JBSAY - JBS S.A.

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Previous Close7.81
Open7.92
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask0.00 x 0
Day's Range7.83 - 8.03
52 Week Range4.43 - 16.31
Volume105,913
Avg. Volume214,415
Market Cap10.676B
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.32
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-0.19
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield0.18 (2.29%)
Ex-Dividend DateMay 08, 2020
1y Target EstN/A
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    Mass testing at JBS, BRF plants in Center West Brazil town reveals more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases

    Mass testing revealed an outbreak of novel coronavirus infections at plants operated by JBS SA <JBSS3.SA> and BRF SA <JBSS3.SA> in Brazil's Center West, the labor prosecutor's office in Mato Grosso do Sul state said on Friday, citing company data. JBS tested 4,134 employees, with 2,518 people showing negative results and 541 results pending. It employs about 4,300 persons in Dourados, which is epicenter of the coronavirus in Mato Grosso do Sul.

  • Moody's

    JBS Investments II GmbH -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of JBS S.A.

    Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of JBS S.A. New York, July 02, 2020 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of JBS S.A. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers.

  • Reuters

    Some U.S. food suppliers forego China contracts over coronavirus curbs, trade group says

    Chinese demands that overseas suppliers guarantee their food shipments are free of the novel coronavirus are causing some shippers to forego the China trade, an industry group representing U.S. produce growers said on Friday. Western Growers, which represents companies that produce half of U.S. fresh fruits, vegetables and tree nuts, confirmed that many of its members had received such requests from Chinese authorities. "It's changing how some of our growers are reacting to the marketplace," said Dennis Nuxoll, the trade group's vice president of federal government affairs.

  • Reuters

    FEATURE-Have gun will travel: Coronavirus at meat plants builds demand for mobile butchers

    Slaughtering cattle is a solitary, but personal business for Gerrit vande Bruinhorst, 55, the mobile butcher of Picture Butte, Alberta. On this day, vande Bruinhorst, a .303 rifle in hand, arrives early at a customer's ranch. Vande Bruinhorst hauls it to his shop, where he will hang the carcass for 14 days before cutting it.

  • Reuters

    Brazil's JBS invests in pharma unit in Sao Paulo state

    Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA announced the construction of a new heparin factory by its pharmaceutical subsidiary Orygina in Presidente Epitacio, in Sao Paulo state. Heparin, an anticoagulant used to treat patients with heart disease or blood clots, is extracted from the gut of cattle and pork.

  • Reuters

    Brazil court orders JBS meat plant closed for COVID-19 testing

    A Brazilian labor court on Friday ordered the closure of a chicken plant owned by the world's largest meatpacker, JBS SA, in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul for 14 days while the company's workforce is tested for COVID-19. JBS did not have any immediate comment on the court order.

  • Reuters

    Brazil manufacturers seek to skirt shutdowns as coronavirus surges

    Manufacturers in Brazil like Marcopolo SA and Randon are trying to show they can safely operate their factories at reduced capacity, dodging the coronavirus-induced shutdowns that have hit the mining and food processing sectors. Aside from iron ore miner Vale SA, which was forced just last week to shut down one of its major complexes after an outbreak there, meatpackers JBS SA and BRF SA have also recently been forced by Brazilian judges to shutter their plants. Coronavirus outbreaks had affected their workers while running operations at full steam.

  • Reuters

    Republican lawmakers ask U.S. Agriculture Dept to ease regs on meat production

    Six Republicans in the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee urged the U.S. Agriculture Department on Tuesday to ease regulations on meat processors that they said make it harder for smaller companies to compete. The price paid to ranchers for cattle dropped and meat prices rose earlier this spring when operations at some slaughterhouses were slowed by workers falling ill with the new coronavirus, while others closed. President Donald Trump responded in May by insisting that the Justice Department open an antitrust probe.

  • Reuters

    Brazil court ruling says JBS may reopen pork plant closed after COVID-19 outbreak

    A Brazilian court has authorized the world's largest meatpacker, JBS SA, to reopen a pork plant in Rio Grande do Sul state struck by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, according to a ruling seen by Reuters. The ruling effectively overturns a court order from June 5 suspending activities at the plant for 14 days following the confirmation that 21 people working there had been infected. JBS, which employs about 1,700 at the pork plant, confirmed an injunction in its favor had been handed down on Tuesday.

  • Reuters

    Brazil's BNDES suspends interest, debt payments owed by regional governments

    Brazilian development bank BNDES has suspended the payment of interest and principal on debt owed by municipalities and states through the end of the year, chief executive Gustavo Montezano said on Monday. Speaking in Rio de Janeiro, Montezano said this could save states hit by the coronavirus crisis up to 3.9 billion reais ($790 million), and added that the bank may also make emergency transfers of 456 million reais to 13 states.

  • Reuters

    Court orders JBS pork plant in Brazil shut for 14 days amid coronavirus fears

    A Brazilian judge has suspended activities at a pork plant owned by meatpacker JBS SA in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul for 14 days, according to a copy of the decision seen Friday night. The judge also requested that JBS test the workers using protocols established by the Health Ministry. JBS did not immediately respond to a request for comment outside business hours.

  • Reuters

    RPT-Brazil meatpackers bought cattle linked to deforestation, says Greenpeace

    Brazilian meatpackers JBS SA , Marfrig and Minerva purchased thousands of cattle linked to deforestation of the Amazon rainforest since 2018, advocacy group Greenpeace Brasil alleged in a report published on Thursday. Ranching is a major driver of Amazon rainforest deforestation, which surged in Brazil last year to an 11-year high.

