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

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$30.10 -0.52 (-1.70 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.10
Today's Range$29.95 - $31.1657
52-Week Range$29.56 - $45.02
Volume131,777 shs
Average Volume156,603 shs
Market Capitalization$1.57 billion
P/E Ratio15.76
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.14
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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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$2.8667 per share
Book Value$18.32 per share

Profitability

Net Income$123.59 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,400
Market Cap$1.57 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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 6th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $462 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $487.52 million. Central Garden & Pet had a return on equity of 11.19% and a net margin of 4.44%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.19 EPS. 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 Monday, May 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Central Garden & Pet.

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

Central Garden & Pet issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.80 or higher for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.88. Central Garden & Pet also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.80-1.80 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

5 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Central Garden & Pet's stock. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's stock price to reach $44.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 47.5% 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?

News articles about CENT stock have trended neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Central Garden & Pet's key competitors?

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 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (3.08%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.38%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.32%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (0.90%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.81%) and Portolan Capital Management LLC (0.51%). Company insiders that own Central Garden & Pet stock include Alfred A Piergallini, Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, John Balousek, 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 Bank of America Corp DE, Timpani Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Dana Investment Advisors Inc., Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC and MetLife Investment Advisors LLC. 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 institutional investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Portolan Capital Management LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Eqis Capital Management Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC and North Star Investment Management Corp.. 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 $30.10.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.57 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.

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:  184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  247 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  431
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 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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