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NASDAQ:CENT

Central Garden & Pet Stock Forecast, Price & News

$47.59
+1.99 (+4.36 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$45.97
Now: $47.59
$47.59
50-Day Range
$40.84
MA: $44.51
$49.42
52-Week Range
$23.82
Now: $47.59
$51.23
Volume77,391 shs
Average Volume82,632 shs
Market Capitalization$2.63 billion
P/E Ratio21.44
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.64
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, rawhides, dog and cat food, toys, pet carriers, grooming supplies, and other accessories; and products for birds, small animals, and specialty pets, such as 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, C&S Products, Cadet, Farnam, Four Paws, Kaytee, K&H Pet Products, Nylabone, Pinnacle, TFH, Zilla, Altosid, Comfort Zone, Coralife, Interpet, Pet Select, and Zodiac brands, as well as through eCommerce. 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, as well as live plants and outdoor cushions and pillows. This segment sells its products to retail chains, independent garden distributors, grocery stores, nurseries, and garden supply retailers under the AMDRO, Arden Companies, 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CENT
CUSIPN/A
Phone925-948-4000
Employees6,300
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.70 billion
Cash Flow$3.84 per share
Book Value$19.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$120.68 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$2.63 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.06 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

255th out of 569 stocks

Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Industry

2nd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$47.59
+1.99 (+4.36 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Central Garden & Pet a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Central Garden & Pet stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Central Garden & Pet?

Wall Street analysts have given Central Garden & Pet a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Central Garden & Pet wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, May 5th 2021.
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How were Central Garden & Pet's earnings last quarter?

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 2nd. The company reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.30. Central Garden & Pet had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.03% and a net margin of 4.48%.
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How has Central Garden & Pet's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Central Garden & Pet's stock was trading at $26.32 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CENT shares have increased by 80.8% and is now trading at $47.59.
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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 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.06.

What price target have analysts set for CENT?

3 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Central Garden & Pet's stock price to reach $36.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 24.4%.
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Who are Central Garden & Pet's key executives?

Central Garden & Pet's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Timothy P. Cofer, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52, Pay $1.09M)
  • Mr. Nicholas Lahanas, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52, Pay $466.21k)
  • Mr. George A. Yuhas, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 69, Pay $501k)
  • Mr. Brooks M. Pennington III, Director of Special Projects & Director (Age 67, Pay $223.73k)
  • Mr. John Edward Hanson, Pres of Pet Consumer Products (Age 56, Pay $600.26k)
  • Mr. Chris Walter, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Jon M. Balousek, Pres of Corp. Devel. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Mike McGoohan, Sr. VP of Marketing & Strategy
  • Ms. Marilyn Leahy, Sr. VP of HR
  • Mr. J. D. Walker III, Pres of Garden Consumer Products

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), The Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), Zoetis (ZTS), Bunge (BG), Brinker International (EAT), The 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 BlackRock Inc. (2.92%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.43%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.96%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.68%) and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (0.41%). Company insiders that own Central Garden & Pet stock include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, George C Roeth, Howard Machek, Mary Beth Springer, Thomas J Colligan and Timothy P Cofer.
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Which institutional investors are selling Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Northern Trust Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Central Garden & Pet company stock in the last year include Brooks Pennington III, George A Yuhas, Howard Machek, and Thomas J Colligan.
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Which institutional investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GW&K Investment Management LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Royce & Associates LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, BlackRock Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Central Garden & Pet stock in the last two years include Thomas J Colligan, and Timothy P Cofer.
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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 $47.59.

How much money does Central Garden & Pet make?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $2.63 billion and generates $2.70 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $120.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.26 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Central Garden & Pet have?

Central Garden & Pet employs 6,300 workers across the globe.

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 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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