220.95%50,319
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

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SAFM: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
HOGAN BEVERLY WDirector 2015-06-08Sell6,824$75.81-12.15view
PITTMAN JONES GAILDirector 2015-06-03Sell250$78-14.62view
LIVINGSTON PHIL KDirector 2015-06-01Sell500$80.32-17.08view
Bierbusse JohnDirector 2014-12-19Sell2,285$85.14-21.78view
PITTMAN JONES GAILDirector 2014-12-19Sell400$89.82-25.85view
BANKS FRED L JRDirector 2014-06-09Sell2,000$93.74-28.95view
MOONEY DIANNEDirector 2014-06-05Sell6,010$97.37-31.6view
PITTMAN JONES GAILDirector 2014-06-04Sell500$93.95-29.11view
LIVINGSTON PHIL KDirector 2014-05-30Sell975$91.63-27.32view
BANKS FRED L JRDirector 2014-03-28Sell2,000$76.5-12.94view

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Joelpep@google
ReplyJoelpep@google - 10 months ago
Any thoughts on why this stock draws so much short interest? I see earnings volatility due to commodity exposure in the chicken feed, but otherwise I see: conservative balance sheet, solid capital allocation by management, and tailwinds from health trends as people eat less beef and more white meat. Are the bears just waiting for the next drought?
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