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J.M. Smucker Co (NYSE: SJM) reported a rise in its fiscal second-quarter profit.

Smucker's quarterly profit surged to $148.8 million, or $1.36 per share, versus $127.2 million, or $1.12 per share, in the year-earlier period. On an adjusted basis, Smucker earned $1.45 per share.

Its revenue climbed to $1.63 billion from $1.51 billion. However, analysts were expecting earnings of $1.45 per share on revenue of $1.63 billion.

Smucker now projects fiscal year 2013 adjusted earnings of $5.12 to $5.22 per share.

Smucker shares closed at $85.38 yesterday.

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