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

Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT): $43.85

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CENT Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Central Garden & Pet Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.61% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.74, Central Garden & Pet Co has a higher such ratio than merely 17.66% of stocks in our set.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 49.6%, Central Garden & Pet Co's debt growth rate surpasses 83.51% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CENT, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ASO, CR, BOOT, ENS, and CRD.A.
  • 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

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, CENT's price/earnings ratio is 34.66% lower, now standing at 14.8.
  • CENT's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 172.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, CENT's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 172.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CENT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CENT 2021-09-03 0.8 2.0 14.8 12.2
CENT 2021-09-02 0.8 2.0 14.9 12.3
CENT 2021-09-01 0.8 2.0 15.1 12.4
CENT 2021-08-31 0.8 2.1 15.2 12.5
CENT 2021-08-30 0.8 2.1 15.5 12.7
CENT 2021-08-27 0.8 2.1 15.7 12.8

CENT Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 125.51%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 64.36%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 31.43%.
CENT's revenue has moved up $677,343,000 over the prior 15 months.

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
2021-12-31 3,372.852 194.501 155.142
2021-09-30 3,303.684 250.844 151.746
2021-06-30 3,240.526 353.975 168.342
2021-03-31 3,036.934 236.755 160.956
2020-12-31 2,804.911 246.18 130.706
2020-09-30 2,695.509 264.273 120.676

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)

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CENT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $43.85 52-week high $57.32
Prev. close $43.62 52-week low $40.03
Day low $43.49 Volume 89,600
Day high $44.73 Avg. volume 46,714
50-day MA $43.92 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $47.27 Market Cap 2.42B

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.

Central Garden & Pet to Present at the BofA Securities 2022 Consumer and Retail Technology Conference

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., February 24, 2022--Central Garden & Pet's CFO, Niko Lahanas, to present at the BofA Consumer & Retail Conf. on March 8 @ 10:30 am ET at St. Regis Hotel in NY

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Wall Street Analysts Think Central Garden (CENTA) Could Surge 32%: Read This Before Placing a Bet

The consensus price target hints at a 31.8% upside potential for Central Garden (CENTA). While empirical research shows that this sought-after metric is hardly effective, an upward trend in earnings estimate revisions could mean that the stock will witness an upside in the near term.

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

Does Central Garden (CENT) Have the Potential to Rally 29% as Wall Street Analysts Expect?

The consensus price target hints at a 28.6% upside potential for Central Garden (CENT). While empirical research shows that this sought-after metric is hardly effective, an upward trend in earnings estimate revisions could mean that the stock will witness an upside in the near term.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

Could The Market Be Wrong About Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENT) Given Its Attractive Financial Prospects?

With its stock down 22% over the past three months, it is easy to disregard Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT...

Yahoo | February 10, 2022

Central Garden and Pet (CENTA) Q1 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

With me on the call today are Tim Cofer, chief executive officer; Niko Lahanas, chief financial officer; J.D. As usual, Tim will provide a business update, and Niko will discuss our Q1 results and our outlook in more detail.

Yahoo | February 4, 2022

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CENT Price Returns

1-mo -2.47%
3-mo -2.19%
6-mo -15.72%
1-year -21.67%
3-year 64.42%
5-year 36.31%
YTD -16.68%
2021 36.31%
2020 24.27%
2019 -9.81%
2018 -11.49%
2017 17.62%

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