Mississippi Egg Producer Posts $800M in Q2 Revenue

Shares of the company have risen nearly 70% since the beginning of the year.

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RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) -- Cal-Maine Foods Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $198.6 million.

The Ridgeland, Mississippi-based company said it had net income of $4.07 per share.

The egg producer posted revenue of $801.7 million in the period.

Cal-Maine shares have climbed 69% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $62.35, an increase of 63% in the last 12 months.

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