J.M. Smucker Company (SJM)

114.12
NYSE
Prev Close 115.21
Day Low/High 113.98 / 116.22
52 Wk Low/High 91.88 / 125.62
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 114.07B
Market Cap 13.14B
P/E Ratio 15.59
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Latest News

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...

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." -- Walter Deemer "When the ...

We're Jammin'

I was in a real jam yesterday when S.J. Smucker was trading much lower. I added on the weakness on Tuesday. Today I am eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches!

I'm in a Real Jam

I am bidding for more J.M. Smucker now.  

J.M. Smucker Update

* Big beat, good forward guidance * Staying with position (that has been recently added to) * SJM is on my Best Ideas List   Our channel checks indicated for the prospect of a robust quarter despite a concerning brokerage rating and price target dow...

With a Name Like Smucker It Has to Be Good!

+$10.20/share this morning.  Here you go, for more than one hundred years, with a name like Smucker it has to be good... Here is more.

From the Street of Dreams

There was a brokerage downgrade, and reduction of price target to $107, on on August 19th that turned out to be totally wrong (analytically) - as I suggested it might be.   

Smucker Tastes Good This Morning

* The shares were up nearly +$6/share in pre-market trading after a large EPS and sales beat. * Guidance raised. J.M. Smucker  is a large long holding , and I have steadily bought the recent weakness. The shares are on my Best Ideas List.  The compa...

Apple Still King, Dow Shell Game, More Market Faith, Renewed China Talks?

Apple Still King, Dow Shell Game, More Market Faith, Renewed China Talks?

Monday's market action was in no way similar to that recent disparity between the 'haves' and 'have nots.'

Next Up on the Earnings Front

Next week is the last full week of August and the start of the last two weeks of the summer given how the Labor Day holiday falls this year. If you were expecting a quiet week on the earnings front, you may not want to read what I have to share next...

Today's Trades

* Offering more and on the short side * Added to at $23.70 * Bidding for more and * Bidding for more puts * Bidding for more (there was a brokerage downgrade yesterday) __________  Long WFC (large), SPY puts, SDS (large), SJM (large), BAC (large), J...

Dividend Rule of the Day: Measure Twice Before Investing

Dividend Rule of the Day: Measure Twice Before Investing

News of Big Five Sporting Goods dividend move requires some careful reading.

This Dividend Stock Is Lookin' Pretty Sweet

This Dividend Stock Is Lookin' Pretty Sweet

Let's look at how J.M. Smucker stacks up against Skyworks and Hershey.

Here Are Two Good Ways to Get Out of a 'Jam'

Here Are Two Good Ways to Get Out of a 'Jam'

Let's look at our options for playing J. M. Smucker, which has $7.6 billion in sales and is looking to bump higher in earnings per share this year.

The Long and the Short of It

* After "playing" the rally off of the March lows (with plenty of longs) I have recently (again) gotten net short of exposure To summarize some my recent activity: * I took off numerous investment longs (for profits) into the rally -- including , , ...

Tim on KHC

Yesterday, Tim "Not Judy or Phil" Collins looked constructively towards Kraft Heinz on a technical basis. I remain optimistic on the fundamentals of KHC and other packaged foods stocks (e.g., and ).

This Dividend Stock Offers a Sweet Opportunity for Risk-Wary Investors

This Dividend Stock Offers a Sweet Opportunity for Risk-Wary Investors

J.M. Smucker is a quality name that should continue to spread out dividends, even during a recession.

Wednesday's Takeaways

Something feels "wrong" about this market.  Mr. Market is remarkably bifurcated, there is insane speculation in worthless securities and the breadth seems "shaky" -- among many other issues. I ended the day much shorter than I started the day. Jay P...

A Midday Market Review

With the exception of a short and an elimination of my holdings - I have done little this morning. * Breadth is still a strong 3.5:1. * Ss (S&P) over Ns (Nasdaq), again, and despite strong gains in Tesla and Amazon . * Bonds are quiet. (I covered my...

J.M. Smucker Could See Further Weakness Before Longer-Term Gains

J.M. Smucker Could See Further Weakness Before Longer-Term Gains

This is one to avoid for now.

Warp Speed for 5 Vaccine Candidates, Watching KLA Corp, Trading Thoughts

Warp Speed for 5 Vaccine Candidates, Watching KLA Corp, Trading Thoughts

The administration will provide increased financial support to 5 pharmas working on Covid vaccines, and we must keep an eye on price action in this uncertain market.

Adding to SJM

I have been adding to J.M. Schmucker  on recent weakness. The shares sold down to below $107 on May 26th but have rebounded to $116 (+$2/share) today. Not sure why the "whoosh" last week but I have gotten my cost way down.

Kass: 1968 Redux?

Kass: 1968 Redux?

Nineteen Sixty-Eight was often considered to be one of the most turbulent and traumatic years of the 20th century in the U.S.