Investor’s Watch List: MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) & Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB)

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MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX)

MPLX LP is a fee-based limited partnership formed to own, operate, develop and acquire crude oil, refined product and other hydrocarbon-based product pipelines and other midstream assets. The Company’s assets consist of a network of common carrier crude oil and product pipeline systems and associated storage assets in the Midwest and Gulf Coast regions of the United States. MPLX LP is based in Findlay, Ohio.

MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX)’s Financial Overview

MPLX LP (NYSE) declined -0.37% yesterday to close its trading session at $32.63. The company has 1 year Price Target of $41.38. MPLX LP has 52-Week high of $39.01 and 52-Week Low of $28.32. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 39.01 and 52-Week Low on 28.32. The stock traded with the volume of 1.28 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $26.51 Billion.

MPLX LP (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.62/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.58/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.04 a share with a surprise factor of 6.9%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -4.05 Percent, SMA50 of -1.28 Percent and SMA200 of -5.81 percent. MPLX LP has P/S value of 4.57 while its P/B value stands at 3.81. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 5.1 percent, Return on Equity of 14 percent and Return on Investment of 6.5 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 56.2 percent and 31.2 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 14 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for MPLX LP have a median target of 41.00, with a high estimate of 47.00 and a low estimate of 39.00. The median estimate represents a +25.65% increase from the last price of 32.63.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB)

Campbell Soup Company is a global food company headquartered in Camden, N.J.. The Company makes a range of high-quality soups and simple meals, beverages, snacks and packaged fresh foods. Campbell is driven and inspired by their purpose: Real food that matters for life’s moments. For generations, people have trusted Campbell to provide authentic, flavorful and readily available foods and beverages that connect them to each other, to warm memories, and to what’s important today. Led by their iconic Campbell’s brand, their portfolio extends beyond soup to foods such as Pepperidge Farm cookies and Goldfish crackers; Arnott’s, Kjeldsens and Royal Dansk biscuits; V8 beverages; Bolthouse Farms super-premium beverages, carrots and dressings; Garden Fresh Gourmet salsas, hummus, dips and tortilla chips; Plum premium organic baby food; Swanson broths; Prego pasta sauces; and Pace Mexican sauce.

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB)’s Financial Outlook

The 15 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Campbell Soup Co have a median target of 35.00, with a high estimate of 48.00 and a low estimate of 29.00. The median estimate represents a +2.46% increase from the last price of 34.16.

Campbell Soup Company is expected* to report earnings on 02/27/2019 before market open. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Jan 2019. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 6 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.7. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Campbell Soup Company has a Consensus Recommendation of 3.63. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined -0.38% and closed its last trading session at $34.16. The company has the market capitalization of $10.26 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $48.1 and 52-Week low of $32.03. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 48.10 and 52-Week low on 32.03. The company has volume of 2.32 Million shares. The company has a total of 300.24 Million shares outstanding.

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.79/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.7/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.09. This shows a surprise factor of 12.9 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 3.55 percent. Beta for Campbell Soup Company stands at 0.41 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.77. The company has Weekly Volatility of 2.18%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.10%%.

Campbell Soup Company has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -2.26%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -4.84 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -10.75%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 1.4 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 11.8 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 3% with Gross margin of 32.7 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 4.5% and 2% respectively.

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