NASDAQ:CVGW - Calavo Growers Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $100.60 -3.25 (-3.13 %) (As of 09/23/2018 02:16 PM ET)Previous Close$100.60Today's Range$100.55 - $104.0052-Week Range$68.70 - $108.00Volume290,940 shsAverage Volume158,198 shsMarket Capitalization$1.77 billionP/E Ratio47.23Dividend Yield0.94%Beta0.53 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive CVGW News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CVGW and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Agricultural services Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats SectorConsumer Staples SymbolNASDAQ:CVGW CUSIP12824610 Webwww.calavo.com Phone805-525-1245 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.48 Quick Ratio1.05 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio47.23 Forward P/E Ratio34.22 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.08 billion Price / Sales1.64 Cash Flow$2.7352 per share Price / Cash36.78 Book Value$16.31 per share Price / Book6.17 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 Shares17,570,000Market Cap$1.77 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 announced an annual dividend on Thursday, October 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be paid 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 an increase 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 quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September, 5th. The company reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.08. The business earned $296.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $305.12 million. Calavo Growers had a return on equity of 18.68% and a net margin of 4.04%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $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 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Calavo Growers' stock. Their predictions 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 1.7% 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. Who are some of Calavo Growers' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Calavo Growers include US Foods (USFD), Post (POST), REMY COINTREAU/ADR (REMYY), JBS S A/S (JBSAY), Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI), National Beverage (FIZZ), Compania Cervecerias Unidas (CCU), COCA COLA AMATI/ADR (CCLAY), Glanbia (GLAPY), MARINE HARVEST/S (MHGVY), Square Enix (SQNXF), Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS), 51job (JOBS), Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) and BRF (BRFS). 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 RFGMr. Michael A. Browne, VP of Fresh Operations (Age 59) Who are Calavo Growers' major shareholders? Calavo Growers' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.47%). 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 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 major investors are buying Calavo Growers stock? CVGW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Cortina Asset Management LLC, Moody Aldrich Partners LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Stephens Inc. AR. 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 $100.60. How big of a company is Calavo Growers? Calavo Growers has a market capitalization of $1.77 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 212 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 215 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 427MarketBeat'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 9/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Day Trading - Risk Worth the Reward?