Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM), which sold nearly 950 million dozen shell eggs in 2013, is the largest producer in the United States. Operating in a single market segment, CALM sales represented about 21% of internal shell egg consumption.
CALM is also one of the largest producers of specialty shell eggs in the country. While being value-added products - nutritionally enhanced, cage free and organic eggs - they accounted for about 24% of company sales in 2013.
With a market capitalization of $1.48B, Cal-Maine has been growing steadily for decades, and sells the majority of its production in 29 states across the south and east regions of the United States.
Initially named Adams Egg Farms, Inc., it has...
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