Dividend Growth of Campbell Soup Company(CPB)

Campbell Soup Company(CPB) is having a Dividend Yield of 2.21% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.25. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.35. Campbell Soup Company has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.88% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.4. Campbell Soup Company(CPB) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 17, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.35. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.4. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 2.21%. Campbell Soup Company(CPB) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.47 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.49. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Campbell Soup Company(CPB) is at the rate of 0.72% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.01. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 1.42% or 0.9 points. After the session commenced at $63.22, the stock reached the higher end at $63.87 while it hit a low of $61.86. With the volume soaring to 3,361,300 shares, the last trade was called at $62.55. The company has a 52-week high of $67.89. The company has a market cap of $19,206 million and there are 307,051,880 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $52.585. Campbell Soup Company has dropped 2.02% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 0.42% in the last 4 weeks. Campbell Soup Company is up 14.51% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 4.04%.

Currently the company Insiders own 37.3% of Campbell Soup Company shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -12.98% . Institutional Investors own 42.81% of Campbell Soup Company shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -13.56%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 5, 2017, Carlos Barroso (Senior Vice President) sold 9,130 shares at 60.92 per share price.On Nov 28, 2016, Tracey Thomas Travis (director) sold 2,771 shares at 57.04 per share price.On Oct 4, 2016, Edward Carolan (Senior Vice President) sold 2,400 shares at 54.35 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Feb 15, 2017 to Sector Perform, Raises Price Target to $ 63 from a previous price target of $60 .Campbell Soup Company was Initiated by Deutsche Bank on Feb 15, 2017 to Hold, Price Target of the shares are set at $65.Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Jan 23, 2017 to Hold, Raises Price Target to $ 62 from a previous price target of $56 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Nov 28, 2016 to Sector Perform, Raises Price Target to $ 60 from a previous price target of $58 .

Campbell Soup Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 22, 2016. The company reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05. Analyst had a consensus of $0.95. The company had revenue of $2202.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2197.60 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.95 EPS.

Campbell Soup Company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, is a global manufacturer and marketer of high quality, branded convenience food products. The company operates in three business segments: Soup and Sauces, Biscuits and Confectionery, and Away From Home.

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