Calavo Growers Company Profile (NASDAQ:CVGW)

About Calavo Growers

Calavo Growers logoCalavo Growers, Inc. (Calavo) is a provider of fresh food. The Company is engaged in the marketing and distribution of avocados, prepared avocados and other perishable foods. It also delivers an array of fresh and prepared food products to food distributors, produce wholesalers, supermarkets, convenience stores and restaurants. The Company sorts, packs, and/or ripens avocados, tomatoes and/or Hawaiian grown papayas. The Company operates in three business segments: Fresh products, Calavo Foods and Renaissance Food Group, LLC (RFG). Its Fresh products segment is engaged in the distribution of avocados and other fresh produce products. Its Calavo Foods is engaged in the purchase, manufacturing, and distribution of prepared products, including guacamole, tortilla chips and salsa. The RFG segment is engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of fresh-cut fruit, ready-to-eat vegetables, recipe-ready vegetables and deli meat products.

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: $61.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $65.64
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $62.49
  • 52-Week Range: $46.56 - $71.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.62
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.31
  • P/E Growth: 4.20
  • Market Cap: $1.06B
  • Outstanding Shares: 17,438,000
  • Beta: 0.55
  • Net Margins: 3.75%
  • Return on Equity: 16.80%
  • Return on Assets: 11.05%
  • Current Ratio: 1.36%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.03%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.83)
Consensus Price Target: $66.50 (8.93% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/8/2016Lake Street CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$68.00 -> $71.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$65.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016StephensBoost Price TargetOutperform$60.00 -> $65.00View 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 Corp.Boost Price TargetBuy$60.00View Rating Details
4/21/2015Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageBuy$55.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


Earnings Estimates for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.11 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.32 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$0.59$0.54
Q1 20172$0.41$0.53$0.47
Q2 20172$0.59$0.63$0.61
Q3 20172$0.62$0.76$0.69
Q4 20172$0.57$0.59$0.58
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:1.31%
Payout Ratio:41.24% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
37.91% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
34.48% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(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: 63.38%
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)


Latest Headlines for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW)
DateHeadline logoCalavo Growers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CVGW-US : October 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW) - October 10 at 9:16 AM logoWill Calavo Growers (CVGW) Crush Estimates at Its Next Earnings Report? (NASDAQ:CVGW) - October 7 at 4:27 PM logo9:01 am Calavo Growers increases annual cash dividend to $0.90/share from $0.80/share (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 27 at 4:30 PM logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 27 at 4:30 PM logoCalavo Growers declares $0.90 dividend (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 27 at 9:42 AM logoCalavo Growers, Inc. Declares 90 Cents Per Share Annual Cash Dividend (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 27 at 9:06 AM logoIs Calavo Growers (CVGW) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now? (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 22 at 10:04 AM logoCalavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGW) Trading Down – Insider Trading Activity (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 21 at 8:44 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Calavo Growers, Inc. : September 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 9 at 4:24 PM
News IconCalavo Growers Inc. (CVGW) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 9 at 9:19 AM
News IconCalavo Growers Inc. (CVGW) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 9 at 9:19 AM logoCalavo Growers, Inc. :CVGW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : September 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 8 at 4:21 PM logoCalavo Growers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CVGW-US : September 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 8 at 8:19 AM logoCalavo beats Street 3Q forecasts (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 7 at 4:38 PM logoTesla, Amazon, and 3 More Stocks Are Capturing the Market’s Attention Today: Here’s Why (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 7 at 4:38 PM logoCalavo Growers, Inc. Announces Record Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter Results (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 7 at 4:38 PM logoCalavo Growers beats by $0.14, beats on revenue (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 7 at 9:39 AM logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obl (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 1 at 4:24 PM logoOversold Conditions For Calavo Growers (CVGW) (NASDAQ:CVGW) - September 1 at 10:01 AM logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard (NASDAQ:CVGW) - August 31 at 9:20 AM logoCalifornia Drought Could Have Lasting Effects On Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW) - August 29 at 4:42 PM logoCalavo Growers is Now Oversold (CVGW) (NASDAQ:CVGW) - August 10 at 4:39 PM logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (NASDAQ:CVGW) - August 10 at 8:11 AM
News IconThe Hass Horn: Looking back on ‘Occupy APEAM’ (NASDAQ:CVGW) - August 2 at 9:19 AM logoYieldBoost Calavo Growers To 9.2% Using Options (NASDAQ:CVGW) - July 14 at 4:43 PM logo5 Gems Unearthed Using the DuPont Strainer (NASDAQ:CVGW) - July 11 at 7:52 AM logoWunderlich reported on (NASDAQ:CVGW) Calavo Growers, upping its target price to $75 earlier today (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 23 at 9:46 AM logoCoverage initiated on Calavo Growers by Wunderlich (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 22 at 7:15 AM
News IconThe Hass Horn: Impacts of the heatwave in southern California (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 21 at 9:13 AM logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Termination of a Material Definiti (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 20 at 4:30 PM logoCalavo Growers and Renaissance Food Group to Showcase New Items at United Fresh (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 14 at 3:29 PM logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Financials (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 14 at 1:04 PM logoWhy Calavo Growers (CVGW) Stock Might be a Great Pick (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 10 at 8:40 AM logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibi (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 8 at 4:54 PM
News IconCalavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW) Earns Buy Rating from Lake Street Capital (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 8 at 11:40 AM logoCalavo Growers Inc. (CVGW) Is Challenging The Highs Of The Year (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 8 at 11:40 AM logoCan the Rally in Calavo Growers (CVGW) Shares Continue? (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 8 at 5:52 AM logoCalavo Growers, Inc.: Price momentum supported by strong fundamentals (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 7 at 4:28 PM
News IconBlackRock in $2.5 B Deal with Qatar Investment, Qlink Goes Private (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 6 at 4:19 PM logoCalavo Growers : beats 2Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 6 at 4:19 PM logoCalavo beats 2Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 6 at 4:19 PM
News IconCalavo Growers, Inc. Announces Record Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter Results (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 6 at 4:19 PM logoCalavo Growers, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter Results (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 6 at 2:18 PM logoCalavo Growers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CVGW-US : June 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW) - June 2 at 8:22 AM logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balanc (NASDAQ:CVGW) - May 27 at 5:02 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Calavo Growers, Inc. : May 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW) - May 19 at 3:45 PM logoCalavo Growers, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CVGW-US : May 18, 2016 (NASDAQ:CVGW) - May 18 at 8:27 AM logoCALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NASDAQ:CVGW) - May 2 at 5:00 PM logoCalavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGW) Reports Dividend Of $0.8 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:CVGW) - April 26 at 12:20 PM
News IconCalavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGW) Ratios & Valuation in Focus - Orygun Business News (NASDAQ:CVGW) - April 15 at 3:00 PM


Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

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