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Campbell Soup (CPB) is expected to report earnings for last fiscal quarter before the opening bell on May 21, 2012.

Who They Are:

Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded convenience food products worldwide. The company was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey. Campbell Soup Co trades an average of 1.7 million shares per day and has a market cap of $10.8 Billion.

Book Value: $3.77
Float Short: 9.69%

What To Expect:

On average, Analysts are expecting a drop of $0.12 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.64. The estimated mean earnings are $0.52 per share.

Here is a look at the fiscal year revenue for Campbell Soup Co.
(click to enlarge)paid2trade.com revenue yearly gross bar chart for CPB

Recent Stock and Valuation Performance:

From a month ago, the stock has increased in price 1.69%, with a one year change of -2.59%.

When comparing to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is -2.59%.

Revenue year-over-year has decreased to $7.72 billion for 2011 vs. $7.68 billion for 2010.

Here are the last few quarters to get an idea how well they perform compared to estimates

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Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded.

Robert Weinstein uses information believed to be correct, but is not guaranteed and is not independently checked for accuracy You may wish to use this article as a starting point of your own research with your financial planner.

Source: Campbell Soup Earnings Preview