Campbell Soup Company [CPB] Is Currently 0.36 below its 200 Period Moving Avg: What Does This Mean?


Campbell Soup Company [NYSE: CPB] jumped around 0.16 points on Wednesday, while shares priced at $44.28 at the close of the session, up 0.36%. The company report on January 4, 2022 that Campbell Appoints Daniel L. Poland Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer.

Bob Furbee to retire after nearly four decades with Campbell.

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Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced the appointment of Daniel L. Poland as Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective Jan. 10, 2022. Poland succeeds Bob Furbee who informed the company of his intent to retire after 38 years of service. Furbee will remain with Campbell until April 2022 and work with Poland to ensure a smooth transition.

Campbell Soup Company stock is now 1.89% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. CPB Stock saw the intraday high of $44.69 and lowest of $43.96 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 53.77, which means current price is +2.95% above from all time high which was touched on 01/05/22.

Compared to the average trading volume of 2.37M shares, CPB reached a trading volume of 3696801 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Campbell Soup Company [CPB]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CPB shares is $45.85 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CPB stock is a recommendation set at 3.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Piper Sandler have made an estimate for Campbell Soup Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on August 25, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on May 24, 2021, representing the official price target for Campbell Soup Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $52, while Citigroup analysts kept a Neutral rating on CPB stock. On September 04, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for CPB shares from 54 to 53.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Campbell Soup Company is set at 0.85, with the Price to Sales ratio for CPB stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.59. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.13, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.23. Price to Free Cash Flow for CPB in the course of the last twelve months was 31.18 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.40.

How has CPB stock performed recently?

Campbell Soup Company [CPB] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.45. With this latest performance, CPB shares gained by 7.22% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -3.45% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -7.58% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CPB stock in for the last two-week period is set at 64.64, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 69.46, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 61.47 for Campbell Soup Company [CPB]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 41.79, while it was recorded at 43.75 for the last single week of trading, and 44.55 for the last 200 days.

Campbell Soup Company [CPB]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Campbell Soup Company [CPB] shares currently have an operating margin of +14.57 and a Gross Margin at +32.01. Campbell Soup Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +11.89.

Return on Total Capital for CPB is now 14.15, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 12.53. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 35.28, with Return on Assets sitting at 8.36. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Campbell Soup Company [CPB] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 167.89. Additionally, CPB Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 62.67, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 45.10. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 164.66, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 61.46.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Campbell Soup Company [CPB] managed to generate an average of $71,489 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 14.49 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.70.Campbell Soup Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.40 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.

Earnings analysis for Campbell Soup Company [CPB]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CPB. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Campbell Soup Company go to 2.37%.

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Insider trade positions for Campbell Soup Company [CPB]

There are presently around $6,743 million, or 52.60% of CPB stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CPB stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 22,365,586, which is approximately -4.688% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 16,259,766 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $717.38 million in CPB stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $452.07 million in CPB stock with ownership of nearly 4.863% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Campbell Soup Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of December and at the time of the December reporting period, where 249 institutional holders increased their position in Campbell Soup Company [NYSE:CPB] by around 16,817,066 shares. Additionally, 252 investors decreased positions by around 21,026,732 shares, while 91 investors held positions by with 114,989,924 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 152,833,722 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CPB stock had 64 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,323,607 shares, while 68 institutional investors sold positions of 4,754,285 shares during the same period.