Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) saw a downside of -0.26% to close Tuesday at $41.76 after subtracting -$0.11 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,966,180 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $42.73 in the past week. An average of 2,672,915 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 2,927,414.
CPB’s 1-month performance is -4.72% or -$1.39 on its low of $41.37 reached on 10/01/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $40.05 and high of $53.77, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/27/21. YTD, CPB has lost -13.63% or -$6.59. However, the current price is down -22.34%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Mar 17, 210 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Campbell Soup Company (CPB). Slavtcheff Craig (Executive Vice President) most recently sold 7,000 shares at $48.88 per share on Mar 17. This transaction cost the insider $342,153.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 82.43 and a low of 7.806. CPB stock has a beta of 0.54. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 1.49 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 4.02, with the price to cash flow ratio at 39.22.
Campbell Soup Company pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share. Its dividend yield is 3.54% and the payout ratio is 44.10%. CPB paid $0.37 a share compared with prior rate of $0.37, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 1 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.02 reported on Wednesday December 9 2020.
It is projected that Campbell Soup Company’s next ex-dividend date will be on 7-Jan. CPB is expected to distribute $0.37 as its next dividend.
Campbell Soup Company’s quick ratio for the period ended July 30 was 0.40, with the current ratio over the same period at 0.90 meaning that CPB stock is not able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending July 30 was 1.59, while the total debt to equity was 1.60. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 33.20%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 18.31% while for the period ending July 30; Campbell Soup Company’s operating margin was 18.20%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $2.81 billion against revenue of $8.48 billion.
For the quarterly period ending July 30 this year, Net income and sales went down compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected CPB to announce $0.48 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.55, representing a 14.60% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $495.0 million. CPB stock balance sheet for the quarter ending July 30 shows that total liabilities totaled 8.58 billion, with total debt at $5.29 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $301.52 million
Let’s look briefly at Campbell Soup Company (CPB) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 12 October was 40.27% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 16.61%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $42.11, reflecting a -1.88% or -$0.80 change from its current price. CPB is currently trading -3.69% above its 20-day SMA, -14.53% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by -3.58% and -13.99% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 35.41% and 42.73% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.73. The RSI (14) points at 42.84%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 23.95% with the period’s ATR at 0.76. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -0.11 and -0.23 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB), Piper Sandler downgraded it to a Neutral rating. They previously had an Overweight rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for CPB stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Hold. Currently, 2 brokerage advisors rate CPB as a “sell,”, while 12 advise that investors “Hold.” 2 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 3 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is CPB’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $38.00 and a high of $54.00, with their median price target at $45.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Campbell Soup Company (CPB) stock is $45.91.