The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG)

CAPS Rating: 3 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 (98.12) Submitted: 2/11/2014 4:11:28 PM : Underperform Start Price: $56.92 SMG Score: -1.89

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.

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