Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 22, 2013

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Scotts Miracle-Gro Company ( SMG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4375 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SMG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 34.62% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $58.39, the dividend yield is 3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SMG was $58.39, representing a -2.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.61 and a 44.6% increase over the 52 week low of $40.38.

SMG is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Monsanto Company ( MON ) and Syngenta AG ( SYT ). SMG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.56. Zacks Investment Research reports SMG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.93%, compared to an industry average of -22.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SMG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.



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