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Scotts Miracle Gro Co (NYSE:SMG)
5-Year Dividends Growth Rate
26.80% (As of Sep. 2014)

Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.45.

During the past 12 months, Scotts Miracle Gro Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 24.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 26.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 25.90% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Scotts Miracle Gro Co was 58.70% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.00. As of today, Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Dividend Yield is 2.86%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Scotts Miracle Gro Co is 0.75, which seems too high.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=0.45/-0.248
=N/A

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Scotts Miracle Gro Co was 0.72. The lowest was 0.09. And the median was 0.30.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Scotts Miracle Gro Co is 0.75, which seems too high.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Scotts Miracle Gro Co Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.4502014-11-242014-11-262014-12-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4502014-08-252014-08-272014-09-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4382014-05-222014-05-272014-06-10Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4382014-02-202014-02-242014-03-10Cash Dividendquarterly

Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.776/61.97
=2.87 %

Current Share Price is $61.97.
Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.776.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Scotts Miracle Gro Co was 3.30%. The lowest was 0.27%. And the median was 1.50%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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