Interested In Buying Campbell Soup Company (CPB)? Make Sure You Read This First

The stock of Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) increased by $1.6 on Tuesday to finish at $47.76, up 3.47 percent. The last five days have seen an average of 2,961,360 shares of common stock traded. 15 times new highs were reached in the current year, with a gain of $4.30. The average number of shares traded over the last 20 days was 2,759,815, while the average volume over the last 50 days totaled 2,227,000.

CPB stock appreciated 1.99% since last month. On 05/20/22, the company’s shares reached a one-month low of $44.95. The stock touched a high of $51.94 on 05/09/22, after rallying from a low of $39.76 in 52 weeks. The price of CPB stock has risen by 9.89% or $4.30 this year, reaching a new high 15 times. Still, the stock price is down -8.05% from the 52-week high.


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Valuation Metrics

Campbell Soup Company (CPB) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 15.66. Beta for the stock is 0.39. There are also a few other valuation ratios worth considering, including the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.74, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 4.31, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 30.94.

Company paid $0.37 per share in dividends, remained unchanged from $0.37 last year. A $0.02 dividend increase was reported on Wednesday December 9 2020.

Financial Health

For the three months ended January 30, Campbell Soup Company’s quick ratio was 0.50, while its current ratio was 0.90, indicating its inability to pay off its debt. The company’s long-term debt to equity ratio for the quarter ending January 30 is 1.36, and the total debt to equity ratio is 1.50. As far as profitability goes, gross margin for the trailing twelve months is 31.50% percent. Campbell Soup Company’s operating margin stood at 16.60% for the same period. Based on annual data, it had gross profit of $2.81 billion and revenue of $8.48 billion.

Investors will also look at the performance of the company’s management in order to determine the potential profitability of their investment. CPB’s return on assets (ROA) during the last 12 months has been 7.80%. There was a 14.80% return on investment (ROI) in the past year. In the meantime, the return on equity (ROE) for the last 12 months was 28.90%.

Earnings Surprise

According to Campbell Soup Company’s quarterly financial report for the quarter that ended January 30. A lower net income was reported in the quarter under review than the previous quarter. Net income for the quarter came in at $2.21 billion, while revenues fell by -3.17% to $2.24 billion. It was predicted that Campbell Soup Company’s quarterly earnings would be $0.69, but it ended up being $0.69. EBITDA was $406.0 million for the quarter. At the end of Campbell Soup Company’s most recent quarter ended January 30, its liabilities totaled 8.64 billion, while its total debt was $5.26 billion. Equity owned by shareholders amounts to $301.7 million.

Technical Picture

Here’s a quick look at Campbell Soup Company’s (CPB) price momentum from a technical perspective. As of 24 May, the RSI 9-day stood at 49.26%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with a 48.71% historical volatility rate.

The stochastic %K and %D were 24.32% and 17.68% respectively, while the average true range (ATR) was 1.54. Based on the 14-day stochastic reading of 40.20%, the RSI (14) reading is 50.86%. On the 9-day MACD Oscillator, the stock is at -1.54, and the 14-day reading is at -2.09.

Analyst Ratings

In its analyst report released on March 30, 2022, UBS began covering Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB). The stock was rated as a Sell by the brokerage firm. Analysts have assigned Campbell Soup Company (CPB) an Hold rating. CPB is a stock that is recommended for selling by 3 brokerage firms, while 15 companies recommend holding. The stock is underweighted by 2 analysts. Among the analysts who rate the stock, 0 rates it overweight and 1 other recommend it as a buy.

What is CPB’s price target for the next 12 months?

The current consensus forecast for the stock is between $38.00 and $51.00, with a median target price of $45.00. In analyzing these forecasts, the average price target given by analysts for Campbell Soup Company (CPB) is $44.97.

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