Campbell Soup Company (CPB)

Prev Close 48.44
Day Low/High 48.48 / 49.16
52 Wk Low/High 44.53 / 54.08
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 303.01B
Market Cap 14.68B
P/E Ratio 19.25
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

My Takeaways and Observations (Early Afternoon Edition)

"And if by chance an honest man like yourself should make enemies, then they would become my enemies. And then .... they would fear you." -- The Godfather Cue the music, maestro!   The Godfather, Part IV.   The Don is going to the mattresses -- alon...

Today's Takeaways and Observations (Afternoon Edition)

"How does it feel, how does it feel? To be without a home Like a complete unknown, like a rolling stone." -- Bob Dylan, Like A Rolling Stone  "The Edifice Complex."   The message of the bond market is clear -- slowing inflation, economic growth and ...

Adding to Long Positions

I have added to these longs: Nordstrom , Macy's ,Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) , Allergan and Campbell Soup .

Takeaways and Observations

I spent most of the time in my Diary discussing banks. -- and why I am now short the sector and have placed three money centers on my Best Ideas List (short).   And I consistently noted the correlation between yields and banks...and, in turn, a mode...

Takeaways and Observations

Though the internals remain poor, Mr. Market continued higher for the sixth consecutive trading session. (More records.)   But, the harder they come the harder they fall.   More deep thoughts that modify my opening missive. Read it and think about i...

Takeaways and Observations

"Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive." - Andy Grove   Perhaps this qualifies as a potential warning from "Uncle" Bob Farrell's ten lessons of investing.   Frankly, I thought dumping Ford's Fields was idi...

Cramer: Get Your Head Into the Cloud

Cramer: Get Your Head Into the Cloud

Stocks race higher just like the winner of Saturday's Preakness.

Friday's Soup Purchases Are Doing OK

Friday's pre-market buys in Campbell Soup  seem to be working out!

Following My Playbook

Though I am giving the rally a wide berth, I have now moved to a small net short by re-establishing small ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 (at $13.17) and ProShares UltraPro Short QQQ (at $32.45) long positions. And as mentioned earlier, I added to my a...

Soup Cools Off; I'm Buying

Not surprisingly, Campbell Soup  recorded slight misses on the top and bottom lines. The shares are about $2 lower in premarket; I am adding. Here is the release. I will have my analysis of the quarter after analyzing the release and listening to th...

Scenes I Would Like to See

With apologies to Mad Magazine, here are some scenes I would like to see over the next few months:  Pfizer acquires Allergan . Zurich Insurance announces the takeover of Hartford Financial . Berkshire Hathaway acquires Campbell Soup . MGIC and Radia...

5 Longs Where I'm Going Larger

I have added to the following longs: SPDR Gold Shares , ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 ETF , ProShares UltraPro Short QQQ ETF , Campbell Soup and Macy's .

Today's Trades

I neglected to memoralize my trades today.   Here they are:   I added to my Campbell Soup , Hartford Financial ,  Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) and ProShares Trust UltraPro Short QQQ ETF longs.   I am bidding for more  Allergan at $230.25.   I am ...

Campbell Soup Is Stirring Up a Bottom

Campbell Soup Is Stirring Up a Bottom

There can be a fine line between a bear market rally and lasting turn to the upside.

Takeaways and Observations (Mid-Afternoon Edition)

  Any day that starts with commentary by Sam Zell (on Squawk Box)... is a good day.  Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF)  XLE goes on my Best Ideas List - long (at $67.05).  I like this contrary investment (not trading rental).   Allergan  fell after go...

Attention All CEOs: Visiting President Trump Could Cause Your Stock Price to Increase!

Attention All CEOs: Visiting President Trump Could Cause Your Stock Price to Increase!

Hurry up and get that ticket to Washington, DC.

Takeaways and Observations

"She's a witch of trouble in electric blue, In her own mad mind she's in love with you. With you. Now what you gonna do? Strange brew, kill what's inside of you." -- Cream, Strange Brew     Strange brew!    You have probably forgotten October, 1987....

Soup and Energy

I am adding to my Campbell Soup and Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF)  longs -- on strength now. As to the market, it's quite a curious one in which Apple and some of the (T)FANGs overshadow breadth weakness.  

On Today's Long Menu: Just Soup

My only long buy today is Campbell Soup .

My Trading Week at a Glance

"That was the week that was America's expanding well Jackie is going to have a child.... That was the week that was Its over let it go..."   -- "That Was the Week That Was" (BBC program with David Frost)     This week's buys have been basically rest...

Today's Trades

I added to UltraShort S&P 500 and UltraPro Short QQQ longs today. I modestly increased my SDS call position and accumulated more Hartford Financial and Campbell Soup .

Cramer: As Fed Moves to Tighten, Other Things Come Unraveled

Cramer: As Fed Moves to Tighten, Other Things Come Unraveled

The list begins with oil, but there's a ripple effect.

I Won't Stop Believin' in SDS and CPB

"Workin' hard to get my fill Everybody wants a thrill Payin' anything to roll the dice Just one more time Some will win Some will lose Some were born to sing the blues Oh, the movie never ends It goes on and on, and on, and on"  - Journey, Don't Sto...

Takeaways and Observations

"I understand that there's a certain comfort in crowds, as well as a distrust of the remnants of individual opinion. I suppose that's a function of the human condition, human spirit and human nature." -- Kass Diary, "You Gotta Be in It To Win It?"  ...

Takeaways and Observations (2:30 p.m. Edition)

"It aint the heat, its the humility." - Yogi Berra With 90 minutes to go in the trading session volatility is getting crushed and, arguably, euphoria is advancing as fear has left the building. Leadership remains narrow as the largest tech stocks ((...

Takeaways and Observations (Early Edition)

'Til April in Paris, chestnuts in blossom Holiday tables under the trees April in Paris, this is a feeling That no one can ever reprise - April in Paris, Vernon Duke and Yip Harburg - (rare video with Ella Fitzgerald!)  The market gapped higher and ...

Takeaways and Observations

"The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism." -- Albert Camus My core theme today and thi...

Winter Is Over, but Campbell Soup Is Still Attractive

Winter Is Over, but Campbell Soup Is Still Attractive

Consider the long side of CPB.

Today's Takeaways and Observations (3PM Edition)

I spent a lot of time on the (respectful) Rosenberg/Kass debate on economic growth and interest rates today:   * And Now A Word From Dennis Rosenberg  * And Now A Word From Dennis Rosenberg (Part Deux)  * And the Rosenberg Empire Strikes Again  * Ju...

Up Day for Soup

The weakness in the U.S. dollar coupled with higher bond prices have investors embracing safety plays, such as consumer staples.   Even Campbell Soup has caught a bid!