CALM Stock Overview
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, grades, packages, markets, and distributes shell eggs.
Cal-Maine Foods Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$46.17|
|52 Week High||US$59.95|
|52 Week Low||US$33.85|
|1 Month Change||-16.81%|
|3 Month Change||8.10%|
|1 Year Change||23.35%|
|3 Year Change||17.78%|
|5 Year Change||11.93%|
|Change since IPO||-38.44%|
Recent News & Updates
Cal-Maine Foods: Far From Egg-Cellent
Cal-Maine Foods is finally showing some promise, fundamentally, after experiencing years of declining sales, profits, and cash flows. The company also has a low risk profile due to the virtual absence of debt and its surplus cash. Even so, shares look drastically overpriced at this point in time and it's difficult to see a scenario where shares might warrant upside.
|CALM||US Food||US Market|
Return vs Industry: CALM exceeded the US Food industry which returned -1.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CALM exceeded the US Market which returned -11.5% over the past year.
|CALM Average Weekly Movement||5.4%|
|Food Industry Average Movement||6.6%|
|Market Average Movement||8.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.0%|
Stable Share Price: CALM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CALM's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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, 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.
Cal-Maine Foods Fundamentals Summary
|CALM fundamental statistics|
Is CALM overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CALM income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.35b|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 26, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.38|
|Net Profit Margin||1.20%|
How did CALM perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is Cal-Maine Foods undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CALM ($46.17) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($6.71)
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 (122.7x) compared to the US Food industry average (18.5x).
PE vs Market: CALM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (122.7x) compared to the US market (15.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CALM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (25.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CALM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the US Food industry average (1.9x).
How is Cal-Maine Foods forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CALM's forecast earnings growth (4.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CALM's earnings (4.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CALM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CALM's revenue (7.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CALM's revenue (7.4% 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?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CALM has a large one-off gain of $3.3M impacting its February 26 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: CALM's current net profit margins (1.2%) are lower than last year (4.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CALM has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 5.8% per year.
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 (-72.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (13%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CALM's Return on Equity (1.8%) is considered low.
How is Cal-Maine Foods's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CALM's short term assets ($522.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($121.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: CALM's short term assets ($522.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($130.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CALM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: CALM has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 2.6%.
Debt Coverage: CALM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: CALM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Cal-Maine Foods's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CALM's dividend (1.08%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).
High Dividend: CALM's dividend (1.08%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.07%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CALM's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CALM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33.1%), CALM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: CALM is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dolph Baker (64 yo)
Mr. Adolphus B. Baker, also known as Dolph, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. since October 2010 and served as its President from January 1997 till April 07, 2018. Mr. Baker is...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dolph's total compensation ($USD1.17M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.41M).
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 (10.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CALM's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CALM insiders have only sold shares 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 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
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.240b
- Shares outstanding: 48.94m
- Website: https://www.calmainefoods.com
Number of Employees
- Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.
- 1052 Highland Colony Parkway
- Suite 200
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/19 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/19 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.