People s United Financial Inc. maintained its stake in Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENTA) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 156,128 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. People s United Financial Inc. owned 0.30% of Central Garden & Pet Co worth $4,687,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in CENTA. Quantbot Technologies LP grew its stake in Central Garden & Pet Co by 24.5% in the 2nd quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 4,107 shares of the company’s stock valued at $123,000 after acquiring an additional 807 shares during the last quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. grew its stake in Central Garden & Pet Co by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 4,474 shares of the company’s stock valued at $134,000 after acquiring an additional 61 shares during the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new stake in Central Garden & Pet Co in the 2nd quarter valued at about $210,000. AJO LP acquired a new stake in Central Garden & Pet Co in the 2nd quarter valued at about $222,000. Finally, OxFORD Asset Management LLP acquired a new stake in Central Garden & Pet Co in the 2nd quarter valued at about $331,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 62.98% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENTA) traded up 0.87% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $37.19. 197,723 shares of the company were exchanged. Central Garden & Pet Co has a 52-week low of $21.70 and a 52-week high of $38.17. The company has a market capitalization of $1.93 billion, a PE ratio of 28.05 and a beta of 0.32. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $33.86 and its 200-day moving average is $32.56.

Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENTA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.11. Central Garden & Pet Co had a net margin of 5.72% and a return on equity of 21.20%. The firm had revenue of $574.59 million for the quarter. On average, equities analysts forecast that Central Garden & Pet Co will post $1.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

CENTA has been the topic of a number of research reports. CL King initiated coverage on shares of Central Garden & Pet Co in a research note on Friday, July 7th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $38.00 price objective on the stock. Sidoti raised shares of Central Garden & Pet Co from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 19th.

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About Central Garden & Pet Co

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENTA)

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