3.02% Oct 31, 12:19 PM
$1.80 Paid Quarterly
55.6% EPS $3.24
4 years Since 2010
24 days Nov 24, 2014

SMG - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date Nov 24

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.4500 2014-10-28 2014-11-24 2014-11-26 2014-12-10 Regular
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SMG - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 3.02%

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SMG - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $1.80

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SMG - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for SMG. 26.7% 22.0% 4 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

SMG - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 4 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.5250 2013 22.0%
$1.2500 2012 13.6%

SMG - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 4 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.4500 2014-10-28 2014-11-24 2014-11-26 2014-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$2.0000 2014-08-11 2014-08-29 2014-09-03 2014-09-17 Yes Special N/A
$0.4500 2014-08-11 2014-08-25 2014-08-27 2014-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4375 2014-05-02 2014-05-22 2014-05-27 2014-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4375 2014-01-30 2014-02-20 2014-02-24 2014-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. (SMG) - News

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    On Tuesday, lawn and garden product company Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (SMG) released its third quarter results, which came in above analysts' estimates. The company also reported that it has raised its quarterly dividend by 35%. The Marysville, OH-based company posted third quarter earnings of $148.2 million, or $2.37 per share, up from $93.3 million, or $1.50 per share, a year ago. Excluding special items, earnings were $2.46 per share, above the average analyst estimate of $2.43 per share. Total revenue for the quarter was $1.15 million, up 9% from $1.05 billion last year. On average, analysts expected to see revenue of $1.17 billion. Looking ahead, the company expects to see FY2013 earnings between $2.50 and $2.75 per share. Analysts expect to see earnings of $2.53 per share. Additionally, the company announced that its board has authorized a 35% increase in the company's dividend to $0.4375 per share. The dividend will be paid on September 10 to shareholders of record on August 27. Scotts Miracle-Gro shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Tuesday. The stock is up 19% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (SMG) have a 3.33% yield based on Monday's closing price of $52.48 and the company's updated annualized dividend payout of $1.75 per share. Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (SMG) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Reaffirms Fiscal 2013 Earnings Outlook (SMG)

    On Tuesday, ahead of its presentation at William Blair's 33rd Annual Growth Stock Conference, consumer lawn and garden products marker Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) reaffirmed its previously announced fiscal 2013 outlook. The Marysville, Ohio-based company said its expects to earn an adjusted $2.50 to $2.75 per share in fiscal 2013. Also, the company said its expects operating cash flow to be at least $250 million in fiscal 2013. "U.S. consumer purchases for the fiscal third quarter are up 15% through June 9, giving us continued confidence in the earnings guidance we established heading into the year," said chief financial officer Larry Hilsheimer. "Consumer purchases, which were down more than 25 percent on a fiscal year-to-date basis entering April, are down 4 percent through June 9." Furthermore, the company reaffirmed its expectations that full-year adjusted gross margin would rise 125 basis points. Scotts Miracle-Gro Co shares were inactive during pre-market trading on Tuesday. The stock is up +7.15% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (SMG) have a dividend yield of 2.75% based on last night's closing price of $47.20 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $1.30 per share. Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (SMG) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Sees Q1 Loss (SMG)

    Lawn and garden product company, Scotts Miracle-Gro Co(SMG) reported a Q1 loss due to charges on Wednesday, but beat revenue estimates. The Marysville, OH based company reported a first quarter net loss of -$67.7 million, or -$1.10 per share, compared to last year's net loss of -$73.9 million, or -$1.21 per share. Excluding special items, the company reported an adjusted loss of -68.5 million, or -$1.12 per share. Analysts expected to see an adjusted loss of -$1.14 per share. The company's net loss was due to impairment, restructuring and other charges. Total sales for the quarter were $205.8 million, a 3% upside to $199.6 million last year. Analysts expected to see revenue of $199.65 million. Looking ahead, the company is expecting to see FY2013 adjusted earnings in the range of $2.50 to $2.75 per share, which would miss analysts estimate of $2.88 per share. Scotts Miracle-Gro shares were up 58 cents, 1.32% during premarket trading Wednesday. The stock has declined -10% in the past year. The Bottom Line Shares of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (SMG) have a 2.96% yield, based on Tuesday's closing price of $43.92 Scotts Miracle-Gro Co(SMG) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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