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CAMPBELL RAISES STOCK DIVIDEND

 CAMPBELL RAISES STOCK DIVIDEND
 CAMDEN, N.J., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Campbell Soup Company


(NYSE: CPB) announced that its board of directors today voted to increase the quarterly dividend on its common stock by an additional 11.4 percent to 19.5 cents per share, payable April 30, 1992, to shareowners of record on April 8.
 Campbell Chief Executive Officer David W. Johnson said, "Our dividend increase announced last November was the highest in the company's history. Today's increase recognizes our strong cash flow stemming from the 21 percent increase in earnings per share we achieved in the first half of this year after the 34 percent increase in earnings per share last fiscal year. The enhanced dividend will raise our payout ratio while sharing success with shareowners."
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 /CONTACT: Len F. Griehs, 609-342-6428, or James H. Moran, 609-342-6426, both of Campbell Soup/ CO: Campbell Soup Company ST: New Jersey IN: FOD SU: DIV


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