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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (Scotts Miracle-Gro) is a marketer of consumer branded products for lawn, garden and home protection products. The company’s offerings include lawn care, gardening and landscape, controls, tree and shrub care residential and commercial lawn care, and pest control services. Scotts Miracle-Gro sells its products through leading home improvement retailers and mass merchandisers and other channels including independent hardware stores, hardware chain stores, nurseries, garden centers, greenhouses and food and drug stores. The company has regional offices and research facilities in the US and businesses in Europe, Canada, and Asia Pacific. Scotts Miracle-Gro is headquartered in Marysville, Ohio, the US.

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Table Of Contents

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Key Facts 6
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Key Employees 7
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Key Employee Biographies 9
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Major Products and Services 11
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - History 13
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Company Statement 16
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 18
Head Office 18
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 18
Section 2 - Company Analysis 20
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Business Description 20
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Corporate Strategy 21
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis - Overview 22
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Strengths 22
Strength - Business Performance: Global Consumer Franchise 22
Strength - Established Presence in Consumer Lawn and Garden Products Market 22
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Weaknesses 23
Weakness - Exposure to Asbestos-Containing Products 23
Weakness - Declining Profitability 23
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Opportunities 24
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 24
Opportunity - Steady Rise in Fertilizer Consumption 24
Opportunity - Increasing Need: Improved Agricultural Production 24
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Threats 25
Threat - Dependence on Third Party Manufacturers 25
Threat - Fluctuating Commodity Costs 25
Threat - Stringent Regulations 25
Threat - Tough Competitive Market 25
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company - Key Competitors 26
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28
Performance Chart 30
Financial Performance 30
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Recent Deals Summary 33
Section 4 - Appendix 34
Methodology 34
Ratio Definitions 34
About GlobalData 38
Contact Us 38
Disclaimer 38

List of Tables
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Key Facts 6
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Key Employees 7
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Key Employee Biographies 9
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Major Products and Services 11
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, History 13
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Subsidiaries 18
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Key Competitors 26
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Ratios based on current share price 27
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Annual Ratios 28
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Interim Ratios 31
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Recent Deals Summary 33
Currency Codes 34
Capital Market Ratios 34
Equity Ratios 35
Profitability Ratios 35
Cost Ratios 36
Liquidity Ratios 36
Leverage Ratios 37
Efficiency Ratios 37

List of Figures
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 30
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Ratio Charts 32

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