Analytical Overview: Campbell Soup Co. (CPB)’s Ratios Tell a Financial Story

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As of close of business last night, Campbell Soup Co.’s stock clocked out at $45.95, up 1.55% from its previous closing price of $45.25. In other words, the price has increased by $1.55 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.95 million shares were traded. CPB stock price reached its highest trading level at $45.98 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $45.02.


To gain a deeper understanding of CPB’s stock, we examine its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 81.05 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 22.20. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.43 and its Current Ratio is at 1.01. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.25 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.23.

On March 01, 2024, DA Davidson started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $48.

On February 01, 2024, Citigroup started tracking the stock assigning a Sell rating and target price of $41.Citigroup initiated its Sell rating on February 01, 2024, with a $41 target price.

Insider Transactions:

Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Apr 04 ’24 when Sanzio Anthony sold 250 shares for $43.75 per share. The transaction valued at 10,938 led to the insider holds 13,988 shares of the business.

Sanzio Anthony sold 3,000 shares of CPB for $132,930 on Dec 12 ’23. The Executive Vice President now owns 14,238 shares after completing the transaction at $44.31 per share. On Sep 14 ’23, another insider, Polomski Stanley, who serves as the Senior VP and Controller of the company, sold 8,000 shares for $43.35 each. As a result, the insider received 346,767 and left with 33,162 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, CPB now has a Market Capitalization of 13697832960 and an Enterprise Value of 18348814336. As of this moment, Campbell’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 17.96, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 14.30. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 3.13. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.48 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 3.56. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.979 whereas that against EBITDA is 10.533.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for CPB is 0.19, which has changed by -0.13838363 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.26265144 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, CPB has reached a high of $54.80, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $37.94. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 4.82%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 7.63%.

Shares Statistics:

It appears that CPB traded 2.69M shares on average per day over the past three months and 2017800 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 298.00M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 196.69M. Insiders hold about 34.02% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 54.65% stake in the company. Shares short for CPB as of 1714435200 were 16454012 with a Short Ratio of 6.11, compared to 1711584000 on 17184172. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 16454012 and a Short% of Float of 8.61.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 1.48, CPB has a forward annual dividend rate of 1.48. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.032707185The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.13. The current Payout Ratio is 51.92% for CPB, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-04-03 with an ex-dividend date of 1712102400. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 1997-03-18 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.

Earnings Estimates

Currently, 9.0 analysts are dedicated to thoroughly evaluating and rating the performance of Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) in the stock market.On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.7 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.73 and a low estimate of $0.67, while EPS last year was $0.68. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.61, with high estimates of $0.64 and low estimates of $0.58.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $3.1 and $2.96 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $3.04. EPS for the following year is $3.23, with 12.0 analysts recommending between $3.53 and $3.08.

Revenue Estimates

For the next quarter, 7 analysts are estimating revenue of $2.36B. There is a high estimate of $2.39B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $2.29B.

A total of 10 analysts have provided revenue estimates for CPB’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $9.86B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $9.55B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $9.71B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $9.36BBased on 11 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $10.61B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $10.81B and the low estimate is $10.25B.

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