Central Garden & Pet Company

NasdaqGS:CENT Stock Report

Market Cap: US$2.4b

Central Garden & Pet Valuation

Is CENT undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Analyst Forecast

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of CENT when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: CENT ($39.29) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($18.8)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CENT is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CENT?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CENT key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA9.8x
PEG Ratio2.1x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CENT's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

The above table shows the PE ratio for CENT vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyForward PEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average24.7x
ENR Energizer Holdings
23.8x17.2%US$2.0b
WDFC WD-40
44.3x11.2%US$3.0b
REYN Reynolds Consumer Products
17.9x6.1%US$5.9b
ODC Oil-Dri Corporation of America
12.8xn/aUS$505.4m
CENT Central Garden & Pet
17.8x8.4%US$2.4b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CENT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.8x) compared to the peer average (24.7x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CENT's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Household Products Industry?

0 CompaniesPrice / EarningsEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Industry Avg.n/a7.5%
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No. of CompaniesPE048121620

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Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CENT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.8x) compared to the Global Household Products industry average (18x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CENT's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

CENT PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio17.8x
Fair PE Ratio21.5x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CENT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (21.5x).


Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

The above table shows the analyst CENT forecast and predictions for the stock price in 12 month’s time.
DateShare PriceAverage 1Y Price TargetDispersionHighLow1Y Actual priceAnalysts
CurrentUS$39.29
US$46.83
+19.2%
9.4%US$52.00US$40.00n/a6
Jun ’25US$43.45
US$46.83
+7.8%
9.4%US$52.00US$40.00n/a6
May ’25US$41.44
US$46.67
+12.6%
17.3%US$60.00US$37.00n/a6
Apr ’25US$42.16
US$47.67
+13.1%
15.0%US$60.00US$39.00n/a6
Mar ’25US$43.97
US$48.80
+11.0%
13.2%US$60.00US$42.00n/a5
Feb ’25US$47.61
US$47.40
-0.4%
8.0%US$50.00US$40.00n/a5
Jan ’25US$50.11
US$47.40
-5.4%
8.0%US$50.00US$40.00n/a5
Dec ’24US$42.01
US$47.40
+12.8%
8.0%US$50.00US$40.00n/a5
Nov ’24US$43.48
US$49.00
+12.7%
10.5%US$56.00US$40.00n/a5
Oct ’24US$44.14
US$49.00
+11.0%
10.5%US$56.00US$40.00n/a5
Sep ’24US$44.24
US$47.25
+6.8%
8.9%US$50.00US$40.00n/a4
Aug ’24US$40.08
US$44.50
+11.0%
9.1%US$49.00US$38.00n/a4
Jul ’24US$38.77
US$44.50
+14.8%
9.1%US$49.00US$38.00n/a4
Jun ’24US$36.87
US$44.50
+20.7%
9.1%US$49.00US$38.00US$43.454
May ’24US$36.71
US$44.50
+21.2%
9.1%US$49.00US$38.00US$41.444
Apr ’24US$41.06
US$49.75
+21.2%
13.1%US$60.00US$42.00US$42.164
Mar ’24US$40.20
US$49.80
+23.9%
11.7%US$60.00US$42.00US$43.975
Feb ’24US$42.32
US$49.80
+17.7%
11.7%US$60.00US$42.00US$47.615
Jan ’24US$37.45
US$49.40
+31.9%
12.9%US$60.00US$40.00US$50.115
Dec ’23US$40.44
US$49.40
+22.2%
12.9%US$60.00US$40.00US$42.015
Nov ’23US$41.58
US$49.60
+19.3%
14.9%US$60.00US$37.00US$43.485
Oct ’23US$36.04
US$51.20
+42.1%
9.7%US$60.00US$45.00US$44.145
Sep ’23US$39.78
US$51.20
+28.7%
9.7%US$60.00US$45.00US$44.245
Aug ’23US$44.20
US$52.00
+17.6%
12.5%US$60.00US$43.00US$40.084
Jul ’23US$42.93
US$53.00
+23.5%
13.7%US$60.00US$43.00US$38.773
Jun ’23US$44.30
US$57.25
+29.2%
9.5%US$62.00US$48.00US$36.874

Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.


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