NASDAQ:CVGW - Calavo Growers Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $96.50 +0.28 (+0.29 %) (As of 11/21/2018 06:41 AM ET)Previous Close$96.22Today's Range$95.09 - $97.4652-Week Range$70.00 - $108.00Volume79,300 shsAverage Volume110,027 shsMarket Capitalization$1.69 billionP/E Ratio34.49Dividend Yield1.04%Beta0.48 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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. 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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 Webwww.calavo.com Phone805-525-1245 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.48 Quick Ratio1.05 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio34.49 Forward P/E Ratio33.62 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.08 billion Price / Sales1.58 Cash Flow$2.7430 per share Price / Cash35.18 Book Value$13.92 per share Price / Book6.93 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$1.69 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 announced an annual dividend on Wednesday, October 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of $1.00 per share on Friday, December 7th. This represents a yield of 1%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th. This is a boost 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September, 5th. The company reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $296.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $305.12 million. Calavo Growers had a net margin of 4.04% and a return on equity of 18.68%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.50 EPS. 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 analysts have issued 1 year 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 6.0% 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? News headlines about CVGW stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Calavo Growers earned a news impact score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Calavo Growers' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Calavo Growers include Pola Orbis (PORBF), Post (POST), REMY COINTREAU/ADR (REMYY), Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI), MARINE HARVEST/S (MHGVY), Lancaster Colony (LANC), Pilgrim's Pride (PPC), Compania Cervecerias Unidas (CCU), National Beverage (FIZZ), New York Times (NYT), BRF (BRFS), Flowers Foods (FLO), Tate & Lyle (TATYY), 51job (JOBS) and Square Enix (SQNXF). 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.57%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (7.04%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.74%), Brown Advisory Inc. (3.65%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.50%) and Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.43%). 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Calavo Growers stock? CVGW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brown Advisory Inc., Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley and William Blair Investment Management 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 $96.50. How big of a company is Calavo Growers? Calavo Growers has a market capitalization of $1.69 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: 217 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 223 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 440MarketBeat'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 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a balanced fund?