In last trading session, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) saw 0.61 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 1.14. Company’s recent per share price level of $163.59 trading at -$1.33 or -0.81% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $8.91B. That closing price of SMG’s stock is at a discount of -55.47% from its 52-week high price of $254.34 and is indicating a premium of 18.48% from its 52-week low price of $133.36. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume of 406.55K if we extend that period to 3-months.
For The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of an Overweight while assigning it a mean rating of 2.00. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 12 analysts covering the stock, 0 rated the stock as a Sell while 0 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 3 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 9 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of -$0.56 in the current quarter.
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) trade information
Upright in the red during last session for losing -0.81%, in the last five days SMG remained trading in the green while hitting it’s week-highest on Thursday, 01/13/22 when the stock touched $163.59 price level, adding 2.09% to its value on the day. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s shares saw a change of 1.61% in year-to-date performance and have moved 1.70% in past 5-day. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) showed a performance of 4.62% in past 30-days.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $195.89 to the stock, which implies a rise of 16.49% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $170.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $232.00. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -41.82% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -3.92% for stock’s current value.
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lost -8.37% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of -9.21% while that of industry is 30.10. Apart from that, the company came lowering its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2022. The company is estimating its revenue growth to decrease by -243.60% in the current quarter and calculating -8.50% decrease in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to fall -0.40% from the last financial year’s standing.
8 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $588.71 million for the same. And 8 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $1.75 billion in the next quarter that will end on Mar 2022.
Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of 17.80% during past 5 years. In 2022, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around 33.20% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 10.10%.
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report between February 01 and February 07 and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt.
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 28.39% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 63.30 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 88.39%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 63.30% institutions for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company that are currently holding shares of the company. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC is the top institutional holder at SMG for having 4.76 million shares of worth $696.59 million. And as of Sep 29, 2021, it was holding 8.63% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), which was holding about 4.14 million shares on Sep 29, 2021. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 7.51% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $606.0 million.
On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and iShares Core S&P Midcap ETF are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Sep 29, 2021, the former fund manager was holding 1.11 million shares of worth $161.99 million or 2.01% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 1.1 million shares on Oct 30, 2021, making its stake of worth around $163.2 million in the company or a holder of 1.99% of company’s stock.