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

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$67.55 -0.71 (-1.04 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 01:23 AM ET)
Previous Close$68.26
Today's Range$67.50 - $68.95
52-Week Range$57.96 - $108.75
Volume476,200 shs
Average Volume598,636 shs
Market Capitalization$3.78 billion
P/E Ratio18.32
Dividend Yield3.26%
Beta0.69
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

Current Ratio1.45
Quick Ratio0.66

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.66 billion
Price / Sales1.40
Cash Flow$5.2691 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.82
Book Value$6.49 per share
Price / Book10.41

Profitability

Net Income$63.70 million
Net Margins2.39%
Return on Assets6.46%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,150
Market Cap$3.78 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 Wednesday, November 7th. Investors of record on Monday, November 26th will be given a dividend of $0.55 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 23rd. View Scotts Miracle-Gro's Dividend History.

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

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (NYSE:SMG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The basic materials company reported ($0.75) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.67) by $0.08. The basic materials company had revenue of $434 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $441.10 million. Scotts Miracle-Gro had a return on equity of 44.65% and a net margin of 2.39%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 15.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.26) EPS. 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, January 29th 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, November, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.10-4.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.31. The company issued revenue guidance of +10-11% to ~$2.93-2.96 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.97 billion.

What price target have analysts set for SMG?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Scotts Miracle-Gro's stock. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Scotts Miracle-Gro's share price to reach $77.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.0% from the stock's current price. 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 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Scotts Miracle-Gro.

Has Scotts Miracle-Gro been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SMG stock has trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Scotts Miracle-Gro earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.42%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.11%), RPG Investment Advisory LLC (0.11%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), Virtu Financial LLC (0.02%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.02%). 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 Sit Investment Associates Inc., RPG Investment Advisory LLC, Curbstone Financial Management Corp and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtu Financial LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Personal Capital Advisors Corp, CENTRAL TRUST Co and Curbstone Financial Management Corp. 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 $67.55.

How big of a company is Scotts Miracle-Gro?

Scotts Miracle-Gro has a market capitalization of $3.78 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:  239 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  369 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  608
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This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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