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CENT Central Garden & Pet PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Central Garden & Pet stock as of Feb 23, 2024 is 20.94. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $2.06 and the stock price of $43.13 per share. The P/E ratio has an increase of 15% from the past four quarters average of 18.2.

CENT PE ratio history

How has CENT's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Central Garden & Pet for the last ten years is 20.17. The current PE ratio of 20.94 is 3.8% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, CENT's PE ratio was at its highest in the Sep 2014 quarter at 43.94, when the stock price was $6.15 and the EPS was $0.14. The lowest value was in the Sep 2022 quarter, when it reached 13.15 with a price of $30.11 and an EPS of $2.29.


Central Garden & Pet PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 39.85% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -43.7% in 2015

Year PE ratio Change
2023 18.39 39.85%
2022 13.15 -20.74%
2021 16.59 -2.35%
2020 16.99 -6.7%
2019 18.21 20.6%
2018 15.1 -38.77%
2017 24.66 -11.29%
2016 27.8 12.37%
2015 24.74 -43.7%
2014 43.94 N/A

CENT average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CENT for the past years

CENT's current P/E ratio is above the 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

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CENT PE vs peers

What is CENT's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peers WMT and HD, CENT's PE ratio stands lower, however it is higher than SPB's and FINW's. Central Garden & Pet's PE ratio is trading above the peer group average of 15.17.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
SPB Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc 1.68 $2.41B
FINW Finwise Bancorp 6.09 $117.94M
WMT Walmart Inc 9.87 $160.3B
CENT Central Garden & Pet Co 21.08 $2.92B
HD Home Depot Inc 23.77 $370B
SMG Scotts Miracle-Gro Co N/A $3.38B
PETS Petmed Express Inc N/A $108.06M

Frequently asked questions

What is Central Garden & Pet's PE ratio?

As of Feb 23, 2024, CENT stock has a price to earnings ratio of 20.94.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Central Garden & Pet (CENT)?

The average PE ratio for CENT stock over the past 3 years is 16.96.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Central Garden & Pet (CENT)?

The average PE ratio for CENT stock over the past 5 years is 16.9.

What is the highest PE ratio for CENT?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 43.94 in the Sep 2014 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for CENT compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of CENT is 3.8% higher than the 10-year historical average.

How is CENT's PE ratio calculated (Central Garden & Pet PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (Feb 23, 2024), Central Garden & Pet's stock price is $43.13. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $2.06. Therefore, Central Garden & Pet's P/E ratio for today is 20.94. PE RATIO(20.94) = STOCK PRICE($43.13) / TTM EPS($2.06)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.