Calavo Growers Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.33 (+0.52 %)
(As of 06/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume119,114 shs
Average Volume102,865 shs
Market Capitalization$1.13 billion
P/E Ratio246.12
Dividend Yield1.81%
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About Calavo Growers

Calavo Growers, Inc. markets and distributes avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods to retail grocery and foodservice customers, club stores, mass merchandisers, food distributors, and wholesale customers worldwide. It operates in three segments: Fresh Products, Calavo Foods, and Renaissance Food Group (RFG). The Fresh products segment distributes avocados and other fresh produce products; and procures avocados grown in California, Mexico, and Peru, as well as various other commodities, including tomatoes and papayas. The Calavo Foods segment is involved in purchasing, manufacturing, and distributing prepared avocado products, including guacamole and salsa. The RFG segment manufactures and distributes fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, fresh prepared entrée salads, wraps, sandwiches, and fresh snacking products, as well as ready-to-heat entrees, other hot bar and various deli items, meals kits and related components, and salad kits. The company offers its products under the Calavo and RFG brands, and related logos; and Avo Fresco, Bueno, Calavo Gold, Calavo Salsa Lisa, Salsa Lisa, Celebrate the Taste, El Dorado, Fresh Ripe, Select, Taste of Paradise, The First Name in Avocados, Tico, Mfresh, Maui Fresh International, Triggered Avocados, ProRipeVIP, RIPE NOW!, Garden Highway Fresh Cut, Garden Highway, and Garden Highway Chef Essentials trademarks. Calavo Growers, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, California.


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2.32 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

15th out of 312 stocks

Agricultural Services Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Calavo Growers a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Calavo Growers in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Calavo Growers stock.
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When is Calavo Growers' next earnings date?

Calavo Growers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September 14th 2021.
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How were Calavo Growers' earnings last quarter?

Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGW) posted its earnings results on Monday, June, 7th. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $276.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $267.63 million. Calavo Growers had a net margin of 0.47% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.17%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.40 EPS.
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How has Calavo Growers' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Calavo Growers' stock was trading at $53.02 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CVGW shares have increased by 20.7% and is now trading at $63.99.
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How often does Calavo Growers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Calavo Growers?

Calavo Growers announced an annual dividend on Monday, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $1.15 per share on Friday, December 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 12th. This is a boost from Calavo Growers's previous annual dividend of $1.10.
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Is Calavo Growers a good dividend stock?

Calavo Growers pays an annual dividend of $1.15 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.81%. The dividend payout ratio of Calavo Growers is 73.25%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Calavo Growers will have a dividend payout ratio of 39.25% next year. This indicates that Calavo Growers will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Calavo Growers issued on next quarter's earnings?

Calavo Growers issued an update on its third quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $- for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $280 million-300 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $295.79 million.

What price target have analysts set for CVGW?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Calavo Growers' stock. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $85.00. On average, they expect Calavo Growers' stock price to reach $82.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Calavo Growers' key executives?

Calavo Growers' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James E. Gibson, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 59, Pay $888.81k)
  • Mr. Kevin Manion, Chief Financial Officer (Age 63, Pay $429.42k)
  • Mr. Mark Lodge, Chief Operations Officer (Age 54, Pay $423.53k)
  • Mr. Robert J. Wedin, Exec. VP of Fresh Sales (Age 71, Pay $427.93k)
  • Mr. Joel Silva, Corp. Controller, Corp. Sec. & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Patricia D. Vorhies, Director of HR
  • Raina Nelson, Exec. VP of Bus. Devel.
  • Mr. Scott H. Runge, Treasurer

What is Lee Cole's approval rating as Calavo Growers' CEO?

7 employees have rated Calavo Growers CEO Lee Cole on Lee Cole has an approval rating of 100% among Calavo Growers' employees. This puts Lee Cole in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Calavo Growers own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Calavo Growers investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Tesla (TSLA), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Intel (INTC), NIKE (NKE), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV) and Caterpillar (CAT).

What is Calavo Growers' stock symbol?

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

Who are Calavo Growers' major shareholders?

Calavo Growers' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.21%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (4.55%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (3.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.10%), Copeland Capital Management LLC (3.06%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.06%). Company insiders that own Calavo Growers stock include Bruce John Lindeman, Der Kar Scott Van, Donald M Sanders, Harold S Edwards, James E Gibson, Lecil E Cole, Marc Laurence Brown, Michael Anthony Digregorio, Robert J Wedin and Ronald Anthony Araiza.
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Which major investors are selling Calavo Growers stock?

CVGW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuance Investments LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Riverbridge Partners LLC, and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Calavo Growers company stock in the last year include Donald M Sanders, Michael Anthony Digregorio, and Robert J Wedin.
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Which major investors are buying Calavo Growers stock?

CVGW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including D.A. Davidson & CO., Davy Global Fund Management Ltd, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, NFJ Investment Group LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, and Copeland Capital Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Calavo Growers?

Shares of CVGW can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Calavo Growers' stock price today?

One share of CVGW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.99.

How much money does Calavo Growers make?

Calavo Growers has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion and generates $1.06 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-13,630,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.57 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Calavo Growers have?

Calavo Growers employs 3,971 workers across the globe.

When was Calavo Growers founded?

Calavo Growers was founded in 1924.

What is Calavo Growers' official website?

The official website for Calavo Growers is

Where are Calavo Growers' headquarters?

Calavo Growers is headquartered at 1141-A Cummings Road, SANTA PAULA CA, 93060.

How can I contact Calavo Growers?

Calavo Growers' mailing address is 1141-A Cummings Road, SANTA PAULA CA, 93060. The company can be reached via phone at (805) 525-1245 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/25/2021 by Staff
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