Cal-Maine Foods Company Profile (NASDAQ:CALM)

About Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)

Cal-Maine Foods logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. is a producer and marketer of shell eggs in the United States. The Company operates through the segment of production, grading, packaging, marketing and distribution of shell eggs. It offers shell eggs, including specialty and non-specialty eggs. It classifies cage free, organic and brown eggs as specialty products. It classifies all other shell eggs as non-specialty products. The Company markets its specialty shell eggs under the brands, including Egg-Land's Best, Land O' Lakes, Farmhouse and 4-Grain. The Company, through Egg-Land's Best, Inc. (EB), produces, markets and distributes Egg-Land's Best and Land O' Lakes branded eggs. It markets cage-free eggs under its Farmhouse brand and distributes them throughout southeast and southwest regions of the United States. It markets organic, wholesome, cage-free, vegetarian and omega-3 eggs under its 4-Grain brand. It also produces, markets and distributes private label specialty shell eggs to customers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Poultry Farming
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:CALM
  • CUSIP: 12803020
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.05824 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 48,572,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $39.80
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $38.15
  • 52 Week Range: $33.40 - $46.15
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.24
  • P/E Growth: 0.75
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.1 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.87
  • Book Value: $17.04 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.48
  • EBITDA: ($51,890,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -5.41%
  • Return on Equity: -6.97%
  • Return on Assets: -5.66%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.01%
  • Current Ratio: 6.67%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.14%
  • Average Volume: 342,189 shs.
  • Beta: 0.73
  • Short Ratio: 17.84

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

What is Cal-Maine Foods' stock symbol?

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

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

Cal-Maine Foods shares split on Monday, November 3rd 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, October 3rd 2014. The newly issued 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 quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 2nd. The company reported ($0.33) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.18. The firm earned $262.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $265.50 million. Cal-Maine Foods had a negative net margin of 5.41% and a negative return on equity of 6.97%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.64) earnings per share. View Cal-Maine Foods' Earnings History.

Where is Cal-Maine Foods' stock going? Where will Cal-Maine Foods' stock price be in 2017?

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Cal-Maine Foods' shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Cal-Maine Foods' stock price to reach $36.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Cal-Maine Foods.

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:

  • Adolphus B. Baker, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Timothy A. Dawson, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Director
  • Sherman L. Miller, Chief Operating Officer, Vice President, Director
  • Robert L. Holladay Jr., Vice President, General Counsel
  • Michael D. Castleberry, Vice President, Controller
  • Charles J. Hardin, Vice President - Sales
  • Joe M. Wyatt, Vice President - Feed Mill Division
  • Letitia Callender Hughes, Independent Director
  • James E. Poole CPA, Independent Director
  • Steve W. Sanders CPA, Independent Director

How do I buy Cal-Maine Foods stock?

Shares of Cal-Maine Foods can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cal-Maine Foods' stock price today?

