The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
For this article, I've researched dividend-paying companies in the Agricultural Chemicals Industry. Also, to make sure I find the best gems, all three stocks mentioned in this article comply with the following criteria:
- Market Cap of more than $500 million and an average volume of at least 300K = Low Volatility = Low Beta
- DCF valuation discount of at least 20% = Earnings translating into cash flow
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America’s “breadbasket” is shriveling up. The country’s most fertile and efficient farmland is yielding no returns to its menders, as a historical drought has enveloped the nation. Farmers are realizing the full destructive forces of nature, and have already begun to turn to companies that offer more advanced and sophisticated breads of seeds. One major company in the agricultural sector is Monsanto (NYSE: MON). Monsanto is a provider more »
You don't have to love the smell of fresh-cut grass to love shares of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG). However, if you are proud of your green thumb, you probably use their products - and may swear by them. In talking with lawn and garden enthusiasts for this article, I came to realize that Scotts has a loyal customer base that believes in their premium quality merchandise.
Scotts develops more »