NASDAQ:CENT - Central Garden & Pet Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$39.56 -0.36 (-0.90 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 11:37 AM ET)
Previous Close$39.78
Today's Range$39.43 - $39.78
52-Week Range$33.99 - $45.02
Volume1,000 shs
Average Volume202,169 shs
Market Capitalization$2.06 billion
P/E Ratio26.34
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.05
Central Garden & Pet logoCentral Garden & Pet Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and distributes products for the lawn and garden, and pet supplies markets in the United States. It operates through two segments, Pet and Garden. The Pet segment supplies products for dogs and cats comprising edible bones, edible and non-edible chews, rawhide, dog and cat food and treats, toys, pet carriers, grooming supplies, and other accessories; and food, cages and habitats, toys, chews, and related accessories for birds, small animals, and specialty pets. It also offers animal and household health, and insect control products; aquariums, furniture and lighting fixtures, pumps, filters, water conditioners, food and supplements, and information and knowledge resources for fish, reptiles, and other aquarium-based pets; and products for horses and livestock. This segment sells its products to independent pet distributors, retail chains, grocery stores, mass merchants, and bookstores under the Adams, Aqueon, Avoderm, Bio Spot Active Care, Cadet, Farnam, Four Paws, Kaytee, K&H Pet Products, Nylabone, Pinnacle, TFH, Zilla, Altosid, Comfort Zone, Coralife, Interpet, Kent Marine, Pet Select, Super Pet, and Zodiac brands. The Garden segment provides grass seeds; wild bird feed, bird feeders, bird houses, and other birding accessories; weed, grass, and other herbicide, insecticide, and pesticide products; fertilizers; and decorative outdoor lifestyle products, such as pottery, trellises, and other wood products. This segment sells its products to retail chains, independent garden distributors, grocery stores, nurseries, and garden supply retailers under the AMDRO, Ironite, Pennington, Sevin, Lilly Miller, Over-N-Out, Smart Seed, and The Rebels brands. The company is also involved in the distribution of third party pet, and lawn and garden products. Central Garden & Pet Company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Walnut Creek, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Miscellaneous nondurable goods
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:CENT
CUSIPN/A
Phone925-948-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.93
Current Ratio4.42
Quick Ratio2.57

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio26.34
Forward P/E Ratio20.50
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.05 billion
Price / Sales1.01
Cash Flow$2.3492 per share
Price / Cash16.84
Book Value$12.29 per share
Price / Book3.22

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.50
Net Income$78.82 million
Net Margins5.32%
Return on Equity14.69%
Return on Assets6.37%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,100
Outstanding Shares52,200,000
Market Cap$2.06 billion

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Garden & Pet's stock symbol?

Central Garden & Pet trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CENT."

How were Central Garden & Pet's earnings last quarter?

Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $657.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $607.34 million. Central Garden & Pet had a net margin of 5.32% and a return on equity of 14.69%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 14.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.62 EPS. View Central Garden & Pet's Earnings History.

When is Central Garden & Pet's next earnings date?

Central Garden & Pet is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 27th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Central Garden & Pet.

What guidance has Central Garden & Pet issued on next quarter's earnings?

Central Garden & Pet issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.93.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

6 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's share price to reach $47.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Central Garden & Pet.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Central Garden & Pet?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Central Garden & Pet.

Who are some of Central Garden & Pet's key competitors?

Who are Central Garden & Pet's key executives?

Central Garden & Pet's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. George C. Roeth, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Nicholas Lahanas, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. George A. Yuhas, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 66)
  • Ms. Kay M. Schwichtenberg, Exec. VP of Animal & Public Health (Age 66)
  • Mr. John R. Ranelli, Consultant & Director (Age 72)

Has Central Garden & Pet been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CENT stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.38 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Central Garden & Pet.

Who are Central Garden & Pet's major shareholders?

Central Garden & Pet's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (3.02%), FMR LLC (1.89%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.77%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.55%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.54%) and Portolan Capital Management LLC (0.41%). Company insiders that own Central Garden & Pet stock include Alfred A Piergallini, Brooks Pennington III, David N Chichester, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, John Balousek, John Ranelli, Mary Beth Springer, Michael A Reed, Nicholas Lahanas, Thomas J Colligan and William E Brown. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Central Garden & Pet.

Which major investors are selling Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Royce & Associates LP, Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd., PEAK6 Investments L.P., ClariVest Asset Management LLC and Foundry Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Central Garden & Pet company stock in the last year include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, John Ranelli, Mary Beth Springer, Michael A Reed, Nicholas Lahanas and Thomas J Colligan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Central Garden & Pet.

Which major investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Earnest Partners LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Capital One National Association, Millennium Management LLC and North Star Investment Management Corp.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Central Garden & Pet.

How do I buy shares of Central Garden & Pet?

Shares of CENT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Central Garden & Pet's stock price today?

One share of CENT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.56.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $2.06 billion and generates $2.05 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $78.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.50 on an earnings per share basis. Central Garden & Pet employs 4,100 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet's mailing address is 1340 TREAT BOULEVARD SUITE 600, WALNUT CREEK CA, 94597. The company can be reached via phone at 925-948-4000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ CENT)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  152 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  211 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  363
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Central Garden & Pet and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CENT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CENT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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