Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENTA) was upgraded by research analysts at Sidoti from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, The Fly reports.

Shares of Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ CENTA) traded up 2.90% on Monday, hitting $30.12. The stock had a trading volume of 149,901 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.55 billion, a PE ratio of 24.85 and a beta of 0.44. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $30.91 and its 200-day moving average is $32.01. Central Garden & Pet Company has a one year low of $19.85 and a one year high of $36.82.

Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENTA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $569.92 million for the quarter. Central Garden & Pet Company had a return on equity of 12.72% and a net margin of 3.27%. Equities research analysts expect that Central Garden & Pet Company will post $1.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Central Garden & Pet Company

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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