Campbell Soup (CPB) Is Umm, Umm Good but Moves to Sell Watch Consideration List for Now.

160707-Picture1Campbell Soup Company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality, branded convenience food products. The Company has five reportable segments: U.S. Simple Meals: which includes: Campbell’s condensed and ready-to-serve soups; Swanson and U.S. Sauces such as: Prego and Pace Mexican. U.S. Beverages: such as V8. Global Baking and Snacking which includes: Pepperidge Farm and Arnott’s. Campbell’s operates in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, the Asia Pacific region and Canada.

The stock has reached 132.1% FV which breaches the 130% FV mark for consideration of a sell. Once placed on the Sell Watch list the stock will be monitored for a reversion directional change and moved up to the Sell Consideration List.

The company is rated an A on MAB Sensitivity (Merged Acquired Bought) placing it in the top 10% in terms of probability of such an event occurring. If the stock continues above FV without a reversion directional change we would expect the company to be a buyer using their stock as a currency. It is currently ranked #472 out of the S&P 500 Index®. The company is trading at an all-time high at $67.24/share. It is considered a “Core” stock that exhibits lower price change movement than the market. The dividend is slightly above market at 2.53. In 1969 you could have purchased a share of Campbell’s for $1.50.

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