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Central Garden & Pet Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.62 (+1.40%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
224,300 shs
Average Volume
200,646 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.51 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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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. Founded initially as a distribution company, it grew its business through a succession of over 50 acquisitions and created a broad portfolio which allows for economies of scale and market advantages. The company's pet supplies include products for dogs and cats; products for birds, small animals and specialty pets; animal and household health and insect control products; live fish and products for fish, reptiles and other aquarium-based pets; products for horses and livestock, as well as outdoor cushions and pillows. 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. Its lawn and garden supplies products include proprietary and non-proprietary grass seed; wild bird feed, bird feeders, bird houses and other birding accessories; weed, grass, and other herbicides, insecticide and pesticide products; fertilizers; and decorative outdoor lifestyle products including p


Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENTA) Stock Price Down 6%
November 23, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Central Garden & Pet's (CENT) Q4 Loss Narrower Than Expected
November 23, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENTA) Issues FY 2022 Earnings Guidance
November 22, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Earnings Outlook For Central Garden & Pet
November 19, 2021 |  benzinga.com
Central Garden & Pet Announces Lisa Coleman as New Director
September 27, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Miscellaneous nondurable goods
Household Products
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.30 billion
Cash Flow
$4.34 per share
Book Value
$21.96 per share


Net Income
$151.75 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$2.51 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.60 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

84th out of 387 stocks

Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Industry

1st out of 4 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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

Is Central Garden & Pet a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings 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 Coronavirus?

Central Garden & Pet's stock was trading at $25.13 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CENTA stock has increased by 79.2% and is now trading at $45.03.
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Are investors shorting Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet saw a decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 513,800 shares, a decrease of 20.8% from the October 31st total of 648,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 180,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.3% 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:CENTA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, November, 21st. The company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.24) by $0.18. The company earned $739.13 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.25 earnings per share.
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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 (EPS) guidance of $3.100-$ for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.060. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for CENTA?

5 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $53.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's share price to reach $60.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.0% 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
  • Michael A. Reed, Executive Vice President
  • Kay Schwichtenberg, Executive Vice President

What is Tim Cofer's approval rating as Central Garden & Pet's CEO?

7 employees have rated Central Garden & Pet CEO Tim Cofer on Glassdoor.com. Tim Cofer has an approval rating of 48% among Central Garden & Pet's employees. This puts Tim Cofer in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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

What is Central Garden & Pet's stock symbol?

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

Who are Central Garden & Pet's major shareholders?

Central Garden & Pet's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.45%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.60%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.56%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.46%) and LSV Asset Management (1.22%).

Which institutional investors are selling Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENTA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., James Investment Research Inc., Morgan Stanley, Denali Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and Invesco Ltd..

Which institutional investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENTA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, Millennium Management LLC, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., CQS US LLC, LSV Asset Management, Barclays PLC, and Schroder Investment Management Group.

How do I buy shares of Central Garden & Pet?

Shares of CENTA 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 CENTA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.03.

How much money does Central Garden & Pet make?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $2.51 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 2,020 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.

This page was last updated on 12/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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