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Feeder Cattle Sep '22 (GFU22)

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Feeder Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Gain on Weaker Feed

The feeder cattle futures rallied triple digits on Thursday’s board break in the feed grains. Prices went home 1.3% to 1.7% higher. For the August contract that extended the month’s gain to $8.48. Live cattle prices traded mostly higher on Thursday with $1.20-$1.40 trading ranges. At the close the board was mostly 25 to 57 cents in the front months. With June fats expiring at $138 flat. The Merc reported another 15 contracts of June heifers were issued for delivery. The original 25 were retendered and never scheduled. USDA reported TX cash trade was mostly $1 lower to $137, while the limited Northern sales went $146 to $150. The 6/29 CME Feeder Cattle Index was $2.36 higher to $166.44.   

The weekly Export Sales report showed 17k MT of beef was sold during the week that ended 6/23. That was up 52% wk/wk and 40.6% yr/yr, but was still the second lowest since April. FAS had 19,801 MT shipped during the same week. That was a 4% increase on the week and 4.5% increase yr/yr. South... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Feeder Cattle
Contract Size
50,000 pounds
Tick Size
0.00025 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
$3,315/2,850
First Notice Date
09/29/22 (91 days)
Expiration Date
09/29/22 (91 days)

Seasonal Chart

Feeder Cattle Sep '22
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Sep Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jun 21, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
12,728 (+365)
6,695 (+217)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
15,462 (-544)
16,848 (-418)
Producers - Long / Short
7,563 (+363)
5,603 (-22)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
4,076 (-381)
3 (-144)
Managed Money - Long / Short
10,158 (-161)
14,331 (-66)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
5,304 (-383)
2,517 (-352)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
167.725 +5.07%
on 05/31/22
178.425 -1.23%
on 06/09/22
+6.925 (+4.09%)
since 05/27/22
3-Month
166.075 +6.11%
on 05/23/22
182.275 -3.32%
on 03/31/22
-6.225 (-3.41%)
since 03/30/22

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Cattle Gain on Weaker Feed

The feeder cattle futures rallied triple digits on Thursday’s board break in the feed grains. Prices went home 1.3% to 1.7% higher. For the August contract that extended the month’s gain to $8.48....

LEM22 : 138.000s (+0.88%)
LEQ22 : 132.575s (+0.30%)
LEV22 : 138.775s (-0.09%)
GFQ22 : 173.600s (+1.68%)
GFU22 : 176.225s (+1.41%)
Triple Digit Losses in Hogs

The Thursday lean hog futures trade moved prices lower with 0.6% to 2.26% losses. The late 2022 contracts were the weakest on the day, while July hogs were down just 27 cents. USDA’s National Average...

HEN22 : 109.125s (-0.25%)
HEV22 : 88.675s (-2.26%)
KMN22 : 110.400s (-0.09%)
Shootin' the Bull

Cattle feeders saw a slight bit of reprieve today.  The lower corn will help going forward, were the cattle feeder to get some relief on feeder cattle prices.  Until then, the margins are not anticipated...

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Triple Digit Hog Losses

Through Thursday’s midday the lean hog futures complex Is down $0.55 to $2.25USDA’s National Average Morning Base Hog price for Thursday was $3.75 lower to $116.11. The CME Lean Hog Index was $111.26...

HEN22 : 109.125s (-0.25%)
HEV22 : 88.675s (-2.26%)
KMN22 : 110.400s (-0.09%)
Cattle Prices Firm at Midday

Live cattle futures are mostly higher with gains capped at 27 cents so far for midday. The CME reported another 15 contracts of June heifers were issued for delivery. The original 25 were retendered and...

LEM22 : 138.000s (+0.88%)
LEQ22 : 132.575s (+0.30%)
LEV22 : 138.775s (-0.09%)
GFQ22 : 173.600s (+1.68%)
GFU22 : 176.225s (+1.41%)
Hogs and Pigs Reaction Thursday

Lean hog futures closed with $0.52 weaker in July and $0.25 lower in the August to gains of as much as $0.62 in the other nearby contracts. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base Hog price for Wednesday...

HEN22 : 109.125s (-0.25%)
HEV22 : 88.675s (-2.26%)
KMN22 : 110.400s (-0.09%)
Beef Export Bookings to be Released

Live cattle futures faded on Wednesday with losses of 50 to 62 cents. The June contract was the exception with a 50 cent boost to $136.80. The Wednesday FCE auction sold one pen of 265 head for $138 of...

LEM22 : 138.000s (+0.88%)
LEQ22 : 132.575s (+0.30%)
LEV22 : 138.775s (-0.09%)
GFQ22 : 173.600s (+1.68%)
GFU22 : 176.225s (+1.41%)
Morning Comments; Thursday, June 30th, 2022

Trade Awaits USDA Data

Cattle Close Red

Live cattle futures faded on Wednesday with losses of 50 to 62 cents. The June contract was the exception with a 50 cent boost to $136.80. The Wednesday FCE auction sold one pen of 265 head for $138 of...

LEM22 : 138.000s (+0.88%)
LEQ22 : 132.575s (+0.30%)
LEV22 : 138.775s (-0.09%)
GFQ22 : 173.600s (+1.68%)
GFU22 : 176.225s (+1.41%)

Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Buy Signal with a Weak Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 180.600
2nd Resistance Point 178.625
1st Resistance Point 177.425
Last Price 176.225s
1st Support Level 174.250
2nd Support Level 172.275
3rd Support Level 171.075

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52-Week High 188.250
Fibonacci 61.8% 179.779
Fibonacci 50% 177.163
Last Price 176.225s
Fibonacci 38.2% 174.546
52-Week Low 166.075

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