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Central Garden & Pet (CENT) Posted by Lisa Matthews on Jul 19th, 2018 Natural Health Trends (NASDAQ: NHTC) and Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk. This table compares Natural Health Trends and Central Garden & Pet’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. 32.3% of Natural Health Trends shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 21.9% of Central Garden & Pet shares are held by institutional investors. 16.1% of Natural Health Trends shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.6% of Central Garden & Pet shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term. This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Natural Health Trends and Central Garden & Pet, as provided by MarketBeat. Central Garden & Pet has a consensus price target of $47.67, suggesting a potential upside of 9.68%. Given Central Garden & Pet’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Central Garden & Pet is more favorable than Natural Health Trends.
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