Investopedia: Cauton On Sanderson Farms Isn't Being Chicken
Investing in commodities is hard enough, but investing in those
companies that produce intermediate commodities stuck between
uncontrollable cost and uncontrollable prices is even more difficult.
Stocks like Sanderson Farms (Nasdaq:SAFM)
can definitely outperform in periods where protein supplies are scarce
and/or costs suddenly drop, but it's difficult to make long-term money
in stocks like these.