NASDAQ:CENT - Central Garden & Pet Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $30.84 -0.40 (-1.28 %) (As of 11/21/2018 08:00 AM ET)Previous Close$31.24Today's Range$30.76 - $31.3952-Week Range$30.71 - $45.02Volume53,400 shsAverage Volume87,663 shsMarket Capitalization$1.63 billionP/E Ratio16.27Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.03 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 comprising edible bones, edible and non-edible chews, rawhide, dog and cat food and treats, toys, pet carriers, grooming supplies, and other accessories; and food, cages and habitats, toys, chews, and related accessories for birds, small animals, and specialty pets. It also offers animal and household health, and insect control products; aquariums, furniture and lighting fixtures, pumps, filters, water conditioners, food and supplements, and information and knowledge resources for fish, reptiles, and other aquarium-based pets; 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, Bio Spot Active Care, Cadet, Farnam, Four Paws, Kaytee, K&H Pet Products, Nylabone, Pinnacle, TFH, Zilla, Altosid, Comfort Zone, Coralife, Interpet, Kent Marine, Pet Select, Super Pet, and Zodiac brands. The Garden segment provides grass seeds; wild bird feed, bird feeders, bird houses, and other birding accessories; weed, grass, and other herbicide, insecticide, and pesticide products; fertilizers; and decorative outdoor lifestyle products, such as pottery, trellises, and other wood products. 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 is also involved in the distribution of third party pet, and lawn and garden products. Central Garden & Pet Company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Walnut Creek, California. Receive CENT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CENT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Miscellaneous nondurable goods Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:CENT Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.central.com Phone925-948-4000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.93 Current Ratio4.42 Quick Ratio2.57 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.27 Forward P/E Ratio16.23 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.05 billion Price / Sales0.78 Cash Flow$2.3171 per share Price / Cash13.31 Book Value$12.29 per share Price / Book2.51 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.50 Net Income$78.82 million Net Margins5.32% Return on Equity14.69% Return on Assets6.37% Miscellaneous Employees4,100 Outstanding Shares52,200,000Market Cap$1.63 billion OptionableOptionable 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 7th. The company reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.04. The business earned $613.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $591.76 million. Central Garden & Pet had a return on equity of 14.69% and a net margin of 5.32%. Central Garden & Pet's quarterly revenue was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.67 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 Tuesday, November 27th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Central Garden & Pet. How can I listen to Central Garden & Pet's earnings call? Central Garden & Pet will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, November 27th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 2016898345. What price target have analysts set for CENT? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's stock price to reach $44.8333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Central Garden & Pet. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Central Garden & Pet? 7 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 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Central Garden & Pet. Has Central Garden & Pet been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about CENT stock have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a daily sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Central Garden & Pet's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Central Garden & Pet include Gildan Activewear (GIL), Toro (TTC), Pool (POOL), Columbia Sportswear (COLM), Madison Square Garden (MSG), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), H & R Block (HRB), Polaris Industries (PII), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Hanesbrands (HBI), Six Flags Entertainment (SIX), Cable One (CABO), Planet Fitness (PLNT), SJM (SJMHF) and Leggett & Platt (LEG). Who are Central Garden & Pet's key executives? Central Garden & Pet's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. George C. Roeth, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)Mr. Nicholas Lahanas, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)Mr. George A. Yuhas, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 66)Ms. Kay M. Schwichtenberg, Exec. VP of Animal & Public Health (Age 66)Mr. John R. Ranelli, Consultant & Director (Age 72) Who are Central Garden & Pet's major shareholders? Central Garden & Pet's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (3.06%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.11%), FMR LLC (1.85%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.46%) and GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.87%). Company insiders that own Central Garden & Pet stock include Alfred A Piergallini, Brooks Pennington III, David N Chichester, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, John Balousek, John Ranelli, Mary Beth Springer, Michael A Reed, Nicholas Lahanas and Thomas J Colligan. 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Morgan Stanley and Axiom International Investors LLC DE. Company insiders that have sold Central Garden & Pet company stock in the last year include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, John Ranelli, Michael A Reed, Nicholas Lahanas and Thomas J Colligan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Central Garden & Pet. Which major investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock? CENT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Earnest Partners LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, First Hawaiian Bank and Simplex Trading LLC. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Central Garden & Pet's stock price today? One share of CENT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.84. How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet? Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.63 billion and generates $2.05 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $78.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.50 on an earnings per share basis. Central Garden & Pet employs 4,100 workers across the globe. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 174 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 236 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 410MarketBeat'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 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are trading strategies for the 52-week high/low?