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Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Gross Margins Will Likely Grow in 2Q17
Over the past 12 years, Scotts Miracle-Gro’s (SMG) gross margins have averaged ~35%. The company’s gross margins have been fairly stable in the past.
How Much Could Scotts Miracle-Gro Grow with Cannabis?
In fiscal 2016, Scotts Miracle-Gro sales fell 6.0% year-over-year. Sales in fiscal 2017 are estimated at $3.0 billion, which would be a 7.0% rise from 2016.
Here’s What’s Driving Scotts Miracle-Gro
There are four drivers that impact Scotts Miracle-Gro’s sales. In 2016, its net sales rose 4.0% YoY (year-over-year). In 2015, they rose 5.8% YoY.
Scotts Miracle-Grow Announced a Higher Dividend
Scotts Miracle-Gro announced a 6% dividend increase to $0.53 per quarter from $0.5 per quarter. It has consistently raised its dividend in the past.
How Has Scotts Miracle-Gro Tracked Analysts’ Price Target?
Stock price The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s (SMG) stock has grown from its $19 IPO (initial public offering) in 1992 to $95.90 in December 2016. The company, with $5.7 billion in market capitalization, is followed by several analysts on Wall Street. Upgrades and downgrades by these analysts can affect a stock (XLB) like any other. Let’s look […]
Scotts Miracle-Gro: Analyst Recommendations and Target Prices
Analyst recommendations for Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) have trended with earnings estimates, with more analysts recommending a “buy” for the stock.
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What Analysts Expect for Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Earnings Margins
For 4Q17, analysts expect that Scotts Miracle-Gro will report an EBITDA income of $11 million. It would result in an EBITDA margin of 3% during the quarter.
Will Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Margins Expand in 4Q17?
There are expectations for cost optimization, which should improve Scotts Miracle-Gro’s gross margins in 4Q17 and the next four quarters.
What to Expect from Scotts Miracle-Gro’s 4Q17 Earnings
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) is expected to announce its 4Q17 earnings on November 2, 2017. It’s expected to report a loss per share of $0.29.
Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Margins Are Expanding
During 3Q17, Scotts Miracle-Gro’s (SMG) margins saw some expansion YoY. The company’s sales growth of 8% helped the margin expansion.
Analyzing Scotts-Miracle Gro’s Sales
During 3Q17, Scotts Miracle-Gro’s overall sales rose 8% YoY (year-over-year) to $1.08 billion from $994 million in 3Q16.
Is Scotts Miracle-Gro Slowing Down?
Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) announced its recent earnings on August 1, 2017. The company reported EPS (earnings per share) of $2.53 without adjustments.
Scotts Miracle-Gro: Gross Margins Are Expected to Expand in 3Q17
Wall Street analysts expect gross income of $396 million in 3Q17, which will deliver a gross margin of 37% on 3Q17 sales estimates of $1.06 billion.
Scotts Miracle-Gro: Analysts’ Sales Expectations in 3Q17
Scotts Miracle-Gro’s (SMG) sales growth is expected to stand at 4.4% YoY (year-over-year) in the coming four quarters.
What to Expect from Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Margins in 2Q17
For its upcoming 2Q17 earnings, Scotts Miracle-Gro’s EBITDA is estimated to come in at $336 million—flat compared to 2Q16.
Analysts’ Estimates for Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Sales
Sell-side analysts estimate that Scotts Miracle-Gro could report sales of $1.2 million in 2Q17—about 2.8% higher than 2Q16.
Scotts Miracle-Gro: What to Expect from Its 2Q17 Earnings
Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) is expected to report its 2Q17 earnings on May 2, 2017, before the market opens. Wall Street analysts estimate EPS of $2.9.
Takeaways from Scotts Miracle-Gro’s EBITDA Estimates
Scotts Miracle-Gro’s (SMG) bold foray into hydroponics and organics is expected to trickle down to the company’s EBITDA.
Scotts Miracle-Gro: Gross Margins in the Near Term
Analysts estimate that in the next three years, sales numbers for Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) will trickle down to gross margins.
