J.M. Smucker Company (SJM)

122.97
NYSE
Prev Close 121.80
Day Low/High 122.02 / 123.26
52 Wk Low/High 109.85 / 140.65
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 108.36B
Market Cap 13.20B
P/E Ratio 14.78
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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B&G Foods Piques My Interest but Has Yet to Whet My Appetite Enough to Buy

B&G Foods Piques My Interest but Has Yet to Whet My Appetite Enough to Buy

The company behind a diverse roster of shelf and frozen foods sports a big dividend, but that payout may not last because of its large debt.

Broad Rally, Vaccine Optimism, Johnson & Johnson, GameStop Roars, Trading Nvidia

Broad Rally, Vaccine Optimism, Johnson & Johnson, GameStop Roars, Trading Nvidia

The market's catalyst had everything to do with the virus... optimism that humankind might stuff that scourge back into Pandora's box.

8 Stocks to Snack On, From Burritos to Nuts

8 Stocks to Snack On, From Burritos to Nuts

Experts pick their favorite comfort food stocks that have benefited from the stay-at-home trend.

Jim Cramer: 10 Big Dividend Stocks I Like Now

Jim Cramer: 10 Big Dividend Stocks I Like Now

I think investors deserve much better than to say that there's no opportunity for income in this market.

Once Again

Repeating for emphasis.  I am no longer in , , , , , , , , , and .

Where I Stand After Recent Trades

I was out of the office on Friday but I was active nonetheless: * I sold out my iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN long rental for a small profit. (Remember, VXX as well as leveraged ETFs are vehicles intended as a short-term rental a...

Minding Mr. Market

* Ss over Ns yesterday * I remain negative on the market outlook Yesterday's market action was eventful - with the Nasdaq exhibiting about a -230 handle loss.  NYSE Composite breadth was modestly positive (1620 to 1540) - not bad relative to the Nas...

With a Name Like Smucker...

* Smucker's had a good beat for the second quarter in a row  J. M. Smucker reported a $0.15/share beat (at $2.39) on better organic growth (+4%). Elevated at home consumption in the consumer and coffee segments were contributing factors. Smucker est...

November to Remember, Energy Roars, Janet Yellen, Transition, 8 Breakout Stocks

November to Remember, Energy Roars, Janet Yellen, Transition, 8 Breakout Stocks

Equity markets have run wild since Oct. 30, and it is the more economically sensitive indices that have really taken flight.

Hormel Foods Could Fail to Find Buying Support

Hormel Foods Could Fail to Find Buying Support

Protect your long positions.

Some Afternoon Observations  

* My continued mantra is less pontificating and more trading/investing * Considering a short in SPY and QQQ on further strength   * Breadth disappointing (negative - 1475 advancers, 1565 decliners on the NYSE) relative to +25 S&P and +210 Nasdaq * I...

Some (3:15 pm) Takeaways

* Ss (S&P) over Ns (Nasdaq). Again and for the second day in a row. * Breadth was 2-1 positive. * Bonds continue to get smoked - higher in yield, lower in price. ( - $1.25/share). * Crude +$1.22/barrel. * Gold +$21.70. * FAANG plus M(SFT) weak, agai...

The Thunder in South Florida Yesterday Was Not the Bad Weather - It Was the Sound of the Market's Pivot From Growth to Value

* Yesterday may have represented a classic "sell on the good news" * While many were cheering about the vaccine news, I was waiting to sell, red tickets in hand * Some stocks and sectors had a great year yesterday * And some stocks and sectors got s...

More Trades

* I am trading unemotionally and based on changing reward vs. risk   * I have moved to small-sized. * I have added to the following longs: , , and to on this morning's market weakness. * On the "whoosh" higher I reduced and to small-sized. I'll add ...

TreeHouse Foods Had a Small Sales Miss as Customers Grew More Volatile

* Strong EPS beat * I am sticking with this inexpensive stock as I expect the trend to private label to continue TreeHouse's EPS of $0.71 was a nice beat relative to consensus of $0.63-$0.65. The driver was strong (+28%) EBIT growth as fixed cost le...

Improving Breadth and an Impressive Follow-Through of Market Strength

* The Nasdaq rose by 300 handles and the S&P advanced by 67 handles * The market was easy to dance to and had a good beat- I give this trading day a "95" "My name is Dougie Kass and I am 19. I am from Rockville Centre, Long Island, and I rate this t...

Viva La Differencia

I am pressing the following value based longs: , , , , , , , and . Please note - regarding the pivot from growth to value - that the following growth stocks are lower in a sea of green: , , , , . __________  Long GOOGL, AMZN (large), VTV (large), VB...

Value Trumps Growth Again

* Mr. Market often does its best to confound the most investors * It may be doing it again, right now * I am large net long   The most distinguishing feature of today's market action (nearly three-to-one advancers over decliners) was the excellent p...

The Pivot From Growth to Value Is Speeding Up

Again, the pivot from growth to value is conspicuous this morning.  Look at strength in "value" stocks like Caterpillar , Smucker , selected financials and ETFs, like and .  By contrast, growthy names like Apple , Amazon , Zoom , and Carvana are wea...

Smucker Sells Crisco

* The transaction is slightly (2%-3%) dilutive * I don't see the move as market impactful  In its move to concentrate in pet foods, snacks and coffee J.M. Smucker announced the sale of the Crisco line (oil and shortening) for $550 million (8x EBITDA...

Profits in the Food Aisles: 6 Stocks Investors Should Know About

Profits in the Food Aisles: 6 Stocks Investors Should Know About

The safe and stable food sector is a comforting option for investors to consider now.

Kass: I'm Lovin' These Laggards

Kass: I'm Lovin' These Laggards

I'm lookin' for love in all the right places with these lagging stocks.

Looking for Love in All the Right Places

* Some laggards that I have been buying "Well, I've spent a lifetime lookin' for you; singles bars and good time lovers were never true. Playin' a fools game hopin' to win; and tellin' those sweet lies and losin' again. I was lookin' for love in all...

Some Individual Stock Observations

Walmart is a beautiful thing to watch (up by another +$3 today) And so is our Trade of the Week, Amazon (+$43/share today). Twitter and Alphabet ain't half bad, either! (+$3), a recent buy, recovering from yesterday's weakness. is jiggy. (The Smarte...

My Recent List of Buys

In response to some email questions... very recent buys include , , , , , , , (upgraded), , , (I wrote several columns on the company yesterday), etc. __________  Long SJM (large), THS (large), GS (large), MS (large), GLD (large), WMT, GM (large), K...

Adding to 2 Stocks

I just added to and .  

A Heightened Regime of Volatility Appears Upon Us

* Fasten your seatbelts as today is another day, Scarlett! Thursday's session was wild and volatile.  Last evening was equally volatile - with S&P futures up as much as 20 handles and were down by -23 handles (at 7:05 am).  The S&P is at approximate...

Stay Cool -- and Prep for Investment Opportunities

* This is not your father's market -- as old rules don't apply   If your trading and investment decisions are based solely on price action (and charts) you should stop reading this column!   Since two Wednesdays ago, I have been looking for a series...