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NASDAQ:CENT

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

$44.45
+0.38 (+0.86%)
(As of 08/11/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$44.25
$45.12
50-Day Range
$40.49
$45.05
52-Week Range
$40.03
$57.32
Volume
21,782 shs
Average Volume
47,603 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.45 billion
P/E Ratio
16.11
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$60.00

Central Garden & Pet MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
35.0% Upside
$60.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.17% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-3.45
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.36mentions of Central Garden & Pet in the last 14 days
Based on 19 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$305,245 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.94%
From $2.86 to $3.03 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.02 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

224th out of 289 stocks

Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Industry

3rd out of 4 stocks

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About Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) Stock

Central Garden & Pet Company produces and distributes various 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 provides dog and cat supplies, such as dog treats and chews, toys, pet beds and grooming products, waste management and training pads, and pet containment; supplies for aquatics, small animals, reptiles, and pet birds, including toys, cages and habitats, bedding, and food and supplements; animal and household health and insect control products; live fish and products for fish, reptiles, and other aquarium-based pets, such as aquariums, furniture and lighting fixtures, pumps, filters, water conditioners, food, and supplements; and products for horses and livestock, as well as outdoor cushions and pillows. This segment sells its products under the Aqueon, Cadet, Comfort Zone, Farnam, Four Paws, Kaytee, K&H Pet Products, Nylabone, and Zilla brands. The Garden segment offers lawn and garden supplies products that include grass seed; wild bird feed, bird feeders, bird houses, and other birding accessories; fertilizers; decorative outdoor lifestyle products; live plants; and weed and grass, as well as other herbicides, insecticide, and pesticide products. This segment sells its lawn and garden supplies products under the AMDRO, Ferry-Morse, Pennington, and Sevin brands, as well as under Bell Nursery, Lilly Miller, and Over-N-Out other brand names. Central Garden & Pet Company was founded in 1955 and is based in Walnut Creek, California.

Central Garden & Pet Price Performance

Shares of CENT traded up $0.49 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $44.56. The stock had a trading volume of 73 shares, compared to its average volume of 38,934. The company's 50-day moving average is $43.31 and its 200 day moving average is $44.44. The company has a market capitalization of $2.45 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.97 and a beta of 0.54. The company has a current ratio of 3.16, a quick ratio of 1.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. Central Garden & Pet has a 12-month low of $40.03 and a 12-month high of $57.32.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In related news, CFO Nicholas Lahanas sold 7,306 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.78, for a total value of $305,244.68. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 113,520 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,742,865.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Corporate insiders own 8.80% of the company's stock.

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CENT Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/22/2021
Today
8/11/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/28/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Miscellaneous nondurable goods
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:CENT
Employees
7,000
Year Founded
1980

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+35.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$151.75 million
Pretax Margin
5.81%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.30 billion
Cash Flow
$4.40 per share
Book Value
$24.55 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
50,231,000
Market Cap
$2.45 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.54

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Timothy P. Cofer (Age 53)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.26M
  • Mr. Nicholas Lahanas (Age 53)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $476.99k
  • Mr. John D. Walker III (Age 64)
    Pres of Garden Consumer Products
    Comp: $832.78k
  • Mr. John Edward Hanson (Age 56)
    Pres of Pet Consumer Products
    Comp: $634.19k
  • Mr. Howard A. Machek (Age 59)
    Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Chris Walter
    Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Friederike Edelmann
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Joyce McCarthy
    Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Jon M. Balousek (Age 53)
    Pres of Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. Mike McGoohan
    Sr. VP of Marketing & Strategy













CENT Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Central Garden & Pet stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CENT shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CENT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Central Garden & Pet's stock price forecast for 2022?

1 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their CENT share price forecasts range from $60.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $60.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have CENT shares performed in 2022?

Central Garden & Pet's stock was trading at $52.63 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, CENT shares have decreased by 15.3% and is now trading at $44.56.
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When is Central Garden & Pet's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 28th 2022.
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How were Central Garden & Pet's earnings last quarter?

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) issued its earnings results on Monday, November, 22nd. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.24) by $0.18. The business earned $739.13 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $729.16 million. Central Garden & Pet had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.86% and a net margin of 4.48%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.25 earnings per share.

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

Central Garden & Pet issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.75- for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.82. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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), Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), Zoetis (ZTS), Bunge (BG), Brinker International (EAT), 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.76%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.17%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.11%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.07%), Swiss National Bank (0.04%) and Deutsche Bank AG (0.04%). Insiders that own company stock include Brooks Pennington III, Daniel P Myers, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, John D Walker III, John D Walker III, John Ranelli, Nicholas Lahanas, Thomas J Colligan and Timothy P Cofer.
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How do I buy shares of Central Garden & Pet?

Shares of CENT stock 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 $44.56.

How much money does Central Garden & Pet make?

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) has a market capitalization of $2.45 billion and generates $3.30 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $151.75 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.76 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Central Garden & Pet have?

The company employs 7,000 workers across the globe.

Does Central Garden & Pet have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Central Garden & Pet: Green Garden.
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When was Central Garden & Pet founded?

Central Garden & Pet was founded in 1980.

How can I contact Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet's mailing address is 1340 TREAT BOULEVARD SUITE 600, WALNUT CREEK CA, 94597. The official website for the company is www.central.com. The company can be reached via phone at (925) 948-4000, via email at fedelmann@central.com, or via fax at 302-636-5454.

This page (NASDAQ:CENT) was last updated on 8/11/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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