J M Smucker (NYSE:SJM) and Farmmi (NASDAQ:FAMI) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends.
This table compares J M Smucker and Farmmi’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|J M Smucker||17.59%||12.03%||5.83%|
J M Smucker pays an annual dividend of $3.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Farmmi does not pay a dividend. J M Smucker pays out 42.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. J M Smucker has raised its dividend for 17 consecutive years.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
82.8% of J M Smucker shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.3% of Farmmi shares are held by institutional investors. 3.9% of J M Smucker shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares J M Smucker and Farmmi’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|J M Smucker||$7.36 billion||1.60||$1.34 billion||$7.96||12.98|
J M Smucker has higher revenue and earnings than Farmmi.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for J M Smucker and Farmmi, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|J M Smucker||4||6||4||0||2.00|
J M Smucker presently has a consensus price target of $115.17, indicating a potential upside of 11.44%. Given J M Smucker’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe J M Smucker is more favorable than Farmmi.
J M Smucker beats Farmmi on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
J M Smucker Company Profile
The J. M. Smucker Company manufactures and markets branded food and beverage products worldwide. It operates in four segments: U.S. Retail Coffee, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods, U.S. Retail Pet Foods, and International and Away From Home. The company primarily offers coffee, pet food and pet snacks, peanut butter, fruit spreads, shortening and oils, baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings, frozen sandwiches, flour and baking ingredients, juices and beverages, and portion control products. It also provides dog snacks, natural shelf stable juices, ice cream toppings, flours, pickles, canned milk, premium pet food products, and foodservice hot beverages. The company offers its products under the Folgers, Dunkin' Donuts, Café Bustelo, Jif, Smucker's, Crisco, Pillsbury, Uncrustables, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Natural Balance, Kibbles n Bits, 9Lives, Pup-Peroni, Nature's Recipe, Folgers and Smucker's, 1850, Folgers Simply Gourmet, Robin Hood, Five Roses, R.W. Knudsen Family, Sahale Snacks, Bick's, Rachael Ray, and Nutrish brands. It sells its products through direct sales and brokers to food retailers and wholesalers, club stores, pet specialty stores, discount and dollar stores, drug stores, military commissaries, mass merchandisers, natural foods stores and distributors, and online retailers; and through retail channels, and foodservice distributors and operators. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Orrville, Ohio.
Farmmi Company Profile
Farmmi, Inc. processes and sells agricultural products in China, the United States, Japan, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East. The company offers shiitake and Mu Er mushrooms; and other edible fungi products, including bamboo fungi, agrocybe aegerila, pleurotus eryngii, grifola frondosa, coprinus comatus, and hericium erinaceus. It also trades in other agricultural products, such as tea. The company offers its products through distributors, as well as through an online store, Farmmi Liangpin Mall. Farmmi, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Lishui, China.
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