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 most optimistic price target 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 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.65 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CPB to grow at a rate of 92.57 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. CPB has a PEG ratio of 0.36.

CPB has a 52-week high of 64.23 and a 52-week low of 50.62. Currently the stock is 4.25 percent higher than its low, and 17.84 percent below the high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.