J. M. Smucker (SJM) Tops Q2 EPS by 12c; Maintains Outlook

November 17, 2016 7:04 AM EST

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J. M. Smucker (NYSE: SJM) reported Q2 EPS of $2.05, $0.12 better than the analyst estimate of $1.93. Revenue for the quarter came in at $1.91 billion versus the consensus estimate of $2 billion.

GUIDANCE:

J. M. Smucker maintains FY2017 EPS of $7.60-$7.75, versus the consensus of $7.68.

"We delivered record adjusted earnings per share for the fiscal second quarter," said Mark Smucker, Chief Executive Officer. "We continue to make significant progress against our current year priorities and long-term goals. These include achieving sustainable cost reductions that both support the bottom-line and fuel investments in the continued growth of our brands. As an example, we are excited to announce the launch of Nature's RecipeĀ® premium pet food into grocery and mass merchandise outlets later this fiscal year. We are aggressively pursuing a variety of growth opportunities and remain confident about enhancing shareholder value."

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