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

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$85.67 -5.31 (-5.84 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$90.98
Today's Range$85.14 - $92.23
52-Week Range$73.13 - $108.00
Volume247,900 shs
Average Volume154,471 shs
Market Capitalization$1.58 billion
P/E Ratio40.22
Dividend Yield1.11%
Beta0.47
Calavo Growers, Inc. markets and distributes avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods to grocery retailers, food services, club stores, mass merchandisers, food distributors, wholesalers, supermarkets, specialty/natural retailers, and convenience stores worldwide. 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, ready-to-eat vegetables, recipe-ready vegetables, and deli products. 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Agricultural services
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CVGW
Previous Symbol
CUSIP12824610
Phone805-525-1245

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.48
Quick Ratio1.05

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio40.22
Forward P/E Ratio31.38
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.08 billion
Price / Sales1.40
Cash Flow$2.6087 per share
Price / Cash Flow32.84
Book Value$13.92 per share
Price / Book6.15

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.13
Net Income$37.27 million
Net Margins4.04%
Return on Equity18.68%
Return on Assets13.32%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,516
Outstanding Shares17,570,000
Market Cap$1.58 billion
OptionableOptionable

Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW) Frequently Asked Questions

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, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share on Friday, December 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 1%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th. This is a positive change from Calavo Growers's previous annual dividend of $0.95. View Calavo Growers' Dividend History.

How were Calavo Growers' earnings last quarter?

Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGW) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September, 5th. The company reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $296.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $305.12 million. Calavo Growers had a return on equity of 18.68% and a net margin of 4.04%. Calavo Growers's revenue was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.50 earnings per share. View Calavo Growers' Earnings History.

When is Calavo Growers' next earnings date?

Calavo Growers is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, December 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Calavo Growers.

What price target have analysts set for CVGW?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Calavo Growers' stock. Their forecasts range from $98.00 to $109.00. On average, they anticipate Calavo Growers' stock price to reach $102.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Calavo Growers.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Calavo Growers?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Calavo Growers in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Calavo Growers.

Has Calavo Growers been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about CVGW stock has been trending somewhat negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Calavo Growers earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Calavo Growers' key competitors?

Who are Calavo Growers' key executives?

Calavo Growers' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Lecil E. Cole, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 78)
  • Mr. B. John Lindeman, CFO & Corp. Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Robert J. Wedin, VP of Sales & Fresh Marketing (Age 68)
  • Mr. James Gibson, Pres of RFG
  • Mr. Michael A. Browne, VP of Fresh Operations (Age 59)

Who are Calavo Growers' major shareholders?

Calavo Growers' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.57%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (7.04%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.33%), Vanguard Group Inc (6.33%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.74%) and Brown Advisory Inc. (3.65%). Company insiders that own Calavo Growers stock include Der Kar Scott Van, J Link Leavens, James E Gibson, James E Snyder, John M Hunt, Kathleen M Holmgren, Lecil E Cole, Marc Laurence Brown, Michael A Browne and Robert J Wedin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Calavo Growers.

Which major investors are selling Calavo Growers stock?

CVGW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copeland Capital Management LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Victory Capital Management Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, United Services Automobile Association, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Riverbridge Partners LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold Calavo Growers company stock in the last year include Der Kar Scott Van, J Link Leavens, James E Gibson, James E Snyder, John M Hunt, Lecil E Cole, Marc Laurence Brown, Michael A Browne and Robert J Wedin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Calavo Growers.

Which major investors are buying Calavo Growers stock?

CVGW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brown Advisory Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought Calavo Growers stock in the last two years include Kathleen M Holmgren, Lecil E Cole and Michael A Browne. View Insider Buying and Selling for Calavo Growers.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Calavo Growers' stock price today?

One share of CVGW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $85.67.

How big of a company is Calavo Growers?

Calavo Growers has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion and generates $1.08 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $37.27 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.13 on an earnings per share basis. Calavo Growers employs 2,516 workers across the globe.

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 1141A 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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  221 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  229 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  450
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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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