J.M. Smucker Company (The) stock performance trend indicates that the stock price has rallied 7.02% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 2.22% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 7.53% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of J.M. Smucker Company (The) has a positive value of 6.99 compared to overall market.The J. M. Smucker Company is having a Relative Strength Index of 50.19 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.
J.M. Smucker Company (The) (NYSE:SJM) has tumbled 0.67% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 1.91% in the last four weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.91% during the past week but J.M. Smucker Company (The) (NYSE:SJM) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 0.75%.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week J.M. Smucker Company (The) (NYSE:SJM) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.17 points or 0.12% at $138.55 with 1,311,448 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $139.13, the shares hit an intraday low of $138.49 and an intraday high of $139.39 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $16,133 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 116,441,146 shares. The 52-week high of J.M. Smucker Company (The) (NYSE:SJM) is $157.309 and the 52-week low is $122.05.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.J M Smucker Co was Initiated by Deutsche Bank on Feb 15, 2017 to Hold, Price Target of the shares are set at $145.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 8, 2017, Jay L Henderson (director) purchased 3,000 shares at 139.87 per share price.On Feb 28, 2017, Jeannette L Knudsen (SVP, GC & Secretary) sold 836 shares at 141.00 per share price.On Jun 27, 2016, David J West (director) sold 865 shares at 145.65 per share price.
J M Smucker Co Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 17, 2017. The company reported $2.00 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $2.00. The company had revenue of $1878.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1915.92 million. The companys revenue was down -4.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.76 EPS.
The J.M. Smucker Company, headquartered in Orrville, Ohio is the leading marketer of jams, jellies, preserves, and other fruit spreads in the U.S. They are also the leader in dessert toppings, natural peanut butter, and health and natural foods juice products, and market a wide variety of other specialty products throughout the U.S. and in many foreign countries. In the fruit spreads category, they also hold the leadership position in Australia and Canada.