Analyzing Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) and BIQI International (NASDAQ:BIQIF)

BIQI International (OTCMKTS:BIQIF) and Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership and risk.

Risk and Volatility

BIQI International has a beta of 3.9, suggesting that its share price is 290% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cal-Maine Foods has a beta of -0.23, suggesting that its share price is 123% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

63.3% of Cal-Maine Foods shares are held by institutional investors. 10.0% of BIQI International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 27.5% of Cal-Maine Foods shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for BIQI International and Cal-Maine Foods, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BIQI International 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cal-Maine Foods 0 1 1 0 2.50

Cal-Maine Foods has a consensus target price of $55.00, indicating a potential upside of 43.30%. Given Cal-Maine Foods’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cal-Maine Foods is more favorable than BIQI International.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares BIQI International and Cal-Maine Foods’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
BIQI International $27.00 million 0.00 $1.10 million N/A N/A
Cal-Maine Foods $1.35 billion 1.38 $18.39 million $0.44 87.23

Cal-Maine Foods has higher revenue and earnings than BIQI International.

Profitability

This table compares BIQI International and Cal-Maine Foods’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BIQI International N/A N/A N/A
Cal-Maine Foods 1.36% 2.22% 1.88%

Summary

Cal-Maine Foods beats BIQI International on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

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.

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.

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