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Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM)

  • Mon, May 11, 10:34 AM
    • Shares of Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) are up 11.3% on heavy volume in a rally that could be spurred by some burning of shorts.
    • Though short interest has build up in Cal-Maine since last fall, the stock has held up and sits close to its 52-week high.
    • Cal-Maine showed margin improvement with its last quarterly report.
    • Previously: More on Cal-Main Foods' FQ3 (Mar. 30 2015)
  • Tue, Apr. 28, 12:45 PM
  • Mon, Mar. 30, 9:18 AM
    • Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) reports egg sales rose 5.24% Y/Y to 283.03M in FQ3.
    • Specialty egg volumes increased 22.6% Y/Y.
    • Average price +6.14% to $1.50 per dozen.
    • Specialty-egg sales accounted for 26.9% of total revenue, up 320 bps from a year ago.
    • Gross margin rate +248 bps to 25.71%.
    • Operating margin rate grew 468 bps to 16.46%.
    • CALM -0.20% premarket.
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  • Wed, Mar. 25, 10:09 AM
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  • Thu, Jan. 15, 10:02 AM
    • Food stocks are trading higher after a read on producer prices comes in below expectations.
    • A dive into the report shows the foods/feeds category experienced a 0.8% decline in December.
    • Pilgrim's Pride (PPC +4.4%)is leading the sector, boosted by the announcement of a special dividend.
    • Gainers: Kraft Foods Group (NASDAQ:KRFT) +2.5%, Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) +2.3%, Amira Nature Foods (NYSE:ANFI) +2.0%, Pinnacle Foods (NYSE:PF) +1.0%, Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) +1.0%.
  • Dec. 17, 2014, 10:33 AM
    • Cal-Maine Foods (CALM +7.9%) rallies after being upgraded by Sidoti to a Buy rating from Neutral.
    • The investment firm has changed its rating three times on CALM since July, with shares typically tilting with the Sidoti wind.
    • Cal-Maine Foods reports FQ2 earnings on December 23. Egg pricing during the quarter will be a focus.
  • Oct. 13, 2014, 10:13 AM
    • Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) slides after Sidoti downgrades the stock to a Neutral rating from Buy.
    • Shares have dipped below $90 for the first time in two weeks.
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  • Sep. 12, 2014, 9:40 AM
    • Shares of Cal-Maine Foods (CALM +2.6%) trade higher after Sidoti upgrades the company to a Buy rating from Neutral.
    • Though the food stock is already on a 38% YTD run, Cal-Maine's aggressive acquisition strategy continues to pay off, note analysts.
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  • Dec. 31, 2012, 12:45 PM
    Midday top 10 gainers: UNXL +22%. AMRS +21%. DUF +20%. PTEK +17%. FFNM +17%. LXRX +15%.FORD +15%. ALJ +15%. PMFG +12%. EXE +12%.
    Midday top 10 Losers: EMITF -13%. CFBK -12%. MARK -10%. CALM -10%. DLIA -10%. BIOF -9%.LTBR -9%. GRH -9%. WSBF -8%.FSI -8%
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  • Dec. 31, 2012, 12:11 PM
    Shares of Cal-Maine Foods (CALM -10.2%) are getting hit today after its FQ2 bottom line missed estimates this morning. Net earnings fell 39% Y/Y as higher feed costs and acquisition expenses offset higher prices for fresh-shell eggs. The company also noted that feed costs are likely to remain high and volatile for the remainder of fiscal 2013, which will put further pressure on margins over the near term.
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  • Jul. 30, 2012, 4:02 PM
    Cal-Maine Foods (CALM +4%) moves higher into the close after beating FQ4 estimates earlier today. Net income soared as a large gain from a new venture in the specialty-egg market more than offset the higher operating costs. The company noted cautiously however that feed costs are going to continue to rise over the near term due to the severe drought and damage to the national corn crop.
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  • Dec. 27, 2011, 10:44 AM
    Shares of Cal-Maine Foods (CALM +5.1%) trade higher after the company knocks out a big FQ2 earnings beat despite production costs that were up 20% Y/Y on corn and soybean price increases.
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  • Sep. 26, 2011, 10:58 AM
    Cal-Maine Foods (CALM -1.3%)) FQ1 beat on revenues but missed EPS estimates as higher feed costs dug into margins. The company also notes that  feed costs are likely to remain very high and volatile for the year ahead as well. Separately, its Founder and Chairman Fred Adams Jr. suffered a mild stroke while attending an industry event on Friday.
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Company Description
Cal-Maine Foods Inc is a producer and marketer of shell eggs in the United States. Its main business is the production, grading, packaging, marketing and distribution of shell eggs.
Industry: Farm Products
Country: United States