Cal-Maine Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, grades, packages, markets, and distributes shell eggs. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Cal-Maine Foods's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CALM is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CALM's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CALM underperformed the US Food industry which returned 12.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CALM underperformed the US Market which returned 39.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cal-Maine Foods's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWould Shareholders Who Purchased Cal-Maine Foods' (NASDAQ:CALM) Stock Three Years Be Happy With The Share price Today?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs The Market Rewarding Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM) With A Negative Sentiment As A Result Of Its Mixed Fundamentals?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StHere's What's Concerning About Cal-Maine Foods' (NASDAQ:CALM) Returns On Capital
Is Cal-Maine Foods undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CALM ($35.08) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($6.44)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CALM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CALM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (826.3x) compared to the US Food industry average (23.3x).
PE vs Market: CALM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (826.3x) compared to the US market (18.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CALM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (13.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CALM is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US Food industry average (2.2x).
How is Cal-Maine Foods forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CALM's forecast earnings growth (61.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: CALM's earnings (61.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CALM's revenue (5.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CALM's revenue (5.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CALM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Cal-Maine Foods performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CALM has a large one-off loss of $3.2M impacting its May 29 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CALM's current net profit margins (0.2%) are lower than last year (1.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CALM's earnings have declined by 14.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CALM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CALM had negative earnings growth (-88.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (12.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CALM's Return on Equity (0.2%) is considered low.
How is Cal-Maine Foods's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CALM's short term assets ($519.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($90.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: CALM's short term assets ($519.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($126.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CALM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: CALM has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 2.8%.
Debt Coverage: CALM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: CALM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Cal-Maine Foods's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CALM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CALM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CALM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CALM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: CALM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CALM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dolph Baker (64 yo)
Mr. Adolphus B. Baker, also known as Dolph, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. since October 2010 and served as its President from January 1997 till April 07, 2018. Mr. Baker is ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dolph's total compensation ($USD1.24M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.72M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dolph's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CALM's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CALM's board of directors are considered experienced (9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.
- Ticker: CALM
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1957
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: US$1.714b
- Shares outstanding: 48.86m
- Website: https://www.calmainefoods.com
Number of Employees
- Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.
- 1052 Highland Colony Parkway
- Suite 200
- United States
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, grades, packages, markets, and distributes shell eggs. The company offers specialty shell eggs, such as nutritionally enhanced, cage free, o...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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