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

$28.97
-0.08 (-0.28 %)
(As of 12/12/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$28.85
Now: $28.97
$29.56
50-Day Range
$25.80
MA: $29.72
$31.87
52-Week Range
$22.40
Now: $28.97
$40.59
Volume97,500 shs
Average Volume136,398 shs
Market Capitalization$1.62 billion
P/E Ratio18.11
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta-0.11
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.38 billion
Cash Flow$2.64 per share
Book Value$17.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,800
Market Cap$1.62 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 results on Tuesday, November, 26th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.13. The business had revenue of $540.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $520.99 million. Central Garden & Pet had a net margin of 3.89% and a return on equity of 9.26%. Central Garden & Pet's revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.10 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 Wednesday, February 5th 2020. 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 first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of ($0.15)-($0.10) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.05.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's stock price to reach $33.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Central Garden & Pet.

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

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Central Garden & Pet.

Has Central Garden & Pet been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about CENT stock has trended extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a coverage optimism score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Central Garden & Pet.

Are investors shorting Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet saw a drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 362,200 shares, a drop of 12.5% from the November 14th total of 413,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 121,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 days. Approximately 3.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Central Garden & Pet's Current Options Chain.

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), General Electric (GE), Jack in the Box (JACK), Lululemon Athletica (LULU), Kroger (KR), Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), Broadcom (AVGO), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and FireEye (FEYE).

Who are Central Garden & Pet's key executives?

Central Garden & Pet's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Central Garden & Pet's major shareholders?

Central Garden & Pet's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.78%), Millennium Management LLC (0.58%), State Street Corp (0.55%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.17%), North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.14%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.06%). Company insiders that own Central Garden & Pet stock include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, George C Roeth, Howard Machek, John Ranelli, Mary Beth Springer, Michael A Reed, Michael Edwards, Nicholas Lahanas and Thomas J Colligan. 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 Comerica Bank, State Street Corp and First Quadrant L P CA. Company insiders that have sold Central Garden & Pet company stock in the last year include Brooks Pennington III, George C Roeth and Mary Beth Springer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Central Garden & Pet.

Which major investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., GW&K Investment Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Pacer Advisors Inc., Texas Permanent School Fund, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Voya Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Central Garden & Pet stock in the last two years include Michael Edwards and Thomas J Colligan. 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, 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 $28.97.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.62 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.View Additional Information About Central Garden & Pet.

What is Central Garden & Pet's official website?

The official website for Central Garden & Pet is http://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]


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

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  212 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  285 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  497
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 12/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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