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SANDERSON FARMS, INC.

(SAFM)
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Business Summary
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Sanderson Farms, Inc. is a vertically integrated poultry processing company that is engaged in the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of fresh, frozen, and minimally prepared chicken. It is also engaged in the processing, marketing, and distribution of processed and minimally prepared chicken. The Company sells ice-packed, chill-packed, bulk-packed, and frozen chicken, in whole, cut-up, and boneless form, primarily under the Sanderson Farms brand name, to retailers, distributors, and casual dining operators in the United States and customers reselling frozen chicken into export markets. The Company's prepared chicken product line includes approximately 60 institutional and consumer-packaged, partially cooked, or marinated chicken items that it sells nationally, primarily to distributors and food service establishments. The Company, through its subsidiaries, Sanderson Farms, Inc. and Sanderson Farms, Inc., conducts its chicken operations.

Number of employees : 17 445 people.
Sales per Business
20192020Delta
Fresh, Chill-Pack Chicken1 137.7033.1%1 408.5639.5% +23.81%
Fresh, Vacuum-Sealed Chicken1 310.2038.1%1 200.3433.7% -8.38%
Fresh, Ice-Packed Chicken511.5014.9%509.4814.3% -0.39%
Frozen Chicken213.006.2%240.816.8% +13.05%
Prepared Chicken240.807%184.665.2% -23.31%
Other27.100.8%20.410.6% -24.68%
USD in Million
Sales per region
20192020Delta
United States3 440.26100%3 564.27100% +3.6%
USD in Million
Managers
Name Title Age Since
Joe Frank Sanderson Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 72 2004
Lampkin Butts President, Chief Operating Officer & Director 68 2004
D. Michael Cockrell CFO, Treasurer, Director & Chief Legal Officer 62 1998
Beverly Wade Hogan, Dr. Independent Director 68 2011
Phil K. Livingston Lead Independent Director 76 2011
Fred L. Banks Independent Director 77 2011
Gail Jones Pittman Independent Director 66 2011
Toni D. Cooley Independent Director 59 2007
Suzanne T. Mestayer Independent Director 67 2017
David Barksdale Independent Director 43 2018
Members of the board
Name Title Age Since
Joe Frank Sanderson Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 72 2004
Lampkin Butts President, Chief Operating Officer & Director 68 2004
Beverly Wade Hogan, Dr. Independent Director 68 2011
Phil K. Livingston Lead Independent Director 76 2011
Fred L. Banks Independent Director 77 2011
Gail Jones Pittman Independent Director 66 2011
John C. Bierbusse Director 64 2006
D. Michael Cockrell CFO, Treasurer, Director & Chief Legal Officer 62 1998
Toni D. Cooley Independent Director 59 2007
Suzanne T. Mestayer Independent Director 67 2017
Equities
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 22,328,507 20,231,369 90.6% 0 0.0% 90.6%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 2,092,886 9.37%
Nuance Investments LLC 1,806,704 8.09%
Impala Asset Management LLC 1,297,985 5.81%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management) 1,210,981 5.42%
Durational Capital Management LP 1,109,700 4.97%
Fiduciary Management, Inc. 1,042,660 4.67%
Sanderson Farms, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Trust 1,010,024 4.52%
Friess Associates LLC 992,500 4.44%
Wellington Management Co. LLP 950,082 4.26%
Tiger Global Management LLC 925,000 4.14%
Company contact information
Sanderson Farms, Inc.
127 Flynt Road
Laurel, MS 39443-9062

Phone : +1.601.649.4030
Fax : +1.601.425.0704
Web : http://www.sandersonfarms.com
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