The JM Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) Weekly Ratings on April 13, 2018

Marco Green
April 16, 2018

The institutional investor held 39,795 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $694,000, down from 111,312 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Patriot Wealth Management Inc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $716.70B market cap company. About 26.41M shares traded. It has underperformed by 52.56% the S&P500. Sit Investment Associates Inc. now owns 885 shares of the company's stock valued at $110,000 after purchasing an additional 620 shares in the last quarter. The firm has a market capitalization of $13,931.79, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.91, a PEG ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.62. About 189,479 shares traded. The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) has declined 7.89% since April 14, 2017 and is downtrending. SJM underperformed the S&P 500 by 19.44%.

The J.M. Smucker earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern's scale. It's up 5.00, from 0.67 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 53 investors sold The J.M. Smucker Company shares while 236 reduced holdings. Sheets Smith Wealth Management raised its stake in shares of The J.M. Smucker by 35.9% in the 4th quarter. Middleton And Ma owns 29,812 shares for 0.62% of their portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 23,566 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. On Tuesday, February 20 Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of SJM in report with "Hold" rating. Cognios Capital invested 0.35% of its portfolio in The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM). Becker Capital Mngmt reported 1.38% of its portfolio in The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM). Earnest Partners Ltd Co invested in 0% or 76 shares. Moneta Gp Invest Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 1,586 shs. Jefferies Group LLC restated a "hold" rating and set a $130.00 price target (up from $125.00) on shares of J M Smucker in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans invested 0% in The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM). Oppenheimer And Co reported 5,441 shares.

Boyd Watterson Asset Management Llc, which manages about $4.87 billion and $207.21 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) by 6,829 shares to 6,176 shares, valued at $407,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Moreover, Prudential Fin Inc has 0.04% invested in The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) for 227,045 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Stoneridge Prtnrs has invested 1.37% in The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM). The stock of The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, September 16 by Credit Suisse. With 1.24 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their SJM's short positions. Therefore 30% are positive. Jefferies Group reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $135.00 price target on shares of The J.M. Smucker in a research note on Friday, February 16th. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Equal-Weight" rating in Friday, June 3 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of SJM in report on Monday, July 24 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Stifel Nicolaus. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Buy" rating and $84.0 target in Wednesday, October 11 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, December 16 by Jefferies. They set a "neutral" rating and a $130.00 price target on the stock.

The J.M. Smucker Company is a manufacturer and marketer of branded food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, September 2 by Credit Agricole. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 29% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 170 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, August 6. On Thursday, April 5 the rating was maintained by Stephens with "Hold". (NASDAQ:NXST) earned "Buy" rating by Benchmark on Wednesday, March 1. As per Thursday, January 4, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo.

Analysts await The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) to report earnings on June, 14.

Saturna invested in 0.7% or 185,000 shs. Its up 0.05, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. Moreover, Macquarie Gp Ltd has 0.78% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 5.20 million shares. 151 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 10th were issued a dividend of $0.75 per share. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Lc holds 0.12% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 10,493 shares. The SI to LAFARGEHOLCIM LTD ORDINARY SHARES's float is 0.31%. Ftb stated it has 188 shares. 18,817 are held by Clean Yield Gru. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp reported 0% stake. Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., a New Jersey-based fund reported 24,604 shares. GE's profit will be $1.04 billion for 28.10 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.50 actual earnings per share reported by The J.M. Smucker Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.20% negative EPS growth.

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