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Cal-Maine Foods (CALM) Competitors

$59.72
+0.01 (+0.02%)
(As of 01:18 PM ET)

CALM vs. SLVM, MP, TROX, OR, SXT, IOSP, MTX, EGO, KWR, and ERO

Should you be buying Cal-Maine Foods stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Cal-Maine Foods include Sylvamo (SLVM), MP Materials (MP), Tronox (TROX), Osisko Gold Royalties (OR), Sensient Technologies (SXT), Innospec (IOSP), Minerals Technologies (MTX), Eldorado Gold (EGO), Quaker Chemical (KWR), and Ero Copper (ERO). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

Cal-Maine Foods vs.

Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) and Sylvamo (NYSE:SLVM) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, community ranking, media sentiment, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

84.7% of Cal-Maine Foods shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.2% of Sylvamo shares are held by institutional investors. 13.5% of Cal-Maine Foods shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Sylvamo shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Cal-Maine Foods has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Sylvamo. Cal-Maine Foods is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sylvamo, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cal-Maine Foods$3.15B0.93$758.02M$5.6410.59
Sylvamo$3.72B0.78$253M$4.6915.14

Cal-Maine Foods currently has a consensus target price of $52.50, indicating a potential downside of 12.03%. Sylvamo has a consensus target price of $62.00, indicating a potential downside of 12.69%. Given Cal-Maine Foods' higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Cal-Maine Foods is more favorable than Sylvamo.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cal-Maine Foods
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Sylvamo
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Cal-Maine Foods has a net margin of 11.61% compared to Sylvamo's net margin of 5.40%. Sylvamo's return on equity of 24.67% beat Cal-Maine Foods' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cal-Maine Foods11.61% 16.79% 13.86%
Sylvamo 5.40%24.67%7.63%

In the previous week, Sylvamo had 1 more articles in the media than Cal-Maine Foods. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Sylvamo and 4 mentions for Cal-Maine Foods. Cal-Maine Foods' average media sentiment score of 1.66 beat Sylvamo's score of 0.91 indicating that Cal-Maine Foods is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Cal-Maine Foods
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
Sylvamo
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Cal-Maine Foods received 273 more outperform votes than Sylvamo when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 53.13% of users gave Cal-Maine Foods an outperform vote while only 36.84% of users gave Sylvamo an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Cal-Maine FoodsOutperform Votes
280
53.13%
Underperform Votes
247
46.87%
SylvamoOutperform Votes
7
36.84%
Underperform Votes
12
63.16%

Cal-Maine Foods pays an annual dividend of $3.99 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.7%. Sylvamo pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Cal-Maine Foods pays out 70.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sylvamo pays out 25.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Cal-Maine Foods has a beta of -0.02, suggesting that its share price is 102% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sylvamo has a beta of 1.08, suggesting that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Cal-Maine Foods beats Sylvamo on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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CALM vs. The Competition

MetricCal-Maine FoodsAgricultural production IndustryMaterials SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.93B$5.17B$2.88B$8.04B
Dividend Yield6.67%5.06%5.30%3.93%
P/E Ratio10.593.53134.2814.97
Price / Sales0.930.81809,046.9975.86
Price / Cash3.555.0023.4131.61
Price / Book1.822.183.974.59
Net Income$758.02M$184.95M$165.63M$213.88M
7 Day Performance2.65%6.71%-0.64%-1.35%
1 Month Performance1.53%13.72%4.78%2.90%
1 Year Performance23.57%25.73%16.16%7.54%

Cal-Maine Foods Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SLVM
Sylvamo
3.2419 of 5 stars
$71.71
-0.2%
$62.00
-13.5%
+70.1%$2.95B$3.69B15.296,500Dividend Increase
MP
MP Materials
3.4929 of 5 stars
$17.67
-1.9%
$23.64
+33.8%
-23.3%$2.92B$253.45M-117.79681Gap Up
TROX
Tronox
1.9337 of 5 stars
$19.48
-0.3%
$17.43
-10.5%
+50.9%$3.07B$2.85B-8.736,500
OR
Osisko Gold Royalties
3.1187 of 5 stars
$16.58
-1.1%
$20.50
+23.6%
-0.4%$3.08B$183.20M-78.9533Positive News
SXT
Sensient Technologies
3.1195 of 5 stars
$76.01
+0.5%
$80.00
+5.2%
+1.6%$3.22B$1.46B35.353,956Positive News
IOSP
Innospec
4.601 of 5 stars
$130.34
+1.0%
N/A+28.4%$3.25B$1.95B22.132,400Positive News
MTX
Minerals Technologies
3.4839 of 5 stars
$83.10
-0.6%
$68.50
-17.6%
+38.3%$2.68B$2.17B28.754,027Insider Selling
Positive News
EGO
Eldorado Gold
2.2944 of 5 stars
$16.53
+0.2%
$13.90
-15.9%
+47.2%$3.37B$1.01B28.994,700Analyst Forecast
KWR
Quaker Chemical
4.5007 of 5 stars
$195.16
-0.5%
$231.00
+18.4%
-8.2%$3.51B$1.95B29.704,400
ERO
Ero Copper
2.252 of 5 stars
$23.64
-1.2%
$24.00
+1.5%
+21.6%$2.43B$432.32M36.373,374Analyst Revision

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This page (NASDAQ:CALM) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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