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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- J.M. Smucker (NYSE: SJM) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $87.85, above its previous 52-week high of $87.81 with 216,391 shares traded as of 1:56 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 644,600 shares over the past 30 days.

J.M. Smucker has a market cap of $9.43 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 11.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 20.2, 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, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full J.M. Smucker Ratings Report.

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