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

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$65.01 -0.53 (-0.81 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$65.54
Today's Range$64.91 - $66.43
52-Week Range$65.20 - $110.12
Volume44,161 shs
Average Volume402,147 shs
Market Capitalization$3.66 billion
P/E Ratio17.54
Dividend Yield3.33%
Beta0.45
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company manufactures, markets, and sells consumer lawn and garden products. The company operates through three segments: U.S. Consumer, Hawthorne, and Other. It offers lawn care products, including 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, such as 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 live 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, LiquaFeed, Water Smart, PatchMaster, GrubEx, EdgeGuard, Snap, Handy Green II, Scotts OxiCleanTM3, Miracle-Gro, Osmocote, Hyponex, Earthgro, SuperSoil, Ortho, Nature Scape, Miracle-Gro Organic Choice, Nature's Care, Whitney Farms, EcoScraps, Gro-ables, General Hydroponics, Gavita, AeroGarden, Botanicare, Vermicrop, Agrolux, Can-Filters, Fafard, Ortho, Tomcat, Roundup, and Groundclear brand names. It serves home centers, mass merchandisers, warehouse clubs, large hardware chains, independent hardware stores, nurseries, garden centers, 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Agricultural chemicals
Sub-IndustryFertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:SMG
Previous Symbol
CUSIP81018610
Phone937-644-0011

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio5.24
Current Ratio1.45
Quick Ratio0.66

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.54
Forward P/E Ratio15.55
P/E Growth1.74

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.66 billion
Price / Sales1.35
Cash Flow$5.2301 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.43
Book Value$6.49 per share
Price / Book10.02

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.71
Net Income$63.70 million
Net Margins2.39%
Return on Equity44.65%
Return on Assets6.46%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,150
Outstanding Shares55,330,000
Market Cap$3.66 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.37%. 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 7th. The basic materials company reported ($0.75) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.67) by $0.08. The basic materials company earned $434 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $441.10 million. Scotts Miracle-Gro had a net margin of 2.39% and a return on equity of 44.65%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 15.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm 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 issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.10-4.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 12 month price objectives for Scotts Miracle-Gro's stock. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Scotts Miracle-Gro's stock price to reach $79.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.0% 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 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating 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 stories about SMG stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Scotts Miracle-Gro earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few 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 63)
  • Mr. Michael C. Lukemire, Pres & COO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Thomas Randal Coleman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Ivan C. Smith, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 49)
  • Ms. Denise S. Stump, Exec. VP of Global HR & Chief Ethics Officer (Age 64)

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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.68%), BlackRock Inc. (6.43%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (4.10%), FMR LLC (3.51%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.65%) and Earnest Partners LLC (2.31%). 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 institutional investors are selling Scotts Miracle-Gro stock?

SMG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Blair William & Co. IL, Morgan Stanley, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board and Pictet Asset Management Ltd.. 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 institutional investors are buying Scotts Miracle-Gro stock?

SMG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, WINTON GROUP Ltd, FIL Ltd, Markel Corp and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 $65.27.

How big of a company is Scotts Miracle-Gro?

Scotts Miracle-Gro has a market capitalization of $3.66 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:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  368 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  604
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This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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