Stocks to Watch: Kraft, Apple, Campbell Soup

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NEW YORK -- Kraft Foods KRFT , the packaged food and beverage company, is forecast by analysts Friday to report fourth-quarter profit of 24 cents a share on revenue of $4.75 billion.


Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn, putting his money where his mouth is, added to his Apple AAPL holdings as of the end of 2012.

Einhorn, who is suing the iPhone maker to try to prevent the company from changing its charter, now owns 1.3 million shares according to his latest 13F filing, up from the third quarter, when he owned 1.09 million shares.

Einhorn Adores Apple in Latest 13F

George Soros also added to his stake in Apple during the fourth quarter.

According to his latest 13F, Soros owned 183,976 shares of Apple, up from the 84,858 shares he owned in the third quarter.

Soros trimmed his position in other technology names, including Facebook FB and Amazon.com AMZN .

George Soros Adds Apple, Defriends Facebook


Campbell Soup CPB is expected by Wall Street to report fiscal second-quarter earnings of 66 cents a share on revenue of $2.32 billion.


Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A initiated a stake in Internet-infrastructure specialist Verisign VRSN , according to the latest 13F regulatory filings.

Warren Buffett's holding company opened a position in Verisign with 3,685,700 shares.

Buffett Initiates Verisign Stake, Adds to IBM


Analysts expect J. M. Smucker SJM , the maker of jellies and jams, to earn $1.39 a share in its fiscal third quarter on revenue of $1.56 billion.


-- Written by Joseph Woelfel

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