The JM Smucker (SJM) Price Target Raised to $155.00 at Citigroup

Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.0605474797349 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of J M Smucker by 1.0% in the fourth quarter.

NYSE:SJM - The J.M. Smucker (NYSE:SJM) pays an annual dividend of $3.12 with a yield of 2.60% and an average dividend growth of 7.80% based on a 3 Year Average. They expect $2.22 earnings per share, up 23.33% or $0.42 from last year's $1.8 per share. About 533,241 shares traded.

The J.M. Smucker Company (SJM) stock is now trading 5.00% away from its average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of -0.97% from its 50 Days Moving Average and -0.12% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. SJM underperformed the S&P 500 by 19.44%.

Clark Estates Inc increased Smucker J M Co (SJM) stake by 12.5% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. The stock has a market cap of $13,955.65, a P/E ratio of 15.71, a P/E/G ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 0.62. Finally, Gabelli restated a "buy" rating on shares of The J.M. Smucker in a report on Monday, March 5th. Two companies could generate the same EPS number, but one could do so with less equity (investment) - that company would be more efficient at using its capital to generate income and, all other things being equal would be a "better" company. Over the last 5 trading periods, the stock has moved -0.93%. About 4.09 million shares traded. Jefferies maintained The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) rating on Tuesday, October 3. It has underperformed by 52.56% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $61,008 activity. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans owns 4,625 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Mig Capital Llc, which manages about $655.21 million and $743.74M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Alphabet Inc by 5,000 shares to 25,866 shares, valued at $27.07 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q4. It's up 1.04, from 0.56 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 58 investors sold DIS shares while 690 reduced holdings.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SJM. Benjamin F Edwards And reported 13,205 shs. Colony Group, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 3,658 shares. Autus Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc invested in 6,135 shares or 0.14% of the stock. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 1012 reduced holdings. Farmers And Merchants Invests holds 38 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt owns 10,160 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Moreover, Mackay Shields Llc has 0.07% invested in the company for 132,807 shares. Foster & Motley owns 9,552 shares or 0.16% of their USA portfolio. The Texas-based Bridgeway Capital Management Inc has invested 0.02% in the stock. (NYSE:VZ). Cambridge Advisors reported 0.18% in Verizon Communications Inc.

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. Union Bancorporation stated it has 1.67% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Penobscot Company accumulated 16,355 shares. 12 were accumulated by Wealthcare Mgmt Lc.

Although earnings from JPMorgan Chase and other large banks bested analyst expectations, the sector had risen in anticipation of the reports and the results - while good - were not strong enough to propel the stocks higher, analysts said. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $2.00 earnings per share. Susquehanna Bancshares reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $151.00 price objective on shares of The J.M. Smucker in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Therefore 72% are positive. J. M. Smucker Company had 73 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, May 26 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Hold" on Thursday, June 1. The firm has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, July 24. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by Citigroup. The firm has "Sell" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 13. The firm has "Underweight" rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

The J.M. Smucker (NYSE:SJM) stock was downgraded by Credit Suisse Group from Neutral to Sell with a price target of $110.00. 27% are bullish. 15 are the (NYSE:SJM)'s analyst reports since October 30, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Bahl Gaynor Incorporated stated it has 0.2% of its portfolio in The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM). Credit Agricole upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, September 2 report. (NYSE:VZ), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 19 Hold. Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Hold" rating and $134 target in Tuesday, February 20 report. The J.M. Smucker presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $131.46. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 4 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was initiated by Jefferies with "Buy" on Wednesday, December 16.

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