Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and market food and beverage products. More Details
Established dividend payer and good value.
Share Price & News
How has Campbell Soup's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CPB is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CPB's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CPB underperformed the US Food industry which returned 21.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CPB underperformed the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Campbell Soup's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCampbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) Stock Goes Ex-Dividend In Just Four Days
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShould We Be Delighted With Campbell Soup Company's (NYSE:CPB) ROE Of 28%?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Selling Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) Shares?
Is Campbell Soup undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CPB ($49.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($78.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CPB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CPB is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.6x) compared to the US Food industry average (23.7x).
PE vs Market: CPB is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.6x) compared to the US market (22.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CPB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CPB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.1x) compared to the US Food industry average (2.2x).
How is Campbell Soup forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CPB's forecast earnings growth (6.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: CPB's earnings (6.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CPB's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CPB's revenue (0.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CPB's revenue (0.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CPB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (24.1%)
How has Campbell Soup performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CPB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CPB's current net profit margins (9%) are higher than last year (5.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CPB's earnings have declined by 2.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CPB's earnings growth over the past year (74.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (-2.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CPB earnings growth over the past year (74.9%) exceeded the Food industry 10.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst CPB's Return on Equity (27.56%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Campbell Soup's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CPB's short term assets ($2.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($2.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: CPB's short term assets ($2.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($6.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CPB's debt to equity ratio (205.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CPB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 252.5% to 205.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CPB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22.4%).
Interest Coverage: CPB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.3x coverage).
What is Campbell Soup current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CPB's dividend (3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: CPB's dividend (3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CPB's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CPB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (53.4%), CPB's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CPB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (49.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Clouse (52 yo)
Mr. Mark A. Clouse has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Campbell Soup Company since January 22, 2019. Mr. Clouse served as the Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Foods Inc. from...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD12.44M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.14M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: CPB's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CPB's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CPB insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Campbell Soup Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Campbell Soup Company
- Ticker: CPB
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1869
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: US$15.005b
- Shares outstanding: 303.01m
- Website: https://www.campbellsoupcompany.com
Number of Employees
- Campbell Soup Company
- 1 Campbell Place
- New Jersey
- United States
Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and market food and beverage products. It operates through Meals & Beverages and Snacks segments. The Meals & Beverages seg...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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