Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 23, 2013
Scotts Miracle-Gro Company ( SMG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 23, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4375 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $54.13, the dividend yield is 3.23%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SMG was $54.13, representing a -1.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.81 and a 36.55% increase over the 52 week low of $39.64.
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 $2.21. Zacks Investment Research reports SMG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 28.36%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SMG Dividend History page.