Campbell Soup Company
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  • Feb. 5, 2015, 9:08 AM
    • Kraft Foods (NASDAQ:KRFT) has found a vibrant channel for its Velveeta brand in dollar stores.
    • The company was very close to pulling the plug on the product last year amid soft grocery store sales.
    • General Mills (NYSE:GIS) and Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) are also exploring selling more brands in dollar stores due to the potential for higher profit margins in certain categories.
    • The development could aid the dollar store group (DLTR, DG, FDO) which has lost some quick-stop grocery market share to convenience stores.
    | Feb. 5, 2015, 9:08 AM | 11 Comments
  • Jan. 29, 2015, 9:42 AM
    • Campbell Soup (CPB -0.5%) announces it will reorganize its business across lines of products instead of geographic segments.
    • The three segments will be Americas simple meals and beverages, global biscuits and snacks, and packaged fresh.
    • The company also reset its management team for each new division.
    • Though M&A speculation persists on Campbell Soup, the new business split also sets its up for a spinoff in the future.
    | Jan. 29, 2015, 9:42 AM
  • Jan. 12, 2015, 10:45 AM
    • Citigroup downgrades a number of food stocks on its view higher consumer spending in the sector may already by priced into share prices.
    • Exposure to global markets also poses a risk due to currency swings and uneven demand, say analysts.
    • The investment firm takes the rating on ConAgra (CAG -1%), Mondelez International (MDLZ -0.8%), and Kellogg (K -0.9%) to Neutral from Buy.
    • McCormick & Company (MKC -0.8%), Kraft Foods Group (KRFT), and Campbell Soup (CPB) are all moved to Sell from Neutral.
    | Jan. 12, 2015, 10:45 AM | 5 Comments
  • Jan. 7, 2015, 10:59 AM
    • Most investment firms weighing in think PepsiCo (PEP +2.3%) is too big of a target for 3G to land as they dissect the WSJ report on interest in the multinational.
    • Campbell Soup (CPB +4.3%) is trading like it's viable 3G target, while Kellogg K, and Kraft Food Group (KRFT +2.1%) have also been bandied around by retail analysts as possibilities.
    • Outside of the food sector, Bloomberg's Tara Lachappelle notes Colgate-Palmolive (CL +0.2%makes sense for 3G.
    | Jan. 7, 2015, 10:59 AM | 15 Comments
  • Jan. 7, 2015, 8:05 AM
    • Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) is higher in early trading after being thrown back into the M&A pot.
    • Today's speculation centers on a play from 3G in the food sector.
    • It's of note that 3G was able to quickly cut $700M in costs when it snapped up Heinz and lifted the company's profit margins by 700 bps.
    • CPB +2.3% premarket to $44.01.
    | Jan. 7, 2015, 8:05 AM
  • Jan. 7, 2015, 7:12 AM
    • Shares of Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) and PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) are on watch after the WSJ reports 3G is discussing trying to acquire a major food company.
    • Sources indicate the massive size of PepsiCo deal could prompt a partial buyout or a bid in tandem with Aneuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD).
    • PEP +0.8% premarket, CPB inactive.
    | Jan. 7, 2015, 7:12 AM | 8 Comments
  • Nov. 26, 2014, 5:37 PM
    • Top gainers, as of 5:15 p.m.: NXPI +2.6%. TEX +2.2%. CJES +2.2%. NAT +2.0%. PSLV +1.7%.
    • Top losers, as of 5:15 p.m.: VMEM -4.3%. ATW -3.2%. EJ -2.8%. CPB -2.4%. KITE -2.2%.
    | Nov. 26, 2014, 5:37 PM
  • Nov. 25, 2014, 7:24 AM
    • Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) reports organic sales increased 5% in FQ1.
    • The U.S. segment saw volume/mix increase 8% during the quarter. Operating income +15% to $242M.
    • Gross margin rate -120 bps to 34.7%, due in part to cost inflation.
    • Marketing and selling expenses -5% to $247M.
    • Guidance: FY15 sales growth of 0%-2% expected and EPS of $2.42-$2.50 vs. $2.47 consensus.
    | Nov. 25, 2014, 7:24 AM
  • Nov. 25, 2014, 7:17 AM
    • Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB): FQ1 EPS of $0.74 beats by $0.02.
    • Revenue of $2.26B (+4.1% Y/Y) beats by $40M.
    | Nov. 25, 2014, 7:17 AM
  • Nov. 24, 2014, 5:30 PM
  • Nov. 19, 2014, 4:34 PM
    • Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) declares $0.312/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    • Forward yield 2.79%
    • Payable Feb. 2; for shareholders of record Jan 12; ex-div Jan 8.
    | Nov. 19, 2014, 4:34 PM
  • Oct. 10, 2014, 2:05 PM
    • There's more consumer staples names to add to the list of out-performers on the day with investors peeling off some tech and momentum favorites.
    • The partial list below represents stocks up at least 1% on the day with a dividend yield of over 2%.
    • Back in favor: AVP, KO, MO, RAI, BUD, PF, BGS, DPS, CPB, LO, DF.
    | Oct. 10, 2014, 2:05 PM | 2 Comments
  • Oct. 7, 2014, 9:54 AM
    • Moody's downgrades the credit ratings of Campbell Soup (CPB).
    • The ratings agency says soft sales for Campbell's core products and leveraged acquisitions have pressured the liquidity profile of the company.
    • Long-term senior unsecured debt is now rated at A3 from A2.
    | Oct. 7, 2014, 9:54 AM
  • Sep. 22, 2014, 5:19 PM
    • Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) declares $0.312/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    • Forward yield 2.92%
    • Payable Nov. 3; for shareholders of record Oct. 13; ex-div Oct. 9.
    | Sep. 22, 2014, 5:19 PM
  • Sep. 8, 2014, 12:52 PM
    • Campbell Soup (CPB -2.3%) says the turnaround of sales is taking longer than it anticipated due to a challenging consumer environment.
    • Management expects a more consistent first half for its FY15.
    • Innovation in brands is on tap for next year with a goal to recharge organic sales. The Prego and Pace brands are mentioned.
    • Longer-term financial targets weren't changed by the company, even though Campbell needs a point of sales growth and two points of EBIT gains to get to the bottom of its range. CEO Denise Morrison says M&A could be an option as a mechanism to reach those targets.
    • Earnings call webcast
    | Sep. 8, 2014, 12:52 PM | 3 Comments
  • Sep. 8, 2014, 7:48 AM
    • Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) reports organic sales fell 2% in FQ4.
    • Acquisitions added 3% to growth while promotional spending clipped 2%.
    • Gross margin rate -210 bps to 34.1%.
    • Segment growth: U.S. Simple Meals +5% to $518M; Global Baking and Snacking +10% to $628M; International Simple Meals and Beverages +1% to $188M; U.S. Beverages +6% to $184M; Bolthouse and Foodservice +11% to $334M.
    • Guidance: Full-year EPS of $2.45-$2.60 expected vs. $2.54 consensus.
    • CPB -1.9% premarket
    | Sep. 8, 2014, 7:48 AM
Company Description
Campbell Soup Co together with its subsidiaries is engaged in manufacturing and marketing of branded convenience food products.