The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) Forecasted to Post Q1 2025 Earnings of $2.19 Per Share

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJMFree Report) – Research analysts at DA Davidson issued their Q1 2025 EPS estimates for J. M. Smucker in a research note issued to investors on Monday, June 10th. DA Davidson analyst B. Holland anticipates that the company will post earnings of $2.19 per share for the quarter. DA Davidson currently has a “Neutral” rating and a $126.00 price target on the stock. The consensus estimate for J. M. Smucker’s current full-year earnings is $10.12 per share. DA Davidson also issued estimates for J. M. Smucker’s FY2025 earnings at $9.95 EPS and FY2026 earnings at $10.51 EPS.

J. M. Smucker (NYSE:SJMGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 6th. The company reported $2.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.32 by $0.34. The business had revenue of $2.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.24 billion. J. M. Smucker had a net margin of 9.10% and a return on equity of 14.15%. The business’s revenue was down 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $2.64 earnings per share.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on SJM. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of J. M. Smucker from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $135.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their target price on shares of J. M. Smucker from $126.00 to $128.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 28th. Barclays reduced their target price on shares of J. M. Smucker from $132.00 to $123.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Monday. StockNews.com upgraded J. M. Smucker from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, TD Cowen decreased their target price on J. M. Smucker from $140.00 to $135.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, J. M. Smucker has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $133.71.

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J. M. Smucker Trading Down 1.2 %

Shares of J. M. Smucker stock opened at $113.58 on Tuesday. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $113.81 and a 200-day simple moving average of $120.79. J. M. Smucker has a fifty-two week low of $106.32 and a fifty-two week high of $154.34. The firm has a market cap of $12.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.95, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.74 and a beta of 0.23. The company has a quick ratio of 0.25, a current ratio of 0.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88.

J. M. Smucker Announces Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, June 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 17th were given a $1.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, May 16th. This represents a $4.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.73%. J. M. Smucker’s payout ratio is 59.55%.

Insider Buying and Selling at J. M. Smucker

In other news, insider Jeannette L. Knudsen sold 3,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $124.77, for a total value of $399,264.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 8,946 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,116,192.42. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Company insiders own 3.50% of the company’s stock.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On J. M. Smucker

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Boston Partners acquired a new position in shares of J. M. Smucker during the 1st quarter worth $364,990,000. Norges Bank bought a new position in J. M. Smucker during the fourth quarter valued at about $157,077,000. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its position in shares of J. M. Smucker by 487.5% in the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,459,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $178,961,000 after buying an additional 1,210,837 shares during the last quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB boosted its stake in shares of J. M. Smucker by 363.8% during the 4th quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 1,274,015 shares of the company’s stock worth $160,258,000 after acquiring an additional 999,315 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Point72 Asset Management L.P. increased its holdings in shares of J. M. Smucker by 21,858.1% during the 4th quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 680,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $86,027,000 after acquiring an additional 677,600 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 81.66% of the company’s stock.

J. M. Smucker Company Profile

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The J. M. Smucker Company manufactures and markets branded food and beverage products worldwide. It operates in three segments: U.S. Retail Pet Foods, U.S. Retail Coffee, and U.S. Retail Consumer Foods. The company offers mainstream roast, ground, single serve, and premium coffee; peanut butter and specialty spreads; fruit spreads, toppings, and syrups; jelly products; nut mix products; shortening and oils; frozen sandwiches and snacks; pet food and pet snacks; and foodservice hot beverage, foodservice portion control, and flour products, as well as dog and cat food, frozen handheld products, juices and beverages, and baking mixes and ingredients.

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