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

$31.62
+1.29 (+4.25 %)
(As of 04/9/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$30.74
Now: $31.62
$31.97
50-Day Range
$25.13
MA: $27.73
$30.71
52-Week Range
$22.40
Now: $31.62
$34.69
Volume95,441 shs
Average Volume146,013 shs
Market Capitalization$1.75 billion
P/E Ratio21.22
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.13
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: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.80 out of 5 stars


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$2.74 per share
Book Value$17.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,800
Market Cap$1.75 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2020 (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 (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CENT stock has increased by 21.0% and is now trading at $31.86. 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 Monday, May 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Central Garden & Pet.

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

Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 5th. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.04. The company earned $482.83 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $475.91 million. Central Garden & Pet had a return on equity of 8.60% and a net margin of 3.60%. The firm's revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.03 earnings per share. View Central Garden & Pet's earnings history.

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 earnings per share estimate of $1.60.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's stock price to reach $31.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.1%. View analysts' price targets for Central Garden & Pet.

Has Central Garden & Pet been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CENT stock have trended very negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a news impact score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutCentral Garden & Pet.

Are investors shorting Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 384,800 shares, an increase of 25.4% from the February 27th total of 306,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 78,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.9 days. Approximately 4.0% 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), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Avis Budget Group (CAR), Cisco Systems (CSCO), FireEye (FEYE) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

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."

Who are Central Garden & Pet's major shareholders?

Central Garden & Pet's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). 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 institutional investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 activity 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 $31.86.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.77 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]

This page was last updated on 4/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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