Today Cal-maine Foods Incorporated (NASDAQ:CALM) Reported Decrease in Shorted Shares

September 17, 2017 - By Kurt Siggers

 Today Cal maine Foods Incorporated (NASDAQ:CALM) Reported Decrease in Shorted Shares

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.66 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.08, from 0.74 in 2016Q3. It dived, 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.
Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Ltd holds 16,768 shares. Kistler owns 108 shares for 0% of their portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys reported 62,600 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt has 0% invested in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) for 25 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0% or 31,168 shares in its portfolio. Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Co has invested 0% in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM). Bessemer Gru invested 0% of its portfolio in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM). Garrison Financial Corporation owns 57,032 shares. 10,247 are held by Alps Advsrs. Smith Moore stated it has 0.22% in Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM). Metropolitan Life Com Ny reported 21,966 shares. Morgan Stanley invested in 0% or 282,615 shares. 25,519 are held by Wellington Mngmt Gru Llp. Private Advisor Grp Limited Company stated it has 5,942 shares. Invesco holds 0% or 138,171 shares.

The stock of Cal-maine Foods Incorporated (NASDAQ:CALM) registered a decrease of 3.68% in short interest. CALM’s total short interest was 6.71 million shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 3.68% from 6.96 million 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 stock of Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, June 16 by BB&T Capital. As per Thursday, November 10, the company rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs. BB&T Capital upgraded Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) on Monday, August 31 to “Buy” rating. Zacks downgraded Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) on Tuesday, September 1 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 5 by BB&T Capital. DA Davidson maintained Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) rating on Wednesday, December 2. DA Davidson has “Buy” rating and $65.0 target. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, March 29 by DA Davidson. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of CALM in report on Friday, June 16 to “Sell” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, May 9 by DA Davidson.

More notable recent Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) news were published by: which released: “Cal-Maine Foods: At A Nice Entry Point” on April 04, 2017, also with their article: “Cal-Maine Foods: Buy Some Eggs For Your Portfolio’s Basket While They Are On Sale” published on September 07, 2017, published: “Cal-Maine Foods’ Stock Price Has Been On The Move As Egg Demand Has Increased” on April 21, 2017. More interesting news about Cal-Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) were released by: and their article: “Deep Value With Cal-Maine Foods” published on May 08, 2017 as well as‘s news article titled: “Cal-Maine Foods Scrambled by Low Egg Prices” with publication date: July 20, 2017.

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