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  • Cal-Maine Foods Earnings Jump 0 comments
    Mar 31, 2014 9:49 AM | about stocks: CALM

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    Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM) announced its financial results for the third fiscal quarter of 2014, reporting earnings that jumped from a year ago. The largest producer and distributor of eggs in the United States, the company published revenues of $395.5M, up from $360.4M in the year-ago quarter while operating income improved from $30.9M to $46.6M. Net income increased from $30.6M and $1.27 per share last year to $42.6M and $1.77 per share this quarter. Cal-Maine acquired 50% of Delta Egg Farm on March 1, and as a result, Delta Egg is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cal-Maine. Chairman, President, and CEO Dolph Baker remarked that specialty egg sales increased 9% and he believes that specialty egg sales are going to be a key growth driver going forward, meeting customer demand. Cal-Maine is excited about its acquisition of Delta Egg Farm, as it adds to the company's growth strategy and further expands its facilities and operations.

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Stocks: CALM
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