American Vanguard Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:AVD)

About American Vanguard Corp.

American Vanguard Corp. logoAmerican Vanguard Corporation (AVD) operates as a holding company. The Company conducts its business through its subsidiaries, AMVAC Chemical Corporation (AMVAC), GemChem, Inc. (GemChem), 2110 Davie Corporation (DAVIE), Quimica Amvac de Mexico S.A. de C.V. (AMVAC M), AMVAC Mexico Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (AMVAC M Srl), AMVAC de Costa Rica Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (AMVAC CR Srl), AMVAC Switzerland GmbH (AMVAC S), AMVAC do Brasil Representacoes Ltda (AMVAC B), AMVAC CV (AMVAC CV), AMVAC Netherlands BV (AMVAC BV) and Envance Technologies, LLC (Envance). The Company, through AMVAC, develops and markets products for agricultural, commercial and consumer uses. The Company manufactures and formulates chemicals for crops, turf and ornamental plants, and human and animal health protection. These chemicals, which include insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, molluscicides, growth regulators, and soil fumigants, are marketed in liquid, powder, and granular forms.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Agricultural Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AVD
  • CUSIP: 03037110
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $16.70
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $17.09
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $16.97
  • 52-Week Range: $12.56 - $20.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 40.73
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.56
  • P/E Growth: 1.91
  • Market Cap: $490.31M
  • Outstanding Shares: 29,360,000
  • Beta: 1.27
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 3.86%
  • Return on Equity: 4.36%
  • Return on Assets: 2.60%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.16%
  • Current Ratio: 2.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.11%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $16.50 (1.20% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/23/2017Roth CapitalUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
11/28/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeUnderweight -> Neutral$12.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$18.00View Rating Details
7/13/2016BB&T Co.DowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
3/12/2015Topeka Capital MarketsUpgradeHold -> Buy$12.50 -> $14.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/27/2017$0.13N/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.12$0.10$79.39 million$82.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$0.09$0.11$72.78 million$72.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q1$0.06$0.10$71.71 million$69.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2016Q415$0.07$0.10$81.43 million$84.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.05$0.09$73.19 million$72.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.04$0.03$68.93 million$66.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.10$0.06$81.40 million$77.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.07$0.03$76.60 million$71.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.03$0.01$73.07 million$68.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.03$0.07$81.20 million$81.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.01$0.01$72.23 million$75.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.29$0.31$94.78 million$97.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2013Q2 2013$0.33$0.29$93.93 million$86.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.46$0.59$113.55 million$121.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.36$0.39$99.05 million$104.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.24$0.28$84.21 million$90.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.24$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.43 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.68 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.03$0.07$0.05
Q2 20164$0.08$0.15$0.10
Q3 20164$0.11$0.16$0.13
Q4 20164$0.08$0.23$0.16
Q1 20172$0.12$0.15$0.14
Q2 20172$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q3 20172$0.16$0.18$0.17
Q4 20172$0.16$0.29$0.23
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)
Annual Dividend:$0.04
Dividend Yield:0.24%
Dividend Growth:-51.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:9.76% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
9.30% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
5.88% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/13/2016quarterly$0.010.21%12/21/201612/23/20161/6/2017
6/13/2016Quarterly$0.016/28/20166/30/20167/12/2016
3/17/2015quarterly$0.020.76%3/31/20154/3/20154/17/2015
12/16/2014quarterly$0.020.73%12/23/201412/26/20141/9/2015
9/19/2014quarterly$0.051.64%10/6/201410/8/201410/22/2014
6/9/2014quarterly$0.051.39%7/1/20147/3/20147/17/2014
3/10/2014quarterly$0.054/2/20144/4/20144/18/2014
12/18/2013quarterly$0.050.85%12/24/201312/27/20131/10/2014
12/18/2013$0.0512/24/201312/27/20131/10/2014
9/9/2013quarterly$0.050.78%10/2/201310/4/201310/18/2013
6/11/2013quarterly$0.050.67%7/2/20137/5/20137/19/2013
