NASDAQ:CENTA - Central Garden & Pet Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.61 0.00 (0.00 %) (As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$28.61Today's Range$28.18 - $28.9252-Week Range$27.88 - $41.97Volume234,706 shsAverage Volume179,282 shsMarket Capitalization$1.48 billionP/E Ratio19.07Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.25 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 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. 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 Webwww.central.com Phone925-948-4000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.93 Current Ratio4.42 Quick Ratio2.57 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.07 Forward P/E Ratio15.06 P/E Growth1.22 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.05 billion Price / Sales0.73 Cash Flow$2.3645 per share Price / Cash12.10 Book Value$12.31 per share Price / Book2.32 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.50 Net Income$78.82 million Net Margins5.32% Return on Equity14.69% Return on Assets6.37% Miscellaneous Employees5,000 Outstanding Shares52,200,000Market Cap$1.48 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 28th. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $490.46 million for the quarter. Central Garden & Pet had a return on equity of 14.69% and a net margin of 5.32%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.13 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 Tuesday, November 27th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Central Garden & Pet. What price target have analysts set for CENTA? 4 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Central Garden & Pet's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Central Garden & Pet's share price to reach $43.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 51.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Central Garden & Pet. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Central Garden & Pet? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last year. There are currently 4 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 headlines about CENTA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a coverage optimism score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Central Garden & Pet's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Central Garden & Pet include H & R Block (HRB), Polaris Industries (PII), Hanesbrands (HBI), PIGEON Corp/ADR (PGENY), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Planet Fitness (PLNT), HUGO BOSS AG/S (BOSSY), Cable One (CABO), B&M Euro VALUE/ADR (BMRRY), SJM (SJMHF), Cinemark (CNK), Leggett & Platt (LEG), Six Flags Entertainment (SIX) and PROSIEBENSAT 1/ADR (PBSFY). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.28%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.25%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.57%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (1.92%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.77%) and Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.69%). Which major 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 major investors are buying Central Garden & Pet stock? CENTA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, CQS Cayman LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC and Strs Ohio. 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 $28.61. How big of a company is Central Garden & Pet? Central Garden & Pet has a market capitalization of $1.48 billion and generates $2.05 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $78.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.50 on an earnings per share basis. Central Garden & Pet employs 5,000 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: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 85 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 72 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 157MarketBeat'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 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a stock split?