Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) and BIQI International (OTCMKTS:BIQIF) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Cal-Maine Foods and BIQI International’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Cal-Maine Foods||$1.35 billion||1.39||$18.39 million||$0.44||87.30|
|BIQI International||$27.00 million||0.00||$1.10 million||N/A||N/A|
Cal-Maine Foods has higher revenue and earnings than BIQI International.
Risk and Volatility
Cal-Maine Foods has a beta of -0.22, indicating that its stock price is 122% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BIQI International has a beta of 3.58, indicating that its stock price is 258% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Cal-Maine Foods and BIQI International, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Cal-Maine Foods currently has a consensus target price of $55.00, suggesting a potential upside of 43.19%. Given Cal-Maine Foods’ higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Cal-Maine Foods is more favorable than BIQI International.
This table compares Cal-Maine Foods and BIQI International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
63.3% of Cal-Maine Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 27.5% of Cal-Maine Foods shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.0% of BIQI International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Cal-Maine Foods beats BIQI International on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Cal-Maine Foods
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. produces, grades, packages, markets, and distributes shell eggs. The company offers specialty shell eggs, such as nutritionally enhanced, cage free, organic, and brown eggs under the Egg-Land's Best, Land O' Lakes, Farmhouse, and 4-Grain brand names, as well as under private labels. It sells its products to various customers, including national and regional grocery store chains, club stores, foodservice distributors, and egg product consumers primarily in the southwestern, southeastern, mid-western, and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The company was founded in 1957 and is based in Jackson, Mississippi.
About BIQI International
BIQI International Holding Corporation engages in the energy, health, and other investment activities. The company was formerly known as Renmin Tianli Group, Inc. and changed its name to BIQI International Holding Corporation in January 2019. BIQI International Holding Corporation was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Wuhan, the People's Republic of China.
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