Campbell Reaches New 52-Week High (CPB)

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Campbell Soup (CPB">CPB) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $40.59, above its previous 52-week high of $40.56 with 788,187 shares traded as of 12:56 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Campbell has a market cap of $12.57 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 14.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded convenience food products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Campbell as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Campbell Ratings Report.

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