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Benzinga  10 hrs ago  Comment 
August lean hogs are trading at 68.72, down 0.20 cents/lb. October lean hogs are trading at 60.17, down 0.35 cents /lb. December lean hogs are trading at 55.92, down 0.32 cents/lb. February lean hogs are trading at 60.40, down 0.37 cents/lb...
Benzinga  Aug 2  Comment 
August lean hogs are trading at 68.90, up 0.25 cents/lb. October lean hogs are trading at 60.50, down 0.10 cents /lb. December lean hogs are trading at 56.37, down 0.12 cents/lb. February lean hogs are trading at 60.60, down 0.20 cents/lb Lean...
Benzinga  Aug 1  Comment 
August lean hogs are trading at 69.22, up 0.25 cents/lb. October lean hogs are trading at 59.45, up 0.40 cents /lb. December lean hogs are trading at 55.30, up 0.55 cents/lb Lean hog futures are trading higher just after the open. ...
Benzinga  Jul 29  Comment 
August lean hogs are trading at 69.55, up 0.70 cents/lb. October lean hogs are trading at 60.07, up 0.85 cents /lb. December lean hogs are trading at 55.80, up 0.97 cents/lb Lean hog futures are trading higher just after the open. Market...
Benzinga  Jul 28  Comment 
August lean hogs are trading at 71.52, down 0.15 cents/lb. October lean hogs are trading at 60.45, down 0.60 cents /lb. December lean hogs are trading at 55.77, down 0.67 cents/lb Lean hog futures are trading lower just after the open.. ...
Benzinga  Jul 27  Comment 
August lean hogs are trading at 74.42, down 0.17 cents/lb. October lean hogs are trading at 63.35, down 0.17 cents /lb. December lean hogs are trading at 58.32, down 0.17 cents/lb Lean hog futures are trading a little lower just after the open....
Benzinga  Jul 26  Comment 
August lean hogs are trading at 75.27, down 0.40 cents/lb. October lean hogs are trading at 63.87, down 0.45 cents /lb. December lean hogs are trading at 58.60, down 0.45 cents/lb Lean hog futures are trading lower just after the open. ...
Benzinga  Jul 25  Comment 
August lean hogs are trading at 75.77, up 0.50 cents/lb. October lean hogs are trading at 64.60, up 0.70 cents /lb. December lean hogs are trading at 59.10, up 0.62 cents/lb Lean hog futures are trading choppy just after the open. ...
Benzinga  Jul 22  Comment 
August lean hogs are trading at 74.20, down 0.25 cents/lb. October lean hogs are trading at 62.12, down 0.15 cents /lb. December lean hogs are trading at 56.32, down 0.12 cents/lb Lean hog futures are trading choppy Friday morning after...
Benzinga  Jul 21  Comment 
August lean hogs are trading at 75.87, down 0.32 cents/lb. October lean hogs are trading at 63.47, down 0.47 cents /lb. December lean hogs are trading at 58.02, down 0.50 cents/lb Lean hog futures are trading lower just after the open Thursday....




 

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]

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