American Vanguard (AVD) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.10 (-0.88%)
(As of 11:36 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
20,623 shs
Average Volume
201,128 shs
Market Capitalization
$322.56 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

American Vanguard MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
60.7% Upside
$18.00 Price Target
Short Interest
2.44% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.01 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

41st out of 173 stocks

Agricultural Chemicals Industry

4th out of 10 stocks

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About American Vanguard Stock (NYSE:AVD)

American Vanguard Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets specialty chemicals for agricultural, commercial, and consumer uses in the United States and internationally. It manufactures and formulates chemicals, including insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, soil health, plant nutrition, molluscicides, growth regulators, soil fumigants, and biorationals in liquid, powder, and granular forms for crops, turf and ornamental plants, and human and animal health protection. The company also markets, sells, and distributes end-use chemical and biological products for crop applications; and distributes chemicals for turf and ornamental markets. It distributes its products through national distribution companies, and buying groups or co-operatives; and through sales offices, sales force executives, sales agents, and wholly owned distributors. American Vanguard Corporation was incorporated in 1969 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

AVD Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
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Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Agricultural chemicals
Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
3 Analysts


Net Income
$7.52 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$579.37 million
Cash Flow
$1.11 per share
Book Value
$12.87 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$325.38 million
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Eric G. WintemuteMr. Eric G. Wintemute (Age 68)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $1.45M
  • Mr. David T. Johnson (Age 67)
    VP, CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $650.05k
  • Dr. Ulrich G. Trogele Ph.D. (Age 66)
    COO & Executive VP
    Comp: $660.31k
  • Mr. Timothy J. Donnelly Esq. (Age 64)
    General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer & Secretary
    Comp: $549.07k
  • Mr. Peter E. Eilers (Age 60)
    Managing Director of AMVAC Netherlands BV
    Comp: $474.56k
  • Mr. Anthony Scott Hendrix (Age 53)
    Senior Vice President of Crop Sales for U.S. & Canada
    Comp: $527.34k
  • Andrew B. Naughton
    VP & Director of Technology
  • Mr. William A. Kuser
    Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
  • Ms. Shirin Khosravi
    Senior Vice President of Human Resources
  • Mr. Donald J. Gualdoni (Age 48)
    Chief Transformation Officer

AVD Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell American Vanguard stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Vanguard in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" AVD shares.
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What is American Vanguard's stock price target for 2024?

3 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for American Vanguard's stock. Their AVD share price targets range from $16.00 to $20.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 60.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have AVD shares performed in 2024?

American Vanguard's stock was trading at $10.97 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, AVD shares have increased by 2.1% and is now trading at $11.20.
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Are investors shorting American Vanguard?

American Vanguard saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 654,100 shares, a decrease of 27.9% from the March 15th total of 906,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 206,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.2 days. Currently, 2.4% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is American Vanguard's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2024.
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How were American Vanguard's earnings last quarter?

American Vanguard Co. (NYSE:AVD) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 14th. The basic materials company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25. The basic materials company had revenue of $172.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $172.70 million. American Vanguard had a net margin of 1.30% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.05%.

How often does American Vanguard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Vanguard?

American Vanguard announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, March 11th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Wednesday, April 10th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 26th.
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Is American Vanguard a good dividend stock?

American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.08%. The dividend payout ratio is 44.45%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for AVD.

What ETF holds American Vanguard's stock?

Subversive Food Security ETF holds 1,126 shares of AVD stock, representing 3.31% of its portfolio.

What guidance has American Vanguard issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Vanguard updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 21st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $625.7 million-$648.9 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $614.0 million.

What is Eric Wintemute's approval rating as American Vanguard's CEO?

10 employees have rated American Vanguard Chief Executive Officer Eric Wintemute on Glassdoor.com. Eric Wintemute has an approval rating of 77% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of American Vanguard own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American Vanguard investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), CF Industries (CF), Altria Group (MO), Pfizer (PFE), Gilead Sciences (GILD), International Business Machines (IBM), Intel (INTC), Nutrien (NTR), AT&T (T) and Wells Fargo & Company (wfc).

Who are American Vanguard's major shareholders?

American Vanguard's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.07%). Insiders that own company stock include David` T Johnson, Eric G Wintemute, Keith M Rosenbloom, Patrick E Gottschalk, Peter Eilers, Peter Porpiglia, Timothy Donnelly and Ulrich Trogele.
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How do I buy shares of American Vanguard?

Shares of AVD stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:AVD) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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