Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT) Catches Eye: Stock Up 7.8% - Tale of the Tape

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Central Garden & Pet Company ( CENT ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by nearly 8% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent trend of the company, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $6.08 to $6.79 in the past one-month time frame.

The company has seen no estimate revision over the past 30 days, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate remained unchanged. The recent price action is encouraging though, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

Central Garden & Pet Company currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some better-ranked consumer staples stocks include Tyson Foods, Inc. ( TSN ), Constellation Brands Inc. ( STZ ) and The Hillshire Brands Company ( HSH ). While Tyson Foods and Constellation Brands sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), The Hillshire Brands holds a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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Referenced Stocks: CENT , HSH , STZ , TSN

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