NASDAQ:CALM - Cal-Maine Foods Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$50.18 +0.09 (+0.18 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 11:18 AM ET)
Previous Close$50.09
Today's Range$49.90 - $50.63
52-Week Range$39.50 - $52.30
Volume96,444 shs
Average Volume303,495 shs
Market Capitalization$2.42 billion
P/E Ratio17.67
Dividend Yield0.68%
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. produces, grades, packages, markets, and distributes shell eggs. The company offers specialty shell eggs, such as nutritionally enhanced, cage free, organic, and brown eggs under the Egg-Land's Best, Land O' Lakes, Farmhouse, and 4-Grain brand names, as well as under private labels. It sells its products to various customers, including national and regional grocery store chains, club stores, foodservice distributors, and egg product consumers primarily in the southwestern, southeastern, mid-western, and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The company was founded in 1957 and is based in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Agricultural production - livestock & animal specialties
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CALM
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio5.88
Quick Ratio4.18


Trailing P/E Ratio17.67
Forward P/E Ratio14.98
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.50 billion
Price / Sales1.62
Cash Flow$4.0016 per share
Price / Cash12.54
Book Value$19.65 per share
Price / Book2.55


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.84
Net Income$125.93 million
Net Margins9.76%
Return on Equity18.99%
Return on Assets15.26%


Outstanding Shares48,630,000
Market Cap$2.42 billion

Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cal-Maine Foods' stock symbol?

Cal-Maine Foods trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CALM."

How often does Cal-Maine Foods pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cal-Maine Foods?

Cal-Maine Foods declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of $0.085 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 30th. View Cal-Maine Foods' Dividend History.

When did Cal-Maine Foods' stock split? How did Cal-Maine Foods' stock split work?

Cal-Maine Foods shares split on the morning of Monday, November 3rd 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, October 3rd 2014. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, October 31st 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of Cal-Maine Foods stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How were Cal-Maine Foods' earnings last quarter?

Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) issued its earnings results on Monday, October, 1st. The basic materials company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.23. The basic materials company had revenue of $340.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $346.76 million. Cal-Maine Foods had a return on equity of 18.99% and a net margin of 9.76%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 29.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.33) earnings per share. View Cal-Maine Foods' Earnings History.

When is Cal-Maine Foods' next earnings date?

Cal-Maine Foods is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cal-Maine Foods.

What price target have analysts set for CALM?

2 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Cal-Maine Foods' shares. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Cal-Maine Foods' stock price to reach $55.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cal-Maine Foods.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cal-Maine Foods?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cal-Maine Foods in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Cal-Maine Foods.

Has Cal-Maine Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about CALM stock has trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cal-Maine Foods earned a daily sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Cal-Maine Foods' key competitors?

Who are Cal-Maine Foods' key executives?

Cal-Maine Foods' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Adolphus B. Baker, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Sherman L. Miller, Pres, COO & Director (Age 43)
  • Mr. Robert L. Holladay Jr., VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 42)
  • Mr. Charles Jeff Hardin, VP of Sales (Age 59)
  • Mr. Max P. Bowman, VP, CFO, Treasurer, Sec. & Director (Age 57)

Who are Cal-Maine Foods' major shareholders?

Cal-Maine Foods' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.14%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (2.40%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.09%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.56%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.53%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.17%). Company insiders that own Cal-Maine Foods stock include Charles Jeff Hardin, James E Poole, Jean Morris Adams, Letitia Callender Hughes, Max P Bowman and Robert L Holladay Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cal-Maine Foods.

Which institutional investors are selling Cal-Maine Foods stock?

CALM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Prudential Financial Inc., Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Alliancebernstein L.P., HL Financial Services LLC, Deutsche Bank AG and Laurion Capital Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Cal-Maine Foods company stock in the last year include Charles Jeff Hardin and Jean Morris Adams. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cal-Maine Foods.

Which institutional investors are buying Cal-Maine Foods stock?

CALM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Nuance Investments LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc. and Standard Life Aberdeen plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cal-Maine Foods.

How do I buy shares of Cal-Maine Foods?

Shares of CALM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cal-Maine Foods' stock price today?

One share of CALM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.18.

How big of a company is Cal-Maine Foods?

Cal-Maine Foods has a market capitalization of $2.42 billion and generates $1.50 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $125.93 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.84 on an earnings per share basis. Cal-Maine Foods employs 3,573 workers across the globe.

What is Cal-Maine Foods' official website?

The official website for Cal-Maine Foods is

How can I contact Cal-Maine Foods?

Cal-Maine Foods' mailing address is 3320 Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Jackson MS, 39209. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 601-948-6813 or via email at

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ CALM)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  226 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  283 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  509
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cal-Maine Foods and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CALM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CALM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by Staff

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