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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.06
CPB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CPB: 0.06 )
CPB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.06

0
0.2
Equity to Asset 0.20
CPB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. CPB: 0.20 )
CPB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.05   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.2

-0.05
0.43
Interest Coverage 8.00
CPB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.23 vs. CPB: 8.00 )
CPB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.71   Max: 12.04
Current: 8

5.71
12.04
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.00
M-Score: -2.65
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 14.42
CPB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. CPB: 14.42 )
CPB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.41   Max: 22.72
Current: 14.42

13.41
22.72
Net-margin (%) 9.89
CPB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. CPB: 9.89 )
CPB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.69   Max: 14.57
Current: 9.89

5.69
14.57
ROE (%) 57.13
CPB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.35 vs. CPB: 57.13 )
CPB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 30.79   Max: 435.9
Current: 57.13

30.79
435.9
ROA (%) 9.84
CPB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1524 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. CPB: 9.84 )
CPB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.17   Max: 18.04
Current: 9.84

6.17
18.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 42.99
CPB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1522 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. CPB: 42.99 )
CPB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 42.74   Max: 83.7
Current: 42.99

42.74
83.7
Revenue Growth (%) 4.30
CPB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CPB: 4.30 )
CPB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 7
Current: 4.3

0
7
EBITDA Growth (%) 0.30
CPB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CPB: 0.30 )
CPB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.7   Max: 7.3
Current: 0.3

-2.7
7.3
EPS Growth (%) -4.10
CPB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CPB: -4.10 )
CPB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.7   Max: 8.7
Current: -4.1

-7.7
8.7
» CPB's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CPB Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 45,738 sh (New)
Jim Simons 4,558,100 sh (+65.68%)
John Hussman 502,500 sh (+24.84%)
Jeremy Grantham 120,625 sh (+6.85%)
Mario Gabelli 747,811 sh (+2.41%)
Brian Rogers 5,932,900 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Mark Hillman Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 2,933,533 sh (-4.06%)
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Q4 2013

CPB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 903,312 sh (+20.79%)
Pioneer Investments 3,017,872 sh (+2.87%)
Brian Rogers 5,932,900 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 113,825 sh (-5.64%)
Jim Simons 3,114,900 sh (-31.66%)
Steven Cohen 24,410 sh (-46.63%)
John Hussman 10,500 sh (-97.91%)
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Q1 2014

CPB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 95,102 sh (New)
John Hussman 260,500 sh (+2380.95%)
John Burbank 100,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 5,932,900 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 870,012 sh (-3.69%)
Pioneer Investments 2,707,086 sh (-10.3%)
Jeremy Grantham 61,400 sh (-46.06%)
Steven Cohen 11,004 sh (-54.92%)
Jim Simons 1,093,100 sh (-64.91%)
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Q2 2014

CPB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 285,670 sh (+200.38%)
Brian Rogers 5,932,900 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 869,462 sh (-0.06%)
John Hussman 255,250 sh (-2.02%)
Pioneer Investments 2,449,280 sh (-9.52%)
Jim Simons 456,600 sh (-58.23%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CPB

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 200.38%0.11%$44.04 - $46.61 $ 42.79-5%285670
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Add 2380.95%0.84%$39.84 - $44.64 $ 42.790%260500
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.06%$39.84 - $44.64 $ 42.790%95102
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Reduce -97.91%1.08%$38.6 - $43.37 $ 42.793%10500
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 20.79%0.04%$38.6 - $43.37 $ 42.793%903312
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Add 24.84%0.22%$40.96 - $47.89 $ 42.79-5%502500
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$40.96 - $47.89 $ 42.79-5%0
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$40.96 - $47.89 $ 42.79-5%0
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce -33.42%0.33%$42.81 - $48.14 $ 42.79-6%402500
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 331.64%0.03%$42.81 - $48.14 $ 42.79-6%86682
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 22.67%$42.81 - $48.14 $ 42.79-6%10280
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Add 20.06%0.17%$34.89 - $45.36 $ 42.7910%604500
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Reduce -84.07%0.04%$34.89 - $45.36 $ 42.7910%20082
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$34.89 - $45.36 $ 42.7910%0
John Keeley 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$34.89 - $45.36 $ 42.7910%8380
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -79.48%0.05%$34.56 - $36.95 $ 42.7920%5829
George Soros 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$34.56 - $36.95 $ 42.7920%0
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Add 23.39%0.01%$34.56 - $36.95 $ 42.7920%126082
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.47%$32.47 - $35.35 $ 42.7926%0
George Soros 2012-09-30 New Buy0.04%$32.47 - $35.35 $ 42.7926%75000
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 Add 44.97%0.01%$32.47 - $35.35 $ 42.7926%102182
John Hussman 2012-06-30 Reduce -41.91%0.29%$31.39 - $34.44 $ 42.7930%614000
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Add 36.9%0.01%$31.39 - $34.44 $ 42.7930%70484
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 196.88%0.05%$31.44 - $33.71 $ 42.7942%26823
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-03-31 Reduce -5.27%0.03%$31.44 - $33.71 $ 42.7942%151698
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 New Buy0.03%$31.44 - $33.71 $ 42.7942%51484
Tom Gayner 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.14%$31.25 - $34.09 $ 42.7929%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Reduce -54.13%0.06%$31.25 - $34.09 $ 42.7929%9035
Mason Hawkins 2011-09-30 Sold Out 2.4886%$29.77 - $34.59 $ 42.7933%0
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-09-30 Add 397.74%0.42%$29.77 - $34.59 $ 42.7933%169680
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.1%$29.77 - $34.59 $ 42.7933%19697
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Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) has new concern about its earnings and Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) investors wonder about slowing growth, after the company reported that it had opened 558 net new stores, including its 1,000th store in both China and Japan, in the quarter ended Sept. 29, 2013. Both stocks are showing up on the losing side of the S&P 500 index. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.00
CPB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. CPB: 26.00 )
CPB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.88   Max: 35.87
Current: 26

