Central Garden & Pet Company (CENTA) Position Decreased by Citadel Advisors LLC

Citadel Advisors LLC reduced its stake in shares of Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENTA) by 47.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 34,418 shares of the company’s stock after selling 30,518 shares during the quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC owned about 0.07% of Central Garden & Pet worth $1,280,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of CENTA. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its position in Central Garden & Pet by 3.3% in the second quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 52,581 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,577,000 after acquiring an additional 1,669 shares in the last quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund raised its position in Central Garden & Pet by 1.2% in the second quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 24,793 shares of the company’s stock worth $744,000 after acquiring an additional 298 shares in the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. raised its position in Central Garden & Pet by 31.1% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 163,562 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,910,000 after acquiring an additional 38,828 shares in the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP bought a new stake in Central Garden & Pet in the second quarter worth about $210,000. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in Central Garden & Pet by 10.6% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 249,697 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,496,000 after acquiring an additional 23,982 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 62.88% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENTA) opened at $39.95 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62, a quick ratio of 1.37 and a current ratio of 3.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,067.85, a PE ratio of 26.81 and a beta of 0.28. Central Garden & Pet Company has a twelve month low of $28.12 and a twelve month high of $41.34.

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENTA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 28th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $490.46 million for the quarter. Central Garden & Pet had a return on equity of 12.81% and a net margin of 3.84%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.13 EPS. equities analysts expect that Central Garden & Pet Company will post 1.62 earnings per share for the current year.

Several brokerages have commented on CENTA. Monness Crespi & Hardt began coverage on shares of Central Garden & Pet in a research report on Friday, October 20th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $44.00 price target on the stock. Sidoti cut shares of Central Garden & Pet from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th.

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About Central Garden & Pet

Central Garden & Pet Company is a marketer and producer of branded products and distributor of third party products in the pet and lawn and garden supplies industries in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Pet segment and the Garden segment. It is a marketer and producer of pet supplies in the United States.

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