J.M. Smucker Company (The) (SJM) : The short interest in J.M. Smucker Company (The) (SJM) has changed with an increase of 176,174 shares and the open interest is 4%. From 4,362,439 short positions on Jul 29, 2016, the shorts increased to 4,538,613 shares by August 15, 2016. There are 5 more days left for the expiry and the daily trading volume of the stock is 872,930 shares. The total interest of shorts is 4% of the shares available to the public. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
J.M. Smucker Company (The) (NYSE:SJM): The stock opened at $143.63 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $143.81 for the day. The stock traded down to $140.34 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $142.28 with a loss of -0.94% for the day. The stock had closed at $143.63 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,853,452 shares.
In a related news, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the Director of J M SMUCKER Co, West David J had sold 865 shares worth of $125,987 in a transaction dated June 24, 2016. In this transaction, 865 shares were sold at $145.65 per share.
The J. M. Smucker Company is a manufacturer and marketer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America. The Company has four segments: U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International, Foodservice and Natural Foods. The Companys U.S. retail market segments consist of the sale of branded food products to consumers through retail outlets in North America. The Companys International, Foodservice and Natural Foods segment represents sales outside of the U.S. retail market segments. The Companys principal consumer food and beverage products are coffee, peanut butter, fruit spreads, shortening and oils, baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings, canned milk, flour and baking ingredients, juices and beverages, frozen sandwiches, toppings, syrups, pickles, condiments, grain products and nut mix products. The Companys pet products consist of dry and wet dog food, dry and wet cat food, dog snacks and cat snacks.