Media coverage about Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cal-Maine Foods earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.5806226466979 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Several equities analysts have issued reports on CALM shares. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Cal-Maine Foods from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cal-Maine Foods from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, November 17th. Cleveland Research upgraded shares of Cal-Maine Foods from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, December 22nd. Finally, Stephens upgraded shares of Cal-Maine Foods from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $35.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Cal-Maine Foods has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $39.00.

Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ CALM) opened at $40.80 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 4.14, a current ratio of 6.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01. Cal-Maine Foods has a 12 month low of $33.40 and a 12 month high of $50.40. The stock has a market cap of $1,980.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -33.17 and a beta of 0.76.

Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 5th. The basic materials company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.70 by ($0.15). Cal-Maine Foods had a negative net margin of 5.41% and a negative return on equity of 6.97%. The company had revenue of $361.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $370.85 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.48) EPS. The business’s revenue was up 42.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that Cal-Maine Foods will post 1 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Cal-Maine Foods

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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