Savings should boost your dividend

CAMPBELL SOUP CO. $48 is a buy. The company (New York symbol CPB; Conservative-Growth Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares o/s: 300.7 million; Market cap: $14.4 billion; Dividend yield: 2.9%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.campbellsoupcompany.com) last raised your quarterly dividend by 12.2% with the October 2016 payment. The… Read More

Mid-cap ETFs aim to lift your gains

Many investors overlook mid-cap stocks, thinking that a combination of large- and small-cap stocks will provide their portfolios with all the diversification they really need. However, as a group, U.S. mid-cap stocks have often performed better than large caps and are generally less risky than… Read More

Campbell Soup Co. is growing earnings and yield

Rising sales, cost cutting and a major acquisition helped rocket quarterly earnings 79.5% as compared to last year.

The company is also disposing of non-core assets to focus on canned soups, pasta, V8 vegetable juices, and snack products.

The stock trades at 16.5 times the company’s 2019… Read More