SunTrust Upgraded Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG)’s Rating On May 16, 2018.

May 16, 2018 - By Catherine Smith

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During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 1.08. That’s change of 0.14, from 2017Q3’s 0.94. 35 investors sold all, 93 reduced holdings as The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company ratio increased. 90 increased positions while 48 funds acquired positions. Funds hold 35.74 million shares thus 6.92% less from 2017Q3’s 38.40 million shares.

Davenport Ltd, a Virginia-based fund reported 3,827 shs. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas invested in 0.01% or 14,971 shs. Cookson Peirce Communications owns 0.07% invested in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) for 6,500 shs. Fdx Advsrs reported 5,316 shs stake. Tudor Inv Et Al holds 0.02% in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) or 9,133 shs. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested in 0% or 8,354 shs. Citigroup Inc has 35,920 shs. First Eagle Investment Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 2.47M shs. Fort Washington Inv Advisors Inc Oh accumulated 4,600 shs. Swiss Natl Bank reported 74,700 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Delta Asset Ltd Company Tn holds 0.03% of its capital in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) for 2,025 shs. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma invested in 0% or 12 shs. 34,116 are owned by Three Peaks Capital Lc. State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested 0.01% in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Shine Advisory Svcs stated it has 247 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. Another trade for 7,500 shs valued at $599,648 was made by FINN BRIAN D on Friday, May 4. Hagedorn Partnership – L.P. sold $2.96 million worth of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) or 36,667 shs on Friday, May 4. On Friday, May 4 a trade for 1,650 shs valued at $130,103 was made by Johnson Stephen L.

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

On Tuesday morning Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG)‘s rating was upgraded from “Hold” to “Buy”. The change by SunTrust was announced in a note.

Ticker’s shares touched $85.355 during the last trading session after 1.19% change.Currently The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is downtrending after 6.67% change in last May 16, 2017. SMG has 186,920 shares volume. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 18.22%.

On August, 7 The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG)’s earnings release is anticipated by WallStreet, RTT reports. Last year’s EPS was $2.63, while now analysts expect change of 1.90 % up from current $2.68 EPS. In case of $2.68 EPS SMG’s profit could hit $148.39M. Analysts at Wall Street see The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s -6.94 % negative EPS growth compared to $2.88 EPS for previous quarter.

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

For more The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) news announced recently go to: Fool.com, Globenewswire.com, Investorplace.com, Seekingalpha.com or Benzinga.com. The titles are as follows: “Scotts Miracle-Gro Moves Further Into Marijuana With $450 Million Deal” announced on April 28, 2018, “The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment” on April 30, 2018, “30 Marijuana Stocks to Buy as the Future Turns Green” with a publish date: May 14, 2018, “Scotts Miracle-Gro: Dividend Stock Analysis” and the last “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 15, 2018” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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