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

COMMON STOCK | Packaged Foods | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 43.40

Change

+0.09 (+0.21)%

Market Cap

USD 2.47B

Volume

0.13M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 55.86 (+28.70%)

Avg User Target

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About

Central Garden & Pet Company produces and distributes various products for the lawn and garden, and pet supplies markets in the United States. It provides pet supplies products, including edible chews and treats, dog chew toys, dog play toys, natural dog treats and chews, pet dental chews and solutions, dog training pads, pet containment, grooming supplies, and other accessories; products for birds, small animals, and specialty pets comprising food, cages and habitats, toys, chews, and related accessories; animal and household health and insect control products; live fish and products for fish, reptiles, and other aquarium-based pets, such as aquariums, furniture and lighting fixtures, pumps, filters, water conditioners, food, and supplements; and products for horses and livestock, as well as outdoor cushions and pillows. The company sells its pet supplies products under the Aqueon, Cadet, Comfort Zone, Farnam, Four Paws, Kaytee, K&H Pet Products, Nylabone, and Zilla brands, as well as under Adams, Altosid, Arden Companies, Coralife, C&S Products, Interpet, Pet Select, TFH, and Zodiac other brands. It also offers lawn and garden supplies products that include grass seed; wild bird feed, bird feeders, bird houses, and other birding accessories; fertilizers; decorative outdoor lifestyle products; live plants; and weed and grass, as well as other herbicides, insecticide, and pesticide products. The company sells its lawn and garden supplies products under the AMDRO, Ironite, Pennington, and Sevin brands, as well as under Bell Nursery, Lilly Miller, and Over-N-Out other brand names. Central Garden & Pet Company was founded in 1955 and is based in Walnut Creek, California.

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ETFs Containing CENTA

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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 19.46% 62% D- 69% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 19.46% 59% F 68% D+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 19.23% 41% F 41% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 19.23% 41% F 40% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 78.01% 78% C+ 63% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 78.01% 78% C+ 61% D-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 14.42% 66% D 60% D-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 14.42% 66% D 58% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 32.62% 69% D+ 55% F
Risk Adjusted Return 44.19% 74% C 62% D-
Market Capitalization 2.47B 74% C 78% 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 14.70 77% C+ 57% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.08 59% F 60% D-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 62.47 15% F 8% F
EV/EBITDA 11.07 72% C- 66% D
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 15.05% 76% C 82% B-
Return on Invested Capital 9.58% 77% C+ 78% C+
Return on Assets 6.58% 74% C 86% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 64.45% 18% F 33% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.51 47% F 51% F
Short Percent 1.25% 65% D 74% C
Beta 0.61 76% 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:
Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

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.