One share of Cal-Maine Foods stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ CALM)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  126 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  155 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  281
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cal-Maine Foods and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $36.50 (13.61% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
Price Target History for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
Analysts' Ratings History for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/3/2017StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$35.00 -> $50.00HighView Rating Details
6/16/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$31.00MediumView Rating Details
5/30/2017Cleveland ResearchDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$30.00HighView Rating Details
3/22/2017DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$37.00 -> $35.00LowView Rating Details
6/16/2016BB&T CorporationUpgradeUnderweight -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
3/29/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/1/2016CJS SecuritiesDowngradeMarket Outperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
Earnings by Quarter for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
Earnings History by Quarter for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ CALM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/2/2017Q1($0.15)($0.33)$265.50 million$262.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2017Q4 2017($0.09)($0.51)$271.33 million$274.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/27/2017Q3 2017$0.16$0.09$331.87 million$306.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/22/2016Q217($0.48)($0.48)$265.90 million$253.54 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/26/2016Q117($0.45)($0.64)$261.60 million$239.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2016Q416($0.19)($0.01)$304.29 million$303.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/28/2016Q316$0.99$1.33$463.56 million$449.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/23/2015Q2$2.40$2.26$561.30 million$545.98 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/28/2015Q1$3.14$2.95$588.20 million$609.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2015Q415$1.04$0.95$417.95 million$403.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/30/2015Q315$1.06$1.05$410.70 million$437.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/23/2014Q215$0.76$0.76$378.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/29/2014Q115$1.17$1.14$319.50 million$356.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q414$1.15$1.30$325.90 million$371.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/31/2014Q314$1.27$1.77$360.40 million$395.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/30/2013Q214$0.33$1.09$328.90 million$354.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/30/2013Q114$0.36$0.36$272.93 million$319.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q4 2013$0.77$0.55$273.90 million$325.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/1/2013Q3 2013$1.55$1.27$321.40 million$360.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/31/2012Q2 13$0.95$0.60$300.70 million$328.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/1/2012Q113$0.33$0.39$258.60 million$272.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2012$0.82$1.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/26/2012$1.13$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/26/2011$0.20$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2011$0.44$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/28/2011$1.03$1.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/27/2010$0.72$0.63$231.19 million$234.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.71
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.86
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.45)$0.08($0.19)
Q2 20172($0.48)$0.66$0.09
Q3 20172$0.16$0.83$0.50
Q4 20172($0.01)$0.62$0.31
Q1 20181$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q2 20181$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q3 20181$0.63$0.63$0.63
Q4 20181$0.50$0.50$0.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ CALM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 33.22%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 61.67%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/26/2017James E PooleDirectorSell2,200$42.33$93,126.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2017Letitia Callender HughesDirectorSell1,000$43.51$43,510.00View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Robert L Holladay JrVPSell2,297$42.76$98,219.72View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Adolphus B BakerCEOSell100,000$51.95$5,195,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Adolphus B BakerCEOSell12,000$50.74$608,880.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Charles Jeff HardinVPSell1,481$48.73$72,169.13View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016James E PooleDirectorSell2,000$49.07$98,140.00View SEC Filing  
10/19/2015Charles Jeff HardinVPSell22,065$61.93$1,366,485.45View SEC Filing  
4/30/2015Timothy A DawsonCFOSell6,000$44.84$269,040.00View SEC Filing  
4/9/2015James E PooleDirectorBuy1,000$38.58$38,580.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Adolphus B BakerCEOSell20,000$52.33$1,046,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Charles F CollinsVPSell10,000$51.24$512,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013Charles F CollinsVPSell2,000$42.00$84,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
Latest Headlines for Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM)
DateHeadline logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Cal-Maine's Net Sales Jumped 9.6%; Net Loss Narrowed - October 16 at 5:43 PM logoETFs with exposure to Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. : October 13, 2017 - October 13 at 5:35 PM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Lamb Weston’s Net Sales Grew 5%; EPS Added 3.7% - October 12 at 5:42 PM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - October 8 at 10:44 AM logoCal-Maine: Missed Chance Or October Opportunity? - October 5 at 11:50 AM logoCal-Maine Foods Trying To Close In On Key Technical Measure - October 5 at 11:50 AM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. :CALM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : October 4, 2017 - October 4 at 12:36 PM logoBenzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For October 3, 2017 - Benzinga - October 3 at 4:48 PM logoCompany News For Oct 3, 2017 - Nasdaq - October 3 at 4:48 PM logoNotable Tuesday Option Activity: COF, CALM, SEAS - Nasdaq - October 3 at 4:48 PM logoA Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Mostly Up With The S&P 500 Set For Another Record High - Benzinga - October 3 at 4:48 PM logoWhy Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Stock Rose 13% in September - October 3 at 1:43 PM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) Upgraded to "Overweight" at Stephens - October 3 at 10:18 AM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - October 3 at 8:26 AM logoEarnings Scheduled For October 2, 2017 - Benzinga - October 3 at 1:15 AM logoCal-Maine Foods loss narrows, but is wider than expected ... - MarketWatch - October 3 at 1:15 AM logoAre Things Looking Up for Cal-Maine? - October 2 at 8:12 PM logoStocks at Records as U.S. Manufacturing Conditions Improve - October 2 at 3:07 PM logoUS futures point to a higher open as investors wait for Trump’s remarks on deregulation - October 2 at 3:07 PM logoCal-Maine Foods Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results - October 2 at 3:07 PM logoCal-Maine Foods loss narrows, but is wider than expected - October 2 at 3:07 PM logoCal-Maine reports 1Q loss - October 2 at 3:07 PM logoMid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; Cal-Maine Foods Posts Wider-Than-Expected Loss - October 2 at 11:03 AM logoCal-Maine Foods misses by $0.11, misses on revenue - October 2 at 6:45 AM logoMore on Cal-Maine Foods' Q1 - October 2 at 6:45 AM logoEarnings Scheduled For October 2, 2017 - October 2 at 6:24 AM logoPre-Market Earnings Report for October 2, 2017 : CALM - Nasdaq - October 1 at 3:58 PM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. Announces Release Date for First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results - September 18 at 5:13 PM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday - September 18 at 1:34 AM logoCal-Maine Foods (CALM) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - September 15 at 10:20 PM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 13 at 10:36 AM logoHurricane Irma whips orange trees, shuts Tyson meat plants - September 11 at 10:33 PM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. Provides Update on Florida and Georgia Operations - Business Wire (press release) - September 11 at 5:32 PM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. Provides Update on Florida and Georgia Operations - September 11 at 5:32 PM logoCal-Maine Foods updates on hurricane impact - September 11 at 2:25 PM logoCal-Maine Foods: Buy Some Eggs For Your Portfolio's Basket While They Are On Sale - Seeking Alpha - September 9 at 3:20 AM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 19 at 10:50 AM logoGraham Disciple Charles Brandes' 5 Largest 2nd Quarter New Buys ... - Nasdaq - August 11 at 10:21 PM logoETFs with exposure to Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. : August 8, 2017 - August 8 at 4:41 PM logoCal-Maine's Tricky Stock Price Patterns - Seeking Alpha - August 7 at 10:28 PM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CALM-US : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 4:54 PM logo'Historic' Egg Glut Leaves Suppliers Scrambling for Business ... - - July 28 at 6:26 PM logo[$$] Cheap Eggs Flood U.S. Grocery Stores - July 28 at 6:25 PM logo'Historic' Egg Glut Leaves Suppliers Scrambling for Business - July 28 at 6:25 PM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. :CALM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : July 26, 2017 - July 26 at 5:27 PM logoCal-Maine Foods - Challenging Conditions Prevail - Seeking Alpha - July 25 at 4:49 PM logoCal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) Receives Average Rating of "Sell" from Analysts - July 25 at 11:03 AM logoCal Maine: Dire Situation - Seeking Alpha - July 25 at 2:41 AM logoThere are too many eggs out there, and that's killing this little-known food company's stock - July 24 at 9:40 PM logoUS STOCKS-S&P, Dow lower as J&J drags; Nasdaq hits record - July 24 at 4:22 PM



Cal-Maine Foods (CALM) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

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