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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 17487.99. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, Campbell Soup Company, CPB performance year to date is 7.15%. Today Campbell Soup Company, CPB has gained -0.98%, with a current price of 55.44.

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 18.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Campbell Soup Company, CPB is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.4. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 7.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 34.50%, and operating margin of 11.60%. Campbell Soup Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.7, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Campbell Soup Company, CPB has seen a EPS growth of -14.90%. A performance for the year of 14.42%. The 52-week high is -18.21%, and the 52-week low is 17.87%. The average volume for Campbell Soup Company, CPB is 2109600.

With a target price of 59.67, 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 30.71 and a forward P/E of 17.27. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.19. Campbell Soup Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.2 and 11.13 respectively. For P/cash, Campbell Soup Company has a value of 9.17, while it is 23.89 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 55.44, Campbell Soup Company has a dividend yield of 2.53%. We see a return on equity of 36.60%.

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 4.77% 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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