The J. M. Smucker: Insider and Fund Stock Sales in Quarterly Release

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently decreased stock shares of The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM).

SEC data indicate these insiders have sold The J. M. Smucker Company’s stock since 06/30/2011:

Long Elizabeth Valk: act as Director. On 11/21/2011, sold 5,000 shares, worth $368,000.

Oakland Steven: act as President. On 11/30/2011, sold 3,490 shares, worth $263,800.

Yeagley Albert W: act as Vice President. On 11/21/2011, sold 2,600 shares, worth $191,200.

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly reduced their stock shares of The J. M. Smucker Company in Q3 2011:

CITADEL ADVISORS LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 795,285 shares, worth $60,020,159. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.

NATIXIS: On 06/30/2011, held 239,621 shares, worth $18,084,197. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.

WADDELL & REED FINANCIAL INC: On 06/30/2011, held 217,100 shares, worth $16,384,537. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.

HEALTHCOR GROUP, LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 175,000 shares, worth $13,207,250. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.

LIBERTY MUTUAL GROUP INC: On 06/30/2011, held 98,280 shares, worth $7,417,192. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.

About the company: The JM Smucker Company manufactures and markets food products on a worldwide basis. The Company’s principal products include peanut butter, shortening and oils, fruit spreads, canned milk, baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings, flour and baking ingredients, juices and beverages, frozen sandwiches, dessert toppings, syrups, pickles and condiments, and potato side dishes.

Competitors to Watch: TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS), Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RAH), The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN), General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG), B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS), Kellogg (NYSE:K), Kraft Foods (NYSE:KFT), Farmer Brothers Co. (NASDAQ:FARM), Lancaster Colony Corp. (NASDAQ:LANC), Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX), Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR), Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) and H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE:HNZ).

(Note: Data regarding The J. M. Smucker Company’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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