CENTA:NSD-Central Garden & Pet Company (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Packaged Foods | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 46.52

Change

+0.15 (+0.32)%

Market Cap

USD 2.54B

Volume

0.14M

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Central Garden & Pet Company (CENTA) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Central Garden & Pet Company stock forecasts from 0 analysts, the average analyst target price for Central Garden & Pet Company is not available over the next 12 months. Central Garden & Pet Company’s average analyst rating is not available. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Central Garden & Pet Company is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 6 positive signals and 3 negative signals. At the last closing, Central Garden & Pet Company’s stock price was USD 46.52. Central Garden & Pet Company’s stock price has changed by +3.17 % over the past week, -3.43 % over the past month and +29.76 % over the last year.

About

Central Garden & Pet Company produces and distributes various products for the lawn and garden, and pet supplies markets in the United States. It operates through two segments, Pet and Garden. The Pet segment provides dog and cat supplies, such as dog treats and chews, toys, pet ...Read More

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CENT Central Garden & Pet Company

+0.40 (+0.78%)

USD2.42B 18.55 10.22

ETFs Containing CENTA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Packaged Foods)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 28.05% 81% B- 76% C
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 28.05% 81% B- 74% C
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 29.76% 73% C 73% C
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 29.76% 73% C 72% C-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 52.08% 79% C+ 60% D-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 52.08% 79% C+ 57% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 12.39% 58% F 56% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 12.39% 56% F 53% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 31.46% 69% D+ 57% F
Risk Adjusted Return 39.40% 64% D 56% F
Market Capitalization 2.54B 77% C+ 79% C+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Packaged Foods)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 16.86 59% F 50% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.03 59% F 55% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 10.14 41% F 35% F
EV/EBITDA 10.59 56% F 59% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.28% 74% C 76% C
Return on Invested Capital 10.17% 74% C 78% C+
Return on Assets 5.89% 74% C 83% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 96.82% 8% F 21% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.42 56% F 42% F
Short Percent 1.77% 59% F 61% D-
Beta 0.54 70% C- 82% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.