Analysts See $0.62 EPS for Campbell Soup Company (CPB); Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund Has 1.25 Sentiment

April 13, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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Analysts expect Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) to report $0.62 EPS on May, 18.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 5.08% from last quarter’s $0.59 EPS. CPB’s profit would be $186.39M giving it 17.09 P/E if the $0.62 EPS is correct. After having $1.00 EPS previously, Campbell Soup Company’s analysts see -38.00% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.66% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $42.39. About 2.03M shares traded. Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has declined 25.74% since April 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.29% the S&P500.

Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund (JLS) investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.42, from 1.67 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 15 hedge funds increased or opened new holdings, while 12 cut down and sold holdings in Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund. The hedge funds in our database now hold: 4.53 million shares, down from 4.61 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund in top ten holdings decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 3 Reduced: 9 Increased: 13 New Position: 2.

Since December 20, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 1 sale for $112,624 activity. $312,975 worth of Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) shares were sold by Carolan Edward. $200,351 worth of Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) shares were bought by Mignini Luca.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 51 investors sold Campbell Soup Company shares while 148 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 147.14 million shares or 7.00% more from 137.50 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Symons Cap accumulated 193,879 shares. Monetary Mgmt Grp Incorporated owns 1,750 shares. M&T National Bank reported 0.02% stake. Northern Tru Corporation stated it has 3.28 million shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Covington Cap Management invested in 0% or 1,600 shares. Arizona State Retirement holds 0.07% or 139,086 shares. Tokio Marine Asset Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.11% in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Profund Advsr Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 4,720 shares in its portfolio. Meyer Handelman holds 0.33% of its portfolio in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) for 143,800 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership stated it has 0% in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Stifel Corp holds 12,500 shares. Dreman Value Mgmt L L C stated it has 0.26% of its portfolio in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Cadence Cap Management Ltd Liability Com holds 0.09% or 28,547 shares in its portfolio. Exchange Cap Inc invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Financial Bank Of Montreal Can stated it has 214,641 shares.

Among 16 analysts covering Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB), 2 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Campbell Soup had 57 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Thursday, February 18. Argus Research upgraded Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) rating on Tuesday, December 1. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $65 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $60 target in Tuesday, February 21 report. Piper Jaffray maintained Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) on Tuesday, July 18 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, November 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Friday, September 2. As per Wednesday, November 25, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 20 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, August 31. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, March 21 by Bernstein.

Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, makes and markets food and beverage products. The company has market cap of $12.74 billion. It operates through three divisions: Americas Simple Meals and Beverages; Global Biscuits and Snacks; and Campbell Fresh. It has a 12.21 P/E ratio. The Americas Simple Meals and Beverages segment engages in the retail and food service of Campbell??s condensed and ready-to-serve soups; Swanson broth and stocks; Prego pasta sauces; Pace Mexican sauces; Campbell??s gravies, pastas, beans, and dinner sauces; Swanson canned poultry; Plum food and snacks; V8 juices and beverages; and Campbell??s tomato juices.

New Vernon Investment Management Llc holds 2.84% of its portfolio in Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Ter for 110,390 shares. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. owns 488,795 shares or 1.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rivernorth Capital Management Llc has 0.66% invested in the company for 382,717 shares. The Massachusetts-based Athena Capital Advisors Llc has invested 0.42% in the stock. Altfest L J & Co Inc, a New York-based fund reported 42,429 shares.

The stock increased 0.25% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $23.67. About 11,371 shares traded. Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Ter (JLS) has 0.00% since April 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

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