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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM)?

The company in question is, The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) currently with a stock price of 133.06 (-0.34% today). The market cap for The J. M. Smucker Company is 15537.42, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Processed & Packaged Goods industry. The target price for The J. M. Smucker Company is 148.82. Currently The J. M. Smucker Company is trading with a P/E of 21.87, and a forward P/E of 16.3. Average volume for The J. M. Smucker Company is 976.3 and so far today it is 382700.

Performance in the last year for The J. M. Smucker Company has been 14.11%. For EPS growth, The J. M. Smucker Company has seen a growth of 73.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.27%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 7.50% over the last five years and could be 9.08% for the next five years. The J. M. Smucker Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -7.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 28.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.66%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -0.99%.

Since the IPO date for The J. M. Smucker Company on the 10/31/1994, The J. M. Smucker Company has seen performance year to date to be 9.54%. With The J. M. Smucker Company trading at 133.06, the dividend yield is 2.25%, and the EPS is 6.08.

So could The J. M. Smucker Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 21.87. The PEG is 2.41, P/S is 2.02 and the P/B is at 2.17. The P/cash is 141.76, with P/free cash flow at 22.26.

The J. M. Smucker Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 0.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.71, and total debt/equity at 0.75.

In terms of margins, The J. M. Smucker Company has a gross margin of 38.70%, an operating margin of 15.30% and a profit margin of 9.40%.Payout ratio for The J. M. Smucker Company is 45.30%. Return on assets come to 4.40% with return on investment coming to 6.90%.

Insider ownership for The J. M. Smucker Company, is at 1.50% and institutional ownership comes to 81.30%. Outstanding shares are at 116.77. While shares float is 111.15. The float short is currently 3.88%, and short ratio is 4.42.

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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