3/12/2013semiannual$0.070.43%4/3/20134/5/20134/19/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.59%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/8/2017Eric G WintemuteCEOSell10,000$15.82$158,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Eric G WintemuteCEOSell10,000$16.40$164,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Eric G WintemuteCEOSell20,000$17.01$340,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Timothy DonnellyInsiderSell3,000$19.08$57,240.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Jong Ad DeInsiderSell8,000$18.61$148,880.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Ulrich TrogeleInsiderBuy5,000$15.91$79,550.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016John RizziInsiderSell5,000$17.34$86,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Scott HendrixVPSell4,000$17.25$69,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Ulrich TrogeleInsiderBuy15,000$13.25$198,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Ulrich TrogeleCOOBuy2,000$13.30$26,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Ulrich TrogeleCOOBuy5,000$11.28$56,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Carl SoderlindDirectorBuy1,000$14.92$14,920.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014John RizziInsiderBuy3,000$14.85$44,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Eric WintemuteCEOSell20,000$27.36$547,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Timothy DonnellyInsiderSell4,401$29.09$128,025.09View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Glen D JohnsonVPSell5,000$30.52$152,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Carl R SoderlindDirectorSell1,000$30.50$30,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Eric G WintemuteCEOSell5,000$30.46$152,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Eric G WintemuteCEOSell20,000$30.31$606,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Glen D JohnsonVPSell5,000$30.11$150,550.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2013Eric G WintemuteCEOSell35,000$32.87$1,150,450.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2013Glen D JohnsonVPSell5,000$32.39$161,950.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2013Carl R SoderlindDirectorSell1,000$34.02$34,020.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Glen D JohnsonVPSell5,000$30.06$150,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2012Jerome L CobenDirectorBuy1,000$31.43$31,430.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Carl R SoderlindDirectorSell2,000$26.34$52,680.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)
DateHeadline
News IconChairman & CEO of American Vanguard Corporation C (NYSE:AVD), Wintemute Eric G, sells 10,000 shares worth $158,200 (NYSE:AVD)
empowerednews.net - February 10 at 4:17 PM
News IconChairman & CEO of American Vanguard Corporation C (NYSE:AVD), Wintemute Eric G, sells 10,000 shares worth $164,000 (NYSE:AVD)
empowerednews.net - February 8 at 8:37 PM
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seekingalpha.com - January 23 at 8:58 PM
News IconChairman & CEO of American Vanguard Corporation C (NYSE:AVD), Wintemute Eric G, sells 20,000 shares worth $340,200 (NYSE:AVD)
empowerednews.net - January 19 at 9:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:AVD) : January 18, 2017 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - January 18 at 4:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo9:03 am American Vanguard acquires the FFIII fungicide product line from The Andersons (ANDE (NYSE:AVD)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 4:26 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to American Vanguard Corp. : January 17, 2017 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - January 17 at 4:26 PM
4-traders.com logoAmerican Vanguard : AMVAC Acquires Andersons' FFIII™ Fungicide Product Line (NYSE:AVD)
www.4-traders.com - January 17 at 9:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAMVAC Acquires Andersons' FFIII™ Fungicide Product Line (NYSE:AVD)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 9:48 AM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AVD-US : January 13, 2017 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - January 13 at 4:15 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. : AVD-US: Dividend Analysis : December 23rd, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : December 21, 2016 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - December 21 at 4:46 PM
News IconSee Remarks of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), Donnelly Timothy, sells 3,000 shares worth $57,240 (NYSE:AVD)
empowerednews.net - December 14 at 1:50 AM
insidermonkey.com logoIs American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Worthy of Your Portfolio? (NYSE:AVD)
www.insidermonkey.com - December 12 at 3:52 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoAmerican Vanguard upgraded by Piper Jaffray (NYSE:AVD)
us.rd.yahoo.com - November 29 at 5:20 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoResearch Collaboration on Promising Techniques for Mosquito Control (NYSE:AVD)
us.rd.yahoo.com - November 29 at 5:20 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo9:01 am American Vanguard enters a research collaboration agreement to develop & potentially commercialize new tech aimed at the control of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito; financial terms not disclosed (NYSE:AVD)
us.rd.yahoo.com - November 29 at 5:20 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoDeere: A Bummer of an Upgrade (NYSE:AVD)
us.rd.yahoo.com - November 29 at 5:20 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to American Vanguard Corp. : November 23, 2016 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 23 at 3:46 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. :AVD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 22, 2016 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 22 at 1:47 PM
barrons.com logo[$$] American Vanguard Plants a Comeback (NYSE:AVD)
www.barrons.com - November 12 at 11:01 AM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AVD-US : November 11, 2016 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 11 at 1:05 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMERICAN VANGUARD CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Ex (NYSE:AVD)
