CPB : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Dow, S&P 500 Little Changed Despite Upwards 3Q GDP Revision

    November 25, 2014
    U.S. stocks were little changed as U.S. data showed the economy grew more than previously forecast in the third quarter. ...
  2. Dow, S&P 500 Little Changed Despite Upward 3Q GDP Revision

    November 25, 2014
    U.S. stocks were little changed as U.S. data showed the economy grew more than previously forecast in the third quarter. ...
  3. Bear of the Day: Campbell's Soup (CPB) - Bear of the Day

    October 7, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Campbell's Soup (CPB) - Bear of the Day
  4. #PreMarket Primer: Monday, May 19: DirecTV Rises On Offer From ...

    May 19, 2014
    AT&T Inc. announced a deal to acquire DirecTV for $49 billion over the weekend, as the firm attempts to adapt to a quickly ...
  5. Campbell Soup Doesn't Seem To Be Prioritizing The Right Things

    August 29, 2013
    Campbell Soup continues to make iffy strategic moves and the stock is no bargain
  6. With Scale, Flowers Foods Has Built A New Future For Itself

    August 14, 2013
    Flowers is building a strong business, though the shares have run a great distance already
  7. GIS Discusses Growth Plans for 2014 - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    General Mills recently discussed its outlook and growth strategies for fiscal 2014 at the New York Stock Exchange.
  8. Rising Interest Rates? Not A Problem For These Funds

    June 20, 2013
    As the United States moves further into recovery, it's only a matter of time before the Fed begins raising interest rates. ...
  9. Annie's Still A High Growth-High Multiple Proposition

    June 11, 2013
    Annie's continues its rapid growth, but the valuation already baked this in
  10. Diamond Foods Making Better Moves, But Large Uncertainties Remain

    June 11, 2013
    Diamond Foods' turnaround continues, but the company cannot afford to slip against large rivals.
  11. Campbell Soup Shows That Shoppers More Price-Sensitive Than Investors

    May 21, 2013
    Campbell Soup remains volatile, but investors haven't minded
  12. Flowers Foods Beats On Revenue and Earnings--Should You Buy?

    May 16, 2013
    Delivering earnings that were three cents better than analyst expectations along with revenue that was $40 million higher ...
  13. Annie's Surfing A Rising Tide In Food

    February 14, 2013
    Annie's is expensive, but that won't necessarily preclude more gains.
  14. Flowers Foods Looks To Add Some Wonder

    January 16, 2013
    Flowers Foods announced January 11 that it was the stalking horse bid for six of Hostess' bread brands, offering $390 million. ...
  15. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Other Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks ...

    December 17, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has increased 0.5%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.6%; and the Dow has moved ...
  16. If You're Going To Overpay For A Food Stock, Why Not Heinz?

    November 22, 2012
    Heinz continues to deliver better growth than its peers.
  17. Unlike Twinkies, Hostess Proves Very Perishable

    November 16, 2012
    Unable to get its union on board, Hostess chooses to liquidate.
  18. Ultimate Guide To iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund ...

    November 15, 2012
    Fixed income securities have long been a major part of investor portfolios; corporate bonds in particular often hold a key ...
  19. Pringles Already Paying Off For Kellogg

    November 2, 2012
    Kellogg is doing better, but long-term growth still looks like a challenge.
  20. General Mills Seeing Good OUS Growth, But Yoplait Needs Help

    September 20, 2012
    General Mills is doing OK, but the yogurt business needs to be better.
  21. Campbell Soup Quenches Thirst With Bolthouse Purchase

    July 10, 2012
    Campbell Soup announced on July 9 that it's buying Bolthouse juices for $1.55 billion. Here's why this looks like a win/win ...
  22. General Mills May Be Making A Mistake With Its Spending

    June 29, 2012
    Underspending on advertising could put sales growth at risk in fiscal 2013. That aside, General Mills is an OK option in ...
  23. Campbell Buys Property Around HQ - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2012
    Recently, Campbell Soup Company (CPB), a high-quality foods and simple meals manufacturer, acquired a four acre property ...
  24. Campbell Soup Still Well Below Simmer

