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Central Garden & Pet
CENT

$38.80
1.05%
 

About: Central Garden & Pet Co understands that home is central to life and has nurtured happy and healthy homes for over forty years. The segments of the company are the pet segment and garden segment. The company's trusted products are dedicated to helping lawns grow greener, gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. Central is home to a portfolio of more than sixty-five brands including Pennington, Nylabone, Kaytee, Amdro, and Aqueon, manufacturing and distribution capabilities, and a passionate, entrepreneurial growth culture. Central Garden and Pet is based in Walnut Creek, California, and has offices across North America and Europe.

Employees: 6,700

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Funds holding %
of 6,702 funds
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Analysts bullish %
of 3 analysts
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News positive %
of 5 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

18% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 13 | Existing positions closed: 11

9.37% more ownership

Funds ownership: 97.77% [Q4 2023] → 107.15% (+9.37%) [Q1 2024]

2% more funds holding

Funds holding: 127 [Q4 2023] → 129 (+2) [Q1 2024]

6% less capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $543M [Q4 2023] → $508M (-$34.3M) [Q1 2024]

34% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 29 | Existing positions reduced: 44

69% less call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $4K | Put options by funds: $13K

Research analyst outlook

3 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$50
29%
upside
Avg. target
$54
39%
upside
High target
$60
55%
upside

3 analyst ratings

positive
100%
neutral
0%
negative
0%
Argus Research
John Staszak
29%upside
$50
Buy
Upgraded
28 May 2024
Canaccord Genuity
Brian McNamara
34%upside
$52
Buy
Initiated
12 Mar 2024
Truist Securities
Bill Chappell
55%upside
$60
Buy
Maintained
9 Feb 2024

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 5 articles about CENT published over the past 30 days