This Week’s Top Gainers: Revance Therapeutics (RVNC), Cheetah Mobile (CMCM), Cal-Maine Foods (CALM)

Revance Therapeutics Inc (RVNC) was one of this week’s top gainers as the stock posted double digit gains. Starting at an opening price of $20.23 a share on May 11, shares in the $632 million market cap company rose nearly 30% at the end of Friday’s trading session to close at $26.39. Shares are now up 55.79% this year and off about 30% from their June 30, 2014, $34.20 52-week high.

The T-12 revenue at RVNC is $383,000. Revance Therapeutics’ price/book is 3.27. Ticker has a median Wall Street price target of $35.00 with a high target of $55.00.


Cheetah Mobile Inc. (CMCM) shares soared more than 35% this week, crashing through the top of the stock’s 52-wk high trading range of $12.90 – $30.84. The move came on a strong volume too with the issue trading a five-day average volume of 2.5 million shares, compared to the 3-month average volume of 1.1 million shares a day.

CMCM shares are currently priced at 376.91x this year’s forecasted earnings, which makes them quite expensive compared to the industry’s 22.44x earnings multiple. The company’s current year and next year EPS growth estimates stand at 17.20% and 302.90% compared to the industry growth rates of 17.20% and 21.80%, respectively. CMCM has a t-12 price/sales ratio of 14.48. EPS for the same period registers at $0.08.

CMCM shares have advanced 32.97% in the last 4 weeks and 51.14% in the past three months. The Beijing, China-based company, which is currently valued at $4.35 billion, has a median Wall Street price target of $28.00 with a high target of $32.30. CMCM is up 123.50% year-over-year as of the close of trading on Friday.

Shares of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (CALM) gained nearly 28% during this week’s trading. Starting at an opening price of $44.13 a share on May 11, the stock closed at $54.95 at the end of Friday’s trading session, printing a market cap of roughly $2.7billion. That’s a 72.46% rise, or $23.10 per share from the 52-week low of $31.88 set in May 19, 2014.

Fundamentally, CALM shows the following financial data:

  • $237.84 million in cash in most recent quarter
  • $811.66 million t-12 total assets
  • $594.75 million total equity
  • $1.54 billion t-12 revenue
  • $109.21 million annual net income
  • $64.73 million free cash flow

On valuation measures, Cal-Maine Foods Inc. shares have a T-12 price/sales ratio of 1.72 and a price/book for the same period of 3.96. EPS is $3.03. The name has a market cap of $2.66 billion and a median Wall Street price target of $67.

In terms of share statistics, Cal-Maine Foods Inc. has a total of 43.67 million shares outstanding with 34.78% held by insiders and 56.90% held by institutions. The stock’s short interest currently stands at 28.20%, bringing the total number of shares sold short to 8.15 million.

Offering a dividend yield of 2.55%, shares of the Jackson, Mississippi-based company are up 80.36% year-over-year and 42.97% year-to-date.

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