NYSE:AVD - American Vanguard Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$17.88 +0.51 (+2.94 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.88
Today's Range$17.53 - $17.90
52-Week Range$13.98 - $24.00
Volume99,359 shs
Average Volume104,459 shs
Market Capitalization$542.12 million
P/E Ratio31.37
Dividend Yield0.46%
Beta1.2
American Vanguard Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets specialty chemicals for agricultural, commercial, and consumer uses in the United States and internationally. The company manufactures and formulates chemicals, including insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, molluscicides, growth regulators, and soil fumigants in liquid, powder, and granular forms for crops, turf and ornamental plants, and human and animal health protection. It also markets and distributes end-use chemical and biological products for crop applications; and distributes technology based pesticide solutions for greenhouse and nursery production applications, as well as offers formulations, such as PCNB, chlorothalonil, and propiconazole. The company distributes its products through national distribution companies and buying groups or co-operatives; and through sales offices and sales force executives. American Vanguard Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Agricultural chemicals
Sub-IndustryFertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP03037110
Phone949-260-1200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$355.05 million
Cash Flow$1.3515 per share
Book Value$10.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$20.27 million

Miscellaneous

Employees605
Market Cap$542.12 million
OptionableOptionable

American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Vanguard's stock symbol?

American Vanguard trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AVD."

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

American Vanguard declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Thursday, January 10th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 26th. View American Vanguard's Dividend History.

How were American Vanguard's earnings last quarter?

American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) posted its earnings results on Monday, August, 6th. The basic materials company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. The basic materials company earned $107.04 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $111.90 million. American Vanguard had a net margin of 5.73% and a return on equity of 6.90%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 37.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.15 EPS. View American Vanguard's Earnings History.

When is American Vanguard's next earnings date?

American Vanguard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Vanguard.

What price target have analysts set for AVD?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for American Vanguard's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect American Vanguard's stock price to reach $29.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 62.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Vanguard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Vanguard?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Vanguard in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Vanguard.

Has American Vanguard been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AVD stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Vanguard earned a daily sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of American Vanguard's key competitors?

Who are American Vanguard's key executives?

American Vanguard's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Eric G. Wintemute, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. David T. Johnson, Chief Financial Officer (Age 62)
  • Dr. Ulrich G. Trogele, COO & Exec. VP of AMVAC Chemical Corp. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Timothy J. Donnelly, VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Admin. Officer & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Ad De Jong, Managing Director of AMVAC Netherlands BV (Age 66)

Who are American Vanguard's major shareholders?

American Vanguard's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.99%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.41%), Bank of Montreal Can (1.60%), Northern Trust Corp (1.18%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.14%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.97%). Company insiders that own American Vanguard stock include Alfred F Ingulli, David` T Johnson, Eric G Wintemute, Johann Venter, Peter Porpiglia, Timothy Donnelly and Ulrich Trogele. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Vanguard.

Which major investors are selling American Vanguard stock?

AVD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of Montreal Can, Barclays PLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold American Vanguard company stock in the last year include Alfred F Ingulli, David` T Johnson and Peter Porpiglia. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Vanguard.

Which major investors are buying American Vanguard stock?

AVD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Pasadena Private Wealth LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Two Sigma Investments LP, RMB Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Vanguard.

How do I buy shares of American Vanguard?

Shares of AVD 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 American Vanguard's stock price today?

One share of AVD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.88.

How big of a company is American Vanguard?

American Vanguard has a market capitalization of $542.12 million and generates $355.05 million in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $20.27 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.57 on an earnings per share basis. American Vanguard employs 605 workers across the globe.

What is American Vanguard's official website?

The official website for American Vanguard is http://www.american-vanguard.com.

How can I contact American Vanguard?

American Vanguard's mailing address is 4695 MacArthur Court, Newport Beach CA, 92660. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 949-260-1200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for American Vanguard (NYSE AVD)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  287 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  494
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This page was last updated on 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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