Analysts See $0.25 EPS for Campbell Soup Company (CPB)

August 13, 2018 - By Richard Slagle

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.19, from 1.06 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 43 investors sold Campbell Soup Company shares while 137 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 161 raised stakes. 142.87 million shares or 2.90% less from 147.14 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Smith Moore invested in 0.08% or 7,000 shares. Axa accumulated 775,342 shares. Stifel Financial Corp reported 0% in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 30,500 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Mirae Asset Glob Investments has 0.01% invested in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Verition Fund Management Ltd Llc owns 0.08% invested in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) for 23,688 shares. First Republic Invest Mngmt accumulated 0.01% or 19,096 shares. Gam Holding Ag reported 0.15% in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Welch & Forbes Limited Liability Com has invested 0.02% in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Gargoyle Inv Advisor reported 58,403 shares. Bollard Grp Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Northern Trust has 0.04% invested in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Twin Tree L P has invested 0.02% in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Northern Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Com invested in 19,520 shares. 150,884 were accumulated by Palouse Cap Mgmt Inc.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $266,782 activity. Hilado Maria Teresa also bought $66,431 worth of Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) on Wednesday, June 6.

Analysts expect Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) to report $0.25 EPS on August, 30.They anticipate $0.27 EPS change or 51.92 % from last quarter’s $0.52 EPS. CPB’s profit would be $75.16 million giving it 41.35 P/E if the $0.25 EPS is correct. After having $0.70 EPS previously, Campbell Soup Company’s analysts see -64.29 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.20% or $0.93 during the last trading session, reaching $41.35. About 4.29M shares traded. Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has declined 41.19% since August 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 53.76% the S&P500.

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB), 0 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Campbell Soup had 12 analyst reports since February 14, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 22. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, May 22 by Bernstein. JP Morgan maintained the shares of CPB in report on Tuesday, February 20 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, April 16 by Credit Suisse. The rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray on Thursday, March 1 to “Underweight”. The company was maintained on Monday, May 21 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, August 10 by JP Morgan. The company was maintained on Monday, May 21 by Barclays Capital. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Monday, May 21 to “Sell”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 14 with “Hold”.

Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, makes and markets food and beverage products. The company has market cap of $12.43 billion. It operates through three divisions: Americas Simple Meals and Beverages; Global Biscuits and Snacks; and Campbell Fresh. It has a 25.88 P/E ratio. The Americas Simple Meals and Beverages segment engages in the retail and food service of Campbell??s condensed and ready-to-serve soups; Swanson broth and stocks; Prego pasta sauces; Pace Mexican sauces; Campbell??s gravies, pastas, beans, and dinner sauces; Swanson canned poultry; Plum food and snacks; V8 juices and beverages; and Campbell??s tomato juices.

More recent Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Kraft Heinz and Campbell Soup Stocks Popped Friday” on August 03, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Pepperidge Farm recalls Goldfish crackers over salmonella risk” on July 24, 2018. 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “6 Most Important Things in Business Today” with publication date: August 01, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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