Epoch Investment Partners Inc. Has $11.36 Million Holdings in Campbell Soup (CPB)

Epoch Investment Partners Inc. lowered its stake in Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) by 6.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 344,346 shares of the company’s stock after selling 22,150 shares during the quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc.’s holdings in Campbell Soup were worth $11,360,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of CPB. Strs Ohio raised its holdings in shares of Campbell Soup by 1.4% during the 4th quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 22,147 shares of the company’s stock valued at $730,000 after buying an additional 307 shares in the last quarter. JOYN Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Campbell Soup by 99.5% during the 4th quarter. JOYN Advisors Inc. now owns 766 shares of the company’s stock valued at $25,000 after buying an additional 382 shares in the last quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. raised its holdings in shares of Campbell Soup by 0.5% during the 4th quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. now owns 75,125 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,478,000 after buying an additional 393 shares in the last quarter. Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Campbell Soup by 1.8% during the 4th quarter. Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd. now owns 22,983 shares of the company’s stock valued at $758,000 after buying an additional 410 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Campbell Soup by 49.5% during the 4th quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 1,283 shares of the company’s stock valued at $42,000 after buying an additional 425 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 51.98% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Campbell Soup stock opened at $35.64 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.26, a quick ratio of 0.37 and a current ratio of 0.70. The company has a market capitalization of $10.55 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.42, a P/E/G ratio of 2.36 and a beta of 0.42. Campbell Soup has a one year low of $32.03 and a one year high of $44.47.



Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 27th. The company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $2.71 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.66 billion. Campbell Soup had a positive return on equity of 55.51% and a negative net margin of 1.68%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 24.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.00 EPS. As a group, equities analysts expect that Campbell Soup will post 2.48 EPS for the current fiscal year.

CPB has been the topic of a number of research reports. UBS Group set a $33.00 price objective on Campbell Soup and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, November 16th. ValuEngine raised Campbell Soup from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 21st. Credit Suisse Group set a $33.00 price objective on Campbell Soup and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 20th. Deutsche Bank set a $40.00 price objective on Campbell Soup and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Campbell Soup from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 22nd. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. Campbell Soup presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $38.08.

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About Campbell Soup

Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets branded food and beverage products. It operates through three segments: Americas Simple Meals and Beverages, Global Biscuits and Snacks, and Campbell Fresh. The Americas Simple Meals and Beverages segment engages in the retail and food service of Campbell's condensed and ready-to-serve soups; Swanson broth and stocks; Prego pasta sauces; Pace Mexican sauces; Campbell's gravies, pastas, beans, and dinner sauces; Swanson canned poultry products; Plum food and snack products; V8 juices and beverages; Campbell's tomato juices; and Pacific broth, soups, non-dairy beverages, and other simple meals.

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