Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) and BIQI International (OTCMKTS:BIQIF) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Cal-Maine Foods and BIQI International, as provided by MarketBeat.
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Cal-Maine Foods presently has a consensus target price of $55.00, suggesting a potential upside of 43.34%. Given Cal-Maine Foods’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly 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.
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Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Cal-Maine Foods and BIQI International’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Cal-Maine Foods||$1.35 billion||1.38||$18.39 million||$0.44||87.20|
|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.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
63.3% of Cal-Maine Foods shares are held by institutional investors. 27.5% of Cal-Maine Foods shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.0% of BIQI International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Cal-Maine Foods has a beta of -0.23, meaning that its share price is 123% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BIQI International has a beta of 3.9, meaning that its share price is 290% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Cal-Maine Foods beats BIQI International on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Cal-Maine Foods Company Profile
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.
BIQI International Company Profile
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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