Central Garden Pet Stock Today

CENT Stock  USD 39.43  0.28  0.72%   


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Odds Of Distress

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Central Garden is selling for under 39.43 as of the 23rd of July 2024; that is 0.72% up since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's last reported lowest price was 38.56. Central Garden has a very small chance of experiencing financial distress in the next few years, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Note, on October 16, 2019, Representative Gilbert Cisneros of US Congress acquired under $15k worth of Central Garden Pet's common stock.
Business Domain
Household & Personal Products
IPO Date
15th of July 1993
Consumer Defensive
Consumer Staples
Central Garden Pet Company produces and distributes various products for the lawn and garden, and pet supplies markets in the United States. Central Garden Pet Company was founded in 1955 and is based in Walnut Creek, California. Central Garden operates under Packaged Foods classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. The company has 11.08 M outstanding shares of which 1.24 M shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 8.52 trading days to cover. More on Central Garden Pet

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Central Stock Highlights

ESG Sustainability
President ProductsJohn III
Business ConcentrationHousehold Products, Household & Personal Products, Consumer Defensive, SP Small-Cap 600, NASDAQ Composite, NASDAQ Composite Total, Jakarta Stock Exchange, Consumer Staples, Household Products, Packaged Foods, Consumer Defensive (View all Sectors)
Average Analyst Recommendation
Financial Strength
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Return On Assets0.01540.0278
Way Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover1.622.3292
Way Down
Very volatile
Gross Profit Margin0.220.1751
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Debt1.1 BB
Sufficiently Up
Slightly volatile
Total Current Liabilities553 M526.7 M
Sufficiently Up
Slightly volatile
Non Current Liabilities Total1.8 B1.7 B
Sufficiently Up
Slightly volatile
Total Assets4.1 B3.9 B
Sufficiently Up
Slightly volatile
Total Current Assets2.1 BB
Sufficiently Up
Slightly volatile
Debt Levels
Central Garden can leverage the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Central Garden's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Central Garden's total assets is financed by creditors.
Central Garden Pet currently holds 1.37 B in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 1.02, which is about average as compared to similar companies. Central Garden Pet has a current ratio of 3.1, suggesting that it is liquid enough and is able to pay its financial obligations when due. Note, when we think about Central Garden's use of debt, we should always consider it together with its cash and equity.

Other Non Cash Items

78.03 Million
Central Garden Pet (CENT) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA. It is located in 1340 Treat Boulevard, Walnut Creek, CA, United States, 94597 and employs 6,700 people. Central Garden is listed under Household Products category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Mid-Cap' category with a current market capitalization of 2.34 B. Central Garden Pet conducts business under Household Products sector and is part of Consumer Staples industry. The entity has 11.08 M outstanding shares of which 1.24 M shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 8.52 trading days to cover. Central Garden Pet currently holds about 195.79 M in cash with 381.63 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 3.6.
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Ownership Allocation
The majority of Central Garden Pet outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in Central Garden Pet to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Central Garden. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Central Garden Pet as this could imply that something significant has changed or is about to change at the company. Please note that on October 16, 2019, Representative Gilbert Cisneros of US Congress acquired under $15k worth of Central Garden Pet's common stock.
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Central Stock Institutional Holders

InstituionRecorded OnShares
Northern Trust Corp2024-03-31
169.9 K
Bank Of America Corp2024-03-31
160.6 K
American Century Companies Inc2024-03-31
130.6 K
Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Llc2024-03-31
125.1 K
Gw&k Investment Management, Llc2024-03-31
108.3 K
Millennium Management Llc2024-03-31
99.3 K
Bank Of New York Mellon Corp2024-03-31
85 K
Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc2024-03-31
80.4 K
Amvescap Plc.2024-03-31
76.5 K
Pacer Advisors, Inc.2023-12-31
1.6 M
Blackrock Inc2024-03-31
1.6 M
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Central Garden Historical Income Statement

At this time, Central Garden's Total Operating Expenses is comparatively stable compared to the past year. Income Before Tax is likely to gain to about 196.2 M in 2024, whereas Selling And Marketing Expenses is likely to drop slightly above 161.6 M in 2024. View More Fundamentals

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