NASDAQ:CENT - Central Garden & Pet Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$28.68
-0.08 (-0.28 %)
(As of 06/19/2019 09:12 AM ET)
Today's Range
$28.57
Now: $28.68
$29.31
50-Day Range
$26.77
MA: $28.62
$30.2975
52-Week Range
$25.07
Now: $28.68
$45.02
Volume86,739 shs
Average Volume94,713 shs
Market Capitalization$1.67 billion
P/E Ratio15.02
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta-0.05
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. Read More…

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$2.22 billion
Cash Flow$2.8853 per share
Book Value$18.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$123.59 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,400
Market Cap$1.67 billion
Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 6th. The company reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $673.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $647 million. Central Garden & Pet had a net margin of 4.19% and a return on equity of 9.92%. The firm's revenue was up 9.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.86 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 Wednesday, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Central Garden & Pet.

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

Central Garden & Pet updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.80 or higher for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.80. Central Garden & Pet also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.80 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's share price to reach $40.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 41.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Central Garden & Pet.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Central Garden & Pet?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 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?

Media headlines about CENT stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Central Garden & Pet.

Are investors shorting Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,315,600 shares, an increase of 14.0% from the April 30th total of 1,154,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 148,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.9 days. Currently, 12.8% of the shares of the 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 Vereit (VER), General Electric (GE), Skechers USA (SKX), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Jack in the Box (JACK), Lululemon Athletica (LULU), Virtu Financial (VIRT), Kroger (KR), Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) and Zoetis (ZTS).

Who are Central Garden & Pet's key executives?

Central Garden & Pet's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Central Garden & Pet's major shareholders?

Central Garden & Pet's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.13%), FMR LLC (1.45%), Marshall Wace LLP (0.50%), North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.12%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.10%) and Foundry Partners LLC (0.07%). Company insiders that own Central Garden & Pet stock include Alfred A Piergallini, Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, George C Roeth, Howard Machek, John Ranelli, Mary Beth Springer, Michael A Reed, Michael Edwards, Nicholas Lahanas and Thomas J Colligan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Central Garden & Pet.

Which institutional investors are selling Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, FTB Advisors Inc., Eqis Capital Management Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Foundry Partners LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., First Quadrant L P CA and Rhumbline Advisers. Company insiders that have sold Central Garden & Pet company stock in the last year include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, George C Roeth and Mary Beth Springer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Central Garden & Pet.

Which institutional investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Laurion Capital Management LP, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, GYL Financial Synergies LLC, North Star Investment Management Corp., Acadian Asset Management LLC and 6 Meridian. 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 $28.68.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.67 billion and generates $2.22 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $123.59 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.91 on an earnings per share basis. Central Garden & Pet employs 5,400 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ CENT)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  191 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  259 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  450
MarketBeat'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 6/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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