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

COMMON STOCK | Packaged Foods | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 37.80

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0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 2.11B

Volume

0.15M

Average Target Price

USD 42.00 (+11.11%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Central Garden & Pet Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and distributes 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 supplies products for dogs and cats, including edible bones, edible and non-edible chews, rawhides, dog and cat food, toys, pet carriers, grooming supplies, and other accessories; and products for birds, small animals, and specialty pets, such as cages and habitats, toys, chews, and related accessories. It also provides animal and household health and insect control products; live fishes; and products for fish, reptiles, and other aquarium-based pets comprising aquariums, furniture and lighting fixtures, pumps, filters, water conditioners, food and supplements, and information and knowledge resources; and products for horses and livestock. This segment sells its products to independent pet distributors, retail chains, grocery stores, mass merchants, and bookstores under the Adams, Aqueon, Avoderm, C&S Products, Cadet, Farnam, Four Paws, Kaytee, K&H Pet Products, Nylabone, Pinnacle, TFH, Zilla, Altosid, Comfort Zone, Coralife, Interpet, Pet Select, and Zodiac brands, as well as through eCommerce. The Garden segment provides grass seed; wild bird feed, bird feeders, bird houses, and other birding accessories; weed, grass, and other herbicides, as well as insecticide and pesticide products; fertilizers; and decorative outdoor lifestyle products that include pottery, as well as live plants and outdoor cushions and pillows. This segment sells its products to retail chains, independent garden distributors, grocery stores, nurseries, and garden supply retailers under the AMDRO, Arden Companies, Ironite, Pennington, Sevin, Lilly Miller, Over-N-Out, Smart Seed, and The Rebels brands. The company also engages in the distribution of third-party products. Central Garden & Pet Company was founded in 1955 and is based in Walnut Creek, California.

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CENT Central Garden & Pet Company

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USD2.11B 18.63 9.02

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 4.05% 53% F 46% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.05% 53% F 46% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 22.41% 65% D 63% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 22.41% 65% D 63% D
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 214.48% 89% B+ 81% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 214.48% 89% B+ 81% B-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 19.11% 79% C+ 75% C
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 19.11% 79% C+ 74% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 42.25% 29% F 31% F
Risk Adjusted Return 45.23% 79% C+ 68% D+
Market Capitalization 2.11B 71% C- 74% C
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%

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 17.18 80% B- 56% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.94 59% F 62% D-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 8.00 56% F 42% F
EV/EBITDA 9.02 71% C- 73% C
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 11.72% 82% B- 81% B-
Return on Invested Capital 9.58% 76% C 78% C+
Return on Assets 5.67% 79% C+ 87% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 64.45% 25% F 36% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.25 56% F 43% F
Short Percent 2.63% 59% F 56% F
Beta 0.64 66% D 81% 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:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

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.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets 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.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Higly 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.