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NASDAQ:CENTA - Central Garden & Pet Stock Price, Forecast & News

$30.53
+0.01 (+0.03 %)
(As of 01/23/2020 03:09 PM ET)
Today's Range
$30.13
Now: $30.53
$30.56
50-Day Range
$26.09
MA: $28.89
$30.89
52-Week Range
$20.50
Now: $30.53
$36.92
Volume3,754 shs
Average Volume195,733 shs
Market Capitalization$1.71 billion
P/E Ratio19.08
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.11
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, dog and cat food and treats, toys, pet carriers, grooming supplies, and other accessories; and products for birds, small animals, and specialty pets, such as food, cages and habitats, toys, chews, and related accessories. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.38 billion
Cash Flow$2.57 per share
Book Value$17.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,400
Market Cap$1.71 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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

What is Central Garden & Pet's stock symbol?

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

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

Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENTA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 26th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.13. The business earned $540.74 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $518.20 million. Central Garden & Pet had a net margin of 3.89% and a return on equity of 9.26%. View Central Garden & Pet's Earnings History.

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

Central Garden & Pet is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Central Garden & Pet.

What guidance has Central Garden & Pet issued on next quarter's earnings?

Central Garden & Pet updated its first quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.10-0.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.06.

What price target have analysts set for CENTA?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect Central Garden & Pet's stock price to reach $34.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Central Garden & Pet.

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

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Central Garden & Pet.

Has Central Garden & Pet been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CENTA stock have been trending somewhat negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a news impact score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Central Garden & Pet.

Are investors shorting Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,140,000 shares, an increase of 11.8% from the December 15th total of 1,020,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 287,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.0 days. Currently, 2.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Central Garden & Pet's Current Options Chain.

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 Central Garden & Pet (CENT), AbbVie (ABBV), Canopy Growth (CGC), General Motors (GM), Kohl's (KSS), Altria Group (MO), Comcast (CMCSA), Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP), LKQ (LKQ) and Methanex (MEOH).

Who are Central Garden & Pet's key executives?

Central Garden & Pet's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. George C. Roeth, Pres, CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Nicholas Lahanas, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. William Lawrence Lynch, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 58)
  • Mr. George A. Yuhas, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 67)
  • Ms. Kay M. Schwichtenberg, Exec. VP of Animal & Public Health (Age 67)

Who are Central Garden & Pet's major shareholders?

Central Garden & Pet's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.43%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.02%) and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.00%).

Which institutional investors are selling Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENTA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Peregrine Capital Management LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENTA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank .

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Central Garden & Pet's stock price today?

One share of CENTA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.53.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.71 billion and generates $2.38 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $92.79 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.60 on an earnings per share basis. Central Garden & Pet employs 5,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Central Garden & Pet.

What is Central Garden & Pet's official website?

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

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.


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

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  118 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  126 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  244
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Central Garden & Pet 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 1/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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