QUOTE AND NEWS
The Times of India  11 hrs ago  Comment 
USA-LIVESTOCK/:LIVESTOCK-CME lean hog futures snap back from session lows
Benzinga  Mar 14  Comment 
Tuesday's USDA hog slaughter was 433,000 head versus 433,000 head a year ago. April lean hogs are trading at 70.70, up 0.47 cents/lb. June lean hogs are trading at 79.07, up 0.35 cents/lb. July lean hogs are trading at 78.82, up 0.25. ©...
Benzinga  Mar 13  Comment 
Monday's USDA hog slaughter was 440,000 head versus 429,000 head a year ago. April lean hogs are trading at 70.22, up 2.05 cents/lb. June lean hogs are trading at 78.70, up 1.80 cents/lb. July lean hogs are trading at 78.47, up 1.47. © 2017...
Benzinga  Mar 13  Comment 
Benzinga  Mar 12  Comment 
Friday's USDA hog slaughter was 426,000 head versus 413,000 head a year ago. Saturday's USDA estimated hog slaughter was 120,000 head versus 88,000 head a year ago. The total hog slaughter for last week was 2,313,000 head versus 2,237,000 head...
Benzinga  Mar 10  Comment 
April lean hogs are trading at 67.67, down 0.42 cents/lb. June lean hogs are trading at 76.50, down 0.42 cents/lb Lean hog futures are trading lower just after the open. Trading is choppy. Talk about cash prices and trade policy is making...
Benzinga  Mar 9  Comment 
Thursday's USDA hog slaughter was 440,000 head versus 436,000 head a year ago. April lean hogs are trading at 67.87, down 0.55 cents/lb. June lean hogs are trading at 76.82, down 0.50 cents/lb. July Lean Hogs are trading at 77.10, down...
Benzinga  Mar 8  Comment 
Wednesday's USDA hog slaughter was 441,000 head versus 430,000 head a year ago. April lean hogs are trading at 68.57, up 0.52 cents/lb. June lean hogs are trading at 77.45, up 0.02 cents/lb. July Lean Hogs are trading at 77.65, down 0.12. ©...
Benzinga  Mar 8  Comment 
Benzinga  Mar 7  Comment 
Tuesday's USDA hog slaughter was 443,000 head versus 436,000 head a year ago. April lean hogs are trading at 68.30, up 1.15 cents/lb. June lean hogs are trading at 77.40, up 0.65 cents/lb. July Lean Hogs are trading at 77.72, up 0.60. ©...
Benzinga  Mar 6  Comment 
Monday's USDA hog slaughter was 443,000 head versus 434,000 head a year ago. April lean hogs are trading at 67.17, up 0.42 cents/lb. June lean hogs are trading at 76.77, up 0.32 cents/lb. July Lean Hogs are trading at 77.17, up 0.35. © 2017...
Benzinga  Mar 3  Comment 
Friday's USDA hog slaughter was 419,000 head versus 413,000 head a year ago. April lean hogs are trading at 66.72, down 1.55 cents/lb. June lean hogs are trading at 76.35, down 1.45 cents/lb. July Lean Hogs are trading at 76.72, down...
Benzinga  Mar 3  Comment 




 

This article refers to the specific commodity. For pork prices in general, see Pork Prices.

Lean Hogs refers to pork (hog) contracts from which the majority of pork meat consumed in the United States comes. (In contrast to pork bellies, from which bacon is made.)

Lean Hogs futures are traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange under ticker symbol LH in cents per pound. For electronic trading sessions, the symbol HE is used.[1]

The chart at left shows Front Month Lean Hogs Futures prices on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) in cents per pound.

Delivery Dates

Lean Hogs futures are delivered every year in February, April, May, June, July, August, October, & December.[1]

The following is a table with Lean Hogs futures delivery dates and resultant tickers for 2009. For an explanation on commodity tickers see commodity ticker construction.

Delivery Month Full Ticker Symbol Thomson-Reuters Symbol
February, 2009LHG9LH/G9-CM
April, 2009LHJ9LH/J9-CM
May, 2009LHK9LH/K9-CM
June, 2009LHM9LH/M9-CM
July, 2009LHN9LH/N9-CM
August, 2009LHQ9LH/Q9-CM
October, 2009LHV9LH/V9-CM
December, 2009LHZ9LH/Z9-CM

Contract Specifications

Contract Size

One Lean Hogs futures contract on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange is 40,000 pounds.[1]

Daily Price Limit

$.03 per pound above or below previous day's settlement price; none for expiring contract in last 2 trading days.[1]

Trading Hours

  • On the CME Globex electronic platform: Monday 9:05 AM through Friday 1:55 PM with daily trading halts from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, US Central Time.[1]
  • Open Outcry (pit session): Monday through Friday, 9:05 AM to 1:00 PM.[1]

Last Trading Day

Trading of Lean Hogs futures contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange ends on the 10th business day of the contract month, 12:00 p.m.[1]

Deliverable Grades

Deliverable Lean Hogs grades for futures contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange are: Hog (barrow and gilt) carcasses.[1]

Wikinvest © 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012. Use of this site is subject to express Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and Disclaimer. By continuing past this page, you agree to abide by these terms. Any information provided by Wikinvest, including but not limited to company data, competitors, business analysis, market share, sales revenues and other operating metrics, earnings call analysis, conference call transcripts, industry information, or price targets should not be construed as research, trading tips or recommendations, or investment advice and is provided with no warrants as to its accuracy. Stock market data, including US and International equity symbols, stock quotes, share prices, earnings ratios, and other fundamental data is provided by data partners. Stock market quotes delayed at least 15 minutes for NASDAQ, 20 mins for NYSE and AMEX. Market data by Xignite. See data providers for more details. Company names, products, services and branding cited herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The use of trademarks or service marks of another is not a representation that the other is affiliated with, sponsors, is sponsored by, endorses, or is endorsed by Wikinvest.
Powered by MediaWiki