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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Cal-Maine Foods  (CALM) stock closed down by 0.75% to $50.12 in Thursday's trading session, ahead of releasing its 2016 third quarter earnings before Monday's market open. 

Wall Street is anticipating a year-over-year decline in earnings but rise in revenue. 

Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters have forecast for earnings of 99 cents per share on revenue of $463.6 million for the most recent quarter.

Last year, the company reported earnings of $1.05 per share on revenue of $437.6 million for the 2015 third quarter. 

Cal-Maine Foods is a Jackson, MS-based producer and marketer of shell eggs. 

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Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates the stock as a "buy" with a ratings score of A-.

Cal-Maine Foods' strengths include its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. 

You can view the full analysis from the report here: CALM

TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author. 

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