Home Sectors Consumer Defensive Present Valuation: Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ: CALM)

Present Valuation: Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ: CALM)


Cal-Maine Foods is part of the consumer packaged goods industry and trades as part of the consumer defensive sector. The company CEO is Adolphus B. Baker. Cal-Maine Foods Inc is a producer and marketer of shell eggs in the United States. The Company’s main business is the production, grading, packaging, marketing and distribution of shell eggs.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The CALM stock showed a previous change of 1.19% with an open at 43.93 and a close of 44.35. It reached an intraday high of 44.40 and a low of 43.83.

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The stock has a market cap of $2.2b with 48.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 44.8m shares. Trading volume reached 167,301 shares compared to its average volume of 270,627 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Cal-Maine Foods shares returned 0.77% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 4.57%. Over three months, it changed 1.36%. In one year it has changed 1.34% and within that year its 52-week high was 52.30 and its 52-week low was 40.63. CALM stock is 9.16% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 46.20 and a 50 day moving average of 43.26. Currently CALM stock is trading -4.00% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.6 that ended on 31st of May 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 17.06. The TTM EPS is 2.97, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.93.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
11-30-2018:  0.49
08-31-2018:  0.26
05-31-2018:  1.48
02-28-2018:  1.27

The dividend per share is currently 0.60, which is a dividend yield of 1.34%. Also, the payout ratio is 20.07%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 195.60, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 77.33%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 95.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 0.32

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 23.24%, return on assets is 18.58%, profit margin is 9.14%, price-to-sales is 1.87 and price-to-book is 2.18.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 1  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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