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NASDAQ:CENTCentral Garden & Pet Stock Price, Forecast & News

$43.59
+0.87 (+2.04 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$42.57
Now: $43.59
$44.00
50-Day Range
$33.42
MA: $37.25
$42.96
52-Week Range
$22.48
Now: $43.59
$44.80
Volume140,439 shs
Average Volume92,133 shs
Market Capitalization$2.38 billion
P/E Ratio21.69
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.37
Central 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, including edible bones, edible and non-edible chews, dog and cat food and treats, toys, pet carriers, grooming supplies, and other accessories; and products for birds, small animals, and specialty pets, such as food, cages and habitats, toys, chews, and related accessories. It also provides animal and household health and insect control products; live fishes; and products for fish, reptiles, and other aquarium-based pets comprising aquariums, furniture and lighting fixtures, pumps, filters, water conditioners, food and supplements, and information and knowledge resources; 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, Cadet, Farnam, Four Paws, Kaytee, K&H Pet Products, Nylabone, Pinnacle, TFH, Zilla, Altosid, Comfort Zone, Coralife, Interpet, Kent Marine, Pet Select, and Zodiac brands. The Garden segment provides grass seed; wild bird feed, bird feeders, bird houses, and other birding accessories; weed, grass, and other herbicides, as well as insecticide and pesticide products; fertilizers; and decorative outdoor lifestyle products that include pottery, trellises, and other wood products, as well as live plants. 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 also engages in the distribution of third party products. Central Garden & Pet Company was founded in 1955 and is based in Walnut Creek, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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0.94 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous nondurable goods
Sub-IndustryN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CENT
CUSIPN/A
Phone925-948-4000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.38 billion
Cash Flow$2.64 per share
Book Value$19.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,800
Market Cap$2.38 billion
Next Earnings Date11/24/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$43.59
+0.87 (+2.04 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Central Garden & Pet's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Central Garden & Pet's stock was trading at $26.32 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CENT shares have increased by 65.6% and is now trading at $43.59.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Central Garden & Pet?

4 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Central Garden & Pet's next earnings date?

Central Garden & Pet is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 24th 2020.
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How were Central Garden & Pet's earnings last quarter?

Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.51. The firm earned $833.48 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $727.68 million. Central Garden & Pet had a return on equity of 11.16% and a net margin of 4.28%.
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What guidance has Central Garden & Pet issued on next quarter's earnings?

Central Garden & Pet issued an update on its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 1.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.63.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

4 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's stock price to reach $36.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.4%.
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Has Central Garden & Pet been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CENT stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a news sentiment score of -3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet saw a decrease in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 336,800 shares, a decrease of 29.1% from the April 30th total of 475,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 119,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Approximately 3.5% of the company's shares are sold short.
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Who are some of Central Garden & Pet's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Central Garden & Pet own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Central Garden & Pet investors own include Skechers USA (SKX), Brinker International (EAT), General Electric (GE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Kroger (KR), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Bunge (BG) and Central Garden & Pet (CENTA).

Who are Central Garden & Pet's key executives?

Central Garden & Pet's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. George C. Roeth, Pres, CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Nicholas Lahanas, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. William Lawrence Lynch, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 58)
  • Mr. George A. Yuhas, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 67)
  • Ms. Kay M. Schwichtenberg, Exec. VP of Animal & Public Health (Age 67)

What is Central Garden & Pet's stock symbol?

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

Who are Central Garden & Pet's major shareholders?

Central Garden & Pet's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.38%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.19%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.14%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.04%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and Swiss National Bank (0.04%). Company insiders that own Central Garden & Pet stock include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, George C Roeth, Howard Machek, Mary Beth Springer, Michael Edwards, Thomas J Colligan and Timothy P Cofer.
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Which major investors are selling Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GW&K Investment Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., North Star Investment Management Corp., Eqis Capital Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., First Quadrant L P CA, and Banque Cantonale Vaudoise. Company insiders that have sold Central Garden & Pet company stock in the last year include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, and Thomas J Colligan.
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Which major investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Globeflex Capital L P, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Strs Ohio, Smith Asset Management Group LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Alberta Investment Management Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have bought Central Garden & Pet stock in the last two years include Michael Edwards, Thomas J Colligan, and Timothy P Cofer.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

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

One share of CENT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.59.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $2.38 billion and generates $2.38 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $92.79 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.60 on an earnings per share basis. Central Garden & Pet employs 5,800 workers across the globe.

What is Central Garden & Pet's official website?

The official website for Central Garden & Pet is www.central.com.

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]

This page was last updated on 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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