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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 0.08% today. In the last week its performance is 0.33%, and -2.61% for the past quarter. Currently, The J. M. Smucker Company, SJM has a target price of 138.71, so today’s gain of 0.08% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.01%.

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM), has a market cap of 14917.13, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 7.33%, and institutional ownership is 81.20%.

At the current price of 128.11, it has a dividend yield of 2.34%, and its target price is 138.71. This is with a profit margin of 9.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.7. The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) has a P/E of 22.31, as well as a forward P/E of 16.08.

With a current EPS of 5.74, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.22%,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 5.22%.

Performance for the year is 1.13%. Since its IPO date on 10/31/1994, the total performance to date is 0.58%.

Volume today for The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM), is 1010200, while its average volume is 1275.35. Whilst the total gain today was 0.08%, it did have a day high of -10.84%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.98%, and 0.96% for the month. The 52-week low for The J. M. Smucker Company, SJM has been 5.53%, while the 52-week-high has reached -17.25%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.90%, and its return on assets is 4.20%. The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) has an operating margin of 14.60%. With a sales growth of -4.80% 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 0.68, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The J. M. Smucker Company? Well its PEG is 4.27, and the P/S is 2.01, along with a P/B of 2.05. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 97.69.

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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