How to buy The JMSmucker Company (SJM) shares in Australia
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The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM) is a leading packaged foods business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$130.58 after a previous close of US$130.05. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD129.43 to a high of USD130.99. The latest price was USD129.69 (25 minute delay). The JMSmucker Company is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in The JMSmucker Company
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for The JMSmucker Company. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: SJM. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until The JMSmucker Company reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$130.05, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of The JMSmucker Company, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of The JMSmucker Company. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
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- The JMSmucker Company key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is The JMSmucker Company stock a buy or sell?
- The JMSmucker Company performance over time
- Is The JMSmucker Company suitable for ethical investing?
- Are The JMSmucker Company shares over-valued?
- The JMSmucker Company's financials
- How volatile are The JMSmucker Company shares?
- Does The JMSmucker Company pay a dividend?
- Have The JMSmucker Company shares ever split?
- Other common questions
The JMSmucker Company stock price (NYSE:SJM)Use our graph to track the performance of SJM stocks over time.
The JMSmucker Company shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$107.2848 - US$138.0321|
|50-day moving average||US$123.0778|
|200-day moving average||US$126.8794|
|Dividend yield||US$3.69 (2.93%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$7.1108|
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The JMSmucker Company price performance over time
|1 week (2021-11-19)||4.33%|
|1 month (2021-10-27)||5.44%|
|3 months (2021-08-27)||4.95%|
|6 months (2021-05-27)||-2.14%|
|1 year (2020-11-27)||11.32%|
|2 years (2019-11-27)||22.26%|
|3 years (2018-11-27)||18.79%|
|5 years (2016-11-25)||2.55%|
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Is The JMSmucker Company under- or over-valued?
Valuing The JMSmucker Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The JMSmucker Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
The JMSmucker Company's P/E ratio
The JMSmucker Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, The JMSmucker Company shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
The JMSmucker Company's PEG ratio
The JMSmucker Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 7.8188. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The JMSmucker Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
The JMSmucker Company's EBITDA
The JMSmucker Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$1.7 billion (£1.3 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a The JMSmucker Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
The JMSmucker Company financials
|Revenue TTM||US$7.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||16.17%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$3.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||4.81%|
|Return on equity TTM||956.8%|
|Market capitalisation||US$13.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
The JMSmucker Company's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like The JMSmucker Company.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
The JMSmucker Company's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 31.77
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and The JMSmucker Company's overall score of 31.77 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 52nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like The JMSmucker Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
The JMSmucker Company's environmental score
Environmental score: 17.73/100
The JMSmucker Company's environmental score of 17.73 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The JMSmucker Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
The JMSmucker Company's social score
Social score: 15.35/100
The JMSmucker Company's social score of 15.35 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The JMSmucker Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
The JMSmucker Company's governance score
Governance score: 9.69/100
The JMSmucker Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that The JMSmucker Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
The JMSmucker Company's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. The JMSmucker Company scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that The JMSmucker Company has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||31.77|
|Total ESG percentile||51.94|
|Environmental score percentile||8|
|Social score percentile||8|
|Governance score percentile||8|
|Level of controversy||2|
The JMSmucker Company share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 43.8% of net profits
Recently The JMSmucker Company has paid out, on average, around 43.8% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.19% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), The JMSmucker Company shareholders could enjoy a 3.19% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The JMSmucker Company's case, that would currently equate to about $3.69 per share.
While The JMSmucker Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that The JMSmucker Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
The JMSmucker Company's most recent dividend payout was on 1 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have The JMSmucker Company's shares ever split?
The JMSmucker Company's shares were split on 3 June 2002. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The JMSmucker Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new INF% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for The JMSmucker Company shares which in turn could have impacted The JMSmucker Company's share price.
The JMSmucker Company share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, The JMSmucker Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$107.2848 up to US$138.0321. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while The JMSmucker Company's is 0.3184. This would suggest that The JMSmucker Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
The JMSmucker Company overview
The J. M. Smucker Company manufactures and markets branded food and beverage products worldwide. It operates in four segments: U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International and Away From Home. The company offers mainstream roast, ground, single serve, and premium coffee; peanut butter and specialty spreads; fruit spreads, shortening and oils, and frozen sandwiches; 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 ingredient. It provides its products under the Folgers, Café Bustelo, Dunkin' Donuts, 1850, Jif, Smucker's, Crisco, Smucker's Uncrustables, Meow Mix, Kibbles ?n Bits, 9Lives, Nature's Recipe, Milk-Bone, Pup-Peroni, Rachael Ray Nutrish, Natural Balance, Robin Hood, and Five Roses brands. The company sells its products through direct sales and brokers to food retailers and wholesalers, club stores, pet specialty stores, discount and dollar stores, drug stores, military commissaries, mass merchandisers, natural foods stores and distributors, and online retailers; and through retail channels, and foodservice distributors and operators. The J. M. Smucker Company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Orrville, Ohio.
The JMSmucker Company in the news
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J.M. Smucker (SJM) Shares Cross 3% Yield Mark
Optimism for J. M. Smucker (NYSE:SJM) has grown this past week, despite three-year decline in earnings
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