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General Corporate Information
Where is The J. M. Smucker Company’s corporate headquarters located?
One Strawberry Lane
Orrville, Ohio 44667
What is The J. M. Smucker Company’s fiscal year?
The J. M. Smucker Company’s fiscal year begins May 1 and ends April 30.
What is The J. M. Smucker Company’s ticker symbol and on what exchange does Smucker stock trade?
SJM – New York Stock Exchange
How can I get a copy of The J. M. Smucker Company’s annual report or proxy statement?
You can view and print the annual report or proxy statement in the Annual Report / Proxy Statement section. A printed copy of the report(s) can also be obtained by requesting one through the Information Request service.
How can I get a copy of The J. M. Smucker Company’s 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report?
The J. M. Smucker Company's 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report is now available in the Online Investor Kit. We encourage you to direct all Corporate Responsibility Report inquiries and comments to us via email at email@example.com.
How can I get copies of The J. M. Smucker Company’s quarterly reports?
Quarterly filings can be viewed and printed in the SEC Filings section.
When does The J. M. Smucker Company hold its Annual Meeting?
The Company’s annual meeting is typically held in mid-August in Wooster, Ohio.
What is The J. M. Smucker Company’s CUSIP number?
Our Company’s CUSIP number is 832696405.
Who is on The J. M. Smucker Company’s Board of Directors?
The Board of Directors are listed in the Corporate Governance section.
Who is the Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for The J. M. Smucker Company?
Ernst & Young LLP
What analysts cover The J. M. Smucker Company and how can I receive an analyst report?
The analysts who routinely cover the Company are listed in the Analyst Coverage section. You may contact any of the analysts listed to obtain a report on the Company.
|When was The J. M. Smucker Company’s initial public offering?|
The J. M. Smucker Company was founded in 1897 and made public in 1959.
Does The J. M. Smucker Company have more than one class of common stock?
The Company currently maintains only SJM (common) shares. From September 30, 1991 until August 29, 2000, the Company maintained Class A common shares (SJM.A) and Class B common shares (SJM.B). Effective August 29, 2000, SJM.A and SJM.B were converted to SJM shares.
Stock Split History:
Has The J. M. Smucker Company issued any preferred stock?
Who is the transfer agent for the Company and how do I contact them?
Computershare Investor Services is the transfer agent for the Company and their contact information is as follows:
Computershare Investor Services, LLC
250 Royall Street
Canton, MA 02021
Phone: (800) 456-1169
Phone outside of U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico: (312) 360-5254
Whom do I contact when I have questions about my Smucker shares?
If you are a street-name holder (shares held in the name of a brokerage, bank, trust, or other nominee), please contact your representative at your financial institution.
If you are a registered shareholder, please contact our transfer agent, Computershare Investor Services, above, for questions pertaining to:
For other questions, you may also contact The J. M. Smucker Company’s Shareholder Services department by calling (330) 684-3838, submitting your inquiry through the Information Request form, or writing to:
The J. M. Smucker Company
Orrville, OH 44667
If I am a registered shareholder (shares held through Computershare Investor Services), can I have online access to my shareholder account?
Yes. Computershare offers a service on their website called “Investor Centre.” To register your account and become a member of Investor Centre or to obtain additional information, click on the link below to access the Investor Centre page located on Computershare’s website. Once you are a member of Investor Centre, you will have the ability to view your account balance, buy and sell shares online, update your address information, and much more. If you have additional questions about Investor Centre, you may speak with a Computershare representative at (800) 456-1169. Click Here to access the Investor Centre
Does The J. M. Smucker Company have a Direct Stock Purchase/Dividend Reinvestment Plan? If so, where can I find additional information regarding this program?
Yes. The program, called “Computershare Investment Plan”, is sponsored and administered by Computershare Trust Company, Inc. Information regarding this program can be accessed by clicking on the Computershare link below. The website includes a plan brochure and enrollment form, as well as a list of fees associated with the program. Please call Computershare at (800) 456-1169 for questions relating to the program. Click Here to access Computershare Investment Plan.
If you are a registered shareholder (Smucker shares are held through Computershare Investor Services) and, you need to obtain a form to complete any of the following transactions, please click the link below to obtain the information you need from Computershare’s website.
You have a question relating to any of the following items, please contact Computershare at 800-456-1169, for assistance.
Does The J. M. Smucker Company pay dividends and if so, when?
The Company has issued dividends consistently each year since 1960. Dividends are paid on a quarterly basis, and historically, have been paid in March, June, September and December. For more information, you can go to the Stock Trading and Dividend Information section.
How does the Company’s time phased voting work?
All Smucker common shares owned as of November 6, 2008, are entitled to ten votes per share on specific matters detailed in the Company’s Amended Articles of Incorporation. For shares purchased on or after November 6, 2008, or for which a change in beneficial ownership has taken place after November 6, 2008, each share is entitled to one vote per share until four years have passed. After four years, if there has been no change in beneficial ownership during that time, each share is entitled to ten votes per share on specific matters detailed in the Company’s Amended Articles of Incorporation. The Amended Articles of Incorporation are located in the Corporate Governance section.
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