With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Smucker and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Orrville, Ohio (1897)
Processed and packaged goods
CEO Richard Smucker
COO Vincent Byrd
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$438.8 million/$2.1 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 489 members who have rated Smucker believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Virtually every pantry in the US has something made by these guys. This by no means lights the world on fire, but it's a well-managed company with a good record of outperforming the market over long periods of time and that's partly thanks to the 2.1% and rising dividend yield. Looking for a holding for 5+ years? This is one to consider and I said so today on Investor Beat.
If you want market-thumping returns, you need to put together the best portfolio you can. Of course, despite a strong four-star rating, Smucker may not be your top choice.
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