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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Campbell Soup's revenues will increase 12.1% and EPS will drop 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.04 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.56.
Last quarter, Campbell Soup notched revenue of $2.33 billion. GAAP reported sales were 10% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.11 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.70. GAAP EPS of $0.60 for Q2 were 6.3% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.64 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 36.8%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.4%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 8.1%, 160 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $8.54 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.56.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 495 members out of 549 rating the stock outperform, and 54 members rating it underperform. Among 192 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 181 give Campbell Soup a green thumbs-up, and 11 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Campbell Soup is hold, with an average price target of $36.00.
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