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Sanderson Farms Debt-to-EBITDA

: 0.01 (As of Apr. 2022)
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Sanderson Farms's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $9 Mil. Sanderson Farms's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $12 Mil. Sanderson Farms's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $1,858 Mil. Sanderson Farms's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was 0.01.

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt. According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.

The historical rank and industry rank for Sanderson Farms's Debt-to-EBITDA or its related term are showing as below:

SAFM' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02   Med: 0.15   Max: 1.03
Current: 0.02

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Sanderson Farms was 1.03. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.15.

SAFM's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked better than
98.21% of 1340 companies
in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
Industry Median: 2.42 vs SAFM: 0.02

Sanderson Farms Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Sanderson Farms's Debt-to-EBITDA can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Sanderson Farms Annual Data
Trend Oct12 Oct13 Oct14 Oct15 Oct16 Oct17 Oct18 Oct19 Oct20 Oct21
Debt-to-EBITDA
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - - 0.27 0.45 0.04

Sanderson Farms Quarterly Data
Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.13 0.03 0.03 0.02 0.01

Competitive Comparison

For the Packaged Foods subindustry, Sanderson Farms's Debt-to-EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-EBITDA data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Sanderson Farms Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

For the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and Consumer Defensive sector, Sanderson Farms's Debt-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Sanderson Farms's Debt-to-EBITDA falls into.



Sanderson Farms Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Sanderson Farms's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2021 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(12.189 + 16.122) / 767.141
=0.04

Sanderson Farms's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(9.12 + 11.57) / 1858.228
=0.01

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual Debt-to-EBITDA, the EBITDA of the last fiscal year is used. In calculating the annualized quarterly data, the EBITDA data used here is four times the quarterly (Apr. 2022) EBITDA data.


Sanderson Farms  (NAS:SAFM) Debt-to-EBITDA Explanation

In the calculation of Debt-to-EBITDA, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by EBITDA. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt.

According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.


Sanderson Farms Debt-to-EBITDA Related Terms

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Sanderson Farms Business Description

Sanderson Farms logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
127 Flynt Road, Laurel, MS, USA, 39443
Sanderson Farms Inc is a dressed-chicken processor in the United States, producing and selling a variety of fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products to grocers, food-service operators, and distributors. Most revenue is generated in the Southeastern, Southwestern, Northeastern, and Western United States. The company's product portfolio consists of tray packs and large birds, catering to grocery and food-service customers. It sells chill-packed, ice-packed, bulk-packed, and frozen chicken in whole, cut-up, and boneless form under the brand name Sanderson Farms to retailers, distributors, and casual dining operators in the United States.
Executives
Perez Sonia director 127 FLYNT ROAD LAUREL MS 39443
Kelly Green Edith director 3131 DEMOCRAT ROAD BLDG B206 MEMPHIS TN 38118
Barksdale John David director 127 FLYNT ROAD LAUREL MS 39443
Mestayer Suzanne T director 1100 POYDRAS STREET NEW ORLEANS LA 70163
Rigney Tim officer: Controller/Secretary 127 FLYNT ROAD, P.O. BOX 988 LAUREL MS 39441
Mooney Dianne director 7449 ASHLAND LANE BIRMINGHAM AL 35242
Khayat Robert C director PO BOX 1848 UNIVERSITY MS 38677
Banks Fred L Jr director 111 EAST CAPITOL STREET SUITE 600 JACKSON MS 39201-2122
Cooley Toni D director 253 OLD JACKSON ROAD MADISON MS 39110
Bierbusse John director 3500 NORTH LAKE SHORE DRIVE #14A CHICAGO IL 60657
Zacharias Donald W director
Taylor Rowan director
Ritter Charles W Jr director C/O SANDERSON FARM 225 N 13TH AVE LAUREL MS 39441-0998
Pittman Jones Gail director C/O SANDERSON FARMS INC PO BOX 988 225 N 13TH AVE LAUREL MS 39441-0988
Livingston Phil K director C/O SANDERSON FARM 225 N 13TH AVE LAUREL MS 39441-0998

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