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NASDAQ:CVGW - Calavo Growers Stock Price, Forecast & News

$55.50
+2.04 (+3.82 %)
(As of 03/31/2020 06:07 AM ET)
Today's Range
$53.25
Now: $55.50
$56.82
50-Day Range
$51.07
MA: $64.53
$77.71
52-Week Range
$48.31
Now: $55.50
$100.58
Volume217,287 shs
Average Volume455,294 shs
Market Capitalization$977.36 million
P/E Ratio31.18
Dividend Yield2.06%
Beta1
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. It operates in three segments: Fresh Products, Calavo Foods, and 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 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, 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Agricultural services
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CVGW
CUSIP12824610
Phone805-525-1245

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Cash Flow$3.94 per share
Book Value$16.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$36.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,657
Market Cap$977.36 million
Next Earnings Date6/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Calavo Growers' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Calavo Growers' stock was trading at $53.02 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CVGW shares have increased by 4.7% and is now trading at $55.50. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Calavo Growers?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Calavo Growers in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Calavo Growers.

When is Calavo Growers' next earnings date?

Calavo Growers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Calavo Growers.

How were Calavo Growers' earnings last quarter?

Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGW) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March, 10th. The company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.47. The firm earned $273.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $268.30 million. Calavo Growers had a return on equity of 14.26% and a net margin of 2.58%. The firm's revenue was up 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.74 earnings per share. View Calavo Growers' earnings history.

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

Calavo Growers declared an annual dividend on Tuesday, October 1st. Investors of record on Friday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $1.10 per share on Friday, December 6th. This represents a yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 14th. This is a positive change from Calavo Growers's previous annual dividend of $1.00. View Calavo Growers' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for CVGW?

4 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Calavo Growers' shares. Their forecasts range from $53.00 to $104.00. On average, they expect Calavo Growers' stock price to reach $83.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 50.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Calavo Growers.

Has Calavo Growers been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about CVGW stock has trended very negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Calavo Growers earned a daily sentiment score of -3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutCalavo Growers.

Are investors shorting Calavo Growers?

Calavo Growers saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 3,471,900 shares, a decline of 17.7% from the February 27th total of 4,220,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 523,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.6 days. Currently, 21.3% of the company's stock are sold short. View Calavo Growers' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Calavo Growers' key competitors?

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 Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Tesla (TSLA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Caterpillar (CAT) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are Calavo Growers' key executives?

Calavo Growers' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Lecil E. Cole, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 79)
  • Mr. B. John Lindeman, CFO & Corp. Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Robert J. Wedin, VP of Sales & Fresh Marketing (Age 69)
  • Mr. James E. Snyder, Corp. Controller (Age 48)
  • Mr. Scott H. Runge, Treasurer

What is Calavo Growers' stock symbol?

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

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Calavo Growers' stock price today?

One share of CVGW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.50.

How big of a company is Calavo Growers?

Calavo Growers has a market capitalization of $977.36 million and generates $1.20 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $36.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.02 on an earnings per share basis. Calavo Growers employs 3,657 workers across the globe. View additional information about Calavo Growers.

What is Calavo Growers' official website?

The official website for Calavo Growers is http://www.calavo.com/.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Calavo Growers (NASDAQ CVGW)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  303 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  325 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  628
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Calavo Growers and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CVGW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CVGW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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