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

$26.37
-1.85 (-6.56 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 02:01 AM ET)
Today's Range
$26.37
Now: $26.37
$27.91
50-Day Range
$26.37
MA: $31.05
$32.87
52-Week Range
$22.40
Now: $26.37
$34.69
Volume148,650 shs
Average Volume64,174 shs
Market Capitalization$1.46 billion
P/E Ratio17.70
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta-0.08
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$2.37 per share
Book Value$17.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,800
Market Cap$1.46 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2020 (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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 5th. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.04. The firm earned $482.83 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $475.91 million. Central Garden & Pet had a net margin of 3.60% and a return on equity of 8.60%. Central Garden & Pet's revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.03 earnings per share. 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 Monday, May 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Central Garden & Pet.

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

Central Garden & Pet updated its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.61 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.60.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

3 analysts have issued 1 year 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 twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.1% 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?

News stories about CENT stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a coverage optimism score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely 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 February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 282,800 shares, a drop of 11.4% from the January 30th total of 319,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 79,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.6 days. Approximately 3.0% of the company's shares 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), Verizon Communications (VZ), FireEye (FEYE), Jack in the Box (JACK), Lululemon Athletica (LULU), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Brinker International (EAT), Kroger (KR) and Altria Group (MO).

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.77%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.74%), FMR LLC (0.74%), State Street Corp (0.57%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.31%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.21%). Company insiders that own Central Garden & Pet stock include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, George C Roeth, John Ranelli, Mary Beth Springer, Michael A Reed, Michael Edwards, Thomas J Colligan and Timothy P Cofer. 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 FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., GW&K Investment Management LLC, Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Panagora Asset Management Inc.. 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 Oxford Asset Management LLP, Geode Capital Management LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, California Public Employees Retirement System, Royce & Associates LP, State Street Corp, Bank of America Corp DE and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have bought Central Garden & Pet stock in the last two years include Michael Edwards, Thomas J Colligan and Timothy P Cofer. 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 $26.37.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.46 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:  227 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  302 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  529
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 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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