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

Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT): $36.87

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CENT Stock Summary

  • CENT's went public 29.22 years ago, making it older than 79.42% 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; 86.6% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of CENTRAL GARDEN & PET CO's share price is greater than that of just 12.98% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CENT, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CHX, DLA, CR, SMP, and BOOT.
  • Visit CENT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.central.com.

CENT Valuation Summary

  • CENT's EV/EBIT ratio is 12.7; this is 25.07% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, CENT's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CENT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CENT 2022-09-23 0.6 1.5 13.5 12.7
CENT 2022-09-22 0.6 1.5 13.6 12.8
CENT 2022-09-21 0.6 1.5 13.6 12.8
CENT 2022-09-20 0.6 1.5 13.6 12.8
CENT 2022-09-19 0.6 1.5 13.7 12.8
CENT 2022-09-16 0.6 1.5 13.5 12.7

CENT Growth Metrics

    The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 27.2%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 231.67%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 33.04%.
Over the past 70 months, CENT's revenue has gone up $1,541,256,000.

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
2022-06-30 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
2021-06-30 3,240.526 353.975 168.342
2021-03-31 3,036.934 236.755 160.956

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 $36.87 52-week high $57.32
Prev. close $36.36 52-week low $36.27
Day low $36.40 Volume 46,300
Day high $37.28 Avg. volume 47,004
50-day MA $41.53 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $44.52 Market Cap 2.00B

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

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Central Garden & Pet Releases Inaugural Impact Report Outlining Sustainability Priorities, Progress and Goals

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., September 22, 2022--Today, Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ: CENT) (NASDAQ: CENTA) ("Central"), a market leader in the Garden and Pet industries, released its inaugural Central Impact Report detailing the company’s priorities and approach to sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. Grounded in its purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes, Central has embedded its Central Impact Strategy into its long-term growth agenda so that sustain

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

Central Garden & Pet's (CENT) Buyouts & E-Commerce Fuel Sales

Central Garden & Pet's (CENT) acquisition initiative constantly strengthens its portfolio. CENT is also steadily advancing its digital capabilities and focusing on marketing activities.

Yahoo | September 13, 2022

Why Is Central Garden (CENT) Down 9.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

Central Garden (CENT) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | September 2, 2022

Analysts Offer Insights on Consumer Goods Companies: Tesla (TSLA) and Central Garden Pet (CENT)

There's a lot to be optimistic about in the Consumer Goods sector as 2 analysts just weighed in on Tesla (TSLA – Research Report) and Central Garden Pet (CENT – Research Report) with bullish sentiments. Tesla (TSLA) Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas maintained a Buy rating on Tesla today and set a price target of $383.33. The company's shares closed last Thursday at $293.93. According to TipRanks.

Howard Kim on TipRanks | August 25, 2022

Ferry-Morse Keeps the Garden Growing with Return of Popular Fall Plantlings™ Line

NORTON, Mass., August 18, 2022--Ferry-Morse, a leading garden brand in the Central Garden & Pet Company portfolio (NASDAQ: CENT) (NASDAQ: CENTA) and the largest home gardening seed packet company in the U.S., is welcoming beginner and expert gardeners alike to join in on the extended gardening season with new offerings in its Fall Plantlings™ Collection. With 20 new varieties of vegetable, herb, flower, succulent and indoor baby plants now available for delivery from the Ferry-Morse nursery dire

Yahoo | August 18, 2022

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CENT Price Returns

1-mo -10.70%
3-mo -14.12%
6-mo -18.03%
1-year -25.05%
3-year 26.14%
5-year -5.07%
YTD -29.94%
2021 36.31%
2020 24.27%
2019 -9.81%
2018 -11.49%
2017 17.62%

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