SJM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry ...

    October 13, 2014
    Are Cost-Control Measures Driving Consumer Staples? - Industry Outlook
  2. Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook

    June 10, 2014
    Can Consumer Staples Rebound? - Industry Outlook
  3. For investors, the time could be right to add a jolt of java to their holdings.

    Giving Your Portfolio A Jolt With Coffee

    February 26, 2014
    The world continues to drink more coffee. Yet, supplies continue to drop. The recent weather issues are exacerbating those ...
  4. History Suggests Street Will Get Over “Disappointing” Smucker ...

    August 21, 2013
    Smucker isn't cheap, but worries about K-Cup growth seem a little overdone.
  5. Wall Street All In On Kraft's Improvement Potential

    August 6, 2013
    Kraft has the quality, but Wall Street's cheering section has the stock trading at fair value.
  6. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 21, 2013
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  7. Smucker Does Alright, But The Street Goes Away Disappointed

    June 7, 2013
    Smucker's solid quarter is overshadowed by softer sales, particularly in K-cup coffee.
  8. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Gives The Street A Jolt

    November 28, 2012
    Green Mountain may not be as doomed as the shorts hope.
  9. Even With A So-So Quarter, Smucker Looks Worth Watching

    November 19, 2012
    Smucker is treading water in a tough market.
  10. Sara Lee Misses, Awaits Spin-Off - Analyst Blog

    May 3, 2012
    Sara Lee Misses, Awaits Spin-Off - Analyst Blog
  11. Investing Long-Term? Start with These 4

    February 1, 2012
    The US economy is showing more green shoots, and while a mild winter may be giving us false hope of an early thaw in the ...
  12. Smucker's Is The Perfect Stock To Fund Your Retirement

    December 13, 2011
    In the past 10 years Smucker's stock has never lost more than 5% annually. If you want a stable stock to fund your retirement, ...
  13. TreeHouse Foods – Store Brands At A Premium Price

    November 8, 2011
    TreeHouse is building value in off-brand products, but the stock is no bargain.
  14. A Portfolio Cup Of Joe

    October 18, 2011
    With global demand for coffee continuing to rise and poor weather threatening supplies, coffee prices have nowhere to go ...
  15. Heinz Increases Global Strength

    June 1, 2011
    Find out what moves Heinz has made to increase its market share and push its stock to new highs.
  16. The Impact Of Rising Coffee Prices

    March 24, 2011
    Almost all food prices are inflating rapidly, and coffee is one of the fastest climbers. Find out how this will affect inventory ...
  17. Value In Consumer Staples

    March 10, 2011
    Consumer staples are a great way to hedge your investments during a volatile economy.
  18. Looking For Safer Stocks? Check Your Pantry

    August 25, 2010
    If the economy takes another dip, consumer staples can provide strong-and-steady growth to any portfolio.
  19. J.M. Smucker Needs A Sales Boost

    June 21, 2010
    Smucker has added a slow-growing brand that accounts for the bulk of total sales and leaves the shares somewhat unappetizing. ...
  20. 3 Stocks With Revenue Growth Greater Than Earnings Growth

    June 3, 2010
    All three of these stocks should do well in the coming months as the economy continues to improve.
  21. Companies Reaching New Highs

    May 5, 2010
    When companies hit a new 52-week high, there is a unique opportunity for the trader. Read on to find out which company stands ...
  22. A Different Magic Formula

    February 23, 2010
    Joel Greenblatt's Magic Formula is very useful when comparing some of the biggest processed and packaged goods companies ...
  23. Wealth Creation: Fact Or Fiction

    October 23, 2009
    CEO Magazine's just brought out its list of wealth creators and wealth destroyers. This piece examines a couple that are ...
  24. Is Made In America Good Business?

    June 24, 2009
    New Balance is highlighting that its shoes are made in America. Does going local make good business sense?
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