Central Garden & Pet Co. Company Profile (NASDAQ:CENT)

About Central Garden & Pet Co.

Central Garden & Pet Co. logoCentral Garden & Pet Company is a marketer and producer of branded products, and distributor of third party products to pet, and lawn and garden supplies industries. The Company's segments are Pet and Garden. Its Pet segment is engaged in the manufacturing, purchase, sale and delivery of internally and externally produced pet supplies, books and food to independent pet distributors, national and regional retail chains, grocery stores, mass merchants and bookstores. Its pet supplies categories are dog and cat, aquatics, bird and small animal, wild bird feed and animal health products. Its Garden segment is engaged in the manufacturing, designing and distributing of lawn and garden products to national and regional retail chains, independent garden distributors, grocery stores, nurseries and garden supply retailers. Its lawn and garden supplies products include grass seed; wild bird feed and other birding accessories, and weed, grass, ant and other insecticide and pesticide products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Food - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: CENT
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $25.43
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $25.43
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $21.21
  • 52-Week Range: $11.67 - $27.89
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.67
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.85
  • P/E Growth: 2.17
  • Market Cap: $1.32B
  • Outstanding Shares: 50,881,000
  • Beta: 0.75
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 2.54%
  • Return on Equity: 11.04%
  • Return on Assets: 4.74%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.71%
  • Current Ratio: 3.50%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.69%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Central Garden & Pet Co. (NASDAQ:CENT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (42.31% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Central Garden & Pet Co. (NASDAQ:CENT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/26/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
8/17/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
6/16/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
2/22/2016KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector WeightView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Central Garden & Pet Co. (NASDAQ:CENT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/5/2016        
8/2/2016Q3$0.43$0.48$490.85 million$514.54 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q2$0.59$0.65$528.25 million$541.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q1($0.12)$0.01$318.31 million$359.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/7/2015Q415($0.09)$0.01$384.79 million$386.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q3$0.28$0.38$456.24 million$459.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q2 15$0.43$0.47$499.90 million$497.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q115($0.22)($0.12)$291.70 million$307.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/10/2014Q414($0.25)($0.12)$361.10 million$374.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q314$0.33$0.28$482.35 million$438.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q214$0.47$0.43$498.50 million$501.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q1($0.31)($0.26)$298.35 million$290.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/10/2013Q4($0.18)($0.47)$395.73 million$368.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q3 2013$0.43$0.28$524.95 million$494.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q2 2013$0.55$0.46$493.46 million$498.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q113($0.28)($0.32)$291.93 million$292.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/11/2012-0.21($0.21)($0.21)$373.53 million$397.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.47$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.54$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012($0.26)($0.27)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/17/2011($0.06)($0.21)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.46$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.49$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011($0.10)($0.16)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Central Garden & Pet Co. (NASDAQ:CENT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.2 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.31 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.56$0.60$0.59
Q2 20164$0.44$0.61$0.49
Q3 20163$0.06$0.45$0.30
Q4 20162$0.04$0.06$0.05
Q1 20173$0.03$0.04$0.03
Q2 20173$0.65$0.69$0.67
Q3 20173$0.47$0.55$0.51
Q4 20173$0.07$0.10$0.09
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Central Garden & Pet Co. (NASDAQ:CENT)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Central Garden & Pet Co. (NASDAQ:CENT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 13.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 19.02%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/26/2016William E BrownChairmanSell14,200$24.48$347,616.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016William E BrownChairmanSell40,000$24.72$988,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016John BalousekDirectorSell10,565$24.99$264,019.35View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016William E BrownChairmanSell40,000$24.59$983,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016David N ChichesterDirectorSell12,553$24.56$308,301.68View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016John RanelliDirectorSell7,886$26.91$212,212.26View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016William E BrownChairmanSell12,000$25.29$303,480.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016George A YuhasGeneral CounselSell13,539$25.52$345,515.28View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016William E BrownChairmanSell50,000$25.25$1,262,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Howard MachekInsiderSell9,500$25.05$237,975.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Michael A ReedInsiderSell4,545$26.50$120,442.50View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Thomas J ColliganDirectorSell2,664$24.55$65,401.20View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Brooks Pennington IIIDirectorSell4,616$22.43$103,536.88View SEC Filing  
