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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 0.57% today. In the last week its performance is -1.20%, and -10.18% for the past quarter. Currently, The J. M. Smucker Company, SJM has a target price of 150.09, so today’s gain of 0.57% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.37%.

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM), has a market cap of 15690.11, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.50%, and institutional ownership is 81.00%.

At the current price of 135.54, it has a dividend yield of 2.21%, and its target price is 150.09. 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 22.28, as well as a forward P/E of 16.59.

With a current EPS of 6.08, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.33%,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 21.85%. Since its IPO date on 10/31/1994, the total performance to date is 11.58%.

Volume today for The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM), is 689400, while its average volume is 1036.13. Whilst the total gain today was 0.57%, it did have a day high of -13.42%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.31%, and 1.24% for the month. The 52-week low for The J. M. Smucker Company, SJM has been 29.53%, while the 52-week-high has reached -13.42%.

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 2.45, and the P/S is 2.04, along with a P/B of 2.21. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 143.16.

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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