Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

The Company is in the business of producing, grading, packaging, marketing and distribution of shell eggs.

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Member Avatar charlie3brown (< 20) Submitted: 2/7/2014 7:55:53 PM : Outperform Start Price: $9.37 CALM Score: +528.89

I first bought this dividend paying egg stock back in 2007. I intend to hold onto it for at least another 5-7 years.

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Member Avatar YoungNGunnin2 (22.13) Submitted: 1/9/2014 7:54:26 PM : Outperform Start Price: $54.87 CALM Score: +12.44

Eggs-egg whites have all the essential nutrients to make baby chickens(life). I like where this companies heads at, offering alternative methods for the hippy vegans and conducting food research. There is a crisis occuring overseas I expect to see Turf overtake the Surf on this food. Both long term and short, but I like to see my results quick fast and in a hurry. Keep foolin' fools. If you see that %K make a knifepoint you best be hoppin back in for a few points. Expect strong continuation. Also, I believe there may be a purposeful mishap with the dividend date being inaccurate.

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Member Avatar modestus1 (< 20) Submitted: 12/21/2013 10:43:21 PM : Outperform Start Price: $56.54 CALM Score: +8.23

I love eggs!

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Member Avatar Liberty4Freedom (< 20) Submitted: 12/17/2013 7:39:59 PM : Outperform Start Price: $53.93 CALM Score: +11.58



Most well contained Protein in Natural form on Earth.

By LibertyisFreedom

Number One egg Producer in America !

Certainly is a "No Brainer".

From inception of my initial investment @ $12.60, chickens have been working overtime. This Company is a money machine. It stands high on my very Long term Hold investments.

Calm has Mastered overseas shipping of organic fresh eggs to Europe. Its profits are split treating stock holders like owners and once you research corporate policy on dividends & how they are handled, Most will place this symbol on their watch list. Many will discover they too want to sell Eggs.

Clam has split 2 for 1 during my holding and my indicators are showing a similar turn in the near future.

Nest with Calm.

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Member Avatar Acorn17 (89.11) Submitted: 11/12/2013 2:30:49 PM : Outperform Start Price: $51.03 CALM Score: +16.84

Good consistent growth and valuation ok for a dearly valued market at this time (11/11/2013)

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Member Avatar rknapton (< 20) Submitted: 8/6/2013 7:22:00 PM : Outperform Start Price: $49.92 CALM Score: +14.88

CALM Long. Eggs. Revs up 18% E up 17%. Lots of cash. I’d expect a higher dividend to be announced sometime soon.

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Member Avatar drewvogel (57.79) Submitted: 2/7/2013 8:26:55 PM : Outperform Start Price: $45.06 CALM Score: +11.66

The 2012 drought upset the corn markets. Since corn is a major input cost for CALM and we lack commensurate supply/demand mismatch for wholesale eggs CALM profitability will suffer until at least Q3 2013 (calendar). The stock price will likely suffer with it, providing healthy buying opportunities. Meanwhile CALM can continue to use it's strong balance sheet to pursue it's acquisition strategy. When feed costs revert to their normal cycle and/or wholesale egg prices rise due to consolidation, CALM will reap an increasing proportion of the upside.

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Member Avatar cibient (25.23) Submitted: 6/27/2011 2:16:09 PM : Outperform Start Price: $29.17 CALM Score: +68.67

Trying my modified MFI screener, which adds EV/EBITDA and EV/FCF criteria.

I remember coming across CALM a few years ago and seeing the high short interest. Seeing as the stock has not cratered in the past few years, I believe this is a good short squeeze candidate (though I have to be surprised, the shorts have to pay the dividend unless they are covering prior to ex-div). I may buy in MRLP and collect the dividend. Another note - Whole Foods stock has recovered and is trading quite high. I will treat this as a trade along the same lines, but CALM has the low valuations to offset the one-product risk. Perhaps I am being naive here, and rising feed and energy prices, will eventually let the shorts win.

[EV/EBITDA < 11] [EV/EBITDA > 0] [ROE(%) Excluded: Nulls (-)] [EPS Yield-LTM(%) < 200] [EPS Yield-LTM(%) > 6] [ROE(%) > 6] [EV/Free-CF < 11] [EV/Free-CF > 0] [EV/Free-CF Excluded: Nulls (-)] [Market Excluded: NASDAQ OTC BB] [QuickRatio > 1.5] [QuickRatio Excluded: Nulls (-)]

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Member Avatar gamblingkev (< 20) Submitted: 6/5/2011 8:10:39 PM : Outperform Start Price: $26.69 CALM Score: +90.64

CALM will struggle with higher feed prices but the company is so well managed and they've done a good job of converting customers to higher priced eggs over their lower priced ones. Since their dividend is based on earnings, they won't strap themselves paying divs when they lose money in a quarter but good quarters will handsomely reward the patient investor.

