Calavo Growers Company Profile (NASDAQ:CVGW)

About Calavo Growers

Calavo Growers logoCalavo Growers, Inc. operates in the avocado industry. The Company provides value-added fresh food. The Company distributes its products both domestically and internationally and internationally. It operates in three business segments: Fresh products, Calavo Foods and Renaissance Food Group, LLC (RFG). The Company is engaged in marketing and distributing avocados, prepared avocados and other perishable foods, which allows it to deliver an array of fresh and prepared food products to food distributors, produce wholesalers, supermarkets, convenience stores and restaurants on a worldwide basis. The Company procures avocados principally from California and Mexico. Through its various operating facilities, the Company sorts, packs, and/or ripens avocados, tomatoes and/or Hawaiian grown papayas; processes and packages fresh cut fruit and vegetables, salads, wraps, sandwiches, fresh snacking products and a range of behind-the-glass deli items, and produces and packages guacamole and salsa.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Farm Products
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: CVGW
  • CUSIP: 12824610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $58.15
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $57.52
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $60.93
  • 52-Week Range: $46.56 - $71.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.67
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.38
  • P/E Growth: 3.45
  • Market Cap: $1.01B
  • Outstanding Shares: 17,440,000
  • Beta: 0.54
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 4.06%
  • Return on Equity: 18.36%
  • Return on Assets: 12.09%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 1.23%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.94%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $72.75 (25.11% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/23/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$70.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
12/21/2016Lake Street CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$71.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
11/11/2016StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightView Rating Details
6/22/2016WunderlichInitiated CoverageBuy$75.00View Rating Details
1/15/2016Buckingham ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$53.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details
12/30/2015BB&T CorporationBoost Price TargetBuy$60.00View Rating Details
4/21/2015Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageBuy$55.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/6/2017        
12/20/2016Q4 2016$0.49$0.53$256.91 million$247.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/7/2016Q3$0.59$0.73$243.80 million$263.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/6/2016Q2$0.49$0.56$242.33 million$220.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2016Q1$0.35$0.37$212.72 million$204.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/29/2015Q415$0.45$0.28$208.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/3/2015Q315$0.60$0.54$232.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/2/2015Q215$0.48$0.49$221.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2015Q115$0.34$0.31$194.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/15/2015Q414$0.45$0.38$200.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/9/2014Q313$0.46$0.53$218.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/2/2014Q1 14$0.37$0.43$198.83 million$194.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2014Q1$0.27$0.25$166.90 million$168.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/6/2014Q4$0.38$0.42$179.57 million$190.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/5/2013Q3 2013$0.39$0.48$189.17 million$194.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/5/2013Q2 2013$0.38$0.15$162.07 million$166.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2013Q1 2013$0.26$0.24$126.68 million$139.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/3/2013Q4 2012$0.42$0.42$157.38 million$141.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/5/2012Q212$0.53$0.38$172.12 million$153.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/4/2012$0.44$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2012$0.24$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/5/2012$0.20$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/7/2011$0.22$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/6/2011$0.30$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2011$0.26$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/3/2011$0.27$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.41 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.72 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.31$0.37$0.35
Q2 20164$0.46$0.52$0.50
Q3 20163$0.55$0.62$0.59
Q4 20163$0.49$0.55$0.52
Q1 20172$0.42$0.57$0.50
Q2 20172$0.63$0.73$0.68
Q3 20172$0.68$0.81$0.75
Q4 20172$0.62$0.65$0.64
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
Annual Dividend:$0.90
Dividend Yield:1.55%
Payout Ratio:41.10% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
37.34% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
33.09% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/28/2016annual$0.901.36%11/15/201611/17/201612/8/2016
11/3/2015annual$0.801.54%11/13/201511/17/201512/8/2015
10/1/2014annual$0.751.72%11/13/201411/17/201412/8/2014
10/29/2013annual$0.702.29%11/26/201311/29/201312/12/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 10.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.96%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/20/2016Kenneth J CatchotInsiderSell35,647$69.42$2,474,614.74View SEC Filing  
9/20/2016Marc Laurence BrownDirectorSell1,000$68.86$68,860.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016John M HuntDirectorSell14,250$68.72$979,260.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Donald M. SandersDirectorSell2,500$53.50$133,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2016Donald M. SandersDirectorSell8,000$52.50$420,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Marc Laurence BrownDirectorSell1,000$67.23$67,230.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Steve HollisterDirectorSell1,000$65.90$65,900.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016Kenneth J CatchotCOOSell45,000$55.46$2,495,700.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Donald M. SandersDirectorSell5,000$52.50$262,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Dorcas H ThilleDirectorSell1,750$56.00$98,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2015Harold S EdwardsDirectorSell1,500$45.44$68,160.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2015Lecil E ColeCEOSell45,136$52.21$2,356,550.56View SEC Filing  
7/15/2015Marc Laurence BrownDirectorSell882$52.88$46,640.16View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015Lecil E ColeCEOSell41,026$52.04$2,134,993.04View SEC Filing  
7/10/2015Marc Laurence BrownDirectorSell1,000$51.85$51,850.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2015Lecil E ColeCEOSell36,014$52.05$1,874,528.70View SEC Filing  
7/6/2015Lecil E ColeCEOSell34,408$54.02$1,858,720.16View SEC Filing  
7/1/2015Lecil E ColeCEOSell65,656$52.47$3,444,970.32View SEC Filing  
6/25/2015Lecil E ColeCEOSell11,190$54.01$604,371.90View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015Lecil E ColeCEOSell20,439$54.03$1,104,319.17View SEC Filing  
6/19/2015Lecil E ColeCEOSell44,527$54.06$2,407,129.62View SEC Filing  
6/17/2015Lecil E ColeCEOSell19,962$54.20$1,081,940.40View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Lecil E ColeCEOSell29,242$55.06$1,610,064.52View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Dorcas H McfarlaneDirectorSell2,500$44.00$110,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Der Kar Scott VanDirectorBuy323$41.93$13,543.39View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Dorcas H McfarlaneDirectorSell1,500$34.25$51,375.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Lecil E ColeCEOSell49,841$34.15$1,702,070.15View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Lecil E ColeCEOSell6,249$34.00$212,466.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Lecil E ColeCEOSell65,060$34.05$2,215,293.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Lecil E ColeCEOSell85,819$34.37$2,949,599.03View SEC Filing  
