EPS for Adobe Systems (ADBE) Expected At $1.22; Campbell Soup Co (CPB) Sentiment Is 0.98

February 23, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

Analysts expect Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) to report $1.22 EPS on March, 15.They anticipate $0.44 EPS change or 56.41% from last quarter’s $0.78 EPS. ADBE’s profit would be $599.73 million giving it 41.52 P/E if the $1.22 EPS is correct. After having $1.05 EPS previously, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s analysts see 16.19% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $202.61. About 1.54M shares traded. Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) has risen 42.29% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.59% the S&P500.

Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, makes and markets food and beverage products. The company has market cap of $13.22 billion. It operates through three divisions: Americas Simple Meals and Beverages; Global Biscuits and Snacks; and Campbell Fresh. It has a 12.66 P/E ratio. The Americas Simple Meals and Beverages segment engages in the retail and food service of CampbellÂ’s condensed and ready-to-serve soups; Swanson broth and stocks; Prego pasta sauces; Pace Mexican sauces; CampbellÂ’s gravies, pastas, beans, and dinner sauces; Swanson canned poultry; Plum food and snacks; V8 juices and beverages; and CampbellÂ’s tomato juices.

Among 38 analysts covering Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Adobe Systems had 140 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) on Thursday, December 14 with “Buy” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) rating on Tuesday, August 22. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $165.0 target. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, September 20 with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Pivotal Research. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Mkt Perform” on Friday, December 11. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, September 21. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Credit Suisse. Argus Research maintained the shares of ADBE in report on Monday, December 14 with “Buy” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, September 20 report. The rating was initiated by Cowen & Co on Friday, June 24 with “Outperform”.

Since September 13, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 14 insider sales for $79.49 million activity. On Wednesday, January 10 GESCHKE CHARLES M sold $3.97M worth of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) or 21,276 shares. Lewnes Ann had sold 1,953 shares worth $338,846 on Wednesday, December 13. GARRETT MARK sold 54,488 shares worth $10.21M. $1.18M worth of stock was sold by WARNOCK JOHN E on Friday, October 20. 2,190 Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) shares with value of $379,784 were sold by THOMPSON MATTHEW. $199,520 worth of stock was bought by Banse Amy on Monday, December 18. The insider Rencher Bradley sold 18,410 shares worth $3.63M.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 42 investors sold Adobe Systems Incorporated shares while 327 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 312 raised stakes. 414.95 million shares or 0.84% less from 418.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kistler reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). Smithfield Tru invested in 725 shares or 0.01% of the stock. State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins, a Illinois-based fund reported 336,135 shares. Next Fincl Group Incorporated holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) for 1,377 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 19,560 shares. The Maryland-based Price T Rowe Associates Md has invested 0.02% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). Tributary Cap Ltd Liability Corp holds 4,450 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Callahan Ltd Liability Company holds 0.06% or 1,985 shares in its portfolio. Axa holds 0.32% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) or 499,266 shares. Cognios Cap Ltd Liability invested 0.1% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). California-based Cap Planning Llc has invested 0.11% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). The North Carolina-based Westend Advsrs Ltd Liability Company has invested 0% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). Oakbrook Invs Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 28,895 shares. Zeke Capital Advsr Ltd Llc, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 8,268 shares. Comerica State Bank stated it has 0.25% of its portfolio in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE).

Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $99.60 billion. The Company’s Digital Media segment provides tools and solutions that enable individuals, small and medium businesses, and enterprises to create, publish, promote, and monetize their digital content. It has a 59.94 P/E ratio. This segmentÂ’s flagship product is Creative Cloud, a subscription service that allows clients to download and install the latest versions of its creative products.

Brandywine Managers Llc holds 50.5% of its portfolio in Campbell Soup Company for 3.71 million shares. Brandywine Trust Co owns 208,494 shares or 8.73% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Managed Asset Portfolios Llc has 3.84% invested in the company for 263,239 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Symons Capital Management Inc has invested 2.6% in the stock. Jolley Asset Management Llc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 66,359 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Campbell Soup’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Campbell Soup, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $51.0 while the high is $62.0. The stock’s average target of $58 is 31.94% above today’s ($43.96) share price. CPB was included in 5 notes of analysts from August 26, 2016. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $62.0 target in Monday, January 23 report. On Friday, September 2 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform”. Argus Research downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, September 19 report. Deutsche Bank maintained Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) rating on Friday, August 26. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $61.0 target. UBS maintained Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) on Friday, September 2 with “Sell” rating.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $420,021 activity.

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