Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM): Price and Financial Metrics

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM): $34.32

-0.49 (-1.41%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where CALM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 78.92% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CALM is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • CALM's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 1.03% of US stocks).

CALM Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 837, Cal-Maine Foods Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 98.94% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Cal-Maine Foods Inc is higher than it is for about just 5.64% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Cal-Maine Foods Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 2.18% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Cal-Maine Foods Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CVEO, FORD, ARCE, EOG, and PSTL.
  • Visit CALM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CALM Valuation Summary

  • CALM's EV/EBIT ratio is -170.9; this is 1049.44% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • CALM's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, CALM's price/earnings ratio has gone up 794.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CALM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CALM 2014-01-29 0.9 2.2 19.3 12.8
CALM 2011-11-01 0.8 1.8 13.1 7.9
CALM 2008-12-04 0.6 2.1 4.0 2.7
CALM 2005-10-03 0.4 1.3 -15.0 -22.9
CALM 2002-05-06 0.1 0.8 -5.3 -39.7
CALM 2002-01-07 0.1 0.7 13.0 11.4

CALM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CALM, see our CALM price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $41.67 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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CALM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $34.32 52-week high $46.66
Prev. close $34.81 52-week low $33.85
Day low $34.27 Volume 257,000
Day high $34.92 Avg. volume 332,727
50-day MA $35.85 Dividend yield 0.4%
200-day MA $38.05 Market Cap 1.68B

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) Company Bio

Cal-Maine Foods is primarily engaged in the production, grading, packing and sale of fresh shell eggs, including conventional, cage-free, organic and nutritionally-enhanced eggs. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Jackson, Mississippi.

CALM Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$34.32$0.91 -98%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Cal-Maine Foods Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Cal-Maine Foods Inc ranked in the 6th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 97.83%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Cal-Maine Foods Inc ended up being:

  • In the past 5.7 years, Cal-Maine Foods Inc has a compound free cash flow growth rate of -0.23%; that's higher than only 6.53% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector.
  • CALM's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 62.72% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Is Cal-Maine Foods (CALM) A Great Investment Choice?

Third Avenue Management, an investment management firm, published its “Small-Cap Value Fund” second quarter 2021 investor letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. A quarterly portfolio return of 1.92% was recorded by the fund for the second quarter of 2021, below the Russell 2000 Value Index that delivered a 4.56% gains for […]

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Cal-Maine Foods Inc (CALM)

The financial regulations require hedge funds and wealthy investors that exceeded the $100 million holdings threshold to file a report that shows their positions at the end of every quarter. Even though it isn’t the intention, these filings to a certain extent level the playing field for ordinary investors. The latest round of 13F filings […]

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Announces Publication of 2020 Sustainability Overview

RIDGELAND, Miss., July 20, 2021--Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALM) today released Scaling our Sustainability, which outlines the Company’s enhanced initiatives to augment its sustainability journey. The fiscal year 2020 report introduces the Company’s Human Rights Statement, discusses the Company’s strong food safety performance and highlights the Company’s commitment to animal welfare, among other items. The report also introduces Company reporting against the Sustainability Accounting Stand

Yahoo | July 20, 2021

Company News for Jul 20, 2021

Companies in The News Are: CALM,FIVN,ZM,NGG,CYTK

Yahoo | July 20, 2021

Cal-Maine Foods EPS misses by $0.35, misses on revenue

Cal-Maine Foods (CALM): Q4 GAAP EPS of -$0.09 misses by $0.35.Revenue of $349.8M (-22.8% Y/Y) misses by $41.42M.Press Release...

Seeking Alpha | July 19, 2021

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CALM Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -8.21%
6-mo -10.96%
1-year -23.48%
3-year -22.06%
5-year -19.24%
YTD -8.50%
2020 -12.19%
2019 2.09%
2018 -3.90%
2017 0.63%
2016 -2.34%

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