NYSE:SMG - Scotts Miracle-Gro Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$78.87 +0.94 (+1.21 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$77.93
Today's Range$77.77 - $79.13
52-Week Range$57.96 - $93.00
Volume465,900 shs
Average Volume598,672 shs
Market Capitalization$4.37 billion
P/E Ratio21.26
Dividend Yield2.82%
Beta0.86
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company manufactures, markets, and sells consumer lawn and garden products in the United States and internatonally. The company operates through three segments: U.S. Consumer, Hawthorne, and Other. It offers lawn care products, such as lawn fertilizers, grass seed products, spreaders, other durable products, and outdoor cleaners, as well as lawn-related weed, pest, and disease control products. The company also provides gardening and landscape products, including water-soluble and continuous-release plant foods, potting mixes and garden soils, mulch and decorative groundcover products, plant-related pest and disease control products, organic garden products, and lives goods and seeding solutions. In addition, it offers hydroponic products that help users grow plants, flowers, and vegetables in an indoor or urban environment; and insect control products, rodent control products, and weed control products for home areas. The company offers its products under the Scotts, Turf Builder, EZ Seed, PatchMaster, Thick'R Lawn, GrubEx, EdgeGuard, Handy Green II, Scotts OxiCleanTM3, Miracle-Gro, LiquaFeed, Osmocote, Shake ‘N Feed, Hyponex, Earthgro, SuperSoil, Fafard, Nature Scapes, Ortho, Miracle-Gro Organic Choice, Nature's Care, Whitney Farms, EcoScraps, Gro-ables, Hydroponics, Gavita, Botanicare, Vermicrop, Agrolux, Can-Filters, Sun System, Gro Pro, Mother Earth, Hurricane, Grower's Edge, AeroGarden, Ortho Weed B Gon, Roundup, and Groundclear brands. It serves home centers, mass merchandisers, warehouse clubs, large hardware chains, independent hardware stores, nurseries, garden centers, e-commerce platforms, food and drug stores, and indoor gardening and hydroponic distributors and retailers through a direct sales force, and network of brokers and distributors. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company was founded in 1868 and is headquartered in Marysville, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Agricultural chemicals
Sub-IndustryFertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP81018610
Phone937-644-0011

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.66 billion
Cash Flow$5.4058 per share
Book Value$4.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$63.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,150
Market Cap$4.37 billion
OptionableOptionable

Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Scotts Miracle-Gro's stock symbol?

Scotts Miracle-Gro trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SMG."

How often does Scotts Miracle-Gro pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Scotts Miracle-Gro?

Scotts Miracle-Gro announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 25th. Investors of record on Friday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 21st. View Scotts Miracle-Gro's Dividend History.

How were Scotts Miracle-Gro's earnings last quarter?

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (NYSE:SMG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 30th. The basic materials company reported ($1.39) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($1.24) by $0.15. The basic materials company had revenue of $298.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $287.24 million. Scotts Miracle-Gro had a return on equity of 47.98% and a net margin of 0.19%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 34.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned ($1.08) earnings per share. View Scotts Miracle-Gro's Earnings History.

When is Scotts Miracle-Gro's next earnings date?

Scotts Miracle-Gro is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Scotts Miracle-Gro.

What guidance has Scotts Miracle-Gro issued on next quarter's earnings?

Scotts Miracle-Gro updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.10-4.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.17. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.93-2.96 billion (+10-11%), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.91 billion.

What price target have analysts set for SMG?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Scotts Miracle-Gro's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Scotts Miracle-Gro's share price to reach $77.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Scotts Miracle-Gro.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Scotts Miracle-Gro?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Scotts Miracle-Gro in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Scotts Miracle-Gro.

Has Scotts Miracle-Gro been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SMG stock have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Scotts Miracle-Gro earned a news sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Scotts Miracle-Gro's key competitors?

Who are Scotts Miracle-Gro's key executives?

Scotts Miracle-Gro's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James S. Hagedorn, Chairman & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Michael C. Lukemire, Pres & COO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Thomas Randal Coleman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Ivan C. Smith, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 50)
  • Ms. Denise S. Stump, Exec. VP of Global HR & Chief Ethics Officer (Age 65)

Who are Scotts Miracle-Gro's major shareholders?

Scotts Miracle-Gro's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.56%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.89%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.75%), Northern Trust Corp (1.22%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.17%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.05%). Company insiders that own Scotts Miracle-Gro stock include Brian D Finn, Denise Stump, Hagedorn Partnership, LP, Ivan C Smith, James Hagedorn, Katherine Littlefield Hagedorn, Michael C Lukemire, Michelle A Johnson, Nancy G Mistretta, Paul Hagedorn, Stephen L Johnson and Thomas Randal Coleman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Scotts Miracle-Gro.

Which major investors are selling Scotts Miracle-Gro stock?

SMG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Wellington Shields & Co. LLC, Boston Financial Mangement LLC, Isthmus Partners LLC, Comerica Bank, California Public Employees Retirement System and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. Company insiders that have sold Scotts Miracle-Gro company stock in the last year include Hagedorn Partnership, LP, James Hagedorn, Katherine Littlefield Hagedorn, Michael C Lukemire and Nancy G Mistretta. View Insider Buying and Selling for Scotts Miracle-Gro.

Which major investors are buying Scotts Miracle-Gro stock?

SMG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gotham Asset Management LLC, ETF Managers Group LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Fisher Asset Management LLC and Centerstone Investors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Scotts Miracle-Gro.

How do I buy shares of Scotts Miracle-Gro?

Shares of SMG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Scotts Miracle-Gro's stock price today?

One share of SMG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $78.87.

How big of a company is Scotts Miracle-Gro?

Scotts Miracle-Gro has a market capitalization of $4.37 billion and generates $2.66 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $63.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.71 on an earnings per share basis. Scotts Miracle-Gro employs 5,150 workers across the globe.

What is Scotts Miracle-Gro's official website?

The official website for Scotts Miracle-Gro is http://www.scotts.com.

How can I contact Scotts Miracle-Gro?

Scotts Miracle-Gro's mailing address is 14111 SCOTTSLAWN ROAD, MARYSVILLE OH, 43041. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 937-644-0011 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE SMG)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  240 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  372 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  612
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Scotts Miracle-Gro and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SMG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SMG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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