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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 20627.21. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, Campbell Soup Company, CPB performance year to date is 29.68%. Today Campbell Soup Company, CPB has gained 0.00%, with a current price of 67.1.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 43.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 54.20%. Return of assets are at 8.70%, with return on investment at 14.40%.

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 2.2. With a profit margin of 8.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 35.30%, and operating margin of 13.70%. Campbell Soup Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.9, while the quick ratio is 0.5.

For the last year Campbell Soup Company, CPB has seen a EPS growth of -5.30%. A performance for the year of 45.51%. The 52-week high is -1.00%, and the 52-week low is 51.59%. The average volume for Campbell Soup Company, CPB is 0.

With a target price of 60.25, 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 29.37 and a forward P/E of 21.24. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 4.04. Campbell Soup Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.59 and 12.38 respectively. For P/cash, Campbell Soup Company has a value of 53.86, while it is 32.23 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 67.1, Campbell Soup Company has a dividend yield of 1.86%. We see a return on equity of 47.50%.

Looking more long-term Campbell Soup Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.27%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.08% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -5.30% for this year and for the last five years a -1.80% growth has been seen.

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