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.

CPB was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 63, implying potential capital gains of 19.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 47, implying a possible loss of -10.93 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 6.81 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.65 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CPB to grow at a rate of 92.57 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CPB has a PEG ratio of 0.36.

In the last 52-weeks, CPB has achieved a high of 64.23 and a low of 50.62. 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 market cap of CPB is $15.94 billion. CPB's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.