Campbell Stock Hits New 52-Week High (CPB)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $46.95, above its previous 52-week high of $46.85 with 1.4 million shares traded as of 1:31 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Campbell has a market cap of $14.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 33.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 19.7, above 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 solid stock price performance, revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Campbell Ratings Report.

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