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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB)?

The company in question is, Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) currently with a stock price of 61.13 (0.66% today). The market cap for Campbell Soup Company is 18802.37, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Processed & Packaged Goods industry. The target price for Campbell Soup Company is 62.09. Currently Campbell Soup Company is trading with a P/E of 26.75, and a forward P/E of 19.47. Average volume for Campbell Soup Company is 1753.79 and so far today it is 1394000.

Performance in the last year for Campbell Soup Company has been 31.70%. For EPS growth, Campbell Soup Company has seen a growth of -5.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 5.65%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -1.80% over the last five years and could be 7.57% for the next five years. Campbell Soup Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -50.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -48.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.07%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 3.36%.

Since the IPO date for Campbell Soup Company on the 7/1/1985, Campbell Soup Company has seen performance year to date to be 18.15%. With Campbell Soup Company trading at 61.13, the dividend yield is 2.04%, and the EPS is 2.29.

So could Campbell Soup Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 26.75. The PEG is 3.53, P/S is 2.36 and the P/B is at 11.28. The P/cash is 49.09, with P/free cash flow at 29.38.

Campbell Soup Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.52, and total debt/equity at 2.2.

In terms of margins, Campbell Soup Company has a gross margin of 35.30%, an operating margin of 13.70% and a profit margin of 8.90%.Payout ratio for Campbell Soup Company is 54.20%. Return on assets come to 8.70% with return on investment coming to 14.40%.

Insider ownership for Campbell Soup Company, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 45.30%. Outstanding shares are at 307.58. While shares float is 187.62. The float short is currently 5.80%, and short ratio is 6.21.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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