Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT): Price and Financial Metrics

Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT): $37.91

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CENT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $37.91 52-week high $45.89
Prev. close $36.87 52-week low $35.60
Day low $36.88 Volume 29,451
Day high $37.93 Avg. volume 37,972
50-day MA $38.21 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $39.48 Market Cap 2.05B

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CENT Stock Summary

  • CENT's went public 29.88 years ago, making it older than 80.33% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of CENTRAL GARDEN & PET CO's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.44% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CENT is more volatile than merely 5.98% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to CENTRAL GARDEN & PET CO, a group of peers worth examining would be SMP, APOG, HELE, KMT, and AVD.
  • CENT's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CENTRAL GARDEN & PET CO's official web site, go to www.central.com.

CENT Valuation Summary

  • CENT's price/earnings ratio is 17.7; this is 17.48% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, CENT's price/earnings ratio has gone up 2.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CENT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CENT 2023-05-23 0.6 1.5 17.7 16.1
CENT 2023-05-22 0.6 1.5 17.8 16.2
CENT 2023-05-19 0.6 1.5 17.8 16.2
CENT 2023-05-18 0.6 1.5 17.9 16.2
CENT 2023-05-17 0.6 1.5 17.8 16.2
CENT 2023-05-16 0.6 1.4 17.4 16.0

CENT Growth Metrics

    The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 74.84%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 47.74%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 26.91%.
Over the past 52 months, CENT's revenue has gone up $1,089,491,000.

The table below shows CENT's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 3,304.853 -4.874 134.71
2022-09-30 3,338.588 -34.03 152.152
2022-06-30 3,370.273 -10.175 151.135
2022-03-31 3,391.97 98.939 151.901
2021-12-31 3,372.852 194.501 155.142
2021-09-30 3,303.684 250.844 151.746

CENT Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CENT, see our CENT price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $53.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.4 (Strong Buy)

Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT) Company Bio

Central Garden & Pet Company is a marketer and producer of branded products for the lawn & garden and pet supplies markets. The company was founded in 1955 and is based in Walnut Creek, California.

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Latest CENT News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CENTRAL GARDEN & PET CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CENT as an investment opportunity.

Bear Of The Day: Central Garden & Pet (CENT)

When I look at a stock, the first thing I do is look to see if the company is beating the number.  This tells me right away where the market’s expectations have been for the company and how management has communicated to the market.

TalkMarkets.com | May 24, 2023

Nylabone® Donates $25,000 to Best Friends Animal Society® in Honor of National Pet Month

NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., May 10, 2023--Nylabone, an iconic brand in the Central Garden & Pet portfolio (NASDAQ: CENT) (NASDAQ: CENTA), announced a $25,000 donation to Best Friends Animal Society, a leading national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters by 2025. The donation coincides with National Pet Month—a time to celebrate the many ways furry friends benefit our lives—and supports Best Friends Animal Society’s mission to bring about a t

Yahoo | May 10, 2023

Central Garden & Pet (CENT) Q2 Earnings Meet, Sales Fall Y/Y

Central Garden & Pet's (CENT) second-quarter results reflect softness in the Garden segment. However, the company is taking steps to strengthen its position.

Yahoo | May 4, 2023

Q2 2023 Central Garden & Pet Co Earnings Call

Q2 2023 Central Garden & Pet Co Earnings Call

Yahoo | May 4, 2023

Central Garden (CENTA) Q2 Earnings Match Estimates

Central Garden (CENTA) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0% and 1.28%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | May 3, 2023

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CENT Price Returns

1-mo 4.52%
3-mo -6.69%
6-mo -8.43%
1-year -15.87%
3-year 7.27%
5-year -6.67%
YTD 1.23%
2022 -28.84%
2021 36.31%
2020 24.27%
2019 -9.81%
2018 -11.49%

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