Central Garden & Pet Co (CENT) : University Of Notre Dame Du Lac scooped up 13,932 additional shares in Central Garden & Pet Co during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 12, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 106,567 shares of Central Garden & Pet Co which is valued at $2,855,996.Central Garden & Pet Co makes up approximately 2.51% of University Of Notre Dame Du Lac’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Allianz Asset Management Ag boosted its stake in CENT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 25,320 additional shares and now holds a total of 55,300 shares of Central Garden & Pet Co which is valued at $1,482,040. Credit Suisse Ag added CENT to its portfolio by purchasing 23,560 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $631,408. Advisors Preferred added CENT to its portfolio by purchasing 556 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $14,901. Central Garden & Pet Co makes up approx 0.01% of Advisors Preferred’s portfolio.Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp reduced its stake in CENT by selling 9,271 shares or 0.89% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,026,949 shares of CENT which is valued at $27,429,808. Central Garden & Pet Co makes up approx 0.02% of Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp’s portfolio. Eqis Capital Management added CENT to its portfolio by purchasing 15,602 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $385,213. Central Garden & Pet Co makes up approx 0.03% of Eqis Capital Management’s portfolio.
Central Garden & Pet Co closed down -0.3 points or -1.15% at $25.86 with 2,03,196 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $26.16, the shares hit an intraday low of $25.62 and an intraday high of $26.28 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Central Garden & Pet Co reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05 according to the earnings call on Aug 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.43. The company had revenue of $514.54 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $490.85 million. The company’s revenue was up 12.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 EPS.
Central Garden & Pet Company is a marketer and producer of branded products. The Company is the supplier of pet and lawn and garden supplies industries in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: Garden Products and Pet Products. The Companys pet supplies products include products for dogs and cats including edible bones premium healthy edible and non-edible chews super premium dog and cat food and treats toys pet carriers grooming supplies and other accessories; products for birds among others. The Companys lawn and garden supplies products include proprietary and non-proprietary grass seed; wild bird feed bird feeders bird houses and other birding accessories; weed grass ant and other herbicide insecticide and pesticide products; and decorative outdoor lifestyle and lighting products including pottery trellises and other wood products and holiday lighting.