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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
SMG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SMG: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SMG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.03
0.01
0.28
Equity to Asset 0.19
SMG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SMG: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SMG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.19
0.12
0.51
Interest Coverage 7.52
SMG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 9.88 vs. SMG: 7.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SMG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 5.07 Max: 8.22
Current: 7.52
1.19
8.22
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.23
M-Score: -2.28
WACC vs ROIC
5.03%
14.95%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.43
SMG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. SMG: 14.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SMG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.29  Med: 9.51 Max: 12.25
Current: 14.43
3.29
12.25
Net-margin (%) 7.48
SMG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. SMG: 7.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SMG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.37  Med: 5.11 Max: 6.5
Current: 7.48
-0.37
6.5
ROE (%) 39.01
SMG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 vs. SMG: 39.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SMG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.38  Med: 24.96 Max: 30.26
Current: 39.01
-2.38
30.26
ROA (%) 7.97
SMG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. SMG: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SMG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.49  Med: 6.99 Max: 9.31
Current: 7.97
-0.49
9.31
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.71
SMG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. SMG: 36.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SMG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.46  Med: 34.54 Max: 47.87
Current: 36.71
12.46
47.87
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
SMG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SMG: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SMG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.5  Med: 2.90 Max: 15.4
Current: 2.1
-2.5
15.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.90
SMG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. SMG: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SMG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.8  Med: 7.80 Max: 39.6
Current: 5.9
-22.8
39.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.60
SMG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. SMG: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SMG' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.7  Med: 7.40 Max: 82.1
Current: 12.6
-17.7
82.1
» SMG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

SMG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 41,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,173 sh (+120.38%)
Steven Cohen 762,997 sh (+57.91%)
Murray Stahl 15,383 sh (+20.64%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 888,569 sh (+7.43%)
Ken Fisher 1,503,538 sh (+0.69%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 5,851,319 sh (-2.09%)
Mario Gabelli 90,000 sh (-16.67%)
John Hussman 77,200 sh (-18.74%)
» More
Q3 2015

SMG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 72,620 sh (New)
Jim Simons 241,000 sh (+487.80%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,410 sh (+11.67%)
Mario Gabelli 89,500 sh (-0.56%)
First Eagle Investment 5,771,827 sh (-1.36%)
Ken Fisher 1,473,653 sh (-1.99%)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (-2.85%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 851,966 sh (-4.12%)
Murray Stahl 11,596 sh (-24.62%)
Steven Cohen 482,300 sh (-36.79%)
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Q4 2015

SMG Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 102,010 sh (+40.47%)
Jim Simons 305,600 sh (+26.80%)
Mario Gabelli 89,500 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 1,470,289 sh (-0.23%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 845,174 sh (-0.80%)
First Eagle Investment 5,714,394 sh (-1.00%)
Murray Stahl 9,160 sh (-21.01%)
Steven Cohen 322,900 sh (-33.05%)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (-33.33%)
» More
Q1 2016

