Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) Competitors

$68.51
-0.07 (-0.10%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)

SMG vs. MOS, CF, ICL, AVNT, CRS, CC, CSWI, FUL, HUN, and AMR

Should you be buying Scotts Miracle-Gro stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Scotts Miracle-Gro include Mosaic (MOS), CF Industries (CF), ICL Group (ICL), Avient (AVNT), Carpenter Technology (CRS), Chemours (CC), CSW Industrials (CSWI), H.B. Fuller (FUL), Huntsman (HUN), and Alpha Metallurgical Resources (AMR). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

Scotts Miracle-Gro vs.

Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) and Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, valuation, community ranking, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and media sentiment.

In the previous week, Mosaic had 2 more articles in the media than Scotts Miracle-Gro. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Mosaic and 6 mentions for Scotts Miracle-Gro. Scotts Miracle-Gro's average media sentiment score of 0.88 beat Mosaic's score of 0.66 indicating that Mosaic is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Mosaic
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Scotts Miracle-Gro
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Mosaic has a net margin of 8.51% compared to Mosaic's net margin of -11.52%. Scotts Miracle-Gro's return on equity of 9.69% beat Mosaic's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mosaic8.51% 9.69% 5.21%
Scotts Miracle-Gro -11.52%-44.37%1.02%

Mosaic currently has a consensus target price of $40.27, suggesting a potential upside of 32.07%. Scotts Miracle-Gro has a consensus target price of $70.00, suggesting a potential upside of 2.17%. Given Scotts Miracle-Gro's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Mosaic is more favorable than Scotts Miracle-Gro.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mosaic
2 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.23
Scotts Miracle-Gro
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.20

Mosaic pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Scotts Miracle-Gro pays an annual dividend of $2.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Mosaic pays out 24.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Scotts Miracle-Gro pays out -37.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mosaic has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Scotts Miracle-Gro is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Mosaic has higher revenue and earnings than Scotts Miracle-Gro. Scotts Miracle-Gro is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mosaic, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mosaic$13.70B0.72$1.16B$3.498.74
Scotts Miracle-Gro$3.55B1.09-$380.10M-$7.04-9.73

77.5% of Mosaic shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.1% of Scotts Miracle-Gro shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Mosaic shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 26.5% of Scotts Miracle-Gro shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Mosaic received 343 more outperform votes than Scotts Miracle-Gro when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 55.69% of users gave Mosaic an outperform vote while only 54.42% of users gave Scotts Miracle-Gro an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
MosaicOutperform Votes
700
55.69%
Underperform Votes
557
44.31%
Scotts Miracle-GroOutperform Votes
357
54.42%
Underperform Votes
299
45.58%

Mosaic has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Scotts Miracle-Gro has a beta of 1.7, indicating that its share price is 70% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Mosaic beats Scotts Miracle-Gro on 16 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding SMG and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
Skip Chart

Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
Skip Chart

SMG vs. The Competition

MetricScotts Miracle-GroAgricultural chemicals IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$3.88B$4.19B$2.84B$17.43B
Dividend Yield3.89%3.91%5.33%3.56%
P/E Ratio-9.7312.05137.5724.76
Price / Sales1.0916.46890,682.3911.64
Price / Cash23.758.9923.4817.62
Price / Book-14.391.503.544.91
Net Income-$380.10M$272.37M$174.21M$963.51M
7 Day Performance1.20%-1.77%-0.25%2.27%
1 Month Performance-6.60%-8.51%12.75%-2.06%
1 Year Performance-4.94%-28.62%141.25%90.10%

Scotts Miracle-Gro Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MOS
Mosaic
4.5261 of 5 stars
$30.41
-1.1%
$40.27
+32.4%
-31.4%$9.78B$13.70B8.7114,049Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
CF
CF Industries
3.7861 of 5 stars
$78.55
-0.3%
$86.47
+10.1%
+6.2%$14.75B$6.63B10.022,700Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
ICL
ICL Group
2.9561 of 5 stars
$4.72
+0.2%
$5.75
+21.8%
-25.1%$6.20B$7.54B9.2613,350
AVNT
Avient
4.4337 of 5 stars
$43.31
+0.9%
$44.00
+1.6%
+9.8%$3.95B$3.14B52.189,300
CRS
Carpenter Technology
3.9672 of 5 stars
$80.52
+2.0%
$81.67
+1.4%
+65.4%$3.98B$2.55B27.864,500Upcoming Earnings
Ex-Dividend
CC
Chemours
2.4366 of 5 stars
$26.73
+1.1%
$30.89
+15.6%
-6.4%$3.98B$6.03B-17.256,200
CSWI
CSW Industrials
4.0532 of 5 stars
$239.46
+2.2%
N/A+71.0%$3.72B$757.90M38.442,400
FUL
H.B. Fuller
4.1924 of 5 stars
$76.10
-0.5%
$86.20
+13.3%
+13.2%$4.15B$3.51B27.677,200
HUN
Huntsman
3.8825 of 5 stars
$24.03
-0.5%
$26.55
+10.5%
-10.7%$4.16B$6.11B45.346,000Upcoming Earnings
AMR
Alpha Metallurgical Resources
1.7048 of 5 stars
$321.99
-3.3%
$284.00
-11.8%
+104.0%$4.19B$3.47B6.614,160

Related Companies and Tools

This page (NYSE:SMG) was last updated on 4/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

From Our Partners