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 most optimistic price target was 63, implying potential capital gains of 19.39 percent. The minimum price target given was 47, implying a possible loss of -10.93 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.65 percent in FY estimates.

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, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. CPB has a PEG ratio of 0.36.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CPB hit 64.23 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 50.62. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 4.25 percent, and 17.84 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.