J.M. Smucker The food products company is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings on Feb. 16. Analysts, on average, anticipate earnings of $1.41 a share on $1.54 billion in revenue. "As noted in our "Year Ahead" report, we designated Smucker as our top pick for 2012 due to: (1) broad market share gains, (2) compelling coffee category dynamics, (3) restructuring savings, (4) FCF acceleration and (5) attractive valuation," Deutsche Bank analysts wrote in a Feb. 1 report. "The recent 5 mil share buyback auth. only reinforces our view." Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 2.4% Rated "A+ (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's second-quarter gross profit margin decreased from the previous year. Smucker has strong liquidity. Its Quick Ratio is 1.76, which demonstrates the company's ability to meet its short-term cash needs. In the second quarter, stockholders' net worth decreased 2.55% from the prior year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $100.31. The stock closed Monday at $79.52 and has increased 1.73% year to date.