Condor Capital Management Trimmed Its Scotts Miracle Gro Co (SMG) Holding as Shares Rose; As Smucker J M Co Com New (SJM) Stock Rose, Shareholder Orrstown Financial Services Has Lowered Position by $630,369

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Orrstown Financial Services Inc decreased its stake in Smucker J M Co Com New (SJM) by 99.53% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Orrstown Financial Services Inc sold 5,679 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.24% with the market. The institutional investor held 27 shares of the packaged foods company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $3,000, down from 5,706 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Orrstown Financial Services Inc who had been investing in Smucker J M Co Com New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.74 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $103.24. About 194,870 shares traded. The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) has declined 19.20% since March 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.57% the S&P500. Some Historical SJM News: 29/03/2018 – J.M. Smucker takes initial bakery bids; 06/03/2018 – Statement of Ian Conner, Deputy Director of FTC Bureau of Competition, on J.M. Smucker Co.’s Decision to Drop Proposed Acquisition of Conagra Brands, Inc; 06/04/2018 – ADVISORY-Ignore stray alert from market research firm on J.M. Smucker; 06/03/2018 – JM Smucker: Determined With Conagra That Not in Best Interest to Expend Resources to Challenge FTC; 01/05/2018 – J.M. Smucker: David Lemmon to Lead Pet Business; 06/03/2018 – FTC: Statement of Ian Conner, Deputy Director of FTC Bureau of Competition, on J.M. Smucker Co.’s Decision to Drop Proposed; 22/03/2018 – J M SMUCKER – FDA INFORMED SMUCKER OF THREE ILLNESS REPORTS, CO INITIATED VOLUNTARY RECALL OF DOG TREATS; 06/03/2018 – The J. M. Smucker Co Announces Termination of Agreement to Acquire the Wesson(R) Oil Brand From Conagra Brands, Inc; 04/04/2018 – J.M. Smucker: Strategic Priorities Include Increased Emphasis Toward Growing Coffee, Pet, Snacking Food Businesses; 04/04/2018 – L Catterton and the Lang Family to Sell Ainsworth Pet Nutrition to the J.M. Smucker Co

Condor Capital Management decreased its stake in Scotts Miracle Gro Co (SMG) by 47.57% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Condor Capital Management sold 9,851 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.38% with the market. The institutional investor held 10,857 shares of the agricultural chemicals company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $667,000, down from 20,708 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Condor Capital Management who had been investing in Scotts Miracle Gro Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.46B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.24% or $1.01 during the last trading session, reaching $80.5. About 78,231 shares traded. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) has declined 9.43% since March 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.80% the S&P500. Some Historical SMG News: 17/04/2018 – Scotts Miracle-Gro: Hydroponic Industry Pressured by California Regulatory Change; 17/04/2018 – SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO CO – TRANSACTION VALUED AT $450 MLN; 01/05/2018 – Scotts Miracle-Gro 2Q EPS $2.59; 18/04/2018 – MOODY’S REVIEWS SCOTTS MIRACLE GRO FOR DOWNGRADE; 17/04/2018 – SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO – BENEFITS FROM TRANSACTION ARE EXPECTED TO IMPROVE YEAR-OVER-YEAR NON-GAAP ADJUSTED EARNINGS BY $0.60 TO $0.80 PER SHARE IN FY 2019; 01/05/2018 – Scotts Miracle-Gro 2Q Net $148.9M; 18/04/2018 – Moody’s Reviews Scotts Miracle Gro For Downgrade On Sunlight Supply Acquisition Announcement; 17/04/2018 – Scotts Miracle-Gro: ‘Project Catalyst’ Plan Intended to Improve Adjusted EPS by 60c-80c in FY2019; 17/04/2018 – SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO – SET A GOAL FOR HAWTHORNE TO ACHIEVE SEGMENT PROFIT OF ABOUT $120 MLN, OPERATING PROFIT MARGIN OF 17- 18 PCT BY END OF FISCAL 2020; 30/04/2018 – The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.34, from 1.29 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 48 investors sold SMG shares while 89 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 35.10 million shares or 2.04% more from 34.40 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Moreover, Ruggie Cap Grp has 0% invested in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Sg Americas Securities Lc holds 4,597 shares. Numerixs Inv Technology has invested 0.03% in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 0% or 23,843 shares. Toronto Dominion Retail Bank has invested 0% in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 25,705 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Moreover, Legal And General Gp Public Ltd Liability Corporation has 0% invested in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Verition Fund Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 0.05% of its portfolio in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Crystal Rock Capital Mngmt stated it has 1.81% of its portfolio in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Maverick Cap holds 3,180 shares. Wellington Shields & Llc reported 15,800 shares stake. Bb&T Corporation holds 0.03% or 21,619 shares in its portfolio. Palo invested in 12,500 shares or 0.33% of the stock. 44,263 are held by Advsr Asset Management Incorporated. Missouri-based Financial Bank has invested 0% in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG).

Since December 7, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $7.73 million activity. Another trade for 10,156 shares valued at $709,048 was sold by Lukemire Michael C. HAGEDORN JAMES also sold $3.41 million worth of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) shares. $197,397 worth of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) shares were sold by HAGEDORN KATHERINE LITTLEFIELD.

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Analysts await The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $3.38 earnings per share, up 17.36% or $0.50 from last year’s $2.88 per share. SMG’s profit will be $187.10M for 5.95 P/E if the $3.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $-1.39 actual earnings per share reported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -343.17% EPS growth.

Condor Capital Management, which manages about $765.52 million and $548.11 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) by 5,303 shares to 36,750 shares, valued at $2.51M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Spdr Series Trust (ONEK) by 18,411 shares in the quarter, for a total of 56,565 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VOO).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 80 investors sold SJM shares while 222 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. 89.73 million shares or 3.62% more from 86.60 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv accumulated 0.04% or 100,521 shares. Johnson Inv Counsel stated it has 0.62% in The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM). Brandywine Glob Ltd Com owns 103,250 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Oakworth holds 4 shares. Parkside Bancorp & Tru holds 236 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Country Trust State Bank holds 0% or 121 shares in its portfolio. Virtu Limited Liability Com holds 7,730 shares. Proshare Limited Company owns 0.02% invested in The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) for 37,141 shares. Endurance Wealth invested 0.01% in The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM). Citigroup Inc invested in 176,167 shares or 0.02% of the stock. The New York-based Tower Rech Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) has invested 0.04% in The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM). Strs Ohio invested 0.01% of its portfolio in The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM). Boston Private Wealth Ltd Liability Company owns 11,991 shares. Comerica Retail Bank holds 0.03% in The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) or 30,396 shares. Foster Dykema Cabot & Inc Ma stated it has 5,803 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings.

Since November 30, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $3.09 million activity. 20,000 shares valued at $2.06 million were bought by SMUCKER RICHARD K on Friday, November 30. Lemmon David J also sold $94,571 worth of The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) shares. Shares for $46,100 were bought by DINDO KATHRYN W.

Analysts await The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM) to report earnings on June, 6. They expect $1.99 EPS, up 3.11% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.93 per share. SJM’s profit will be $226.35M for 12.97 P/E if the $1.99 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.26 actual EPS reported by The J. M. Smucker Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.95% negative EPS growth.

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