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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 down 0.3%. By the end of trading, Campbell Soup fell $0.54 (-1.1%) to $46.55 on light volume. Throughout the day, 823,034 shares of Campbell Soup exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,508,300 shares. The stock ranged in price between $46.53-$47.43 after having opened the day at $47.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.09. Other companies within the Food & Beverage industry that declined today were:
), down 12.9%,
), down 6.1%,
), down 4.4% and
), down 4.2%.
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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 $14.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 34.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Campbell Soup a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 4.3%,
), up 3.4%,
), up 3.0% and
), up 2.8% , were all gainers within the food & beverage industry with
) being today's featured food & beverage industry leader.
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