8.88
35.87
P/B 8.40
CPB's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. CPB: 8.40 )
CPB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 6.45   Max: 18.02
Current: 8.4

6.45
18.02
P/S 1.70
CPB's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. CPB: 1.70 )
CPB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 2.32
Current: 1.7

1.15
2.32
PFCF 22.90
CPB's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 vs. CPB: 22.90 )
CPB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.8   Max: 45.65
Current: 22.9

10.8
45.65
EV-to-EBIT 15.05
CPB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1255 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.47 vs. CPB: 15.05 )
CPB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 18
Current: 15.05

9.1
18
PEG 7.88
CPB's PEG is ranked higher than
59% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. CPB: 7.88 )
CPB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.14   Max: 86.57
Current: 7.88

2.14
86.57
Shiller P/E 18.40
CPB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. CPB: 18.40 )
CPB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.51   Max: 24.59
Current: 18.4

11.51
24.59
Current Ratio 0.69
CPB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CPB: 0.69 )
CPB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.69

0.39
1.06
Quick Ratio 0.39
CPB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CPB: 0.39 )
CPB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.39

0.2
0.65

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.90
CPB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. CPB: 2.90 )
CPB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 3.9
Current: 2.9

1.21
3.9
Dividend Payout 0.54
CPB's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
52% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. CPB: 0.54 )
CPB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.79
Current: 0.54

0.16
1.79
Dividend growth (3y) -18.60
CPB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
61% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CPB: -18.60 )
CPB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -18.6   Max: 11.6
Current: -18.6

-18.6
11.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.75
CPB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. CPB: 1.75 )
CPB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 2.35
Current: 1.75

0.73
2.35
Share Buyback Rate 2.60
CPB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. CPB: 2.60 )
CPB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.1   Max: -0.2
Current: 2.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
CPB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
70% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CPB: 1.60 )
CPB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 2.44
Current: 1.6

1.05
2.44
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
CPB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CPB: 1.00 )
CPB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 2.33
Current: 1

0.74
2.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.60
CPB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1396 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CPB: 6.60 )
CPB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 11
Current: 6.6

5.5
11
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.32
CPB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. CPB: 5.32 )
CPB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 11.4
Current: 5.32

4.3
11.4

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:CSC.Germany
Campbell Soup Co was incorporated as a business corporation under the laws of New Jersey on November 23, 1922. The Company together with its subsidiaries manufactures & sells branded convenience food products. It operates in five segments: U.S. Simple Meals; Global Baking & Snacking; International Simple Meals & Beverages; U.S. Beverages & Bolthouse and Foodservice. Since June 2013, the Company has added Plum Organics and Kelsen Group, providing premium, organic foods and snacks serving nutritional needs of babies, toddlers and children's and baked snacks under Kjeldsens and Royal Dansk brand. The company's operations are organized and reported in the following segments: U.S. Soup, Sauces and Beverages; Baking and Snacking; International Soup, Sauces and Beverages; and Bolthouse and Foodservice. The U.S. Soup, Sauces and Beverages segment includes the following retail businesses: Campbell's condensed and ready-to-serve soups; Swanson broth, stocks and canned poultry; Prego pasta sauce; Pace Mexican sauce; Campbell's canned pasta, gravies, and beans; V8 juice and juice drinks; Campbell's tomato juice; and Wolfgang Puck soups, stocks and broths. The Baking and Snacking segment includes the following businesses: Pepperidge Farm cookies, crackers, bakery and frozen products in U.S. retail; Arnott's biscuits in Australia and Asia Pacific; and Arnott's salty snacks in Australia. The International Soup, Sauces and Beverages segment includes the soup, sauce and beverage businesses outside of the United States, including Europe, Latin America, the Asia Pacific region, as well as the emerging markets of Russia and China, and the retail business in Canada. The North America Foodservice segment includes the company's Away From Home operations, which represent the distribution of products such as soup, specialty entrees, beverage products, other prepared foods and Pepperidge Farm products through various food service channels in the United States and Canada. The ingredients required for the manufacture of the Company's food products are purchased from different suppliers. While all such ingredients are available from numerous independent suppliers, raw materials are subject to fluctuations in price attributable to a number of factors, including changes in crop size, cattle cycles, product scarcity, demand for raw materials and energy costs, government-sponsored agricultural programs, import and export requirements and weather conditions during the growing and harvesting seasons. In most of the company's markets, sales activities are conducted by the Company's own sales force and through broker and distributor arrangements. The Company's customer is Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. the company owned over 4,200 trademark registrations and applications in over 165 countries and believes that its trademarks are of material importance to its business. The Company's areas of competition are brand recognition, quality, price, advertising, promotion, convenienc
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