NASDAQ:CVGW - Calavo Growers Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$100.00 -0.90 (-0.89 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 03:01 AM ET)
Previous Close$100.90
Today's Range$98.75 - $102.20
52-Week Range$65.85 - $102.80
Volume187,700 shs
Average Volume162,333 shs
Market Capitalization$1.72 billion
P/E Ratio46.95
Dividend Yield0.93%
Beta0.56
Calavo Growers logoCalavo 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
SymbolNASDAQ:CVGW
CUSIP12824610
Phone805-525-1245

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.24
Quick Ratio0.86

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio46.95
Forward P/E Ratio33.67
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.08 billion
Price / Sales1.63
Cash Flow$2.7910 per share
Price / Cash35.83
Book Value$13.92 per share
Price / Book7.18

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.13
Net Income$37.27 million
Net Margins3.70%
Return on Equity16.89%
Return on Assets11.58%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,516
Outstanding Shares17,570,000
Market Cap$1.72 billion

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 Thursday, October 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.95 per share on Friday, December 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. This is a boost from Calavo Growers's previous annual dividend of $0.90. View Calavo Growers' Dividend History.

How were Calavo Growers' earnings last quarter?

Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGW) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 6th. The company reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.01. The business earned $264.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $301.20 million. Calavo Growers had a return on equity of 16.89% and a net margin of 3.70%. The company's revenue was down 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.74 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 Wednesday, September, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Calavo Growers.

What price target have analysts set for CVGW?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Calavo Growers' stock. Their predictions range from $91.00 to $101.00. On average, they anticipate Calavo Growers' stock price to reach $97.3333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.7%. 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 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Calavo Growers.

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)

Has Calavo Growers been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CVGW stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Calavo Growers earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.91 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Calavo Growers.

Who are Calavo Growers' major shareholders?

Calavo Growers' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.13%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (3.98%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.75%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.54%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.47%) and Brown Advisory Inc. (2.10%). 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, Kenneth J Catchot, Lecil E Cole, Marc Laurence Brown, Michael A Browne and Robert J Wedin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Calavo Growers.

Which institutional investors are selling Calavo Growers stock?

CVGW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Portolan Capital Management LLC, Brown Advisory Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Wells Fargo & Company MN, KBC Group NV, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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, Marc Laurence Brown, Michael A Browne and Robert J Wedin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Calavo Growers.

Which institutional investors are buying Calavo Growers stock?

CVGW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Cortina Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Stephens Inc. AR, TD Asset Management Inc. and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.. 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 $100.00.

How big of a company is Calavo Growers?

Calavo Growers has a market capitalization of $1.72 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.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  206 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  210 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  416
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 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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