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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Campbell Soup Company, CPB

Campbell Soup Company, CPB is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Processed & Packaged Goods in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Campbell Soup Company, CPB  has a market cap of 16813.33. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, Campbell Soup Company, CPB performance year to date is 5.55%. Today Campbell Soup Company, CPB has gained 0.05%, with a current price of 54.61.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 45.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 68.70%. Return of assets are at 7.00%, with return on investment at 13.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Campbell Soup Company, CPB is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.52. While Total debt/equity is 2.32. With a profit margin of 7.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 34.60%, and operating margin of 11.70%. Campbell Soup Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.7, while the quick ratio is 0.4.

For the last year Campbell Soup Company, CPB has seen a EPS growth of -14.90%. A performance for the year of 9.85%. The 52-week high is -19.43%, and the 52-week low is 16.11%. The average volume for Campbell Soup Company, CPB is 1463700.

With a target price of 58.83, can Campbell Soup Company, CPB reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Campbell Soup Company, CPB. Campbell Soup Company has a P/E of 30.27 and a forward P/E of 17.13. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.11. Campbell Soup Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.11 and 11.05 respectively. For P/cash, Campbell Soup Company has a value of 56.8, while it is 22.97 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 54.61, Campbell Soup Company has a dividend yield of 2.56%. We see a return on equity of 36.70%.

Looking more long-term Campbell Soup Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 4.96%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 4.80% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -14.90% for this year and for the last five years a -4.30% growth has been seen.

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