3/28/2014Donald SandersDirectorSell2,835$35.38$100,302.30View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014Arthur BrunoCFOSell5,000$34.63$173,150.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2013Lecil E ColeCEOSell21,196$28.82$610,868.72View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CVGW-US : February 22, 2017 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.capitalcube.com - February 22 at 9:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo4 Stocks with Increasing Cash Flows for this Earnings Season (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 5:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectrum Brands (SPB) Up on Q1 Earnings Beat; Sales Miss (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 5:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSpectrum Brands (SPB) Up on Q1 Earnings Beat; Sales Miss (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 5:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTrump, Mexico And Avocados (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Calavo Growers (CVGW) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 4:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks.com featured highlights: Calavo Growers, Avinger, Bridgeline Digital, NextEra Energy Partners and Universal Health Services (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 10:19 AM
capitalcube.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. : CVGW-US: Dividend Analysis : November 17th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 12, 2017 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 12 at 4:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks.com featured highlights: NVIDIA, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Calavo Growers, Tucows and E*TRADE Financial (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 5:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CVGW-US : January 9, 2017 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 9 at 4:23 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Calavo Growers, Inc. : January 9, 2017 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.capitalcube.com - January 9 at 4:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPilgrim's Pride (PPC) Closes GNP Acquisition Worth $350M (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 9:27 AM
News IconSEC Insider Narrative: Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGW)’s Stock Insider Selling – Harold Edwards Unloaded 2,247 Shares (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.whatsonthorold.com - January 6 at 5:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Calavo Growers, Fresh Del Monte and Archer Daniels Midland (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - January 6 at 5:01 PM
4-traders.com logoCalavo Growers : Announces Record Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.4-traders.com - December 30 at 5:01 PM
capitalcube.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. :CVGW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : December 29, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 29 at 9:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPost Earnings Coverage as Calavo Growers Reported a Robust Q4 Results (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 4:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Financials (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 4:57 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Calavo Growers, Inc. : December 29, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.capitalcube.com - December 29 at 4:57 PM
capitalcube.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. :CVGW-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : December 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.capitalcube.com - December 28 at 12:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCalavo Growers (CVGW): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions (NASDAQ:CVGW)
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 12:00 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NASDAQ:CVGW)
biz.yahoo.com - December 23 at 4:50 PM
marketexclusive.com logoCALAVO GROWERS, INC. (NASDAQ:CVGW) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:CVGW)
marketexclusive.com - December 22 at 4:45 PM
capitalcube.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:CVGW) : December 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.capitalcube.com - December 22 at 4:45 PM
capitalcube.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CVGW-US : December 21, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.capitalcube.com - December 21 at 5:20 PM
capitalcube.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc.: Price momentum supported by strong fundamentals (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.capitalcube.com - December 21 at 5:20 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibi (NASDAQ:CVGW)
biz.yahoo.com - December 21 at 5:20 PM
thestreet.com logo5 Earnings Short-Squeeze Trade Ideas (NASDAQ:CVGW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 21 at 3:25 AM
forbes.com logoNoteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: TSLA, STZ, CVGW (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.forbes.com - December 20 at 10:23 PM
streetinsider.com logoCalavo Growers (CVGW) COO to Resign for Role at FreshRealm (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.streetinsider.com - December 20 at 10:23 PM
rttnews.com logoCalavo Growers Inc. (CVGW) Has Risen To A 1-Month High After Q4 Report (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.rttnews.com - December 20 at 10:23 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo9:08 am Calavo Growers beats by $0.04, misses on revs; guides FY17 in line (NASDAQ:CVGW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 20 at 5:20 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCalavo Growers rips gain after solid earnings (NASDAQ:CVGW)
seekingalpha.com - December 20 at 2:31 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 20 at 9:42 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. Announces Record Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results (NASDAQ:CVGW)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 20 at 9:42 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoCalavo beats Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:CVGW)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - December 20 at 9:42 AM
insidermonkey.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock? (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.insidermonkey.com - December 7 at 9:28 AM
nasdaq.com logoHow To YieldBoost Calavo Growers From 1.6% To 15.9% Using Options (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.nasdaq.com - November 30 at 4:39 PM
nasdaq.com logoNotable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - CVGW (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.nasdaq.com - November 22 at 10:09 PM
News IconNotable Thursday Option Activity: CVGW, VRTV, RH (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.stockoptionschannel.com - November 17 at 3:44 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Calavo Growers, Inc. : November 15, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.capitalcube.com - November 15 at 4:48 PM
capitalcube.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CVGW-US : November 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.capitalcube.com - November 14 at 8:16 AM
nasdaq.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Oshkosh, Columbia Sportswear and Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.nasdaq.com - November 11 at 11:50 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Financial Statements and E (NASDAQ:CVGW)
biz.yahoo.com - November 7 at 7:01 AM
businesswire.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. Acquires Riverside, Calif. Production Facility (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.businesswire.com - November 4 at 12:57 PM
publicnow.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. Acquires Riverside, CA Production Facility (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.publicnow.com - November 4 at 12:57 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoBRIEF-Calavo Growers acquires Riverside, Calif. production facility (NASDAQ:CVGW)
feeds.reuters.com - November 3 at 10:03 AM
zacks.com logoLimoneira (LMNR) Looks Good: Stock Adds 6% in Session (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.zacks.com - November 1 at 8:40 AM
nasdaq.com logoCalavo Growers is Oversold (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.nasdaq.com - October 27 at 9:04 AM
capitalcube.com logoCalavo Growers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CVGW-US : October 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW)
www.capitalcube.com - October 10 at 9:16 AM