  • Reuters

    Brazil meatpackers bought cattle linked to deforestation, says Greenpeace

    Brazilian meatpackers JBS SA , Marfrig and Minerva purchased thousands of cattle linked to deforestation of the Amazon rainforest since 2018, advocacy group Greenpeace Brasil alleged in a report published on Thursday. Ranching is a major driver of Amazon rainforest deforestation, which surged in Brazil last year to an 11-year high.

  • JBS sued over alleged violation of Brazil indigenous rights during pandemic
    Reuters

    JBS sued over alleged violation of Brazil indigenous rights during pandemic

    Meatpacker JBS SA is being sued for alleged violation of indigenous workers' rights after firing 40 members of the Kaingang tribe from a plant in southern Brazil, according to a court document. The suit filed on June 1 by the labor prosecutor's office alleged that JBS discriminated against these workers as the novel coronavirus pandemic escalated in the country. JBS shares fell 1.37% in late-afternoon trading, after rising as much as 1% at the open.

  • In single Brazilian state, some 2,400 meat plant workers catch coronavirus, officials say
    Reuters

    In single Brazilian state, some 2,400 meat plant workers catch coronavirus, officials say

    More than a quarter of the confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Brazil's southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul are among meat plant workers, the labor prosecutors' office said on Monday. The findings corroborate evidence that meatpackers have become hotspots in Brazil for the coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 respiratory disease. Overall, Brazil has more than 500,000 cases and nearly 30,000 deaths, according to a Reuters tally.

  • Reuters

    JBS gets court nod to reopen Brazil plant closed over COVID-19 outbreak

    A Brazilian labor court on Saturday ruled that JBS SA can reopen its chicken processing plant in the southern state of Santa Catarina, according to a copy of the decision seen by Reuters. JBS confirmed the favorable injunction issued on May 30 by Labor Judge Paula dos Anjos. A separate Brazilian court ruling on May 28 had made it mandatory for JBS to boost protection for workers as it reopened the plant, including mandatory distancing of 1.5 meters (4.92 feet), among other measures.

  • Reuters

    CORRECTED-Brazilian appeals court authorizes Joesley Batista to go back to JBS parent J&F

    Brazilian appeals court STJ has authorized on Tuesday the return of billionaire Joesley Batista to managing positions in companies controlled by meatpacker JBS SA parent company, J&F Holding. In a court decision, judge Rogerio Schietti said it did not make sense any more to bar Joesley from positions in the companies in which he is a controlling shareholder.

  • Reuters

    'How about next June?' Small meat processors backlogged as virus idles big plants

    Inside the small-scale Iowa abattoir Stanhope Locker and Market, owner Shaunna Zanker yawns with exhaustion as she listens to yet another farmer asking her to slaughter his pigs. "I'm so sorry, but we're booked through March of next year," Zanker said on the phone. Slaughter operations like Zanker's are booming as novel coronavirus outbreaks at major U.S. and Canadian meat plants force farmers and meat-loving consumers to seek out alternatives to a crucial supply-chain link.

  • Reuters

    JBS resumes chicken slaughtering at Brazil plant after COVID-19 outbreak -statement

    Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA said on Thursday that operations at its plant in Passo Fundo, in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, were allowed to resume after the facility was closed by authorities due to an outbreak of the novel coronavirus. At that facility alone, JBS employs more than 2,600 people, in addition to 600 integrated producers, the statement said. The Passo Fundo unit has operated for more than 35 years in the region, JBS said.

  • Exclusive: Health official quits after being pushed to reopen Colorado county and hot-spot meat plant
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  • Trump urges Americans back to work, even as thousands are contracting COVID-19 on the job
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  • Reuters

    Australia says China suspension of beef imports not tied to call for COVID-19 inquiry

    China decision to ban imports from four of Australia's largest beef processors was not a response to Canberra's call for independent inquiry into the origins of COVID-19, Australia's Minister for Trade Simon Birmingham said on Tuesday. Birmingham had earlier said in a statement that Kilcoy Pastoral Company, JBS's Beef City and Dinmore plants, and the Northern Cooperative Meat Company have been banned from exporting beef to China due to issues with labelling.

  • As U.S. meat workers fall sick and supplies dwindle, exports to China soar
    Reuters

    As U.S. meat workers fall sick and supplies dwindle, exports to China soar

    U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died. Trump, who is in an acrimonious public dispute with Beijing over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, invoked the 1950 Defense Production Act on April 28 to keep plants open. Now he is facing criticism from some lawmakers, consumers and plant employees for putting workers at risk in part to help ensure China's meat supply.

  • Reuters

    Family of U.S. meat plant worker who died of COVID-19 sues JBS

    Enock Benjamin died on April 3 of the respiratory disease after becoming infected by the new coronavirus while working at the JBS plant in Souderton, Pennsylvania, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday in state court in Philadelphia. The wrongful death lawsuit says JBS failed to provide sufficient protective equipment and forced employees to work in close proximity and share crowded break areas and restrooms. "By choosing profits over safety, JBS demonstrated a reckless disregard to the rights and safety of others, including Enock Benjamin," the complaint said.

  • Reuters

    Mayor's office in southern Brazil suspends reopening of JBS plant

    A plant owned by Brazilian meat producer JBS SA in the southern city of Passo Fundo has been ordered closed for the next 15 days by the local mayor's office, the municipal administration said in a statement on Thursday. The plant has been closed since April 24 due to an outbreak of the novel coronavirus among workers, but labor prosecutors had recently cleared the way for the plant to reopen.