Campbell Soup Company (CPB)

0.13 0.29
Prev Close 45.52
Open 45.54
Day Low/High 45.09 / 45.70
52 Wk Low/High 40.70 / 57.54
Volume 723.08K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 302.94B
Market Cap 13.78B
P/E Ratio 19.25
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Mr. Market

The markets broke out of my 2725-2750 (S&P) price target on Friday. The apparent reason for the impressive Friday ramp (on the ninth anniversary of The Generational Bottom) was the reaction to a much better than expected jobs number coupled with sti...

Trade Update

I added to the following longs today: ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF , The Hartford Financial Group  , Campbell Soup , and Wells Fargo . I am offering more VanEck Vectors Retail ETF on the short side (above the market).

Recommended Reading

Barron's online has a positive article on Campbell Soup this morning.

My Portfolio Updated

Broadly speaking (not all inclusive!) my portfolio looks like this: * Short Large Spyders ( ) * Short Large Bonds ( ) * Long Large Gold ( ) * Long Large Pot ( ) - Speculative! * Short Retail ( , , ) * Long Large Selected Individual Equities ( , , ) ...

Adding to Several Longs

During the market weakness I added to the following longs this morning: , , ,  and .

More From the Street of Dreams

Piper has lowered its rating on Campbell Soup -- reducing its price target from $53 to $45. "Multiple expansion is unlikely and execution risk remains, expecting +1% to +1.5% fiscal year 2019 EPS grown reflecting higher interest rates and lower than...

Adding to CPB, WFC, HIG

Added to , and longs. Shorted a larger amount of at $278.30 (average cost today around $278.20). Now slightly (ever so!) net short in aggregate exposure.

My Conclusion About Campbell Soup

I will try to reconstruct my Campbell Soup  analysis (lost in the internet) -- at some time in the near future but not today as I am just too pissed! In early September, 2017 I wrote a critical review of consumer packaged goods companies (and I init...

Things Aren't Looking M'm! M'm! Good

Not a good start of the day. As promised, I just wrote a several thousand word update on Campbell Soup , but it's disappeared from my computer. Wonderful.

Building Cash Reserves

On today's early and sharp ramp in retail stocks I have sold out the balance of my and longs. (I remain concerned about a possible low takeout price which could adversely impact the group over the short term.)  I would be a buyer of both stocks in a...

Campbell's Looks M'M! M'M! Good to This Insider

There's word of a small insider buy in Campbell Soup Co . Luca Mignini, president of global biscuits and snack, recently bought 4,400 shares at about $45.53.

More Campbell Soup

Doing more Campbell Soup research. Nothing else to communicate!  

Diving Into Campbell Soup

A reminder, I will be on Radio Silence in the early to mid-afternoon as I do a deeper dive in my attempt to better understand Campbell Soup's weakness yesterday.

Why the Soup Was Cold Yesterday

Campbell Soup and its peers of consumer nondurables were conspicuously weak yesterday. I suspect the weakness was a function of the continued rise in interest rates (rendering their dividends less "valuable") coupled with continued threats to the co...

Today's Trades

I added to longs Intel , Hartford Financial and Campbell Soup (more on the earnings report on Tuesday, I have to digest it more fully over the weekend.) I covered some of my SPDR S&P 500 rental -- moving back to small sized.

Five-Day Winning Streak in Stocks Expected to Continue

Five-Day Winning Streak in Stocks Expected to Continue

On Thursday alone, we experience both free-fall, as well as a raucous rally.

Pretty Good!

* But on Valentine's Day I Am Falling Out of Love (Again) * Took SPY Long Profit and Went Short SPY Near the Close after a 600 Point Intraday Move In the DJIA Pretty good. Pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty, good. I wanted to briefly review and comment ...

Subscriber Comment of the Day

From Chuckie -- this is the first price revision higher for Campbell Soup that I can recall in the last year: Elihu Smails • an hour ago Campbell Soup Company(CPB) has had its price target raised to $55 from $53 a share by RBC Capital Markets. The f...

The Charts of Campbell Soup Are Showing Positive Signals Again

The Charts of Campbell Soup Are Showing Positive Signals Again

A number of bullish technical signals on CPB are again suggesting that we probe the long side of CPB.

For Traders Only: Look at What's Up Today

If you are interested (as I am) in looking for individual long rentals in order to play for a possible market recovery over the near term (and solely from a trading basis) -- I would begin by looking at stocks that are up in a sea of red today. This...

Modest Increases

Besides the Intel add, I also modestly increased longs in Campbell Soup , Dillard's and Macy's .

Adding to Campbell Soup and Intel

I have added to my large investment position in Campbell Soup and to my trading long rental in Intel just now.

Adding to Longs

I am adding to the following longs: Campbell Soup , Hartford Financial and Twitter this morning. Editor's note: Doug Kass is traveling with limited access to publishing tools. This post is a transcription of thoughts posted in his diary's comments s...

Procter & Gamble Is No Longer The King of the Forest - It's The Cowardly Lion

"I'm afraid there's no denyin' I'm just a dandy-lion A fate I don't deserve I'm sure I could show my prowess Be a lion, not a mouse If I only had the nerve." - The Cowardly Lion (Wizard of Oz) I placed Procter and Gamble on my Best Ideas (short) on ...

Recommended Viewing: Campbell Soup CEO

Campbell Soup's CEO was on CNBC this morning from Davos. Frankly, it was a snorefest filled with glittering generalities and management buzzwords (the entrepreneurial spirit of a young company, with scale, etc.). She did mention the positive benefit...

Where I Stand Now

I have a very large SPDR S&P 500 ETF short (a smattering of PowerShares QQQ ETF puts) and a sizable iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (bond) short. I have a relatively low gross exposure to individual equities (long and short), but I hold a total o...

Today's Trades

Here's a rundown of what I've done so far: I added to my large short of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF . I picked at the following longs: The Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF , the Blockchain ETF , Campbell Soup Co.  , the ETFMG Alternative Harvest E...

CPB Up Again

Campbell Soup , my largest individual equity long, is up for the second day in a row. Hopefully, a trend it makes! I will have more on Campbell early next week.

Here's Where I Stand Right Now

My portfolio now basically consists of a medium-sized SPDR S&P 500 ETF   short, a large derivative position short bitcoin/blockchain collateral plays, a small position in individual equities (longs (led by conservative Campbell Soup ) and tagend sho...

CPB Add On

I added to my Campbell Soup long today.