How Analysts Feel About JM Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM)?

Marco Green
November 14, 2017

J. M. Smucker Company has $152 highest and $106 lowest target.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 22.4, a price to book ratio of 1.73, and a price to sales ratio of 1.63. Jefferies Group reduced their target price on J.M. Smucker from $143.00 to $135.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. The firm has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, August 24. Zacks Investment Research downgraded J.M. Smucker Company (The) from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. The rating was maintained by Tigress Financial on Thursday, September 10 with "Buy". Stockholders of record on Friday, November 10th will be issued a $0.78 dividend. Northwest Counselors Ltd Liability Com has 0% invested in J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM). The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $123.73. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Bernstein on Tuesday, March 21.

Autoliv Incorporated (NYSE:ALV) had a decrease of 4.72% in short interest. The latest exchange of 1.52 Million shares is above its average trading activity of 1.24 Million shares. Its down 4.72% from 6.04 million shares previously. The stock rose 0.81% or $0.86 reaching $107.31. Pacad Invest reported 2,900 shares. QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) has declined 34.57% since November 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.24% the S&P500. About 1.23 million shares traded or 8.85% up from the average.

About 110,118 shares traded. Profund Advsr has 0.02% invested in J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM). It has underperformed by 17.54% the S&P500.

J.M. Smucker Company now has a P/E ratio of 22.37 and the market cap of the company is 12.08B. The Company's segments include U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and global and Foodservice. Retail Coffee, U.S.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2017 Q2. The company reported $1.51 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.61 by ($0.10).

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

J.M. Smucker (NYSE:SJM) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 23rd. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd holds 2,620 shares. 0 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. Professional Advisory Svcs Inc holds 67,884 shares. Veritable L P holds 0.01% of its portfolio in J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM) for 4,933 shares.

Notis-Mcconarty Edward increased Smucker J M (SJM) stake by 45.95% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The Norway-based Dnb Asset Mngmt As has invested 0% in J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM). Capital Fincl Advisers Ltd Llc invested in 0.11% or 107,121 shares. Lvw Advisors, LLC now controls 16,067 shares with a value of $1,686,000. American Rech And Management Communication reported 238 shares. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC now owns 7,168 shares of the company's stock worth $848,000 after acquiring an additional 26 shares during the last quarter. SJM's profit will be $214.74M for 13.77 P/E if the $1.89 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.51 actual earnings per share reported by J M Smucker Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.17% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.20, from 1.03 in 2017Q1. 37 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP). (NYSE:ALV) for 2,557 shares. (NYSE:JPM) for 407,705 shares. Automobile Association stated it has 56,682 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life Ins The holds 0% or 79,761 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.01% or 13,564 shares in its portfolio. Benjamin F Edwards & owns 18,487 shares. (NYSE:ALV). Prentiss Smith Inc has invested 0.04% in Autoliv Inc. Geode Management Lc reported 802,003 shares. 33,165 were accumulated by Wells Fargo Mn. The company's stock had a trading volume of 901,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,103,680. Winfield Associates stated it has 10 shares. The corporation has a market cap of US$181.47 Million. The Firm operates through two divisions: Passive Safety and Electronics. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 27% are positive. JPMorgan Chase & Co had 86 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:JPM) earned "Overweight" rating by Atlantic Securities on Friday, January 15. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Monday, July 17 report. Sandy Spring Comml Bank holds 142,778 shares or 1.29% of its portfolio. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $22.0 target. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 25 by Nomura. The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, February 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained Autoliv Inc. The stock of QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 6 by Mizuho. J.P. Morgan downgraded the shares of SJM in report on Thursday, August 24 to "Hold" rating. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Wednesday, July 13 by Berenberg.

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