NASDAQ:CENT

Central Garden & Pet Stock Forecast, Price & News

$49.07
+0.74 (+1.53 %)
(As of 08/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$47.72
$49.27
50-Day Range
$47.89
$57.12
52-Week Range
$35.96
$62.91
Volume111,855 shs
Average Volume82,165 shs
Market Capitalization$2.73 billion
P/E Ratio16.69
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.6
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About Central Garden & Pet

Central Garden & Pet Co. is an innovator, producer and distributor of branded and private label products for the lawn & garden and pet supplies markets in the United States. Founded initially as a distribution company, it grew its business through a succession of over 50 acquisitions and created a broad portfolio which allows for economies of scale and market advantages. The company's pet supplies include products for dogs and cats; products for birds, small animals and specialty pets; animal and household health and insect control products; live fish and products for fish, reptiles and other aquarium-based pets; products for horses and livestock, as well as outdoor cushions and pillows. These products are sold under the brands, including Aqueon �, Cadet �, Comfort Zone �, Farnam �, Four Paws �, Kaytee �, K&H Pet Products �, Nylabone �, and Zilla � as well as a number of other brands. Its lawn and garden supplies products include proprietary and non-proprietary grass seed; wild bird feed, bird feeders, bird houses and other birding accessories; weed, grass, and other herbicides, insecticide and pesticide products; fertilizers; and decorative outdoor lifestyle products including p

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2.13 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

158th out of 371 stocks

Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Industry

2nd out of 4 stocks

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

Is Central Garden & Pet a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Central Garden & Pet stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Central Garden & Pet?

Wall Street analysts have given Central Garden & Pet a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Central Garden & Pet wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 541,800 shares, an increase of 53.7% from the June 15th total of 352,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 75,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.2 days. Currently, 5.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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 Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to Central Garden & Pet's earnings call?

Central Garden & Pet will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, August 4th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 5th. The company reported $1.32 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.24. The company earned $935.25 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $874.81 million. Central Garden & Pet had a net margin of 5.30% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.85%.
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How has Central Garden & Pet's stock price 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 (WHO). Since then, CENT stock has increased by 86.4% and is now trading at $49.07.
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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 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of 2.420- for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.230. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

4 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect Central Garden & Pet's stock price to reach $57.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Central Garden & Pet's key executives?

Central Garden & Pet's management team includes the following people:
  • Timothy P. Cofer, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Nicholas Lahanas, Chief Financial Officer
  • Chris Walter, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Michael A. Reed, Executive Vice President
  • Kay Schwichtenberg, Executive Vice President

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 U.S.A. (SKX), General Electric (GE), The Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), Zoetis (ZTS), Bunge (BG), Brinker International (EAT), The 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bfsg LLC (0.09%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.04%), Jackson Creek Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (0.02%), 6 Meridian (0.01%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Central Garden & Pet stock include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, John D Walker III, 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 Jackson Creek Investment Advisors LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., and 6 Meridian. Company insiders that have sold Central Garden & Pet company stock in the last year include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, and John D Walker III.
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Which major investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bfsg LLC, Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, and Advisor Group Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Central Garden & Pet stock in the last two years include 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 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 $49.07.

How much money does Central Garden & Pet make?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $2.73 billion and generates $2.70 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $120.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.26 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Central Garden & Pet have?

Central Garden & Pet employs 6,300 workers across the globe.

Does Central Garden & Pet have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Central Garden & Pet: Green Garden.

When was Central Garden & Pet founded?

Central Garden & Pet was founded in 1980.

What is Central Garden & Pet's official website?

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

Where are Central Garden & Pet's headquarters?

Central Garden & Pet is headquartered at 1340 TREAT BOULEVARD SUITE 600, WALNUT CREEK CA, 94597.

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 8/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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