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Campbell Soup Co. Reveals Advance In Q2 Bottom Line

Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) reported earnings for its second quarter that advanced from last year.

The company said its bottom line came in at $300 million, or $1.00 per share. This was up from $281 million, or $0.91 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.81 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company said revenue for the quarter rose 0.5% to $2.18 billion. This was up from $2.17 billion last year.

Campbell Soup Co. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $300 Mln. vs. $281 Mln. last year.
-Earnings Growth (Y-o-Y): 6.8%
-EPS (Q2): $1.00 vs. $0.91 last year.
-EPS Growth (Y-o-Y): 9.9%
-Analysts Estimate: $0.81
-Revenue (Q2): $2.18 Bln vs. $2.17 Bln last year.
-Revenue Change (Y-o-Y): 0.5%

Full year EPS guidance: $3.10 - $3.17

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