Live Cattle (LC)

Delayed Data: D = Delayed, E = End of Day

U.S. Supply & Disappearance

Monthly:

Sources: USDA (Economic Research Service), WASDE, ABSR Research, LLC *Latest market year projected, current market year estimated.

Sources: USDA (NASS, ERS), WASDE, ABSR Research, LLC

Sources: USDA (NASS, ERS), ABSR Research, LLC

Sources: USDA (NASS, ERS), ABSR Research, LLC

Sources: USDA (NASS, ERS), ABSR Research, LLC

Sources: USDA (NASS, ERS), ABSR Research, LLC

Annual:

Sources: USDA (NASS, ERS), WASDE, ABSR Research, LLC *Latest market year projected, current market year estimated.

Sources: USDA (NASS, ERS), WASDE, ABSR Research, LLC *Latest market year projected, current market year estimated.

Sources: USDA (NASS, ERS), WASDE, ABSR Research, LLC *Latest market year projected, current market year estimated.

Sources: USDA (NASS, ERS), WASDE, ABSR Research, LLC *Latest market year projected, current market year estimated.

Data Range: (1997-Date)

Source: ABSR Research, LLC

Source: ABSR Research, LLC

Source: ABSR Research LLC

20yrsSpot PriceWgt Fut PriceBasisVolatility (ANN)Forward Curve
Maximum171.98168.2819.6319.72%15.05%
Top 1/4tile120.53119.272.4715.18%4.38%
Median91.7393.75-0.4011.91%0.98%
Bot 1/4tile80.0277.88-2.3210.07%-3.36%
Minimum57.5059.86-16.855.75%-15.42%
10yrsSpot PriceWgt Fut PriceBasisVolatility (ANN)Forward Curve
Maximum171.98168.2819.6319.72%15.05%
Top 1/4tile129.39129.614.0116.64%3.46%
Median120.69119.370.2113.58%0.23%
Bot 1/4tile106.78107.42-2.0210.48%-3.91%
Minimum78.9581.44-16.856.29%-15.42%
5yrsSpot PriceWgt Fut PriceBasisVolatility (ANN)Forward Curve
Maximum171.98168.2819.6319.72%15.05%
Top 1/4tile149.00141.497.2217.04%1.11%
Median127.83120.602.7215.40%-2.84%
Bot 1/4tile117.38112.73-1.2311.93%-6.94%
Minimum78.9581.44-16.856.29%-15.42%
Source: ABSR Research, LLC, Commodity Systems Inc.

Source: ABSR Research, LLC, Commodity Systems Inc.

Source: ABSR Research, LLC, Commodity Systems Inc.

Source Data: ABSR Research, LLC, Commodity Systems Inc,  U.S. Department of Agriculture

Sources: USDA (Economic Research Service), WASDE, ABSR Research, LLC *Latest market year projected, current market year estimated.

Source: ABSR Research, LLC, Commodity Systems Inc.

Source: ABSR Research, LLC, Commodity Systems Inc.

Live Cattle Specifications:
CommodityLive Cattle
ExchangeCME Group (CME)
Base SymbolLC
CME Globex SymbolLE
Contract Unit40,000 pounds
QuotationCents per pound
Minimum Tick$.00025 per pound ($10)
Listed ContractsFeb (G), Apr (J), Jun (M), Aug (Q), Oct (V), Dec (Z)
Settlement TypeDeliverable
Last Trading DayLast business day of contract month. 12pm CT
Trading Hours:
ElectronicMon-Fri: 8:30am-1:05pm CT
Normal (Floor)Mon-Fri: 8:30am-1:05pm CT
Rule BookLink
Source: CME Group

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