Central Garden & Pet (CENTA) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

Media coverage about Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENTA) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Central Garden & Pet earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.9918903657288 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Separately, CL King reissued a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 target price on shares of Central Garden & Pet in a research report on Friday, December 8th.

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NASDAQ CENTA traded down $0.47 during trading on Friday, reaching $39.04. 157,637 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 207,357. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 2.46 and a current ratio of 4.42. The company has a market capitalization of $2,049.86, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.03 and a beta of 0.38. Central Garden & Pet has a 12-month low of $28.12 and a 12-month high of $41.34.

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENTA) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $442.01 million for the quarter. Central Garden & Pet had a net margin of 4.69% and a return on equity of 12.86%. equities analysts expect that Central Garden & Pet will post 1.85 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Central Garden & Pet

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 comprising edible bones, edible and non-edible chews, rawhide, dog and cat food and treats, toys, pet carriers, grooming supplies, and other accessories; and food, cages and habitats, toys, chews, and related accessories for birds, small animals, and specialty pets.

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