Press Releases

Campbell Announces Accelerated Repurchases of $600 Million of Capital Stock as Part of Its August 2006 Share Repurchase Program

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 29, 2006–Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced that it has entered into two accelerated share repurchase agreements with an affiliate of Lehman Brothers Inc. to repurchase approximately $600 million of Campbell stock. The agreements are part of the $620 million share repurchase program authorized by Campbell’s Board of Directors in August 2006….

Campbell Announces 11.1% Increase in Quarterly Dividend

CAMDEN, N.J., Sep 28, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has approved an 11.1% increase in its quarterly dividend from $.18 per share to $.20 per share. The quarterly dividend is payable October 30, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business…

Campbell Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2006 Results; U.S. Soup Sales Rise 9 Percent for the Quarter, 4 Percent for the Year

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 11, 2006–Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today reported diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter ended July 30, 2006 of $.11, and diluted earnings per share for fiscal 2006 of $1.85. Excluding items impacting comparability, earnings per share for the fourth quarter would have been $.23, an increase of 10 percent, and…

Campbell’s(R) Chunky(TM) Soup Features All-Star Roster of Past and Present NFL Greats in National Advertising Campaign; Chunky Soup Launches 2006 Ad Campaign During NFL Opening Weekend

CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 6, 2006–Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) will unveil its new “Campbell’s Chunky” soup “Hungry Boys” advertising campaign for the 2006 NFL season on September 7, when the National Football League kicks off its extended opening weekend schedule. This season, an exciting lineup of NFL greats and league champions will be featured in broadcast…