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

Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT): $46.67

-1.32 (-2.75%)

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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; 86.28% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 67.91%, Central Garden & Pet Co's debt growth rate surpasses 88.81% of about US stocks.
  • Central Garden & Pet Co's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -17.6%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 14.54% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Central Garden & Pet Co are JELD, BOOT, DLA, LMB, and FUL.
  • 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

  • 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

  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 41.82%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -4.72%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 1482.66%.
Over the past 33 months, CENT's revenue has gone up $1,025,164,000.

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
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
2020-06-30 2,560.284 201.09 109.527
2020-03-31 2,433.376 191.635 86.879

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 $46.67 52-week high $62.91
Prev. close $47.99 52-week low $36.53
Day low $46.49 Volume 112,800
Day high $47.95 Avg. volume 79,691
50-day MA $47.30 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $49.42 Market Cap 2.60B

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 (CENT) Sees Hammer Chart Pattern: Time to Buy?

Central Garden & Pet (CENT) has been struggling lately, but the selling pressure may be coming to an end soon.

Yahoo | September 16, 2021

Central Garden & Pet (CENT) Solid on Buyouts & Digital Efforts

Central Garden & Pet (CENT) banks on its robust business strategies. It is steadily advancing its digital capabilities and making wise acquisitions to boost growth.

Yahoo | September 14, 2021

Central Garden (CENT) Down 5.2% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

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 3, 2021

Central Garden & Pet Company's (NASDAQ:CENT) Fundamentals Look Pretty Strong: Could The Market Be Wrong About The Stock?

With its stock down 18% over the past three months, it is easy to disregard Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT). But if...

Yahoo | September 3, 2021

Central Garden & Pet Co (CENTA) Sees Hammer Chart Pattern: Time to Buy?

Central Garden & Pet Co (CENTA) has been struggling lately, but the selling pressure may be coming to an end soon.

Yahoo | August 17, 2021

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CENT Price Returns

1-mo 1.68%
3-mo -16.63%
6-mo -17.70%
1-year 23.47%
3-year 26.65%
5-year 82.80%
YTD 20.88%
2020 24.27%
2019 -9.81%
2018 -11.49%
2017 17.62%
2016 144.75%

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