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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 27, 2021

 

 

SANDERSON FARMS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Mississippi   1-14977   64-0615843

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

127 Flynt Road

Laurel, Mississippi

  39443
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(601) 649-4030

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

Check the appropriate box if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common stock, $1 par value per share   SAFM   NASDAQ

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Section 2 – Financial Information

 

Item 2.02

Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On May 27, 2021, the Registrant issued a press release announcing its earnings for its fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2021. The press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1. The information in the press release is not to be considered “filed” for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and is not incorporated by reference into the Registrant’s filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”).

Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits:

 

Exhibit

    No.    

  

Description

99.1    Press release of Sanderson Farms, Inc. dated May 27, 2021.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit

    No.    

  

Description

99.1    Press release of Sanderson Farms, Inc. dated May 27, 2021.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

SANDERSON FARMS, INC.

(Registrant)

Date: May 27, 2021     By:  

/s/ D. Michael Cockrell

      D. Michael Cockrell
      Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Legal Officer