Cal-Maine Foods (CALM) Earns Daily News Impact Score of -0.08

Media stories about Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) have been trending somewhat negative on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cal-Maine Foods earned a news impact score of -0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.1138933146702 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Cal-Maine Foods (CALM) opened at $42.80 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $2,080.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -33.18 and a beta of 0.76. Cal-Maine Foods has a twelve month low of $33.40 and a twelve month high of $50.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a current ratio of 2.78 and a quick ratio of 1.85.

Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January 5th. The basic materials company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.70 by ($0.15). The firm had revenue of $361.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $370.85 million. Cal-Maine Foods had a negative return on equity of 1.15% and a negative net margin of 5.18%. Cal-Maine Foods’s revenue was up 42.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.48) EPS. equities analysts expect that Cal-Maine Foods will post 1 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Cal-Maine Foods from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Cal-Maine Foods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 22nd. Cleveland Research raised shares of Cal-Maine Foods from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Saturday, December 30th. Finally, Stephens raised shares of Cal-Maine Foods from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and raised their price target for the stock from $35.00 to $50.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $39.00.

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Cal-Maine Foods Company Profile

Cal-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.

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