Berenberg Upgrades Big Yellow Group Plc (LON:BYG) To Buy; Central Garden & Pet Co (CENT) Has 1.23 Sentiment

Berenberg boosted the shares of Big Yellow Group Plc (LON:BYG) to a Buy rating in a research note sent to clients and investors on Wednesday, 17 January. The financial company currently has GBX 920.00 PT on the stock.

Central Garden & Pet Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and markets products for the pet, and lawn and garden supplies industries in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.85 billion. It operates through two divisions, Pet and Garden. It has a 24.11 P/E ratio. The Pet segment supplies products for dogs and cats comprising edible bones, edible and non-edible chews, rawhide, dog and cat food and treats, toys, pet carriers, grooming supplies, and other accessories; and food, cages and habitats, toys, chews, and related accessories for birds, small animals, and specialty pets.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 14 insider sales for $5.66 million activity.

Timpani Capital Management Llc holds 1.27% of its portfolio in Central Garden & Pet Company for 89,696 shares. Diker Management Llc owns 66,350 shares or 1.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Portolan Capital Management Llc has 0.99% invested in the company for 214,068 shares. The Tennessee-based Martin & Co Inc Tn has invested 0.84% in the stock. Rbf Capital Llc, a California-based fund reported 78,967 shares.

The stock increased 0.11% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $36.65. About 63,171 shares traded. Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT) has risen 76.19% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 59.49% the S&P500.

Analysts await Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENT) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $0.14 EPS, up 16.67% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.12 per share. CENT’s profit will be $7.07 million for 65.45 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.08 actual EPS reported by Central Garden & Pet Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 75.00% EPS growth.

The stock increased 2.47% or GBX 20.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 849. About 102,753 shares traded. Big Yellow Group Plc (LON:BYG) has 0.00% since January 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.