Campbell Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (CPB)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB) is tomorrow, October 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 $35.16 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.3%.

The average volume for Campbell has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Campbell has a market cap of $10.99 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 5.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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, equal to the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Campbell as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Campbell Ratings Report.

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