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GE   154.80 (+0.96%)
DIS   107.76 (+0.02%)
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PYPL   59.51 (+0.59%)
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Central Garden & Pet (CENT) Competitors

$42.83
-0.30 (-0.70%)
(As of 03:09 PM ET)

CENT vs. CENTA, MANU, PRKS, TGNA, MCW, TNL, PENN, CRI, VAC, and PLTK

Should you be buying Central Garden & Pet stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Central Garden & Pet include Central Garden & Pet (CENTA), Manchester United (MANU), United Parks & Resorts (PRKS), TEGNA (TGNA), Mister Car Wash (MCW), Travel + Leisure (TNL), PENN Entertainment (PENN), Carter's (CRI), Marriott Vacations Worldwide (VAC), and Playtika (PLTK). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Central Garden & Pet vs.

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENTA) and Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, community ranking, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and media sentiment.

Central Garden & Pet has a beta of 0.64, meaning that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Central Garden & Pet has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Central Garden & Pet is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Central Garden & Pet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Central Garden & Pet$3.31B0.75$125.64M$2.0218.27
Central Garden & Pet$3.31B0.87$125.64M$2.0221.25

Central Garden & Pet presently has a consensus target price of $45.00, suggesting a potential upside of 22.82%. Central Garden & Pet has a consensus target price of $60.00, suggesting a potential upside of 40.02%. Given Central Garden & Pet's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Central Garden & Pet is more favorable than Central Garden & Pet.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Central Garden & Pet
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
Central Garden & Pet
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Central Garden & Pet received 73 more outperform votes than Central Garden & Pet when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.04% of users gave Central Garden & Pet an outperform vote while only 59.52% of users gave Central Garden & Pet an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Central Garden & PetOutperform Votes
174
63.04%
Underperform Votes
102
36.96%
Central Garden & PetOutperform Votes
247
59.52%
Underperform Votes
168
40.48%

67.4% of Central Garden & Pet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 17.7% of Central Garden & Pet shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.3% of Central Garden & Pet shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 9.5% of Central Garden & Pet shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Central Garden & Pet4.06% 10.32% 4.35%
Central Garden & Pet 4.06%10.32%4.35%

In the previous week, Central Garden & Pet had 8 more articles in the media than Central Garden & Pet. MarketBeat recorded 24 mentions for Central Garden & Pet and 16 mentions for Central Garden & Pet. Central Garden & Pet's average media sentiment score of 0.60 beat Central Garden & Pet's score of 0.51 indicating that Central Garden & Pet is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Central Garden & Pet
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Central Garden & Pet
4 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Central Garden & Pet beats Central Garden & Pet on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CENT vs. The Competition

MetricCentral Garden & Petnondurable goods IndustryDiscretionary SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.88B$1.34B$6.96B$7.46B
Dividend YieldN/A6.95%2.53%3.86%
P/E Ratio21.2550.2616.3815.73
Price / Sales0.870.735.82171.27
Price / Cash12.6441.2817.2725.74
Price / Book1.981.415.404.77
Net Income$125.64M$29.51M$210.83M$209.71M
7 Day Performance-0.37%-0.52%-1.09%0.93%
1 Month Performance11.03%3.06%0.66%5.80%
1 Year Performance64.51%3.26%0.52%6.76%

Central Garden & Pet Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CENTA
Central Garden & Pet
3.5696 of 5 stars
$37.06
+0.8%
$45.00
+21.4%
+50.8%$2.49B$3.31B18.386,300Analyst Revision
MANU
Manchester United
1.5208 of 5 stars
$17.51
-0.4%
$25.50
+45.7%
-32.2%$2.88B$780.89M-83.361,112
PRKS
United Parks & Resorts
0 of 5 stars
$46.23
-1.8%
N/AN/A$2.96B$1.73B12.2615,100Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
TGNA
TEGNA
4.5712 of 5 stars
$14.50
-1.0%
$19.00
+31.0%
-35.0%$2.86B$3.28B5.126,300Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
MCW
Mister Car Wash
3.7363 of 5 stars
$9.01
-1.1%
$9.83
+9.2%
-16.3%$2.83B$876.51M36.026,350Analyst Revision
TNL
Travel + Leisure
4.793 of 5 stars
$41.35
+0.1%
$49.63
+20.0%
+7.9%$2.99B$3.57B8.8518,200Earnings Report
PENN
PENN Entertainment
3.5502 of 5 stars
$17.27
-7.2%
$31.53
+82.6%
-43.0%$2.82B$6.36B-4.7421,875
CRI
Carter's
2.8267 of 5 stars
$81.63
+0.3%
$66.67
-18.3%
+10.5%$3.01B$3.21B14.9015,500Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
VAC
Marriott Vacations Worldwide
3.2686 of 5 stars
$85.91
+0.8%
$126.00
+46.7%
-37.5%$3.03B$4.72B11.6121,400Earnings Report
Analyst Report
PLTK
Playtika
3.5908 of 5 stars
$7.54
-1.6%
$11.36
+50.7%
-23.2%$2.77B$2.62B9.673,800Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
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This page (NASDAQ:CENT) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff