Campbell Soup Co. reported a 9 percent rise in adjusted profit, helped by acquisitions and strengthening U.S sales of condensed soups and broth.
The world's largest soup maker's adjusted earnings rose to $142 million, or 45 cents per share in the quarter ended July 28, from $130 million, or 41 cents per share, a year earlier.
Sales rose 13 percent to $1.72 billion.
Analysts on average had expected adjusted earnings of 42 cents per share on revenue of $1.84 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
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