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$66.49
Previous Close
$66.60
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$66.49
Day Low
$65.48
52 Week High
02/12/15 - $67.79
52 Week Low
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Market Cap
4.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
283.9K
EPS TTM
$3.22
Shares Outstanding
60.8M
EX-Date
02/20/15
P/E TM
20.4x
Dividend
$1.80
Dividend Yield
5.78%
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scotts miracle-gro co-cl a (SMG) Details

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company manufactures, markets, and sells consumer lawn and garden care products worldwide. The company’s Global Consumer segment provides lawn care products, such as lawn fertilizers, grass seed products, spreaders, and other durable products, as well as lawn-related weed, pest, and disease control products; gardening and landscape products, including a line of water soluble and continuous-release plant foods, potting mixes, garden soils, mulch and decorative groundcover products, landscape weed prevention products, plant-related pest and disease control products, organic garden products, and live goods and seeding solutions; and insect and rodent control products, and selective and non-selective weed control products that are used for home protection and external home area maintenance. This segment offers its products primarily under the Scotts, Turf Builder, EZ Seed, Water Smart, PatchMaster, EverGreen, Fertiligène, Substral, Miracle-Gro Patch Magic, Weedol, Pathclear, KB, Celaflor, EdgeGuard, Snap, Handy Green II, OxiClean, Miracle-Gro, Osmocote, Hyponex, Earthgro, SuperSoil, Ortho, Miracle-Gro Organic Choice, Nature's Care, Whitney Farms, Substral, ASEF, Scotts EcoSense, Naturen, Tomcat, Roundup, Groundclear, Nexa Lotte, and Home Defence brands. Its Scotts LawnService segment provides residential and commercial lawn care, tree and shrub care, and pest control services through the periodic applications of fertilizer and control products. As of September 30, 2014, this segment had 84 company-operated locations; and 95 independent franchisees operated locations. The company primarily offers its products to home centers, mass merchandisers, warehouse clubs, large hardware chains, independent hardware stores, nurseries, garden centers, and food and drug stores 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.

6,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/25/14
Founded in 1868

scotts miracle-gro co-cl a (SMG) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $496.8K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Chief Ethics Officer and Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $536.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

scotts miracle-gro co-cl a (SMG) Key Developments

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended December 27, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for Full Year of Fiscal 2015

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended December 27, 2014. For the period, the company reported net sales of $216.2 million against $189.6 million a year ago. The year-over-year increase in Net Sales were primarily due to acquisitions, partially offset by the unfavorable impact of foreign exchange rates. Loss from operations was $106.0 million against $89.7 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes $115.7 million against $103.6 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $74.0 million against $65.7 million a year ago. Net loss was $74.0 million against $65.7 million a year ago. Diluted loss per common share from continuing operations was $1.23 against $1.06 a year ago. Diluted net loss per share was $1.23 against $1.06 a year ago. Adjusted loss from continuing operations was $68.5 million against $65.5 million a year ago. Adjusted diluted loss per share from continuing operations was $1.13 against $1.06 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $81.1 million against $73.8 million a year ago. The consolidated company-wide adjusted loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $106.1 million during the first quarter of 2015, compared to a loss of $103.3 million during the same quarter a year ago. For fiscal 2015, the company maintained its outlook for a flat adjusted company-wide gross margin rate and higher SG&A expenses of approximately 3 to 4%, compared to a year ago. The company continues to expect adjusted earnings for fiscal 2015 in the range of $3.40 to $3.60 per share.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Announces Resignation of Michael E. Porter as Member of Board

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced the resignation of Michael E. Porter, Ph.D., a member of the Board of Directors of company, notified the company of his resignation from the Board effective January 29, 2015. As a Class III director, Professor Porter's term was set to expire at the company's 2016 annual meeting of shareholders. Professor Porter was most recently a member of the Finance Committee and was formerly Chair of the Strategy and Business Development Committee. Professor Porter joined the Board in 2013. Following the effective date of his resignation, Professor Porter is returning to and expanding upon his previous role as a strategy consultant to the company.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Company Declares Second Quarter Dividend, Payable on March 10, 2015

The Board of Directors of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company approved the payment of a second quarter cash dividend of $0.45 per share. The dividend is payable on March 10, 2015, to shareholders of record on February 24, 2015.

 

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