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Who is Smithfield Foods Inc?

Smithfield Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and marketing of fresh meat and packaged meats products in the United States and internationally. The company involves in the production of hog; and produces various fresh pork, beef, poultry, and packaged meats products. It sells fresh pork to retail customers as unprocessed and trimmed cuts, such as butts, loins, picnics, and ribs; packaged meats products, including smoked and boiled hams, bacon, sausage, hot dogs, and deli and luncheon meats; specialty products, such as pepperoni and dry meat products; and ready-to-eat prepared foods comprising pre-cooked entrees, and pre-cooked bacon and sausages. The company offers its products to supermarket chains; wholesale distributors; the foodservice industry, including fast food, restaurant and hotel chains, hospitals, and other institutional customers; export markets; and other further processors. It sells its products through its salespersons and independent commission brokers. Smithfield Foods, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Smithfield, Virginia.

www.smithfieldfoods.com
46,050 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/18/12
Founded in 1961
Last $20.28 USD
Change Today -0.06 / -0.29%
Volume 5.5M
As of 8:04 PM 10/24/12 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

smithfield foods inc (SFD) Snapshot

Open
$20.35
Previous Close
$20.34
Day High
$20.41
Day Low
$20.09
52 Week High
12/8/11 - $25.12
52 Week Low
08/7/12 - $17.55
Market Cap
3.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.6M
EPS TTM
$2.30
Shares Outstanding
149.5M
SFD Does Not Pay Dividends
P/E TM
8.8x
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Smithfield Foods, Inc. Approves Amendments to Articles of Association; Approves Appointment of Joseph W. Luter, III as Director

Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced that its AGM held on September 19, 2012, the shareholders approved the amendments to the articles of association. The company approved the appointment of Joseph W. Luter, III as director.

Smithfield Foods, Inc. Enters into Amended and Restated Term Loan Agreement with Rabobank

Smithfield Foods, Inc. entered into an amended and restated term loan agreement among the company, certain subsidiaries of the company that may from time to time be party thereto, Co. peratieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., Rabobank Nederland, New York Branch as administrative agent, and the lenders party thereto. The term loan agreement replaces the company's existing $200 million secured term loan with Rabobank. Among other things, the term loan agreement extended the maturity date of the prior term loan from June 2016 to May 2018 and increased the interest rate by 0.25% to an annual rate of interest equal to LIBOR plus a margin of 4.00%, or at the election of the company, a base rate plus a margin of 3.00%. With the exception of a $25 million amortization payment due in June 2015, no amortization payments are required under the term loan agreement prior to the maturity date. The company may elect to prepay the term loan agreement at any time, subject to the payment of certain prepayment fees in respect of any voluntary prepayment prior to June 9, 2013 and other customary breakage costs. In connection with the repayment and redemption by the company of the remaining $589.4 million of 10% senior secured notes due 2014, the liens and subsidiary guaranties securing the prior term loan agreement were released.

Smithfield Foods, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended July 29, 2012; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2013

Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended July 29, 2012. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $3,091.3 million against $3,094.2 million for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was $131.8 against $173.2 million for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $89.3 against $123.9 million for the same period a year ago. Net income was $61.7 million against $82.1 million for the same period a year ago. Net income per diluted share were $0.40 against $0.49 for the same period a year ago. Capital expenditures were $61 million for the quarter. The company announced that looking ahead, its momentum in packaged meats is strong and the company is well positioned to deliver another year of solid earnings to its shareholders in fiscal year 2013. Full year CapEx budget was $300 million. Interest expense to be $170 million.

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Price/Cash Flow 8.9x
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Smithfield Foods Names Kenneth M. Sullivan President and Chief Operating Officer; Appoints Glenn T. Nunziata Chief Financial Officer

[at noodls] - Senior Leadership Appointments Build on New Organizational Structure Launched Earlier This Year SMITHFIELD, Va., Aug. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smithfield Foods, Inc., today announced that Kenneth M. ...

21 Aug 2015

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Announcements and Notices - Form 10-Q Quarterly Report for the Second Quarter Ended June 28, 2015 of Smithfield Foods, Inc.

[at noodls] - Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited take no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness ...

12 Aug 2015

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Smithfield's Tar Heel pork packing plant evacuated due to ammonia leak

[Reuters] - Smithfield Foods Inc. has evacuated its Tar Heel, North Carolina pork packing plant, the world's largest, due to a suspected ammonia leak on Tuesday, the company said. "All employees have been evacuated. ...

17 Jun 2015

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Smithfield's Tar Heel pork plant stays closed after ammonia leak

[Reuters] - Smithfield Foods Inc.'s Tar Heel, North Carolina pork packing plant, the world's largest, remained closed on Wednesday after a water tank collapsed and caused an ammonia leak a day earlier, the company said. "It is a matter of getting power restored, a big part of the problem is that the water tank that ruptured actually knocked out our transformers," said Dennis Pittman, a company spokesman. It is likely the Tar Heel plant, which has a daily slaughter capacity of about 34,000 hogs, could resume operations by the second shift on Thursday, he said. Smithfield Foods, Inc., the world's largest pork producer and processor, is a wholly independent subsidiary of China's WH Group.

18 Jun 2015

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Smithfield's Tar Heel pork plant to remain closed until Friday

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Smithfield's Tar Heel pork plant closed until Friday

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Announcements and Notices - Form 10-K Annual Report for the Year Ended December 28, 2014 of Smithfield Foods, Inc.

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26 Mar 2015

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Smithfield Foods Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 8:00 am ET today

14 Apr 2015

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Smithfield Foods Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 9:00 am ET today

29 Apr 2015

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Subject Author Date
SFD stock value based on fundamentals buylowsellhighforgains 2012-10-16 14:35:42
Why so low? orb85750 2012-10-16 14:35:38
March 8 VERY VERY WELL March 20 selling options grinderepos 2012-10-16 14:35:34
pension costs algo41 2012-10-16 14:35:31
Expect $17.70 on Friday and $18 puts in the $$ by COB Friday grassgettinggreener 2012-10-16 14:35:27
CEO March 8 The business is performing very, very well. grinderepos 2012-10-16 14:35:23
Never Trust This CEO Again bu7542003 2012-10-16 14:35:19
looks like cbblovvs 2012-10-16 14:35:15
pension costs: new 10k update algo41 2012-10-16 14:35:11
Insider buying reported recently DehPret 2012-10-16 14:35:07
Salaries - couldn't believe what megrfromterrace 2012-10-16 14:35:03
Forget hillshire grinderepos 2012-10-16 14:34:59
Decline Grain Related? ryan_hill10 2012-10-16 14:34:55
Try the "Ye Olde Smitty Inn" yall jetcrazy747 2012-10-16 14:34:51
have you given consideration to raising your guidance? The answer is yes grinderepos 2012-10-16 14:34:47
Only folks making any money in this OINKER=Execs oceanbreeze7us 2012-10-16 14:34:43
Not looking so good for SFD... petelato 2012-10-16 14:34:38
When will SFD raise pork prices? dontdropyourlunch 2012-10-16 14:34:35
Food stamps help the industry montana_lark 2012-10-16 14:34:31
Protein supply / demand scenario netlosstoo 2012-10-16 14:34:27
So why do you own this company? orb85750 2012-10-16 14:34:23
Director buys shares o08o.ugh64w 2012-10-16 14:34:19
Smithfield Foods Reports First Quarter Results bluecheese4u 2012-10-16 14:34:15
Insider buy jimgggg 2012-10-16 14:34:10
Strong action agaltpwp 2012-10-16 14:34:05
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