CAMPBELL SOUP CO's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 12.85% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2203.0||2255.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||194.0||234.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||0.0||239.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||8304.0||8297.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2551.0||4072.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||37.63||38.05|
|Return on Assets||7.83||10.6|
|Return on Equity||46.17||48.82|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||310.0||313.0|
|Div / share||0.31||0.31|
|Book value / share||4.55||5.17|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1794685.0||1282160.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 30.91 for the Food Products industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 22.01. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 11.55 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.58. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, CAMPBELL SOUP CO seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CPB 25.25||Peers 30.91||CPB 13.41||Peers 34.45|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
CPB is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
CPB is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|CPB 17.80||Peers 23.78||CPB 0.95||Peers 1.34|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
CPB is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
CPB trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|CPB 11.55||Peers 5.58||CPB -16.47||Peers 107.17|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
CPB is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, CPB is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CPB 2.03||Peers 2.91||CPB -3.93||Peers -1.19|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
CPB is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
CPB significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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