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Calavo Growers Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.92 (-1.24 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $73.08
50-Day Range
MA: $71.82
52-Week Range
Now: $73.08
Volume61,802 shs
Average Volume88,523 shs
Market Capitalization$1.29 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.55%
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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Overall MarketRank

1.91 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

37th out of 301 stocks

Agricultural Services Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Agricultural services
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CVGW



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.06 billion
Cash Flow$2.47 per share
Book Value$14.50 per share


Net Income$-13,630,000.00


Market Cap$1.29 billion
Next Earnings Date3/9/2021 (Estimated)
-0.92 (-1.24 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Calavo Growers' stock was trading at $53.02 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CVGW shares have increased by 37.8% and is now trading at $73.08.
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Is Calavo Growers a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Calavo Growers in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Calavo Growers stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CVGW, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Calavo Growers?

Wall Street analysts have given Calavo Growers a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Calavo Growers wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Doug Parker's approval rating as Calavo Growers' CEO?

1,448 employees have rated Calavo Growers CEO Doug Parker on Glassdoor.com. Doug Parker has an approval rating of 60% among Calavo Growers' employees. This puts Doug Parker in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Calavo Growers' next earnings date?

Calavo Growers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 9th 2021.
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How were Calavo Growers' earnings last quarter?

Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGW) released its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, December, 20th. The company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.64 by $0.30. The business earned $234.43 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $256.07 million. Calavo Growers had a positive return on equity of 9.86% and a negative net margin of 1.29%. Calavo Growers's revenue was down 19.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.45 earnings per share.
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How often does Calavo Growers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Calavo Growers?

Calavo Growers declared 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 yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 1.55%. 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 34.85% 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 updated its first quarter 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, December, 21st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $215-225 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $257.8 million.

What price target have analysts set for CVGW?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Calavo Growers' stock. Their forecasts range from $53.00 to $85.00. On average, they expect Calavo Growers' share price to reach $73.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.2% from the stock's current price.
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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 Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Tesla (TSLA), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Intel (INTC), NIKE (NKE), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV) and Caterpillar (CAT).

Who are Calavo Growers' key executives?

Calavo Growers' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James E. Gibson, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 58, Pay $867.83k)
  • Mr. Robert J. Wedin, Exec. VP of Fresh Sales (Age 70, Pay $781.71k)
  • Mr. Kevin Manion, Chief Financial Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Mark Lodge, Chief Operations Officer (Age 53)
  • 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 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Welch & Forbes LLC (0.09%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%) and Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.06%). Company insiders that own Calavo Growers stock include Bruce John Lindeman, Der Kar Scott Van, Donald M Sanders, Harold S Edwards, James E Gibson, James E Snyder, Lecil E Cole, Marc Laurence Brown, Michael A Browne, 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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Welch & Forbes LLC. Company insiders that have sold Calavo Growers company stock in the last year include Harold S Edwards, and Marc Laurence Brown.
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Which major investors are buying Calavo Growers stock?

CVGW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Exchange Traded Concepts 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.

What is Calavo Growers' stock price today?

One share of CVGW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.08.

How big of a company is Calavo Growers?

Calavo Growers has a market capitalization of $1.29 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. Calavo Growers employs 3,971 workers across the globe.

What is Calavo Growers' official website?

The official website for Calavo Growers is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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