NASDAQ:CENT

Central Garden & Pet Stock Forecast, Price & News

$47.16
+0.58 (+1.25 %)
(As of 09/22/2021 09:41 AM ET)
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$46.61
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$43.82
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52-Week Range
$35.96
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Volume260 shs
Average Volume79,516 shs
Market Capitalization$2.63 billion
P/E Ratio15.51
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.59
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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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2.37 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

101st out of 384 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?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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?

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Are investors shorting Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 596,800 shares, an increase of 17.1% from the July 29th total of 509,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 76,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.8 days. Approximately 6.4% 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 Monday, November 22nd 2021.
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How were Central Garden & Pet's earnings last quarter?

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 4th. The company reported $1.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.38. The company had revenue of $1.04 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $954.27 million. Central Garden & Pet had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.62% and a net margin of 5.19%.
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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 shares have increased by 77.0% and is now trading at $46.58.
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What guidance has Central Garden & Pet issued on next quarter's earnings?

Central Garden & Pet updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, September, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.620-$ for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.600. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's share price to reach $66.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 42.8% 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

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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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (2.94%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.40%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.85%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.33%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (1.23%) and Allianz Asset Management GmbH (0.92%). Company insiders that own Central Garden & Pet stock include Brooks Pennington III, Daniel P Myers, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, John D Walker III, John D Walker III, John Ranelli, Thomas J Colligan and Timothy P Cofer.
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Which institutional investors are selling Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Northern Trust Corp, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC. Company insiders that have sold Central Garden & Pet company stock in the last year include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, John D Walker III, and John Ranelli.
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Which institutional investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Geode Capital Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Vanguard Group Inc., Orchard Capital Managment LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, State Street Corp, Bfsg LLC, and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Central Garden & Pet stock in the last two years include Daniel P Myers, 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 $46.58.

How much money does Central Garden & Pet make?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $2.59 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 9/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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