Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) Gets Higher Rating By SunTrust.

May 16, 2018 - By Heather Owens

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.14, from 2017Q3’s 0.94. The ratio is positive due to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company positioning: 35 sold and 93 reduced. 48 funds amassed holdings and 90 increased holdings. Investors holded 38.40 million in 2017Q3 but now own 35.74 million shares or 6.92% less.

Parkside Fin Bancorp And Trust stated it has 63 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Delta Asset Mngmt Tn has 0.03% invested in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Tci Wealth Incorporated owns 43 shs for 0% of their capital. 760 are held by First Manhattan. Moreover, Arizona State Retirement System has 0.03% invested in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Suntrust Banks Incorporated reported 25,947 shs. 13,540 were reported by Natixis Asset Mngmt. Pinnacle Associates Limited reported 20,609 shs. Northern Tru Corporation has 0.02% invested in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Ww Asset Mgmt Incorporated has 0.01% invested in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Evergreen reported 11,089 shs. Davenport & Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 3,827 shs. Putnam Limited Liability Company has 14,025 shs for 0% of their capital. Carnegie Capital Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 21,195 shs or 0.17% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase & Communication accumulated 92,655 shs.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company had 4 selling transactions and 1 insider buy since February 2, 2018. This’s net activity of $5.42 million. 7,500 shs were bought by FINN BRIAN D, worth $599,648 on Friday, May 4. Shares for $2.67M were sold by HAGEDORN KATHERINE LITTLEFIELD on Friday, May 4. Johnson Stephen L sold 1,650 shs worth $130,103.

SunTrust Upped Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG)’s Rating to “Buy”.

Research professionals at SunTrust changed to “Buy” from “Hold” the SMG’s stock rating. On Tuesday, 15 May the boost was published.

SMG touched $85.355 during the last trading session after $1.005 change.The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has volume of 186,920 shares. Since May 16, 2017 SMG has declined 6.67% and is downtrending. SMG underperformed the S&P 500 by 18.22%.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) is anticipated to announce earnings on August, 7., according to Faxor. Analysts predict $2.68 EPS, which is $0.05 up or 1.90 % from 2017’s $2.63 EPS. If SMG’s EPS is $2.68 the profit will be $148.39 million for 7.96 P/E. Wall Street now forecasts -6.94 % negative EPS growth despite The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company last quarter’s EPS of $2.88.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company manufactures, markets, and sells consumer lawn and garden products.The company has $4.73 billion market cap. The firm operates through three divisions: U.S.The P/E ratio is 19.39. Consumer, Hawthorne, and Other.

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