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Is The J. M. Smucker Company(NYSE: SJM), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/31/1994. The J. M. Smucker Company is in the Processed & Packaged Goods industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for The J. M. Smucker Company, is 1058.07, and so far today it has a volume of 1022700. Performance year to date since the 10/31/1994 is 12.93%.

To help you determine whether The J. M. Smucker Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 22.55 and forward P/E is 16.74. PEG perhaps more useful shows that The J. M. Smucker Company has a value for PEG of 2.48. P/S ratio is 2.08 and the P/B ratio is 2.24. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 145.72 and 22.88 respectively.

At the current price The J. M. Smucker Company is trading at, 137.18 (-0.50% today), The J. M. Smucker Company has a dividend yield of 2.19%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 45.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 6.08, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 6.57% after growing 73.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 28.00%, and -7.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 116.42, and the number of shares float is 111.31. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.50%, and institutional ownership is at 81.00%. The float short is 3.48%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.66. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.40%, and also a return on investment of 6.90%.

The ability for The J. M. Smucker Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.4, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 0.71 and total debt/equity is 0.75. In terms of margins, The J. M. Smucker Company has a gross margin of 38.70%, with its operating margin at 15.30%, and The J. M. Smucker Company has a profit margin of 9.40%.

The 52 week high is -12.37%, with 31.10% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -6.60% and the 200 day simple moving average is 2.88%.

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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