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Member Avatar srjenkins (< 20) Submitted: 3/2/2011 4:06:06 AM : Outperform Start Price: $26.06 CALM Score: +96.99

expansion, specialize, profitable: What's not to like?

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Member Avatar rocknpopstocks (< 20) Submitted: 1/21/2011 3:15:34 PM : Outperform Start Price: $26.24 CALM Score: +92.97

could rock.

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Member Avatar 21popsontop (< 20) Submitted: 11/23/2010 3:24:06 PM : Outperform Start Price: $28.29 CALM Score: +63.22

You never know

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Member Avatar leaderoftheback (83.20) Submitted: 11/4/2010 2:24:51 PM : Outperform Start Price: $26.47 CALM Score: +82.82

I'm swinging from bear to bull on this one. As noted previously, CALM rose in the past on overseas sales. When the dollar is weak, overseas sales are a no-brainer. There are two results from this dynamic: 1. domestic retail prices soar and 2. so do company profits. 2010 is looking a lot like 2006-7.

I'm in with real money.

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Member Avatar annaraven (< 20) Submitted: 10/7/2010 10:52:22 PM : Underperform Start Price: $25.60 CALM Score: -83.27

Cal-Maine owns the farms involved in the salmonella outbreaks. They'll have trouble digging out from that, especially given the likelihood of fines and lawsuits due to their repeated problems with sanitation and health of their flocks.

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Member Avatar ayaghsizian (98.14) Submitted: 10/6/2010 10:35:03 PM : Outperform Start Price: $25.76 CALM Score: +82.33

screener for growth with dividends

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Member Avatar hammyttu (25.17) Submitted: 9/29/2010 9:37:57 PM : Outperform Start Price: $26.13 CALM Score: +76.51

Stock screen results. Using ROE, PE, LT debt/Equity, Current Ratio.

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Member Avatar gabeb1985 (39.71) Submitted: 9/27/2010 4:51:59 PM : Underperform Start Price: $27.09 CALM Score: -67.56

This will drop for a couple of more weeks as bad publicity sets in. Come holiday season and new years all will be forgotten and consumption will continue at pre bad publicity levels. Watch this and buy in the next week to see big gains in 3 to 6 month period.

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Member Avatar TMFElevenOClock (49.21) Submitted: 9/22/2010 11:57:15 AM : Outperform Start Price: $28.33 CALM Score: +55.49

Original pitch from "11 O'Clock Stock" series.

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2010/09/13/todays-buy-opportunity-cal-maine-foods.aspx

To see more about the series, watch this video from co-founder Tom Gardner:

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2010/07/22/introducing-11-oclock-stock.aspx

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Member Avatar koolkrissy (65.31) Submitted: 9/14/2010 9:13:29 AM : Outperform Start Price: $28.22 CALM Score: +55.58

Breakfast is the best meal of the day for everyone. Eggs continue to be a rich part of America's breakfast heritage. For baking all those delectable sweets that we are all so fond of, the eggs are the healthy part! Protein rich eggs! Yes, I believe this company will get through this egg scare without irreparable damage. With so many family members on board and owning stock in this company, it is a win, win!

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Member Avatar kayceygirl (93.84) Submitted: 8/14/2010 1:29:09 AM : Outperform Start Price: $26.44 CALM Score: +62.85

This is one of my STARZ.
Here is the thought process on this STAR:
a) Divided rate over Zero
b) 3 Year Beta between -5 & +3
c) 15% + Insider ownership
d) No greater than -50% Growth rate for the last 3 years (tought= last couple of years so goo that insiders are still owning the stocks)
e) Current CAPS rating between 3 Stars & 5 Stars
Open to all Industries and Sectors screened this down to just 250 stocks. I like round numbers. 12 of them I already own through other screening tools. I tend to be somewhat conservative but looking for 3 things at this point in my investing:
1. Stability & Strength
2. Yield and Modest Growth
3. Strong Position within a sector regardless of whether the entire sector is strong or not. Each sector has to perform to some degree for the whole world economy to function. I am looking for 5 or more years down the road, ROI, and Growth.
Not looking for rockets, just stars. This is a Star!!

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