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) pushed the Food & Beverage industry lower today making it today's featured Food & Beverage laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.1%. By the end of trading, Campbell Soup fell 74 cents (-2%) to $36.21 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 4.7 million shares of Campbell Soup exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of two million shares. The stock ranged in price between $35.83-$36.79 after having opened the day at $36.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.95. Other companies within the Food & Beverage industry that declined today were:
), down 6.1%,
), down 4.8%,
), down 4.5%, and
), down 4%.
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Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded convenience food products worldwide. Campbell Soup has a market cap of $11.49 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is one analyst that rates Campbell Soup a buy, three analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Campbell Soup as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
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On the positive front,
), up 7.3%,
), up 7.1%,
), up 6.1%, and
), up 4.2%, were all gainers within the food & beverage industry with
) being today's featured food & beverage industry leader.
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