The J. M. Smucker Co. (SJM)

113.93
NYSE : Consumer Non-Durables
Prev Close 111.46
Day Low/High 110.15 / 114.17
52 Wk Low/High 91.88 / 125.87
Avg Volume 1.26M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 114.04M
Market Cap 12.71B
EPS 4.50
P/E Ratio 20.34
Div & Yield 3.52 (3.14%)

Latest News

Tonight's Forecast... a Freeze(r) is Coming

Danielle DiMartino Booth on Food Storage Capacity (and by inference, the attraction of packaged food stocks -- such as Kraft Heinz , J. M. Smucker and TreeHouse Foods ): The April core CPI's decline of 0.4% was the largest ever, while the headline d...

Some Takeaways

* Breadth still nasty at 10-1 negative. * No real stability, yet. * Oil down two bits. * Gold +$9. * Bond yields down three to four basis points. * Energy, retail, financials, real estate, gaming, industrials broadly lower. * The only green on my ma...

It's Got to Be Good

I placed J.M. Smucker on my Best Ideas List on April 21. This morning I gave a push again to packaged foods stocks. SJM is trading +$2.20 today to over $119. The company is set to report on June 4.

The Overarching Level of Uncertainty Combines With Shifting and Worrisome Paradigm Shifts

* Big picture changes loom on the investment horizon * Many of these paradigm shifts are disruptive and market unfriendly * There will be some industry winners (healthcare/biotech, internet, packaged foods) but many industry losers (hotels, airlines...

TGIF

Long, fun lunch! And the drinking might continue for a while tonite! The markets closed near the highs of the day and S&P futures are about 10 handles higher than the closing price. I am putting out more on the short side at $293.40 in the after hou...

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 t...

Credit Suisse Endorses Packaged Foods Stocks This Morning

I recently endorsed the packaged foods goods sector and have purchased more Kraft Heinz , TreeHouse Foods and J. M. Smucker . (All three are on my Best Ideas List.) The stocks did quite well yesterday. Credit Suisse chimed in bullishly this morning ...

Random Thoughts Near the Close

* This month I learned that being long can be fun. * Breadth has been stuck at 4-1 (positive) for several hours. * Again, we could be seeing a powerful pivot away from growth and towards value. (I am hopeful that this is the start of such a transiti...

The Pivot From Growth to Value?

Today we see the pivot with some clarity: * A profound reversal in Amazon , which I discussed earlier in the day. The shares were +$35 and are now down by -$43 * Two areas of value - financials (money centers and brokerages) and packaged foods (e.g....

Cramer: The Stock Market Is Now Divided Into 3 Buckets - And One Is Unfortunate

Cramer: The Stock Market Is Now Divided Into 3 Buckets - And One Is Unfortunate

The problem for index fund owners is they own all three buckets and there are a lot more companies in the third bucket than in the first two.

Today's Action

We are a tad off the day's high, good market breadth. Nice move in which I put on my Best Ideas List yesterday.  +7% and up a beaner. Energy stocks strong with leading with a +8% gain. and +.  up another +$3 to $72.50! By contrast, financials are we...

You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello

* From my perch, upside reward vs. downside risk turned more positive yesterday "You say yes, I say no You say stop and I say go go go, oh no You say goodbye and I say hello Hello hello I don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello Hello hello I don...

SJM on Best ideas List

I am putting J. M. Smucker  on my Best Ideas List (long) at $117.60 now.

SJM Update

I paid $118.1 for - I like this price and moved to medium-sized.

The Secular Investment Case for Packaged Foods Stocks

* Structural shifts in demand for packaged goods are beginning to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis * A greater propensity for stay at home eating is at the core of my optimism * After 3-5 years of disappointing sales, a better than consensus secular ...

A New (Long) Investment Theme

Tomorrow I will present a summary of why I turned bullish last week on packaged goods stocks. I am long , and , among others.

Jim Cramer: Here Are the Stocks That 'Transom' Money Is Buying

Jim Cramer: Here Are the Stocks That 'Transom' Money Is Buying

They buy and buy and buy. The same stocks. Over and over. No end to it.

A New Long Theme - Packaged Foods

My packaged goods theme is based on a secular improvement of the stay-at-home consumption of food products. Though not as exciting as Netflix and Amazon , I feel this theme has been less exploited. Included in the package are Kraft Heinz , TreeHouse...

Economies and Markets Are Adapting to the Environment: Market Recon

Economies and Markets Are Adapting to the Environment: Market Recon

I want you to write down what I always tell you, and post it somewhere where you can see it when you need it: Understand, Identify, Adapt, Overcome, and Maintain.

As Coffee Prices Rise, Here Are 2 Trade Opportunities

As Coffee Prices Rise, Here Are 2 Trade Opportunities

If prices remain elevated, what will be the impact on coffee-focused retailers?

A Growing Dividend Stock With a Sweet 3.3% Yield

A Growing Dividend Stock With a Sweet 3.3% Yield

Investors typically look to food stocks for stable profits and reliable dividends year in and year out.

A Thanksgiving Stock Portfolio With All the Trimmings

A Thanksgiving Stock Portfolio With All the Trimmings

From poultry and snacks to cereal, ice cream and an 'organic' ETF, these top food stocks are a tasty dish for investors.

News While You Slept, Semi Tough and Updates on Amgen and Splunk: Market Recon

News While You Slept, Semi Tough and Updates on Amgen and Splunk: Market Recon

Also, Fed Chairman Powell says there are no plans for a U.S. digital currency (for now), plus Tesla's electric pickup.

How Sweet It Is to Write Puts

How Sweet It Is to Write Puts

Let's look at the joy of selling puts, using J.M. Smucker as an example.

Smucker Could Be in a Jam: A Technical Look at the Stock Ahead of Earnings

Smucker Could Be in a Jam: A Technical Look at the Stock Ahead of Earnings

Let's check the charts to see what parameters may be important.

This Week I'm Watching These 5 Stocks

This Week I'm Watching These 5 Stocks

A diversity of companies to pay attention to.

Sweets and Eats: 5 Top Food Stocks for Your Portfolio

Sweets and Eats: 5 Top Food Stocks for Your Portfolio

These leading consumer brands deserve a place in both your pantry and your portfolio.