    May 24, 2012
    While it's hard to ignore a company with high teens return on invested capital, famous brands and a solid dividend, Campbell's ...
  25. Consumer Staples That Yield High Dividends

    May 16, 2012
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  26. Food Plays That Look Savory

    April 24, 2012
    Among the various food plays, Heinz sticks out as particularly tasty.
  27. Global Growth Still Driving The Coca-Cola Story

    April 17, 2012
    Coca-Cola continues to gain share in the beverage market, but still represents no bargain.
  28. 4 Low Risk Stocks On The S&P

    March 23, 2012
    Check out 4 low-beta stocks that can help you to diversify your portfolio.
  29. Cozying Up To Kraft

    February 27, 2012
    Kraft is showing good growth in a difficult pricing environment.
  30. 4 Low Risk Stocks On The S&P

    January 9, 2012
    Check out five low-beta stocks that can help you to diversify your portfolio.
  31. Dean Foods' Stocks Are Condensing

    November 22, 2011
    Got milk stocks? You could be in trouble.
  32. TreeHouse Foods – Store Brands At A Premium Price

    November 8, 2011
    TreeHouse is building value in off-brand products, but the stock is no bargain.
  33. Cash-Rich Companies with Strong Charts

    July 7, 2011
    Investors looking for relative safety in the current environment should consider shares of these four companies, which have ...
  34. ConAgra Still Not Very Appetizing

    June 24, 2011
    ConAgra is still a notable laggard in the food space.
  35. Silgan Packs Away Another Deal

    April 14, 2011
    Silgan is a quality packaging company making a very smart deal.
  36. General Mills Tops Competition

    March 29, 2011
    General Mills has a solid record of leveraging mid-single-digit sales growth into higher profit increases.
  37. Hormel Packages Food Profits

    February 25, 2011
    Food producer Hormel capitalized on rising commodity costs and increased sales to pack in the profits for its fiscal first ...
  38. 5 Consumer Staples Yielding High Dividends

    February 9, 2011
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  39. 6 Consumer Staples Yielding High Dividends

    January 12, 2011
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  40. What's Your Stock's Repurchase Premium?

    December 23, 2010
    Take a closer look at your favorite stock's statement of equity; you never know what you're going to find
  41. Opportunity Cost Too High At Campbell Soup

    November 26, 2010
    Campbell’s has proven much less adept at leveraging modest sales growth into higher annual levels of profits over time.
  42. Dean Foods Goes Sour

    November 15, 2010
    Dean Foods had a rough season, with earnings halved compared to last year's same quarter.
  43. Unpacking Heinz Earnings

    March 3, 2010
    Critics didn't like what they found while digging into Heinz's numbers, but the stock is still a worthwhile investment.
  44. Is Campbells Um Um Good?

    February 23, 2010
    Campbell's role as a staple in American kitchens has helped it weather the recession, but it still faces big challenges. ...
  45. A Different Magic Formula

    February 23, 2010
    Joel Greenblatt's Magic Formula is very useful when comparing some of the biggest processed and packaged goods companies ...
  46. Campbell Soup: Steady And Focused

    September 18, 2009
    Campbell Soup had a mixed earnings report but announced an intriguing commitment to remain a core-focused company.
  47. 3 Food Stocks Flying Under The Radar

    July 29, 2009
    Food may not be a sexy stock pick, but these three companies seem to offer steady dividends and stable growth.
  48. Mid Cap Stocks That Have Been Left Behind

    May 15, 2009
    Despite the huge market rally over the last two months, there are several mid cap stocks that have not participated. Investors ...
  49. Heinz Cooks Up Global Expansion, Ketchup On The Side

    November 14, 2008
    Instead of waiting for the markets to settle, investors can find great picks by scanning their cupboards for investment ideas. ...
  50. The Eternal Struggle: Growth Vs. Value

    October 24, 2008
    Learn the difference between growth and value, and which one wins in the current economic scenario.
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