Cal-Maine Foods (Nasdaq: CALM ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Dec. 31. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Cal-Maine Foods's revenues will grow 10.5% and EPS will wane 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $320.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.97.
Last quarter, Cal-Maine Foods recorded revenue of $272.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 12% higher than the prior-year quarter's $243.8 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.39. GAAP EPS of $0.39 for Q1 were 200% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.13 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 16.4%, 250 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.7%, 330 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.4%, 210 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.24 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.13.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 731 members out of 771 rating the stock outperform, and 40 members rating it underperform. Among 173 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 165 give Cal-Maine Foods a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cal-Maine Foods is outperform, with an average price target of $41.50.
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