NASDAQ:CENTA - Central Garden & Pet Co Class A Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$36.07 +0.13 (+0.36 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$35.94
Today's Range$35.28 - $36.22
52-Week Range$32.20 - $41.97
Volume13,996 shs
Average Volume250,562 shs
Market Capitalization$1.91 billion
P/E Ratio23.84
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.32
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 comprising edible bones, edible and non-edible chews, rawhide, dog and cat food and treats, toys, pet carriers, grooming supplies, and other accessories; and food, cages and habitats, toys, chews, and related accessories for birds, small animals, and specialty pets. It also offers animal and household health, and insect control products; aquariums, furniture and lighting fixtures, pumps, filters, water conditioners, food and supplements, and information and knowledge resources for fish, reptiles, and other aquarium-based pets; 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, Bio Spot Active Care, Cadet, Farnam, Four Paws, Kaytee, K&H Pet Products, Nylabone, Pinnacle, TFH, Zilla, Altosid, Comfort Zone, Coralife, Interpet, Kent Marine, Pet Select, Super Pet, and Zodiac brands. The Garden segment provides grass seeds; wild bird feed, bird feeders, bird houses, and other birding accessories; weed, grass, and other herbicide, insecticide, and pesticide products; fertilizers; and decorative outdoor lifestyle products, such as pottery, trellises, and other wood products. 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 is also involved in the distribution of third party pet, and lawn and garden products. Central Garden & Pet Company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Walnut Creek, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Miscellaneous nondurable goods
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:CENTA
CUSIP15352720
Phone925-948-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.93
Current Ratio4.42
Quick Ratio2.57

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.84
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.05 billion
Price / Sales0.92
Cash Flow$2.3166 per share
Price / Cash15.57
Book Value$12.31 per share
Price / Book2.93

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.50
Net Income$78.82 million
Net Margins5.32%
Return on Equity14.69%
Return on Assets6.37%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares52,200,000
Market Cap$1.91 billion

Central Garden & Pet Co Class A (NASDAQ:CENTA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Garden & Pet Co Class A's stock symbol?

Central Garden & Pet Co Class A trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CENTA."

How were Central Garden & Pet Co Class A's earnings last quarter?

Central Garden & Pet Co Class A (NASDAQ:CENTA) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.79. The firm earned $657.94 million during the quarter. Central Garden & Pet Co Class A had a return on equity of 14.69% and a net margin of 5.32%. View Central Garden & Pet Co Class A's Earnings History.

When is Central Garden & Pet Co Class A's next earnings date?

Central Garden & Pet Co Class A is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 27th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Central Garden & Pet Co Class A.

What price target have analysts set for CENTA?

4 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Central Garden & Pet Co Class A's stock. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet Co Class A's share price to reach $45.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Central Garden & Pet Co Class A.

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

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet Co Class A in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Central Garden & Pet Co Class A.

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

Who are Central Garden & Pet Co Class A's key executives?

Central Garden & Pet Co Class A's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. George C. Roeth, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Nicholas Lahanas, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. George A. Yuhas, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 66)
  • Ms. Kay M. Schwichtenberg, Exec. VP of Animal & Public Health (Age 66)
  • Mr. John R. Ranelli, Consultant & Director (Age 72)

Has Central Garden & Pet Co Class A been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CENTA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet Co Class A earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Central Garden & Pet Co Class A.

Who are Central Garden & Pet Co Class A's major shareholders?

Central Garden & Pet Co Class A's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.46%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.59%), Rothschild Asset Management Inc. (1.97%), FMR LLC (1.53%) and Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.53%).

Which major investors are selling Central Garden & Pet Co Class A stock?

CENTA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Natixis, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, CQS Cayman LP, Algert Global LLC and KBC Group NV.

Which major investors are buying Central Garden & Pet Co Class A stock?

CENTA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Millennium Management LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., United Services Automobile Association, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Renaissance Technologies LLC.

How do I buy shares of Central Garden & Pet Co Class A?

Shares of CENTA 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 Co Class A's stock price today?

One share of CENTA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.07.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet Co Class A?

Central Garden & Pet Co Class A has a market capitalization of $1.91 billion and generates $2.05 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $78.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.50 on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Central Garden & Pet Co Class A?

Central Garden & Pet Co Class A's mailing address is 1340 TREAT BOULEVARD SUITE 600, WALNUT CREEK CA, 94597. The company can be reached via phone at 925-948-4000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Central Garden & Pet Co Class A (NASDAQ CENTA)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  77 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  67 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  144
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Central Garden & Pet Co Class A and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CENTA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CENTA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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