Ratios Reveal: Breaking Down J.M. Smucker Co. (SJM)’s Financial Health

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J.M. Smucker Co. (NYSE: SJM) closed the day trading at $112.94 up 0.15% from the previous closing price of $112.77. In other words, the price has increased by $0.15 from its previous closing price. On the day, 0.8 million shares were traded. SJM stock price reached its highest trading level at $114.25 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $112.52.


For a better understanding of SJM, let’s look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 334.04 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 18.62. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.38 and its Current Ratio is at 0.78. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.16 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.10.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, DA Davidson on March 01, 2024, initiated with a Neutral rating and assigned the stock a target price of $132.

On February 28, 2024, Stifel Upgraded its rating to Buy which previously was Hold but kept the price unchanged to $135.

On February 01, 2024, Citigroup started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $153.Citigroup initiated its Buy rating on February 01, 2024, with a $153 target price.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 27 ’24 when Knudsen Jeannette L sold 3,200 shares for $124.77 per share. The transaction valued at 399,264 led to the insider holds 8,946 shares of the business.

Knudsen Jeannette L sold 6,500 shares of SJM for $791,570 on Mar 04 ’24. The Chief Legal Officer now owns 12,146 shares after completing the transaction at $121.78 per share. On Feb 29 ’24, another insider, AMIN TARANG, who serves as the Director of the company, bought 900 shares for $122.22 each. As a result, the insider paid 109,998 and bolstered with 1,900 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, SJM now has a Market Capitalization of 11991518208 and an Enterprise Value of 20695767040. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.46 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.59. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.521 whereas that against EBITDA is 11.504.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, SJM has reached a high of $159.45, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $107.33. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -4.84%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -9.77%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, SJM traded about 1.31M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, SJM traded about 1260830 shares per day. A total of 104.40M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 103.55M. Insiders hold about 2.47% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 83.18% stake in the company. Shares short for SJM as of 1713139200 were 3567319 with a Short Ratio of 2.73, compared to 1710460800 on 4341658. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3567319 and a Short% of Float of 3.9699999999999998.

Dividends & Splits

SJM’s forward annual dividend rate is 4.20, up from 4.2 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.037243947The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.02.

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