What Campbell Soup Company's Earnings Mean for Mutual Fund Investors (CPB)

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What Campbell Soup Company's Earnings Mean for Mutual Fund Investors (CPB)

Shauna O'Brien Nov 25, 2014



Inside CPB’s Q1 Results


The company reported earnings of $368 million, or 74 cents per share, up from $305 million, or 57 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. Analysts expected to see earnings of 72 cents per share.

Revenue
Revenue increased 4% to $2.26 billion from $2.17 billion a year ago. On average, analysts expected to see revenue of $2.22 billion.

Outlook
Looking forward, the company expects to see FY2015 adjusted earnings between $2.42 and $2.50 per share and sales growth between 0% and 2%. Previously, the company expected to see earnings between $2.45 and $2.50 per share and sales growth between 1% and 2%.


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The Bottom Line


Dividend focused investors may want to consider the Invesco Diversified Dividend fund for a portfolio of dividend stocks like Campbell’s.

Investors interested in CPB may also want to consider other packaged foods companies including Mondelez International (MDLZ), Unilever (UL) and Kraft Foods (KRFT).

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