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

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$30.01 -1.05 (-3.38 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.01
Today's Range$29.84 - $30.8986
52-Week Range$27.14 - $41.97
Volume205,937 shs
Average Volume294,512 shs
Market Capitalization$1.57 billion
P/E Ratio15.71
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.24
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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CENTA
Previous Symbol
CUSIP15352720
Phone925-948-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.73
Current Ratio5.72
Quick Ratio3.71

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.71
Forward P/E Ratio16.58
P/E Growth2.73

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.22 billion
Price / Sales0.71
Cash Flow$2.8939 per share
Price / Cash Flow10.37
Book Value$18.25 per share
Price / Book1.64

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.91
Net Income$123.59 million
Net Margins5.58%
Return on Equity13.33%
Return on Assets5.89%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares52,200,000
Market Cap$1.57 billion
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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 27th. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.02. The business earned $502.31 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $499.89 million. Central Garden & Pet had a net margin of 5.58% and a return on equity of 13.33%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.08 EPS. 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 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Central Garden & Pet.

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

Central Garden & Pet issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.96.

What price target have analysts set for CENTA?

3 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Central Garden & Pet's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's stock price to reach $41.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 38.8% 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?

Media stories about CENTA stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 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)

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.28%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.25%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.57%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (1.92%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., RK Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, 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 BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Vanguard Group Inc, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, CQS Cayman LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Marshall Wace LLP.

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 $30.01.

How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.57 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.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  87 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  74 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  161
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 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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