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NASDAQ:CENTCentral Garden & Pet Stock Price, Forecast & News

$37.03
+1.52 (+4.28 %)
(As of 07/14/2020 09:55 AM ET)
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$35.54
Now: $37.03
$37.42
50-Day Range
$33.42
MA: $35.27
$36.70
52-Week Range
$22.40
Now: $37.03
$37.31
Volume41,210 shs
Average Volume70,809 shs
Market Capitalization$2.02 billion
P/E Ratio23.06
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.35
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: 1.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.90 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$2.69 per share
Book Value$17.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,800
Market Cap$2.02 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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

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

Central Garden & Pet's stock was trading at $26.32 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CENT stock has increased by 34.9% and is now trading at $35.51. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Central Garden & Pet.

When is Central Garden & Pet's next earnings date?

Central Garden & Pet is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Central Garden & Pet.

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

Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The company reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.02. The business earned $703.23 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $693.21 million. Central Garden & Pet had a return on equity of 8.69% and a net margin of 3.57%. View Central Garden & Pet's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

3 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's share price to reach $34.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.3%. View analysts' price targets for Central Garden & Pet.

Has Central Garden & Pet been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CENT stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about Central Garden & Pet.

Are investors shorting Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 284,500 shares, a decrease of 6.6% from the June 15th total of 304,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 103,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Approximately 3.0% of the company's stock are short sold. 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), Brinker International (EAT), Kroger (KR), Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Bunge (BG), Ford Motor (F) and General Motors (GM).

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."

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 $35.51.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.94 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 7/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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