Brian Sozzi notes valuations on consumer product companies such as Campbell Soup (CPB), Hershey...

|About: Campbell Soup Company (CPB)|By:, SA News Editor

Brian Sozzi notes valuations on consumer product companies such as Campbell Soup (CPB), Hershey (HSY) and Kimberly Clark (KMB) continue to trek higher following the mega-sized Heinz purchase by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital. The run-up might not be based entirely on pure M&A speculation with execs in the sector saying that the deal has drawn a sharper focus on new ways to cut costs and stay lean.