Campbell Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (CPB)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB) is tomorrow, April 4, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 29 cents per share. At a price of $33.84 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.4%.

The average volume for Campbell has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Campbell has a market cap of $10.07 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 1.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of branded convenience food products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 13.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Campbell as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. You can view the full Campbell Ratings Report.

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