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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CPB. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 63, which equates to a potential upside of 19.39 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 47, implying a possible loss of -10.93 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.65 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CPB to grow at a rate of 92.57 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CPB hit 64.23 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 50.62. Currently the stock is 4.25 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 17.84 percent. CPB has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.