Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.24) by $0.18, Fidelity Earnings reports. Central Garden & Pet had a return on equity of 15.62% and a net margin of 5.19%. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.25 EPS. Central Garden & Pet updated its FY 2022 guidance to $3.100-$ EPS.
Central Garden & Pet stock opened at $51.61 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.95, a quick ratio of 2.07 and a current ratio of 3.29. The firm has a market cap of $2.88 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.98 and a beta of 0.55. The business’s fifty day moving average is $50.66 and its two-hundred day moving average is $51.12. Central Garden & Pet has a 52 week low of $36.53 and a 52 week high of $62.91.
In other Central Garden & Pet news, insider John D. Walker III sold 4,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.30, for a total value of $190,350.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 97,272 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,114,605.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 10.75% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
About Central Garden & Pet
Central Garden & Pet Co is an innovator, producer and distributor of branded and private label products for the lawn & garden and pet supplies markets in the United States. Founded initially as a distribution company, it grew its business through a succession of over 50 acquisitions and created a broad portfolio which allows for economies of scale and market advantages.
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