NASDAQ:CENTA - Central Garden & Pet Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $26.75 -0.65 (-2.37 %) (As of 05/23/2019 09:13 AM ET)Previous Close$27.40Today's Range$26.65 - $27.3052-Week Range$23.07 - $41.97Volume146,045 shsAverage Volume360,155 shsMarket Capitalization$1.56 billionP/E Ratio14.01Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.13 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive CENTA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CENTA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Miscellaneous nondurable goods Sub-IndustryHousehold Products SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:CENTA Previous Symbol CUSIP15352720 CIK887733 Webhttp://www.central.com/ Phone925-948-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.69 Current Ratio4.52 Quick Ratio2.79Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.01 Forward P/E Ratio14.86 P/E Growth3.79 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.22 billion Price / Sales0.70 Cash Flow$2.8247 per share Price / Cash Flow9.47 Book Value$17.15 per share Price / Book1.56Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.91 Net Income$123.59 million Net Margins4.19% Return on Equity9.92% Return on Assets4.76%Miscellaneous Employees5,400 Outstanding Shares58,270,000Market Cap$1.56 billion Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 6th. The company reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $673.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $645.58 million. Central Garden & Pet had a net margin of 4.19% and a return on equity of 9.92%. 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, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Central Garden & Pet. What price target have analysts set for CENTA? 3 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Central Garden & Pet's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's share price to reach $41.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 55.8% 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 3 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? News coverage about CENTA stock has trended very negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a media sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Central Garden & Pet's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Central Garden & Pet include Dolby Laboratories (DLB), PADDY PWR BETFA/ADR (PDYPY), SJM (SJMHF), World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Hanesbrands (HBI), Michael Kors (KORS), TUI AG/ADR (TUIFY), Zynga (ZNGA), H & R Block (HRB), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Polaris Industries (PII), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (WH), Grupo Televisa SAB (TV) and Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI). 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), Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), Canopy Growth (CGC), Amarin (AMRN), Alliance MMA (AMMA), Adial Pharmaceuticals (ADIL), Travis Perkins (TPK), Ten Entertainment Group (TEG) and Rolls-Royce (RR). 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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.53%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.55%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.21%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (1.81%), State of Wisconsin Investment Board (1.77%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.77%). Which institutional investors are selling Central Garden & Pet stock? CENTA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, ClariVest Asset Management LLC and Nordea Investment Management AB. Which institutional investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock? CENTA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, RMB Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , IndexIQ Advisors LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Alambic Investment Management L.P.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Central Garden & Pet's stock price today? One share of CENTA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.75. How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet? Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.56 billion and generates $2.22 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $123.59 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.91 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 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: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 95 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 91 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 186MarketBeat'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 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Asset Allocation Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.