As part of our ongoing series here at The Acquirer’s Multiple, we provide this feature article titled ‘Stock in Focus‘ where we focus on one of the stocks from our Stock Screeners.
One of the cheapest stocks in our Stock Screeners is:
Cal-Maine Foods Inc (CALM)
Cal-Maine Foods Inc produces and sells shell eggs. Its main market is the United States. The company’s product portfolio contains nutritionally enhanced, cage-free, organic, and brown eggs. Cal-Maine Foods markets the shell eggs to a diverse group of customers, including grocery-store chains, club stores, and food service distributors. The company’s brands are Egg-Land’s, Land O’ Lakes, Farmhouse, and 4-Grain. The Company has one reportable operating segment, which is the production, grading, packaging, marketing and distribution of shell eggs.
Overall, the company has seen significant growth in revenue, gross profit, operating income, and net income from continuing operation net minority interest from 2021 to 2023. This growth is likely due to a number of factors, including the company’s expansion into new markets, the launch of new products, and the improvement of its operational efficiency.
A quick look at the share price history (below) over the past twelve months shows that the price is down 9.12%. Here’s why the company is undervalued.
Market Cap: $2.250 Billion
Enterprise Value: $1.601 Billion
Operating Earnings: $964 Million
Acquirer’s Multiple: 1.70
Free Cash Flow (TTM)
Free Cash Flow: $727 Million
FCF/EV Yield %:
FCF/EV Yield: 32.35
Shareholder Yield %:
Shareholder Yield: 11.30
Piotroski F Score: 7.00
Altman Z Score: 8.44
ROA (5 Year Avge%): 49
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