Cal Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

January 17, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

 Cal Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment for Cal Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM)

Cal Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) institutional sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.20, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. The ratio is more positive, as 77 active investment managers started new or increased stock positions, while 75 cut down and sold their positions in Cal Maine Foods Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 29.05 million shares, down from 29.44 million shares in 2017Q2. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Cal Maine Foods Inc in their top 10 stock positions increased from 1 to 3 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 23 Reduced: 52 Increased: 49 New Position: 28.

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. produces, grades, packages, markets, and distributes shell eggs. The company has market cap of $2.14 billion. It offers specialty shell eggs, such as nutritionally enhanced, cage free, organic, and brown eggs under the Egg-LandÂ’s Best, Land OÂ’ Lakes, Farmhouse, and 4-Grain brand names, as well as under private labels. It currently has negative earnings. The firm sells its products to various customers, including national and regional grocery store chains, club stores, foodservice distributors, and egg product clients primarily in the southwestern, southeastern, mid-western, and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $44. About 282,681 shares traded. Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM) has declined 14.94% since January 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.64% the S&P500.

Diversified Investment Strategies Llc holds 4.52% of its portfolio in Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. for 113,875 shares. Keating Investment Counselors Inc owns 151,865 shares or 2.71% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Sprott Inc. has 2.57% invested in the company for 243,526 shares. The Connecticut-based Corecommodity Management Llc has invested 1.53% in the stock. Peloton Wealth Strategists, a Indiana-based fund reported 33,050 shares.#img1#

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

Ratings analysis reveals 25% of Cal-Maine Foods’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Cal-Maine Foods, 1 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $37 while the high is $65.0. The stock’s average target of $51 is 15.91% above today’s ($44) share price. CALM was included in 10 notes of analysts from August 31, 2015. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 5 by BB&T Capital. The stock of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, June 16 by Goldman Sachs. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was upgraded by Stephens. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 31 by BB&T Capital. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, March 29 by DA Davidson. The stock of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to “Underperform” on Monday, May 9. On Wednesday, December 2 the stock rating was maintained by DA Davidson with “Buy”. BB&T Capital upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, June 16 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, November 10.

More recent Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Cal-Maine Foods Issues Response to Animal Rights Group in Florida” on January 16, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Cal-Maine Foods: Invest, If You Dare” on January 12, 2018. Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why Cal-Maine Foods, Roku, and Core-Mark Holding Slumped Today” with publication date: January 05, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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