Analyst Ratings for Campbell Soup Co. (CPB)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE:CPB) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, CPB was issued an average rating of Hold.

Of the 18 analysts covering the stock, 2 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 4 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CPB. The maximum price target given was 63, implying a possible profit of 19.39 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 47, implying a possible loss of -10.93 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 6.81 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.65 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

CPB has an estimated earnings growth rate of 92.57 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of CPB is 0.36.

CPB has traded between a high of 64.23 and a low of 50.62 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 4.25 percent, and below the high by 17.84 percent. CPB has a P/E ratio of 33.18. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CPB value stock report compares CPB to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.94 billion. CPB is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.