NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of Cal-Maine Foods Inc. (CALM) are lower by 7.29% to $41.96 in after-hours trading on Tuesday, after the shell eggs producer and marketer reported its fiscal 2015 second quarter earnings results, which came in below analysts' expectations.
For the most recent quarter the company said its earnings were 76 cents per diluted share, compared to the 85 cents analysts polled by FactSet had forecast.
Cal-Maine Foods reported a 6.9% rise in net sales for the latest quarter to $378.6 million, over the fiscal 2014 second quarter.
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The company's revenue for the quarter beat analysts' estimates of $365 million for the period.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates CAL-MAINE FOODS INC as a Buy with a ratings score of A. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate CAL-MAINE FOODS INC (CALM) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins."