UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C.  20549
___________

FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) November 23, 2020

Central Garden & Pet Company
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
 
Delaware
 
001-33268
 
68-0275553
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission File
Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification Number)

1340 Treat Boulevard, Suite 600, Walnut Creek, California 94597
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(925) 948-4000
 
                                                  
(Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below): 
 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
 
Trading Symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock
 
CENT
 
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Class A Common Stock
 
CENTA
 
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 

Emerging growth company

 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 



Item 2.02  Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On November 23, 2020, Central Garden & Pet Company issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter ended September 26, 2020.  A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 
 
Exhibit 104
Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page iXBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


CENTRAL GARDEN & PET COMPANY
     
     
     
 
By:
/s/  Nicholas Lahanas
 

Nicholas Lahanas
   
Chief Financial Officer
   
(Principal Financial Officer)

Dated:  November 23, 2020