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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 -0.51% today. In the last week its performance is 4.34%, and 19.48% for the past quarter. Currently, The J. M. Smucker Company, SJM has a target price of 148.4, so today’s gain of -0.51% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.22%.

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM), has a market cap of 17744.91, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.50%, and institutional ownership is 79.00%.

At the current price of 151.64, it has a dividend yield of 1.77%, and its target price is 148.4. 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 26.3, as well as a forward P/E of 18.7.

With a current EPS of 5.77, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.32%,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 10.56%.

Performance for the year is 42.60%. Since its IPO date on 10/31/1994, the total performance to date is 24.23%.

Volume today for The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM), is 951894, while its average volume is 930.1. Whilst the total gain today was -0.51%, it did have a day high of -0.63%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.65%, and 1.57% for the month. The 52-week low for The J. M. Smucker Company, SJM has been 47.96%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.63%.

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 2.49, and the P/S is 2.27, along with a P/B of 2.56. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 161.61.

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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