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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Campbell Soup (CPB) were declining in midday trading on Wednesday ahead of the company's 2016 fiscal fourth quarter results, due out before tomorrow's opening bell.

Analysts are projecting that earnings will increase year-over-year, while revenue will be flat compared to a year ago.

Wall Street is expecting the Camden, NJ-based food company to post earnings of 50 cents per share on revenue of $1.69 billion for the fourth quarter.

During the same period last year, Campbell said it had adjusted earnings of 49 cents per share on revenue of $1.69 billion.

For fiscal 2016, analysts are looking for earnings of $2.97 per share on revenue of $7.96 billion. Last year, the company earned $2.46 per share on revenue of $8.08 billion.

The company's brands include Campbell's, Bolthouse Farms, Pepperidge Farm, V8 Beverages and Prego.

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Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a "Buy" rating with a score of B+ on the stock.

The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity.

The team believes its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that were evaluated.

Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: CPB

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