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Central Garden & Pet (CENTA) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$33.25
+0.13 (+0.39%)
(As of 07/24/2024 ET)

Central Garden & Pet - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0 to .5 = Strong Sell, .5 to 1 = Sell, 1 to 1.5 = Reduce, 1.5 to 2.5 = Hold, 2.5 to 3.0 = Moderate Buy, 3.0 to 3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Consensus Rating

Based on 6 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Buy." Out of the 6 analysts, 1 has given a hold rating, 3 have given a buy rating, and 2 have given a strong buy rating for CENTA.

Consensus Price Target

$40.50
21.80% Upside
High Forecast$50.00
Average Forecast$40.50
Low Forecast$32.00

According to the 6 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Central Garden & Pet, the average price target is $40.50. The highest price target for CENTA is $50.00, while the lowest price target for CENTA is $32.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 21.80% from the current price of $33.25.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/26/23 to 7/25/24
1 Month Ago
6/26/23 to 6/25/24
3 Months Ago
4/27/23 to 4/26/24
1 Year Ago
7/26/22 to 7/26/23
Consensus Rating
Buy
Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Strong Buy
2 Strong Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
3 Buy rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
Hold
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$40.50$41.75$45.00$28.64
Forecasted Upside21.80% Upside23.61% Upside42.36% Upside22.44% Upside
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CENTA Analyst Recommendations By Month

The chart below shows how a company's ratings by analysts have changed over time. Each bar represents the previous year of ratings for that month. Within each bar, the sell ratings are shown in red, the hold ratings are shown in yellow, the buy ratings are shown in green, and the strong buy ratings are shown in dark green.
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CENTA Price Targets by Month

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Central Garden & Pet Stock vs. The Competition

TypeCentral Garden & PetConsumer Discretionary CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
3.17
2.55
2.51
Consensus RatingBuyModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside21.80% Upside125.82% Upside10.62% Upside
News Sentiment RatingNeutral News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/22/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
3 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$40.00 ➝ $38.00+14.01%
7/1/2024Canaccord Genuity Group
1 of 5 stars
B. Mcnamara
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5/28/2024Argus
2 of 5 stars
R. Department
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5/13/2024Truist Financial
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$45.00 ➝ $50.00+24.29%
5/9/2024Monness Crespi & Hardt
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J. Chartier
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Boost TargetBuy$39.00 ➝ $42.00+16.86%
8/3/2023KeyCorp
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$29.44 ➝ $32.00+31.86%
8/25/2022CJS Securities
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 Initiated CoverageOutperform$32.00+24.53%

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CENTA Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Garden & Pet's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 6 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Central Garden & Pet is $40.50, with a high forecast of $50.00 and a low forecast of $32.00.

Should I buy or sell Central Garden & Pet stock right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Central Garden & Pet in the last year. There is currently 1 hold rating, 3 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" CENTA shares.

Does Central Garden & Pet's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Central Garden & Pet's stock has a predicted upside of 21.10% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has Central Garden & Pet been upgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, Central Garden & Pet's stock had 2 upgrades by analysts.

What analysts cover Central Garden & Pet?

Central Garden & Pet has been rated by research analysts at Argus, Canaccord Genuity Group, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Monness Crespi & Hardt, and Truist Financial in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Central Garden & Pet more than its competitors?

Analysts like Central Garden & Pet more than other "consumer discretionary" companies. The consensus rating for Central Garden & Pet is Buy while the average consensus rating for "consumer discretionary" companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how CENTA compares to other companies.


This page (NASDAQ:CENTA) was last updated on 7/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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