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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

J.M. Smucker

(NYSE:

SJM

) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $84.88, above its previous 52-week high of $84.78 with 67,760 shares traded as of 10:05 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 576,300 shares over the past 30 days.

J.M. Smucker has a market cap of $8.48 billion and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

food & beverage

industry. Shares are up 8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The J. M. Smucker Company engages in manufacturing and marketing branded food products primarily in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.4, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 18.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates J.M. Smucker as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

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