The company also controlled overhead expenses over the last three months, an outcome that was apparently well received by investors.
News & Analysis: J.M. Smucker
SJM earnings call for the period ending January 31, 2019.
Improving pricing power and margins will still be challenging.
Executives discussed the underlying strength in the company's recent earnings, despite muted reported results.
The most recent quarter showed a company struggling to grow -- maybe it would be better off shrinking instead.
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After peeling away added revenue from a recent acquisition and adjusting for the sale of the company's baking business, underlying revenue growth stalled over the last three months.
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SJM earnings call for the period ending October 31, 2018.
Weak pricing hurt the food company's results and led to a guidance cut.