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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 57.7 (-0.05% today). The market cap for Campbell Soup Company is 17555.8, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Processed & Packaged Goods industry. The target price for Campbell Soup Company is 59.67. Currently Campbell Soup Company is trading with a P/E of 25.25, and a forward P/E of 17.93. Average volume for Campbell Soup Company is 1821.82 and so far today it is 2145000.

Performance in the last year for Campbell Soup Company has been 22.99%. For EPS growth, Campbell Soup Company has seen a growth of -14.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 4.65%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -4.30% over the last five years and could be 4.96% for the next five years. Campbell Soup Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -0.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -579.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -8.02%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -3.14%.

Since the IPO date for Campbell Soup Company on the 7/1/1985, Campbell Soup Company has seen performance year to date to be 11.52%. With Campbell Soup Company trading at 57.7, the dividend yield is 2.17%, and the EPS is 2.29.

So could Campbell Soup Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 25.25. The PEG is 5.09, P/S is 2.2 and the P/B is at 11.59. The P/cash is 9.2, with P/free cash flow at 23.98.

Campbell Soup Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.7, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.4, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Campbell Soup Company has a gross margin of 35.30%, an operating margin of 11.60% and a profit margin of 7.10%.Payout ratio for Campbell Soup Company is 68.70%. Return on assets come to 7.00% with return on investment coming to 18.30%.

Insider ownership for Campbell Soup Company, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 45.40%. Outstanding shares are at 304.26. While shares float is 187.62. The float short is currently 5.13%, and short ratio is 5.29.

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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