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Lean Hogs Oct '24 (HEV24)

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Lean Hogs Futures Market News and Commentary

Hogs Post Mixed Friday Action

Lean hogs were anywhere from 35 cents lower to $1.80 higher to close out Friday trade. The USDA National Base Hog price was reported at $83.04 on Friday afternoon, down $3.73 from the day prior. The CME Lean Hog Index was reported at $88.65 on July 10, back down 2 cents from the previous day. 

Lean hog spec traders added 2,568 contracts of futures and options as of July 9 to their net short at 11,412 contracts by last Tuesday.

USDA reported the Friday PM Pork Cutout Value $2.61 higher at $98.84. The rib primal was the only reported lower, with ham the primal leading the way higher, up $10.20.  USDA estimated this week’s FI hog slaughter at 2.386 head. That was well above last week and 47,632 larger than the same week last year.

Jul 24 Hogs  closed at $88.700, up $0.150,

Aug 24 Hogs  closed at $88.450, up $1.775

Oct 24 Hogs  closed at $70.150, up $0.750,

On the date of publication, Alan Brugler did not have (either directly or indirectly) positions i... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Lean Hogs
Contract Size
40,000 pounds
Tick Size
0.00025 per pound ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
8:30a.m. - 1:05p.m. (Settles 1:00p.m.) CST
Exchange
CME
Point Value
$400
Margin/Maintenance
$1,650/1,500
First Notice Date
10/14/24 (93 days)
Expiration Date
10/14/24 (93 days)

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Lean Hogs Oct '24
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Oct Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jul 9, 2024

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Commercials - Long / Short
105,676 (-5,803)
74,079 (-6,596)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
77,382 (+2,925)
106,730 (+3,293)
Producers - Long / Short
23,862 (-731)
56,039 (-3,546)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
68,313 (-2,739)
4,539 (-717)
Managed Money - Long / Short
47,491 (+144)
59,325 (+2,418)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
29,891 (+2,781)
47,405 (+875)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
68.050 +3.09%
on 07/10/24
78.750 -10.92%
on 06/18/24
-6.900 (-8.96%)
since 06/12/24
3-Month
68.050 +3.09%
on 07/10/24
88.375 -20.62%
on 04/23/24
-15.975 (-18.55%)
since 04/12/24
52-Week
68.050 +3.09%
on 07/10/24
89.400 -21.53%
on 04/09/24
-7.725 (-9.92%)
since 07/12/23

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Livestock Markets End Week on a Positive Note

Hogs continue higher, Feeders show strength while August cattle limps higher

Cattle Posts Strength on Friday

Live cattle rounded out the Friday session with gains of 12 cents to $1.15. Cash cattle trade this week has centered around $188 in the South, with northern trade at $198, both in the steadier side compared...

LEQ24 : 182.375s (+0.07%)
LEV24 : 184.075s (+0.31%)
LEZ24 : 185.475s (+0.23%)
GFQ24 : 258.650s (+0.98%)
GFU24 : 258.100s (+0.68%)
GFV24 : 257.550s (+0.57%)
Hogs Post Mixed Friday Action

Lean hogs were anywhere from 35 cents lower to $1.80 higher to close out Friday trade. The USDA National Base Hog price was reported at $83.04 on Friday afternoon, down $3.73 from the day prior. The CME...

HEN24 : 88.700s (+0.17%)
HEQ24 : 88.450s (+2.05%)
HEV24 : 70.150s (+1.08%)
Shootin' the bull about elasticity

In my opinion, I can see that a 1.6% decline in beef production year over year creates all time historical prices in both fats and feeders.  I can see that keeping an average of 11.5 million head on feed...

Cattle Pushing Higher at Midday

Live cattle are trading 30 to 70 cents higher through the midday session. Cash action has centered around $188 in the South so far this week, with northern trade at $198. Feeder cattle are posting $1.35...

LEQ24 : 182.375s (+0.07%)
LEV24 : 184.075s (+0.31%)
LEZ24 : 185.475s (+0.23%)
GFQ24 : 258.650s (+0.98%)
GFU24 : 258.100s (+0.68%)
GFV24 : 257.550s (+0.57%)
Hogs Bouncing on Friday, with Stronger Cutout

Lean hogs are posting $1 to $2.32 gains on Friday, with soon to expire July up 15 cents.. The USDA National Base Hog price was reported at $83.73 on Friday morning, down $3.72 from the day prior. The CME...

HEN24 : 88.700s (+0.17%)
HEQ24 : 88.450s (+2.05%)
HEV24 : 70.150s (+1.08%)
WASDE

WASDE - 2024-07-12

ZSX24 : 1065-2s (-0.23%)
ZSPAUS.CM : 10.7162 (-1.17%)
ZSBAUS.CM : -0.3338 (-2.08%)
ZSDAUS-BIW.CM : 4,506,573 (unch)
ZSYAUS-BIW.CM : 52.03 (unch)
XSU24 : 3,712s (-0.40%)
XTU24 : 4,620s (-0.04%)
ZCZ24 : 414-6s (+0.97%)
ZCPAUS.CM : 3.9312 (+0.56%)
ZCBAUS.CM : -0.0888 (+4.41%)
XVU24 : 2,415s (-0.12%)
XEU24 : 58.41s (+1.41%)
Livestock Futures Stabilize in Thursday’s Trade.

Cattle and hog futures were able to stabilize in Thursday’s trade, a sign that the recent weakness may be coming to an end?

Hogs Look to Friday, as Cutout Bounces on Thursday

Lean hogs saw a positive bounce on Thursday, as contracts saw gains anywhere from just a tick to $2. The USDA National Base Hog price was reported at $86.77 on Thursday afternoon, down $0.54 from the day...

HEN24 : 88.700s (+0.17%)
HEQ24 : 88.450s (+2.05%)
HEV24 : 70.150s (+1.08%)
Cattle Traders Look to Round Out the Week

Live cattle managed to close out the Thursday session with 12 to 47 cent gains. Cash action has centered around $188 in the South so far this week, with northern trade at $198. Thursday’s Central Stockyards...

LEQ24 : 182.375s (+0.07%)
LEV24 : 184.075s (+0.31%)
LEZ24 : 185.475s (+0.23%)
GFQ24 : 258.650s (+0.98%)
GFU24 : 258.100s (+0.68%)
GFV24 : 257.550s (+0.57%)

Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Sell Signal with a Maximum Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 72.933
2nd Resistance Point 72.117
1st Resistance Point 71.133
Last Price 70.150s
1st Support Level 69.333
2nd Support Level 68.517
3rd Support Level 67.533

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52-Week High 89.400
Fibonacci 61.8% 81.244
Fibonacci 50% 78.725
Fibonacci 38.2% 76.206
Last Price 70.150s
52-Week Low 68.050

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