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Central Garden & Pet Stock Forecast, Price & News

$38.63
+0.48 (+1.26 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$37.50
Now: $38.63
$39.63
50-Day Range
$37.86
MA: $40.84
$43.59
52-Week Range
$23.82
Now: $38.63
$44.80
Volume298,952 shs
Average Volume90,094 shs
Market Capitalization$2.11 billion
P/E Ratio19.22
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.61
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 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

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$2.50 per share
Book Value$17.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,800
Market Cap$2.11 billion
Next Earnings Date11/24/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$38.63
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Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Central Garden & Pet's stock was trading at $26.32 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CENT stock has increased by 46.8% and is now trading at $38.63.
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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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.51. The firm had revenue of $833.48 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $727.68 million. Central Garden & Pet had a net margin of 4.28% and a return on equity of 11.16%.
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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 EPS guidance of 1.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.63.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

4 equities research 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 expect Central Garden & Pet's share price to reach $36.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.8%.
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Are investors shorting Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 308,500 shares, an increase of 17.8% from the July 30th total of 261,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 93,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 3.3% 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), Zoetis (ZTS), Cinemark (CNK), Consolidated Edison (ED), Jack in the Box (JACK), Kroger (KR) and Lululemon Athletica (LULU).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (2.21%), FMR LLC (0.66%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.38%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.30%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.19%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.17%). 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, Vanguard Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., FMR LLC, North Star Investment Management Corp., Bank of America Corp DE, Eqis Capital Management Inc., and Prudential Financial Inc.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Globeflex Capital L P, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Strs Ohio, and Smith Asset Management Group LP. 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 $38.63.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $2.11 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 9/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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