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NASDAQ:CENT

Central Garden & Pet Stock Forecast, Price & News

$44.82
-1.07 (-2.33%)
(As of 01/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$44.79
$46.37
50-Day Range
$44.82
$56.17
52-Week Range
$41.34
$62.91
Volume
70,608 shs
Average Volume
42,401 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.47 billion
P/E Ratio
16.42
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
0.55
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About Central Garden & Pet

Central Garden & Pet Co. is an innovator, producer and distributor of branded and private label products for the lawn & garden and pet supplies markets in the United States. It operates through the following segments: Pets and Garden. The Pet segment includes dog and cat supplies such as dog treats and chews, toys, pet beds and grooming products, waste management and training pads, pet containment, supplies for aquatics, small animals, reptiles and pet birds including toys, cages and habitats, bedding, food and supplements, products for equine and livestock, animal and household health and insect control products, live fish and small animals as well as outdoor cushions. These products are sold under the brands, including Aqueon �, Cadet �, Comfort Zone �, Farnam �, Four Paws �, Kaytee �, K&H Pet Products �, Nylabone �, and Zilla � as well as a number of other brands. The Garden segment includes lawn and garden consumables such as grass, vegetable, flower and herb seed, wild bird feed, bird houses and other birding accessories, weed, grass, and other herbicides, insecticide and pesticide products, fertilizers and live plants. These products are sold under the brands AMDRO �, Ironite

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.30 billion
Cash Flow
$4.12 per share
Book Value
$21.96 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$151.75 million
Pretax Margin
5.90%

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
50,296,000
Market Cap
$2.47 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/22/2021
Today
1/21/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.70 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

268th out of 391 stocks

Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Industry

3rd out of 4 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Central Garden & Pet a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Central Garden & Pet stock.
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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CENT stock has increased by 70.3% and is now trading at $44.82.
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Are investors shorting Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet saw a drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totaling 439,300 shares, a drop of 15.8% from the November 30th total of 521,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 63,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.9 days. Currently, 4.7% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Central Garden & Pet's next earnings date?

Central Garden & Pet is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 2nd 2022.
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How were Central Garden & Pet's earnings last quarter?

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 22nd. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, beating 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 13.73% and a net margin of 4.59%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.25 EPS.
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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 Monday, December, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.100-$ for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.080. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's share price to reach $66.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 48.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Central Garden & Pet's key executives?

Central Garden & Pet's management team includes the following people:
  • Timothy P. Cofer, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Nicholas Lahanas, Chief Financial Officer
  • Chris Walter, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Howard Machek, Chief Accounting Officer & Senior Vice President
  • J. D. Walker, President-Garden Branded Business

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 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%). Company insiders that own Central Garden & Pet stock include Brooks Pennington III, Daniel P Myers, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, John D Walker III, John D Walker III, John Ranelli and Thomas J Colligan.
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Which major investors are selling Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Central Garden & Pet company stock in the last year include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, John D Walker III, and John Ranelli.
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Which major investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Exchange Traded Concepts LLC.
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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 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 $44.82.

How much money does Central Garden & Pet make?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $2.47 billion and generates $3.30 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $151.75 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.73 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Central Garden & Pet have?

Central Garden & Pet 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.

When was Central Garden & Pet founded?

Central Garden & Pet was founded in 1980.

What is Central Garden & Pet's official website?

The official website for Central Garden & Pet is www.central.com.

Where are Central Garden & Pet's headquarters?

Central Garden & Pet is headquartered at 1340 TREAT BOULEVARD SUITE 600, WALNUT CREEK CA, 94597.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 302-636-5454.


This page was last updated on 1/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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