Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) Plunges on First Quarter Results – CPB, GMCR, GIS, UN, FLO

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) reported on Tuesday that its 1Q profit plunged to $245M, or 78 cents per share, from $265M, or 82 cents per share, in the year-before period. Adjusted profit in the newest quarter totaled 88 cents per share. The food maker’s sales surge to $2.34B from $2.16 billion. Wall Street analysts anticipated Campbell Soup to earn 85 cents per share on sales of $2.36 billion, according to a survey by FactSet.

For 2013, Campbell anticipates adjusted earnings of $2.51 per share to $2.57 per share, contrast with the analyst forecasts of $2.54 per share. Shares of Campbell Soup moved up 2.8 percent in premarket trades.

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) stock hit highest price at $36.79, beginning with a price of $36.54 and reported decreased -1.92% to $36.22 at 10:31AM EST with day range of $35.83-$36.79. The total market capitalization remained $11.34 billion, current volume was 499,428.00 shares lower than its average volume of 1.87 million shares.

To check the Stocks ups and downs, CPB last week stock price volatility remained 1.64% and month was at 1.38%. CPB generated revenue of 7.71 billion in the following twelve months income of $769.00 million. The Company showed a positive 9.91% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 15.73%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 0.86%.

The CPB past twelve months price to sales ratio was 1.50 and price to cash ratio remained 34.58. As far as if notice on other major contributors of similar sectors have sale ratio and price to cash ratio remained Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR)’s P/S 1.17% P/C 30.58%, General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)’s P/S 1.55% P/C 17.31%, Unilever N.V. (ADR) (NYSE:UN)’s P/S 1.73% P/C 18.25%, Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO)’s P/S 1.06% P/C 221.24%.

 

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