The JM Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) Weekly Ratings on April 13, 2018

Lloyd Doyle
April 16, 2018

Macquarie Group Ltd decreased its stake in Smucker J M Co (SJM) by 65.99% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 8,339 shares of the packaged foods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.04 million, up from 2,539 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hall Laurie J Trustee who had been investing in Jm Smucker Company for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.71B market cap company.

Shares of SJM traded up $0.21 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $122.85. SJM has 533,241 shares volume. The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) has declined 7.89% since April 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.44% the S&P500. The 14-day ADX for J.M. Smucker Company (SJM) is now at 18.09. Therefore 30% are positive. BP had 60 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens boosted their price target on shares of The J.M. Smucker from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Friday, April 6th. On Thursday, January 25 the firm has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given.

4/16/2018-Credit Suisse Group was Downgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from a "Neutral " rating to a " Sell" rating. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded The J.M. Smucker from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 21st. Susquehanna maintained the shares of SJM in report on Wednesday, June 7 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, November 16 to "Buy".

3/5/2018-Gabelli Reiterated Rating of Buy.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q4 2017. It's up 5.00, from 0.67 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 53 investors sold SJM shares while 236 reduced holdings.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SJM. The stock volatility for week was 1.56% while for month was 2.53%.Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 0.61. Bancorp Of America De stated it has 16.46 million shares.


J.M. Smucker Company (SJM) now has a 14 day Williams %R of -48.84. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Co holds 39,232 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec accumulated 25,049 shares. Financial Advantage invested 3.11% of its capital in The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM). CIBC Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in shares of The J.M. Smucker by 3.6% in the 4th quarter.

On 4/21/2017 NYSE:SJM - The J.M. Smucker announced a quarterly dividend of $0.75 2.36% with an ex dividend date of 5/10/2017 which will be payable on 6/1/2017. Sit Inv invested in 885 shares. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $9.21 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $9.05 to $9.45. 51,000 were reported by Andra Ap. Outfitter Advisors Ltd acquired 2,770 shares as Smucker J M Co (SJM)'s stock declined 2.24%.

Checking on some popular technical levels, J.M. Smucker Company (SJM) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -21.44. 1,625 were reported by Leavell.

Macquarie Group Ltd, which manages about $56.56 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Gramercy Ppty Tr by 165,059 shares to 1.69 million shares, valued at $44.61 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $194,780 activity. It also reduced its holding in General Mtrs Co (NYSE:GM) by 30,105 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 949,087 shares, and cut its stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V).

Muniholdings New Jersey Insured Fund II Inc (MUJ) investors sentiment increased to 5.67 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 23,566 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Rewinding to the start of the year, we note that shares have seen a change of -1.12%. Regentatlantic Capital Llc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 27,910 shares. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma invested in 32,087 shs. Putnam Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.02% or 82,266 shares. These estimates hold a lot of weight on Wall Street and the investing community. Woodley Farra Manion Port Incorporated accumulated 492,444 shares. Wesbanco Bankshares, West Virginia-based fund reported 256,915 shares. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 2,734 shares of the company's stock valued at $340,000 after purchasing an additional 457 shares in the last quarter. Moneta Grp Inc Invest Advisors Limited Liability Company holds 0.03% or 1,586 shares in its portfolio. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 72% are positive. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Underperform" on Monday, May 15. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Barrington Research on Monday, November 14. Listed here are The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) PTs and latest ratings. J.P. Morgan has "Hold" rating and $116.0 target. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Friday, July 14 by Jefferies. The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Tuesday, February 20. JP Morgan has "Sell" rating and $132 target.

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