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What is Calavo Growers' stock symbol?

Calavo Growers trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CVGW."

How often does Calavo Growers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Calavo Growers?

Calavo Growers declared an annual dividend on Wednesday, September 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.90 per share on Thursday, December 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 15th. This is an increase from Calavo Growers's previous annual dividend of $0.80.

Where is Calavo Growers' stock going? Where will Calavo Growers' stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Calavo Growers' shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate Calavo Growers' stock price to reach $72.75 in the next twelve months.

When will Calavo Growers announce their earnings?

Calavo Growers is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March, 6th 2017.

Who owns Calavo Growers stock?

Calavo Growers' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.54%), State Street Corp (1.94%), Ranger Investment Management L.P. (1.89%), Allianz Asset Management AG (1.49%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.40%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (1.04%). Company insiders that own Calavo Growers stock include Donald M Sanders, Dorcas H Thille, Harold S Edwards, John M Hunt, Kenneth J Catchot, Lecil E Cole, Marc Laurence Brown and Steve Hollister.

Who sold Calavo Growers stock? Who is selling Calavo Growers stock?

Calavo Growers' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ranger Investment Management L.P., RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Calavo Growers stock in the last year include Donald M Sanders, Dorcas H Thille, John M Hunt, Kenneth J Catchot, Marc Laurence Brown and Steve Hollister.

Who bought Calavo Growers stock? Who is buying Calavo Growers stock?

Calavo Growers' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Bogle Investment Management L P DE, State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC and Allianz Asset Management AG.

How do I buy Calavo Growers stock?

Shares of Calavo Growers can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Calavo Growers stock cost?

One share of Calavo Growers stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.15.

Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW) Chart for Thursday, February, 23, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff