J. M Smucker Company Analysis

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Register to read the introduction… Smucker Company is America's top producer and marketer of jams, jellies, and preserves. Operating in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Australia, it also manufactures and markets peanut butter, ice cream toppings, fruit drinks and syrups. The familiar corporate trademark, "With a name like Smucker's, it has to be good," alludes both to the Company's founding family and its reputation for high-quality products.
Smucker’s was founded in 1897 by Jerome Monroe Smucker’s who sold his first product, apple butter, from the back of a horse-drawn wagon. The Company was incorporated in 1921, and is headquartered in Orrville, Ohio since its founding, and has been family run for four generations. The Company is also known for its insistence on independence: family members maintain a controlling interest in their namesake Company and fiercely guard their majority
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retail consumer market, U.S. retail oils and baking market, U.S. retail coffee market, and special markets. The Company’s three U.S. retail market segments in total comprised nearly 80 percent of the Company’s net sales and represent a major portion of the strategic focus area for the Company – the sale of branded food products with leadership positions to consumers through retail outlets in North America. The special markets segment represents sales outside of the U.S. retail market segments and includes the Company’s Canada, foodservice, natural foods (formerly beverage), and international business …show more content…
Valuation Measures | |

Market Cap (intraday)5: | 8.47B | Enterprise Value (Mar 7, 2012)3: | 10.19B | Trailing P/E (ttm, intraday): | 18.99 | Forward P/E (fye Apr 30, 2013)1: | 14.26 | PEG Ratio (5 yr expected)1: | 2.18 | Price/Sales (ttm): | 1.59 | Price/Book (mrq): | 1.58 | Enterprise Value/Revenue (ttm)3: | 1.90 | Enterprise Value/EBITDA (ttm)6: | 9.38 | |

Financial Highlights | |

Fiscal Year | Fiscal Year Ends: | Apr 30 | Most Recent Quarter (mrq): | Jan 31, 2012 |

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