Central Garden & Pet (CENTA) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.20

Headlines about Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENTA) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.7096397338528 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on CENTA shares. Sidoti lowered Central Garden & Pet from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Monness Crespi & Hardt initiated coverage on Central Garden & Pet in a research report on Friday, October 20th. They set a “buy” rating and a $44.00 price target for the company. Finally, CL King reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 price target on shares of Central Garden & Pet in a research report on Friday, December 8th.

Shares of Central Garden & Pet (CENTA) traded down $0.07 during trading on Friday, reaching $37.69. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 116,406 shares, compared to its average volume of 223,243. The company has a quick ratio of 1.37, a current ratio of 3.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62. The stock has a market cap of $1,950.00, a PE ratio of 24.80 and a beta of 0.28. Central Garden & Pet has a 1-year low of $28.12 and a 1-year high of $41.34.

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENTA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 28th. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $490.46 million for the quarter. Central Garden & Pet had a return on equity of 2.71% and a net margin of 0.78%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.13 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Central Garden & Pet will post 1.62 earnings per share for the current year.

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Central Garden & Pet Company Profile

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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