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Central Garden & Pet Stock Forecast, Price & News

$34.06
+0.71 (+2.13 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$33.13
Now: $34.06
$34.30
50-Day Range
$33.35
MA: $37.27
$39.73
52-Week Range
$21.66
Now: $34.06
$41.10
Volume188,897 shs
Average Volume288,212 shs
Market Capitalization$1.86 billion
P/E Ratio16.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.66
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. 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, Cadet, Farnam, Four Paws, Kaytee, K&H Pet Products, Nylabone, Pinnacle, TFH, Zilla, Altosid, Comfort Zone, Coralife, Interpet, Kent Marine, Pet Select, and Zodiac brands. 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, trellises, and other wood products, as well as live plants. 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 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.58 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.38 billion
Cash Flow$2.58 per share
Book Value$17.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$92.79 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,400
Market Cap$1.86 billion
Next Earnings Date11/24/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$34.06
+0.71 (+2.13 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENTA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Central Garden & Pet's stock price 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. Since then, CENTA shares have increased by 35.5% and is now trading at $34.06.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 Tuesday, November 24th 2020.
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How were Central Garden & Pet's earnings last quarter?

Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENTA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.51. The firm earned $833.48 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $727.68 million. Central Garden & Pet had a net margin of 4.28% and a return on equity of 11.16%.
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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 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.63.

What price target have analysts set for CENTA?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Central Garden & Pet's share price to reach $38.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Central Garden & Pet's key competitors?

Who are Central Garden & Pet's key executives?

Central Garden & Pet's management team includes the following 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)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.77%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC (2.67%), LSV Asset Management (2.12%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.72%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.70%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.70%).

Which institutional investors are selling Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENTA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., AJO LP, FMR LLC, FMR LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, and Seizert Capital Partners LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock?

CENTA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Foundry Partners LLC, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., and SG Americas Securities LLC.

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 $34.06.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.86 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.

What is Central Garden & Pet's official website?

The official website for Central Garden & Pet is 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.

This page was last updated on 9/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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