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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 0.68% today. In the last week its performance is 0.14%, and 21.88% for the past quarter. Currently, The J. M. Smucker Company, SJM has a target price of 151.18, so today’s gain of 0.68% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.59%.

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM), has a market cap of 17782.76, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.50%, and institutional ownership is 78.80%.

At the current price of 154.01, it has a dividend yield of 1.96%, and its target price is 151.18. This is with a profit margin of 8.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.77. The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) has a P/E of 26.53, as well as a forward P/E of 18.6.

With a current EPS of 5.77, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.78%,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 10.80%.

Performance for the year is 46.30%. Since its IPO date on 10/31/1994, the total performance to date is 25.32%.

Volume today for The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM), is 401257, while its average volume is 905.92. Whilst the total gain today was 0.68%, it did have a day high of -0.45%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.76%, and 1.19% for the month. The 52-week low for The J. M. Smucker Company, SJM has been 50.28%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.45%.

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 14.70%. With a sales growth of 24.90% 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 0.73, and has a current ratio of 1.3 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The J. M. Smucker Company? Well its PEG is 2.46, and the P/S is 2.28, along with a P/B of 2.58. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 161.96.

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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