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Campbell Soup Company (CPB)

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  • Feb. 15, 2013, 12:48 PM
    More on Campbell Soup (CPB +1.5%): After the mega-buyout of Heinz yesterday, Campbell's Q4 report (I, II) is getting viewed in a different light with its iconic brands and proven resiliency to economic turmoil making it somewhat similar to the ketchup maker. The main difference? The company is further along in revitalizing its brands and striking into new areas. If investors are buying CPB on M&A speculation, the wait might be long.
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  • Feb. 15, 2013, 7:40 AM
    More on Campbell Soup's (CPB) FQ2: The double-digit Y/Y rise in revenue was largely due to the acquisition of Bolthouse Farms, although price and sales allowance gains also contributed. Execs say brand building in the key soup category was helped by innovation not just advertising. The company confirms its previous FY13 sales growth guidance of 10% to 12% and says it expects EPS of $2.51 to $2.57 for the fiscal year. (PR)
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  • Feb. 15, 2013, 7:31 AM
    Campbell Soup (CPB): FQ2 EPS of $0.70 beats by $0.03. Revenue of $2.33B (+10% Y/Y) beats by $0.01B. (PR)
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  • Feb. 15, 2013, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Friday’s open: AEP, BAM, BKW, CPB, DLR, ENB, IPGP, KRFT, MNTA, RCI, SFL, SJM, SNH, TRW, UPL, VFC, VTG, VTR
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  • Feb. 14, 2013, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Friday’s open: AEP, BAM, BKW, CPB, DLR, ENB, IPGP, KRFT, MNTA, RCI, SFL, SJM, SNH, TRW, UPL, VFC, VTG, VTR
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  • Feb. 14, 2013, 8:11 AM
    Campbell Soup (CPB) jumps 2.2% premarket on news that Heinz is worth a hefty premium. General Mills (GIS) +0.9% and Kellogg (K) +0.7% are also getting a nudge from the M&A activity in the food sector.
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  • Jan. 11, 2013, 8:38 AM
    Goldman Sachs takes a broad swipe at food companies, downgrading the sector due to fundamentals and valuations that have crept up: Rating actions: Campbell Soup (CPB) removed from Conviction Buy List; General Mills (GIS) downgraded to Sell from Neutral; J.M. Smucker (SJM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy.
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  • Jan. 4, 2013, 1:52 PM
    The FDA is proposing two new food safety rules for foodborne illness prevention. The first rule would require food makers to develop a formal plan for preventing their food products from causing foodborne illness, and for correcting any problems that might arise. The second proposes enforceable, scientific-based safety standards for the production and harvesting of produce on farms.
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  • Dec. 4, 2012, 2:59 PM
    Campbell Soup (CPB) announced change in payment date of $0.29/share quarterly dividend to Dec. 28 from previously announced Jan. 28. The record date has been amended to Dec. 14. The board has declared an additional dividend of $0.29/share payable with regular dividend. (PR)
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  • Nov. 23, 2012, 10:03 AM
    Campbell Soup (CPB +0.4%) aims to attract younger consumers with new packaging and digital marketing campaigns that attempts to paint the company's iconic soup cans in a whole new light. A new product line - Campbell's Go - epitomizes the on-the-go, modern direction the company is looking to strike into.
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  • Nov. 21, 2012, 12:51 PM
    Goldman Sachs bumps its price target and reiterates its Conviction Buy rating on Campbell's Soup (CPB +0.4%) following mixed FQ1 results. Goldman says it is encouraged that CPB posted its second straight quarter of soup sales growth after two-plus years of declines, thinks reported trends will continue to firm up and views management's Q2 guidance as "overly conservative."
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  • Nov. 20, 2012, 7:33 AM
    Campbell Soup (CPB): Q3 EPS of $0.88 beats by $0.03. Revenue of $2.33B (+8% Y/Y) in-line. (PR)
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  • Nov. 20, 2012, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Tuesday’s open: BBY, CHS, CPB, DSX, HNZ, HPQ, HRL, JKS, MDT, NM, NRGY, TSL
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  • Nov. 19, 2012, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Tuesday’s open: BBY, CHS, CPB, DSX, HNZ, HPQ, HRL, JKS, MDT, NM, NRGY, TSL
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  • Nov. 14, 2012, 10:52 AM
    Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) declares $0.29/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 3.18%. For shareholders of record Dec. 26. Payable Jan 28. Ex-div Dec. 21. (PR)
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  • Nov. 12, 2012, 9:01 AM
    SodaStream (SODA) announces a deal with Campbell Soup (CPB) to license Campbell's V8 Splash and V8 V-Fusion brands for its home beverage system. Shares of SODA +1.9% premarket.
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Company Description
Campbell Soup Co together with its subsidiaries is engaged in manufacturing and marketing of branded convenience food products.