NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Invest long enough and you will come to find that certain companies just never come cheap, regardless of whatever economic conditions those companies face. To that end, Campbell Soup Co. (CPB - Get Report) fits this criteria for demonstrating that the Street is not as price-sensitive as those who typically shop for its products.Although Campbell's stock, which has posted year-to-date gains of "only" 17%, lags behind Hormel's (HRL - Get Report) 48% surge, Campbell's price-to-earnings ratio of 33 is nine points higher than Hormel's. And it's four points higher than the industry average. Clearly, the Street still has hearty expectations for Campbell, even though the stock has shed roughly 15% in the past six months.
Campbell Soup Still Too Hot
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