SMG Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Ken Fisher 1,478,339 sh (+0.55%)
Murray Stahl 6,878 sh (-24.91%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 18.23
SMG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 18.22 vs. SMG: 18.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SMG' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.72  Med: 23.58 Max: 336.61
Current: 18.23
13.72
336.61
PE(NRI) 17.06
SMG's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 17.92 vs. SMG: 17.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SMG' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.53  Med: 23.85 Max: 143.37
Current: 17.06
14.53
143.37
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 93.83
SMG's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
84% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 19.65 vs. SMG: 93.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SMG' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.74  Med: 28.24 Max: 192.74
Current: 93.83
7.74
192.74
P/B 6.30
SMG's P/B is ranked lower than
93% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. SMG: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SMG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17  Med: 4.81 Max: 9.03
Current: 6.3
2.17
9.03
P/S 1.42
SMG's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SMG: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SMG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.42
0.38
1.5
POCF 25.52
SMG's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. SMG: 25.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SMG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.04  Med: 14.09 Max: 59.98
Current: 25.52
7.04
59.98
EV-to-EBIT 18.45
SMG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. SMG: 18.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SMG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.4  Med: 14.90 Max: 32.8
Current: 18.45
9.4
32.8
EV-to-EBITDA 14.84
SMG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 11.35 vs. SMG: 14.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SMG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 12.10 Max: 21.5
Current: 14.84
8.1
21.5
PEG 31.56
SMG's PEG is ranked lower than
95% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. SMG: 31.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SMG' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.91  Med: 4.45 Max: 2355
Current: 31.56
1.91
2355
Shiller P/E 32.82
SMG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 20.07 vs. SMG: 32.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SMG' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.26  Med: 28.64 Max: 50.37
Current: 32.82
13.26
50.37
Current Ratio 2.58
SMG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. SMG: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SMG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.77 Max: 3.39
Current: 2.58
1.07
3.39
Quick Ratio 0.87
SMG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. SMG: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SMG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.79
Current: 0.87
0.56
1.79
Days Inventory 101.01
SMG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 90.13 vs. SMG: 101.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SMG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 71.59  Med: 77.36 Max: 79.66
Current: 101.01
71.59
79.66
Days Sales Outstanding 133.13
SMG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 54.35 vs. SMG: 133.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SMG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.64  Med: 45.82 Max: 51.48
Current: 133.13
41.64
51.48
Days Payable 53.02
SMG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
69% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 62.79 vs. SMG: 53.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SMG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.4  Med: 35.40 Max: 42.01
Current: 53.02
27.4
42.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.67
SMG's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
51% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. SMG: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SMG' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.86 Max: 3.3
Current: 2.67
0.27
3.3
Dividend Payout 0.75
SMG's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
70% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. SMG: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SMG' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.75
0.05
0.36
Dividend Growth (3y) 14.10
SMG's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
65% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SMG: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SMG' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 58.7
Current: 14.1
0
58.7
Forward Dividend Yield 2.70
SMG's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. SMG: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.28
SMG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. SMG: 7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SMG' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 5.09 Max: 9.03
Current: 7.28
0.74
9.03
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
SMG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. SMG: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SMG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: -0.90 Max: 2.5
Current: -0.1
-17.2
2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 3.52
SMG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SMG: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SMG' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.56 Max: 11.06
Current: 3.52
0.54
11.06
Price/Median PS Value 1.25
SMG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SMG: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SMG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.25
0.35
1.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.40
SMG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. SMG: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SMG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 6.70 Max: 10.6
Current: 5.4
3
10.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.86
SMG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. SMG: 3.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SMG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: 8.60 Max: 20.2
Current: 3.86
-4.8
20.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $3046
EPS $ 2.45
Beta0.47
Short Percentage of Float1.94%
52-Week Range $58.11 - 75.13
Shares Outstanding(Mil)61.41

Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs
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Scotts Miracle Gro Co is a manufacturer and marketer of consumer lawn and garden products. Its products includes Scotts and Turf Builder lawn and grass seed products, including the Miracle-Gro, Nature's Care, Scotts, LiquaFeed and Osmocote gardening and landscape products; Ortho, Roundup and Home Defense branded insect control, weed control and rodenticide products; and Scotts and Morning Song wild bird food products. It also operates the Scotts LawnService business, which provides residential and commercial lawn care, tree and shrub care and limited pest control services in the United States. The Company's business is divided into two reportable segments: Global Consumer and Scotts LawnService. In its Global Consumer segment, the Company manufacture and market consumer lawn and garden products in the following categories: Lawn Care, Gardening and Landscape, and Controls. The Scotts LawnService segment provides residential and commercial lawn care, tree and shrub care and limited pest control services in the United States through periodic applications of fertilizer and control products. The Company sells its consumer products mainly to home centers, mass merchandisers, warehouse clubs, large hardware chains, independent hardware stores, nurseries, garden centers and food and drug stores through both a direct sales force and its network of brokers and distributors. Its customers include Home Depot, Lowe's and Walmart. The Company's trademarks include The Scotts, Miracle-Gro, Ortho, Scotts LawnService, Hyponex, Earthgro, Turf Builder, EZ Seed, Snap, Organic Choice, Home Defense Max, Nature Scapes and Weed B Gon Max. The Company's main competitors in the European Union include Compo AcquiCo SARL, Bayer AG, Westland Horticulture Ltd and a variety of local companies. It also competes against TruGreen, which has a substantially larger share of this market than Scotts LawnService, as well as numerous regional and local lawn care service operations and national and regional franchisors. The Company is subject to local, state, federal and foreign environmental protection laws and regulations with respect to its business operations and believe it are operating in substantial compliance with, or taking actions aimed at ensuring compliance with, such laws and regulations.

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