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S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Israel hails 'success' in blocking Iran's unprecedented attack. Biden now seeks diplomatic response
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
Diplomat tapped as Latvia's new foreign minister as incumbent quits following flights scandal
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
Olympic track uniforms spark online debate about who designed them and why they're so skimpy
The craze for Masters gnomes is growing. Little golf-centric statue is now a coveted collector item
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Israel hails 'success' in blocking Iran's unprecedented attack. Biden now seeks diplomatic response
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
Diplomat tapped as Latvia's new foreign minister as incumbent quits following flights scandal
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
Olympic track uniforms spark online debate about who designed them and why they're so skimpy
The craze for Masters gnomes is growing. Little golf-centric statue is now a coveted collector item
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Israel hails 'success' in blocking Iran's unprecedented attack. Biden now seeks diplomatic response
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
Diplomat tapped as Latvia's new foreign minister as incumbent quits following flights scandal
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
Olympic track uniforms spark online debate about who designed them and why they're so skimpy
The craze for Masters gnomes is growing. Little golf-centric statue is now a coveted collector item

J. M. Smucker (SJM) Competitors

$109.61
-2.43 (-2.17%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

SJM vs. USFD, ACI, CPB, LW, TAP, SCI, COTY, CAG, ELF, and PPC

Should you be buying J. M. Smucker stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of J. M. Smucker include US Foods (USFD), Albertsons Companies (ACI), Campbell Soup (CPB), Lamb Weston (LW), Molson Coors Beverage (TAP), Service Co. International (SCI), Coty (COTY), Conagra Brands (CAG), e.l.f. Beauty (ELF), and Pilgrim's Pride (PPC). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

J. M. Smucker vs.

J. M. Smucker (NYSE:SJM) and US Foods (NYSE:USFD) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, media sentiment, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, community ranking and valuation.

US Foods has a net margin of 1.42% compared to J. M. Smucker's net margin of -1.24%. J. M. Smucker's return on equity of 14.29% beat US Foods' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
J. M. Smucker-1.24% 14.29% 6.08%
US Foods 1.42%13.41%4.65%

J. M. Smucker currently has a consensus price target of $137.47, indicating a potential upside of 25.41%. US Foods has a consensus price target of $54.92, indicating a potential upside of 8.60%. Given J. M. Smucker's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe J. M. Smucker is more favorable than US Foods.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
J. M. Smucker
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33
US Foods
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.89

J. M. Smucker received 262 more outperform votes than US Foods when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.62% of users gave US Foods an outperform vote while only 62.33% of users gave J. M. Smucker an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
J. M. SmuckerOutperform Votes
680
62.33%
Underperform Votes
411
37.67%
US FoodsOutperform Votes
418
63.62%
Underperform Votes
239
36.38%

J. M. Smucker has a beta of 0.21, indicating that its stock price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, US Foods has a beta of 1.58, indicating that its stock price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500.

US Foods has higher revenue and earnings than J. M. Smucker. J. M. Smucker is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than US Foods, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
J. M. Smucker$8.53B1.36-$91.30M-$0.88-124.56
US Foods$35.60B0.35$506M$2.0225.03

In the previous week, J. M. Smucker had 4 more articles in the media than US Foods. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for J. M. Smucker and 9 mentions for US Foods. US Foods' average media sentiment score of 0.45 beat J. M. Smucker's score of 0.43 indicating that US Foods is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
J. M. Smucker
3 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
US Foods
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

81.7% of J. M. Smucker shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.8% of US Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.5% of J. M. Smucker shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of US Foods shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

US Foods beats J. M. Smucker on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding SJM and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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SJM vs. The Competition

MetricJ. M. SmuckerCanned fruits & specialties IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$11.64B$4.01B$14.64B$17.32B
Dividend Yield3.78%3.78%3.00%3.53%
P/E Ratio-124.563.6821.2925.08
Price / Sales1.360.565.829.09
Price / Cash8.654.5134.1917.56
Price / Book1.600.804.365.09
Net Income-$91.30M-$26.51M$567.90M$972.03M
7 Day Performance-6.49%-2.24%-2.30%-2.61%
1 Month Performance-9.95%-2.62%-3.82%-0.22%
1 Year Performance-28.07%-31.42%-5.48%114.25%

J. M. Smucker Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
USFD
US Foods
4.6359 of 5 stars
$51.78
+1.0%
$54.42
+5.1%
+35.7%$12.70B$35.60B25.6330,000Analyst Report
News Coverage
ACI
Albertsons Companies
3.9965 of 5 stars
$20.93
-0.1%
$25.56
+22.1%
-1.2%$12.06B$77.65B8.94290,000Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↓
CPB
Campbell Soup
3.9419 of 5 stars
$44.44
+1.6%
$46.38
+4.4%
-23.5%$13.25B$9.36B17.3614,500Short Interest ↑
LW
Lamb Weston
4.9713 of 5 stars
$80.44
+3.4%
$117.40
+45.9%
-27.1%$11.61B$5.35B10.7410,300High Trading Volume
TAP
Molson Coors Beverage
3.1079 of 5 stars
$67.33
+1.1%
$67.67
+0.5%
+18.0%$14.37B$11.70B15.4416,500Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
SCI
Service Co. International
3.1942 of 5 stars
$72.00
-0.6%
$75.00
+4.2%
-2.7%$10.55B$4.10B20.4524,922Short Interest ↓
COTY
Coty
4.0037 of 5 stars
$11.34
+1.7%
$13.28
+17.1%
-13.7%$9.98B$6.01B32.4011,350Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
CAG
Conagra Brands
4.3342 of 5 stars
$31.28
flat
$33.14
+6.0%
-21.9%$14.95B$12.12B15.7218,600Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
ELF
e.l.f. Beauty
4.525 of 5 stars
$170.36
+2.8%
$186.58
+9.5%
+87.0%$9.46B$578.84M75.38339Analyst Report
Positive News
PPC
Pilgrim's Pride
2.4373 of 5 stars
$35.31
+0.2%
$32.00
-9.4%
+49.8%$8.37B$17.36B26.1661,200Short Interest ↓

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This page (NYSE:SJM) was last updated on 4/14/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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