Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) went down by -1.17% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $57.54. The company’s stock price has collected -6.97% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 12/17/20 that Investors Turning Up Noses at Food Companies
Is It Worth Investing in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE :CPB) Right Now?
Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 18.89 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for CPB is at 0.57. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 20 who provided ratings for Campbell Soup Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 10 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $52.17, which is $6.89 above the current price. CPB currently public float of 195.26M and currently shorts hold a 10.63% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CPB was 1.92M shares.
CPB’s Market Performance
CPB stocks went down by -6.97% for the week, with a monthly drop of -3.85% and a quarterly performance of -7.39%, while its annual performance rate touched -4.67%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.53% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.81% for Campbell Soup Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -4.69% for CPB stocks with a simple moving average of -7.19% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CPB
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CPB stocks, with Citigroup repeating the rating for CPB by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for CPB in the upcoming period, according to Citigroup is $52 based on the research report published on October 19th of the previous year 2020.
Wells Fargo, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CPB reach a price target of $53, previously predicting the price at $54. The rating they have provided for CPB stocks is “Equal Weight” according to the report published on September 04th, 2020.
Jefferies gave a rating of “Buy” to CPB, setting the target price at $59 in the report published on June 22nd of the previous year.
CPB Trading at -5.53% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CPB to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -20.94% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.81%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.53%, as shares sank -3.64% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -2.74% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CPB fell by -6.97%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +2.94% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $47.64. In addition, Campbell Soup Company saw -5.92% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CPB starting from Polomski Stanley, who sale 6,075 shares at the price of $48.07 back on Oct 08. After this action, Polomski Stanley now owns 30,852 shares of Campbell Soup Company, valued at $292,025 using the latest closing price.
Ciongoli Adam G., the Senior Vice President of Campbell Soup Company, sale 98,334 shares at $53.54 during a trade that took place back on Mar 05, which means that Ciongoli Adam G. is holding 92,386 shares at $5,264,802 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CPB
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +15.71 for the present operating margin
- +34.27 for the gross margin
The net margin for Campbell Soup Company stands at +6.81. The total capital return value is set at 14.68, while invested capital returns managed to touch 7.42. Equity return is now at value 68.10, with 14.40 for asset returns.
Based on Campbell Soup Company (CPB), the company’s capital structure generated 251.54 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 71.55. Total debt to assets is 52.11, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 202.03. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 57.47.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.38, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.31. The receivables turnover for the company is 15.13 and the total asset turnover is 0.68. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.78.