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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) which is in the industry Processed & Packaged Goods, gaining -1.18% today. In the last week its performance is 0.27%, and 6.12% for the past quarter. Currently, The J. M. Smucker Company, SJM has a target price of 150.4, so today’s gain of -1.18% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.31%.

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM), has a market cap of 16221.2, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.50%, and institutional ownership is 80.90%.

At the current price of 140.14, it has a dividend yield of 2.14%, and its target price is 150.4. This is with a profit margin of 9.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.75. The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) has a P/E of 23.03, as well as a forward P/E of 17.08.

With a current EPS of 6.08, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.68%,The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.08%.

Performance for the year is 23.02%. Since its IPO date on 10/31/1994, the total performance to date is 15.37%.

Volume today for The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM), is 737100, while its average volume is 1175.74. Whilst the total gain today was -1.18%, it did have a day high of -10.48%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.19%, and 1.51% for the month. The 52-week low for The J. M. Smucker Company, SJM has been 33.93%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.48%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.90%, and its return on assets is 4.40%. The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) has an operating margin of 15.30%. With a sales growth of -7.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The J. M. Smucker Company, SJM is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.71, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The J. M. Smucker Company? Well its PEG is 2.54, and the P/S is 2.11, along with a P/B of 2.29. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 148.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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