7/18/2016William E BrownMajor ShareholderSell41,352$23.08$954,404.16View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016William E BrownMajor ShareholderSell8,648$22.90$198,039.20View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016John RanelliDirectorSell7,886$22.77$179,564.22View SEC Filing  
6/17/2016William E BrownMajor ShareholderSell149,054$20.59$3,069,021.86View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016William E BrownMajor ShareholderSell29,644$19.37$574,204.28View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016William E BrownMajor ShareholderSell1,302$19.34$25,180.68View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016John RanelliDirectorSell7,886$18.71$147,547.06View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016John BalousekDirectorSell25,000$18.67$466,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016John RanelliCEOSell16,918$18.61$314,843.98View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016William E BrownMajor ShareholderSell20,000$18.41$368,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Michael A ReedEVPSell18,538$18.27$338,689.26View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016William E BrownMajor ShareholderSell30,000$18.44$553,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016William E BrownChairmanSell10,000$18.23$182,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016William E BrownChairmanSell10,000$18.67$186,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Mary Beth SpringerDirectorSell10,020$18.47$185,069.40View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016David N ChichesterDirectorSell10,000$17.00$170,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016John RanelliCEOSell5,628$16.37$92,130.36View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016David N ChichesterDirectorSell10,000$16.00$160,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016John RanelliCEOSell1,884$15.54$29,277.36View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016John RanelliCEOSell5,000$14.55$72,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Brooks Pennington IIIDirectorSell10,000$13.71$137,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016David N ChichesterDirectorSell5,000$13.67$68,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Michael A. ReedEVPSell18,161$14.32$260,065.52View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016John RanelliCEOSell10,000$14.52$145,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016Thomas J. ColliganDirectorSell7,000$14.62$102,340.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2016Brooks Pennington IIIDirectorSell2,423$12.71$30,796.33View SEC Filing  
12/22/2015David N. ChichesterCFOSell3,000$14.30$42,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015George A YuhasGeneral CounselSell14,801$14.98$221,718.98View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015David N. ChichesterCFOSell5,000$15.30$76,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015David N. ChichesterCFOSell5,000$15.02$75,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015John BalousekDirectorSell11,130$16.05$178,636.50View SEC Filing  
10/16/2015William E. Brownmajor shareholderSell38,300$18.31$701,273.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2015William E. Brownmajor shareholderSell41,717$18.06$753,409.02View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015William E BrownMajor ShareholderSell80,000$16.33$1,306,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015Lori A. VarlasCFOSell1,260$13.10$16,506.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2015George A YuhasGeneral CounselSell6,258$11.41$71,403.78View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015John BalousekDirectorSell1,995$10.43$20,807.85View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015David N ChichesterDirectorSell3,143$10.75$33,787.25View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Brooks Pennington IIIDirectorSell8,080$9.73$78,618.40View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Thomas J ColliganDirectorBuy5,000$9.00$45,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Lori A VarlasCFOSell5,065$9.14$46,294.10View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Brooks Pennington IIIDirectorSell7,500$8.68$65,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Brooks Pennington IIIDirectorSell7,500$7.75$58,125.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Brooks Pennington IIIDirectorSell7,500$7.50$56,250.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Brooks Pennington IIIDirectorSell7,500$7.50$56,250.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Central Garden & Pet Co. (NASDAQ:CENT)
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finance.yahoo.com logoPicking Up on Momentum (NASDAQ:CENT)
finance.yahoo.com - September 30 at 4:33 PM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 30 at 9:11 AM
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streetinsider.com logoForm 4 CENTRAL GARDEN & PET CO For: Aug 25 Filed by: BALOUSEK JOHN (NASDAQ:CENT)
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