How Scotts Miracle-Gro Is Embracing Cannabis
When the use of cannabis was made legal in Colorado in 2012, it opened a window of opportunity for businesses such as Scotts Miracle-Gro.
A Must Read in March before Investing in Scotts Miracle-Gro
Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) has had an impressive market run lately. If you invested in it five years ago, your investment has doubled.
Is Hydroponics the Next Big Thing for Scotts Miracle-Gro?
Scotts Miracle-Gro’s (SMG) acquisition of Hawthrone Gardening helped the company make a foray into the hydroponics business.
Why Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Sales Rose 27% in 1Q17
Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) primarily sells its products in North American and European Union markets.
Will Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Free Cash Flow Rise in 2017?
In 1Q17, Wall Street analysts are estimating the company to report -$312 million in free cash flows.
How Much Will Scotts Miracle-Gro Spend in Capex in 1Q17?
For 1Q17, analysts estimate Scotts Miracle-Gro’s capital expenditure to stand at $15.8 million, which would be about 7% of the 1Q17 revenue.
What Analysts Expect for SMG’s 1Q17 Revenue
For 1Q17, Wall Street analysts expect Scotts Miracle-Gro to report $233 million in revenue, which would be a 5.3% decline compared to $246 million in 1Q16.
Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Century-Old History
The history The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) dates back to 1868. Conceived by Orlando McLean Scott, it aimed to give farmers weed-free and clean fields. In 1907, Scott’s son, Dwight, saw an opportunity in lawns playing a role in the American lifestyle. Therefore, the company started selling grass seeds, which replaced lower quality grass starters […]
Comparing Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Returns
Returns Investors delay today’s consumption and invest so that they can have more tomorrow. While there are many investment vehicles to help achieve that purpose, investors are attracted to equities or stocks for the possibility of getting better returns. Within equity, the goal is to find the companies that can yield higher returns. In this […]
How Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Brands Overlap
Scotts’s products and brands The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) sells many products that enable customers to grow and maintain lawns and gardens. Since growing lawns and gardens requires several elements, it’s not unusual that several players serve the market (FXZ). These include Central Garden & Pet (CENT), Spectrum Brands (SPB), and Seabord (SEB). The Scotts […]
Overview: Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Brands in Different Countries
Categories of products The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) has several products under its umbrella. In North America, which includes the United States and Canada, the company offers products to lawn and garden markets in the consumer segment. Some of the brand names include Scotts, Turf Builder, Miracle-Gro, Nature’s Care, and Ortho. The company is also […]
A Look at Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Price-To-Earnings Ratio
Valuation ratio Valuation ratios are critical as they are tools investors (MOO) use to determine the price they should pay for stock. The PE (price-to-earnings) ratio is often used by investors to determine the value of an investment in companies such as The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG), Central Garden & Pet (CENT), The Home Depot (HD), […]
Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Sales Focus on Two Regions
SMG’s sales The majority of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s (SMG) sales come from the US market. The company’s Scotts, Miracle-Gro, and Ortho brands command more than half of the market share in the United States. The company also claims that the brand awareness level of these three brands stands at over 80%. Let’s look at […]
How Far Is Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Market Reach?
Beginnings in the United States The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) began in the United States and initially focused on reaching out to customers within the country. Today, the company operates in 18 countries and has a market capitalization of $5.8 billion. Scotts Miracle-Gro is present in the United States, Europe, Canada, and the Asia-Pacific region. The […]
Company Overview: The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company 2016
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) is easy to miss if you find the lawn and gardening business unexciting. However, this company has returned an impressive 49% YTD (year-to-date), outperforming the S&P 500 (SPY), which has returned 11% so far this year.
What 2017 Holds for Scotts Miracle-Gro: The Marijuana Stock?
On December 5, 2016, Scotts Miracle-Gro was trading at $91 per share, a 41.2% rise YTD (year-to-date), compared to the S&P 500’s 7.9% rise.
Why Scotts Miracle-Gro May See Its Margins Expand in 2017
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) earned a decent gross margin of 35.3% in 2016, which contracted slightly from 36.1% in 2015.
Volatility Impacted Scotts Miracle-Gro in 4Q16
Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), a consumer lawn and garden products company, reported its fourth quarter and fiscal earnings last week.