Your browser of choice has not been tested for use with Barchart.com. If you have issues, please download one of the browsers listed here.
Stocks | Futures | Watchlist | More
or

Feeder Cattle Aug '18 (GFQ18)

Get Barchart Premier
[[ item.lastPrice ]] [[ item.priceChange ]] ([[ item.percentChange ]]) [[ item.tradeTime ]] [CME]
[[ item.bidPrice ]] x [[ item.bidSize ]] [[ item.askPrice ]] x [[ item.askSize ]]
Quote Overview for [[ item.sessionDateDisplayLong ]]
[[ rowChartData.labelLow ]]
[[ rowChartData.lowPriceFormatted ]]
[[ rowChartData.lowPrice ]]
[[ rowChartData.labelHigh ]]
[[ rowChartData.highPriceFormatted ]]
[[ rowChartData.highPrice ]]
since [[ rowChartData.lowDate ]]
since [[ rowChartData.highDate ]]
[[ value ]] [[ value ]]

Feeder Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Weaker on Friday

Cattle Weaker on Friday Live cattle futures lost ground in afternoon trading, finishing down $.275 to $.750 on the day. Feeder cattle futures declined $.90 to $1.20. The CME Feeder Cattle Index $1.55 cents on August 15 at $137.15 . Wholesale boxed beef prices continued their sharp rise on Labor Day wholesale buying and tight supplies. Choice boxes finished higher again Friday by $ 2.57 to $238.69, with Select boxes $2.59 higher @ $213.26. The USDA estimated the weekly FI cattle slaughter at 651,000 head, 9,000 head more than the previous week, and 8000 head below the same week last year. There were a few live purchases reported in the North, with prices reported at $105-106 live or $172-178 in the meat. Money managers in Live Cattle futures and options trimmed their CFTC net long position by 4355 contracts as of Tuesday at 18, 830 contracts. AUG 19 Cattle closed at $99.925, down $0.275, OCT 19 Cattle closed at $98.050, down $0.475, DEC 19 Cattle closed at $103.525, down $0.750, AUG 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $134.575, down $1.200 SEP 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $132.375, down $0.925 OCT 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $132.850, down $0.900 -- provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

Contract Specifications

See More
Contract
Feeder Cattle
Contract Size
50,000 pounds
Tick Size
0.025 cents per pound ($12.50 per contract)
Trading Hours
8:30a.m. - 1:05p.m. (Settles 1:00p.m.) CST
Exchange
CME
Point Value
$500
Margin/Maintenance
$3,080/2,800
First Notice Date
08/30/18
Expiration Date
08/30/18 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Feeder Cattle Aug '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Aug Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Aug 13, 2019

View Chart Details
Commercials - Long / Short
13,312 (+64)
9,802 (+1,332)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
14,325 (-427)
17,577 (+244)
Producers - Long / Short
6,289 (-137)
7,205 (+1,125)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
5,952 (+100)
1,526 (+106)
Managed Money - Long / Short
9,549 (-149)
15,107 (-139)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
4,776 (-278)
2,470 (+383)
Get Realtime - Quotes and Charts for Futures Traders. Learn More >>

Price Performance

See More
Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
148.250 +1.17%
on 08/14/18
153.000 -1.97%
on 08/06/18
+0.655 (+0.44%)
since 07/31/18
3-Month
142.175 +5.49%
on 06/15/18
154.925 -3.19%
on 07/19/18
+2.580 (+1.75%)
since 05/31/18

More Feeder Cattle Quotes

All Futures
Please wait...

Most Recent Stories

More News
Cattle Weaker on Friday

Cattle Weaker on Friday Live cattle futures lost ground in afternoon trading, finishing down $.275 to $.750 on the day. Feeder cattle futures declined $.90 to $1.20. The CME Feeder Cattle Index $1.55...

Hogs Decline Returns on Friday

Hogs Decline Returns on Friday Lean Hog futures lost $2.225 to $3 today. The CME Lean Hog Index was down $1.97 at $77.89 on August 14. USDA showed pork export sales of 20,393 MT in the week of August...

Livestock Report

Limit Down hogs and cattle drifts lower

Hogs Weaker in Midday

Lean Hog futures are lower at midday. October is down $2.15 and deferred months weaker $1.55 to $2.125. The CME Lean Hog Index was down $1.97 at $77.89 on August 14. USDA showed pork export sales of 20,393...

Cattle Stronger

Live cattle futures are higher at midday. August is up $.55, with deferred contracts higher by $.30-$.40. Feeder cattle futures are also rising. The front months show increases of $.325-$.425. The CME...

Get A Deal Done

The trade war is now scary and...

Feeder Cattle Spread Set Up Nicely For a Sell

The Fedder Cattle (V19-J20) calendar spread has profited in 13 of the last 15 years

Lean Hogs Back and Fill Once Again

Lean Hog futures ended Thursday’s trading down $1.050 to $1.775. The CME Lean Hog Index was down $1.09 at $79.86 on August 13. USDA showed pork export sales of 20,393 MT in the week of August 8, with...

Cattle Market Stabilizes On Attractive Packer Margins

Live cattle futures were mixed on Thursday, with October closing a tick higher. Feeder cattle futures closed $.375 to $1.30 higher in the front months. The CME Feeder Cattle Index was down 74 cents on...

Favorable Forecasts Limiting Grain Markets

Favorable Forecasts Limiting Grain Markets

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 24% Sell with a Weakening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Minimum.

See More Share

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 149.980
1st Resistance Point 149.980
Last Price 149.980s
1st Support Level 149.980
2nd Support Level 149.980

See More

52-Week High 159.200
Last Price 149.980s
Fibonacci 61.8% 149.956
Fibonacci 50% 147.100
Fibonacci 38.2% 144.244
52-Week Low 135.000

See More

InsideFutures Commentary

InsideFutures is a twice weekly newsletter that features a selection of the latest and best commodities commentary appearing on Barchart.com. Delivered every Wednesday and Friday morning to your inbox.

Want to use this as
your default charts setting?
Learn about our Custom Templates
Switch the Market flag
above for targeted data.
Open the menu and switch the
Market flag for targeted data.
Get Streaming Chart Updates
Switch your Site Preferences
to Interactive Chart
Read About Upcoming
Changes to This Feature
Need More Chart Options?
Right-click on the chart to open the Interactive Chart menu.

Free Barchart Webinar