Campbell Soup: Major Funds Supporting the Stock

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently increased stock shares of Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE:CPB).

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of Campbell Soup Co. in Q3 2011:

ARTISAN PARTNERS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 4,016,400 shares, worth $128,846,112.

UBS OCONNOR LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 497,618 shares, worth $15,963,585.

PINEBRIDGE INVESTMENTS LTD: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 322,011 shares, worth $10,330,113.

PGGM INVESTMENTS: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 284,518 shares, worth $9,127,337.

SCOUT INVESTMENTS, INC.: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 273,756 shares, worth $8,782,092.

About the company: Campbell Soup Company, with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets branded convenience food products. The Company’s core divisions include soups and sauces, biscuits and confectionery, and foodservice. Campbell’s distributes its products worldwide.

Competitors to Watch: TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS), The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN), McCormick & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MKC), H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE:HNZ), Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RAH), ConAgra (NYSE:CAG), SYSCO (NYSE:SYY), United Natural Foods (NASDAQ:UNFI), General Mills (NYSE:GIS), Kellogg (NYSE:K), Kraft Foods (NYSE:KFT), Sara Lee (NYSE:SLE) and Pepsico (NYSE:PEP).

(Note: Data regarding Campbell Soup Co.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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