The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

The Company is the combination of two companies in the consumer lawn and garden market: O.M. Scott & Sons and Stern's Miracle-Gro Products, Inc. It is a marketer of lawn fertilizer, grass seed and growing media products within the United States.

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Player Avatar dockofthebay (97.75) Submitted: 2/11/2014 4:11:28 PM : Underperform Start Price: $56.50 SMG Score: +7.07

Scotts has made the decision to develop and sell GMO bluegrass seed. The company could have maintained a more positive image and retained loyal customers by not going the GMO route, but they chose to do so anyway. So, although I was a buyer of Scotts' products for years, I will now abandon Scotts for one of their competitors.

Member Avatar OklaBoston (68.08) Submitted: 7/16/2014 8:26:00 PM
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An okay hold if you already own some but buying any more at higher than $35 would not be advisable, IMO.

Settle any margin debt you may have on it but it's probably not going up any time soon.

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