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NASDAQ:CENT

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

$43.64
+0.64 (+1.49%)
(As of 02/3/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$42.73
$44.15
50-Day Range
$36.23
$43.64
52-Week Range
$35.61
$47.90
Volume
51,394 shs
Average Volume
29,304 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.36 billion
P/E Ratio
17.74
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$55.00

Central Garden & Pet MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
26.0% Upside
$55.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.53% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-3.45
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.31mentions of Central Garden & Pet in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$131,682 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.46%
From $2.63 to $2.80 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.05 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

141st out of 268 stocks

Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Industry

2nd out of 4 stocks

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About Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) Stock

Central Garden & Pet Co. engages in the production and distribution of branded and private label products for the lawn, and garden and pet supplies markets. It operates through the following segments: Pets and Garden. The Pet segment includes dog and cat supplies such as dog treats and chews, toys, pet beds and grooming products, waste management and training pads, pet containment, supplies for aquatics, small animals, reptiles and pet birds including toys, cages and habitats, bedding, food and supplements, products for equine and livestock, animal and household health and insect control products, live fish and small animals as well as outdoor cushions. The Garden segment includes lawn and garden consumables such as grass, vegetable, flower and herb seed, wild bird feed, bird houses and other birding accessories, weed, grass, and other herbicides, insecticide and pesticide products, fertilizers and live plants. The company was founded by William E. Brown in 1980 and is headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA.

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CENT Stock News Headlines

A gold storm is coming…
“We are in the early stages of a mania – the calm before the storm.”...
Central Garden & Pet (CENT) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday
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“We are in the early stages of a mania – the calm before the storm.”...
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CENT Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/21/2022
Today
2/04/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/03/2023
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Miscellaneous nondurable goods
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:CENT
Employees
7,000
Year Founded
1980

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$55.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+26.0%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$152.15 million
Pretax Margin
5.31%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.34 billion
Cash Flow
$4.40 per share
Book Value
$24.45 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
48,721,000
Market Cap
$2.36 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.67

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Key Executives

  • Timothy P. Cofer
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Nicholas Lahanas
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Chris Walter
    Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Howard Machek
    Chief Accounting Officer & Senior Vice President
  • John D. WalkerJohn D. Walker
    President-Garden Consumer Products













CENT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Central Garden & Pet stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" CENT shares.
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What is Central Garden & Pet's stock price forecast for 2023?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their CENT share price forecasts range from $50.00 to $60.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $55.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have CENT shares performed in 2023?

Central Garden & Pet's stock was trading at $37.45 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, CENT shares have increased by 16.5% and is now trading at $43.64.
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When is Central Garden & Pet's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 3rd 2023.
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How were Central Garden & Pet's earnings last quarter?

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 21st. The company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $707.44 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $724.45 million. Central Garden & Pet had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.16% and a net margin of 4.08%.

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

Central Garden & Pet updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.60-$2.80 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.93. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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 U.S.A. (SKX), General Electric (GE), Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), Zoetis (ZTS), Bunge (BG), Brinker International (EAT), Kroger (KR), Pfizer (PFE), Domtar (UFS) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.06%), Bfsg LLC (0.06%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.06%), North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.04%), Yousif Capital Management LLC (0.01%) and Comerica Bank (0.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Brooks Pennington III, Daniel P Myers, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, John D Walker III, John D Walker III, John Edward Hanson, John Ranelli, Nicholas Lahanas and Thomas J Colligan.
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How do I buy shares of Central Garden & Pet?

Shares of CENT stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Central Garden & Pet's stock price today?

One share of CENT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.64.

How much money does Central Garden & Pet make?

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) has a market capitalization of $2.36 billion and generates $3.34 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $152.15 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.46 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Central Garden & Pet have?

The company employs 7,000 workers across the globe.

Does Central Garden & Pet have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Central Garden & Pet: Green Garden.
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How can I contact Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet's mailing address is 1340 TREAT BOULEVARD SUITE 600, WALNUT CREEK CA, 94597. The official website for the company is www.central.com. The company can be reached via phone at (925) 948-4000, via email at fedelmann@central.com, or via fax at 302-636-5454.

This page (NASDAQ:CENT) was last updated on 2/4/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff