Cal-maine Foods Incorporated (NASDAQ:CALM) Just Reported Decreased Shorts

September 17, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

 Cal maine Foods Incorporated (NASDAQ:CALM) Just Reported Decreased Shorts

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.66 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 0.74 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 42 investors sold Cal-Maine Foods Inc shares while 89 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 28.03 million shares or 0.50% more from 27.89 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
First Citizens Fincl Bank Com holds 0.03% in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) or 5,324 shares. Ubs Asset Americas Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM). Private Advisor Grp Ltd Liability Co reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM). Cap Fund Mngmt owns 74,436 shares. Americafirst Capital Ltd Company has 0% invested in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM). Comerica Commercial Bank invested in 0.01% or 31,804 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp holds 0% of its portfolio in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) for 46,838 shares. Vident Invest Advisory Lc stated it has 0.29% of its portfolio in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM). Prudential Public Limited Company holds 0.08% or 530,685 shares in its portfolio. Blackrock holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) for 95,875 shares. Walleye Trading Ltd Company owns 1,820 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The Connecticut-based Corecommodity Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has invested 3.91% in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM). Peloton Wealth Strategists holds 0.77% or 21,350 shares. Blackrock Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM). M&T Comml Bank Corp has invested 0% in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM).

The stock of Cal-maine Foods Incorporated (NASDAQ:CALM) registered a decrease of 3.68% in short interest. CALM’s total short interest was 6.71M shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 3.68% from 6.96M shares, reported previously. With 304,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 22 days to cover their CALM’s short positions. The short interest to Cal-maine Foods Incorporated’s float is 22.87%.

The stock increased 3.68% or $1.4 on September 15, reaching $39.4. About 523,158 shares traded or 76.89% up from the average. Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) has declined 14.94% since September 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.64% the S&P500.

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. is a producer and marketer of shell eggs in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.91 billion. The Firm operates through the segment of production, grading, packaging, marketing and distribution of shell eggs. It currently has negative earnings. It offers shell eggs, including specialty and non-specialty eggs.

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

Among 3 analysts covering Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Cal-Maine Foods had 9 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by BB&T Capital to “Buy” on Monday, August 31. The rating was downgraded by BB&T Capital on Monday, October 5 to “Hold”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by DA Davidson on Tuesday, March 29. Zacks downgraded the shares of CALM in report on Tuesday, September 1 to “Buy” rating. DA Davidson maintained Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) rating on Wednesday, December 2. DA Davidson has “Buy” rating and $65.0 target. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, November 10. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Monday, May 9 by DA Davidson. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, June 16. On Thursday, June 16 the stock rating was upgraded by BB&T Capital to “Hold”.

More notable recent Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Cal-Maine Foods’ Stock Price Has Been On The Move As Egg Demand Has Increased” on April 21, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Cal-Maine Foods Scrambled by Low Egg Prices” published on July 20, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Cal-Maine Foods (CALM) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA” on September 15, 2017. More interesting news about Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Provides Update on Florida and Georgia Operations” published on September 11, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Cal-Maine Foods: Buy Some Eggs For Your Portfolio’s Basket While They Are On Sale” with publication date: September 07, 2017.

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