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NEARBY MONTH SETTLE - Last 30 Days     HOG FUTURES (LH)            
 
  Month Settle & Change High - Low Open Interest Volume  
    May-14 123.975 p +2.950 124.000 120.300 3,506 q 832 p
    Jun-14 126.250 p +3.000 126.250 122.650 100,326 p 21,286 p
    Jul-14 124.000 p +3.000 124.000 120.625 27,557 p 4,435 p
    Aug-14 122.550 p +2.900 122.650 119.200 41,530 q 5,772 p
    Oct-14 102.350 p +3.000 102.350 98.975 39,819 p 3,655 p
    Dec-14 91.025 p +2.150 91.050 88.550 28,681 q 1,181 p
    Feb-15 87.500 p +0.850 87.700 86.500 10,132 q 331 p
    Apr-15 86.100 p +0.350 87.850 86.625 6,129 q 99 p
    May-15 90.250 u       284 u 9  
    Jun-15 92.250 p +0.800 92.475 91.450 1,253 p 48 p
            Source: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
HOG OPTION - Open Interest (All Strikes) HOG OPTIONS (OH) -Top 10 By Volume Traded
 
  Month * Strike Premium & Change High - Low Open Interest Volume
    Jun-14 P 120.00 1.18 q -0.85 2.10 1.10 4,120 p 1,068 p
    Jun-14 P 124.00 2.40 q -1.45 3.98 2.43 2,458 u 758 p
    Jul-14 P 118.00 2.13 q -1.10 2.65 2.10 5,240 p 693 p
    Jun-14 P 118.00 0.80 q -0.60 1.43 0.83 2,705 p 678 p
    Jun-14 C 125.00 4.23 p +1.58 4.13 2.40 107 u 665  
    Jun-14 P 123.00 2.03 q -1.30 3.53 1.68 213 p 627 p
    Jun-14 P 122.00 1.70 q -1.15 2.95 1.68 2,078 q 579 p
    Jun-14 P 114.00 0.38 q -0.25 0.50 0.38 5,092 q 528 p
    Jun-14 C 127.00 3.25 p +1.33 3.13 1.73 404 p 492 p
    Jun-14 P 116.00 0.55 q -0.40 0.98 0.55 2,704 q 393 q
    All Other               3,411  
        * C = Call, P = Put       Source: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
CME LEAN HOG INDEX & PACKER MARGIN CME LEAN HOG INDEX LAST/NEXT 30 DAY TREND
Period CME Lean Hog Index Pork Cutout Value Packer Margin *
 
 
Apr-22 (Tue) 117.69        
Apr-21 (Mon) 118.48      
Apr-18 (Fri) 119.65        
Apr-17 (Thu) 120.86      
Apr-16 (Wed) 122.16        
One Week Ago 123.08      
Four Weeks Ago 127.03        
Packer margin is estimated as the difference between the National Prior Slaughter Average Price and Pork Cutout Value*    
Sources: USDA & Chicago Mercantile Exchange                        
NATIONAL AND REGIONAL DIRECT REPORT NATIONAL CARLOT CUTOUT VALUES
Reports as of: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
 
 
Region/Measure   Morning Afternoon    
National      
Barrows & Gilts 1,427 4,646    
Weighted Average Price 115.73 115.67    
Change From Prior +1.30 +1.24    
Iowa/Minnesota      
Barrows & Gilts 1,275 4,205    
Weighted Average Price 116.31 116.20    
Change From Prior +0.59 +0.48    
Eastern Cornbelt      
Barrows & Gilts 62 62    
Weighted Average Price 114.62 115.15    
Change From Prior -2.35 -1.82    
Western Cornbelt      
Barrows & Gilts 1,365 4,584    
Weighted Average Price 116.06 115.77    
Change From Prior +1.56 +1.27    
Source: USDA Carcass Cutout Value as of Dec-31 (Tue) = 82.39 [Last: 81.32]
HOG SLAUGHTER UNDER FED. INSPECTION SLAUGHTER UNDER FEDERAL INSPECTION
Period   Slaughtered Head  
 
 
Apr-23 (Wed)   418,000      
Week Ago 412,000      
Year Ago   418,000      
Week-to-date   1,102,000      
Same Period Last Week 1,204,000      
Same Period Last Year 1,254,000      
Source: USDA