Central Garden & Pet Co (CENT): Howard Machek , Chief Accounting Officer of Central Garden & Pet Co sold 6,000 shares on May 9, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on May 11, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $18.75 per share for a total value of $112,500.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on May 9, 2016, David N Chichester (director) sold 10,000 shares at $17.00 per share price.On May 9, 2016, Brooks Iii Pennington (director) sold 30,000 shares at $19.00 per share price.Also, On May 9, 2016, Mary Beth Springer (director) sold 10,020 shares at $18.53 per share price.On Apr 4, 2016, John Ranelli (President and CEO) sold 5,628 shares at $16.38 per share price.
Shares of Central Garden & Pet Co (CENT) ended Tuesday, May 10, 2016 session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.41 points or -2.18% at $18.4 with 2,13,720 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $18.84, the shares hit an intraday low of $18.155 and an intraday high of $19.01 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $927 M and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 5,03,85,116 shares. The 52-week high of Central Garden & Pet Co is $19.72 and the 52-week low is $8.47.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Central Garden & Pet Co is Initiated by KeyBanc Capital Mkts to Sector Weight. The Rating was issued on Feb 22, 2016.
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.