biz.yahoo.com - November 3 at 9:40 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAmerican Vanguard's (AVD) CEO Eric Wintemute on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:AVD)
seekingalpha.com - November 3 at 3:35 PM
publicnow.com logoAMERICAN VANGUARD REPORTS THIRD QUARTER & NINE-MONTH 2016 RESULTS (NYSE:AVD)
www.publicnow.com - November 3 at 11:36 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 American Vanguard Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:AVD)
biz.yahoo.com - November 2 at 12:48 PM
businesswire.com logoAmerican Vanguard Schedules 2016 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call for Wednesday, November 2 nd (NYSE:AVD)
www.businesswire.com - October 27 at 8:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Vanguard Schedules 2016 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call for Wednesday, November 2nd (NYSE:AVD)
finance.yahoo.com - October 27 at 8:08 AM
4-traders.com logoAmerican Vanguard : Declares Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:AVD)
www.4-traders.com - October 13 at 12:39 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMERICAN VANGUARD CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:AVD)
biz.yahoo.com - October 13 at 12:39 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAmerican Vanguard declares $0.01 dividend (NYSE:AVD)
seekingalpha.com - October 11 at 4:47 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AVD-US : September 27, 2016 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - September 27 at 3:40 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:AVD) : September 13, 2016 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - September 13 at 3:46 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AVD-US : September 12, 2016 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - September 12 at 3:37 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMERICAN VANGUARD CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NYSE:AVD)
biz.yahoo.com - September 7 at 8:48 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to American Vanguard Corp. : August 18, 2016 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - August 18 at 9:07 PM
forbes.com logoZika, Miami And Innovative Alternatives To Pesticides (NYSE:AVD)
www.forbes.com - August 11 at 12:53 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. :AVD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - August 10 at 4:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAMERICAN VANGUARD CORP Financials (NYSE:AVD)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 4:01 PM
News IconAmerican Vanguard, Huifeng Agrochemical establish joint venture (NYSE:AVD)
www.agprofessional.com - August 5 at 9:02 PM
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www.stockoptionschannel.com - August 5 at 12:05 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain? (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - August 4 at 9:25 PM
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www.schaeffersresearch.com - August 4 at 3:46 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to American Vanguard Corp. : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - August 4 at 3:46 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMERICAN VANGUARD CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financial Sta (NYSE:AVD)
biz.yahoo.com - August 3 at 3:42 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAmerican Vanguard's (AVD) CEO Eric Wintemute on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:AVD)
seekingalpha.com - August 2 at 9:22 PM
streetinsider.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Unit Enters Agro-Tech Joint Venture (NYSE:AVD)
www.streetinsider.com - August 2 at 9:22 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAmerican Vanguard beats 2Q profit forecasts (NYSE:AVD)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 9:22 PM
publicnow.com logoAmerican Vanguard International Subsidiary and Huifeng Agrochemical Company Ltd. Subsidiary Establish Agro-Technology Joint Venture (NYSE:AVD)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 3:42 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AVD-US : August 2, 2016 (NYSE:AVD)
www.capitalcube.com - August 2 at 3:42 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 American Vanguard Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:AVD)
biz.yahoo.com - August 2 at 8:27 AM

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What is American Vanguard Corp.'s stock symbol?

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

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

American Vanguard Corp. declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 13th. Investors of record on Friday, December 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, January 6th. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 21st.

Where is American Vanguard Corp.'s stock going? Where will American Vanguard Corp.'s stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for American Vanguard Corp.'s shares. Their forecasts range from $14.50 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate American Vanguard Corp.'s share price to reach $16.50 in the next twelve months.

When will American Vanguard Corp. announce their earnings?

American Vanguard Corp. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.

Who owns American Vanguard Corp. stock?

American Vanguard Corp.'s stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.79%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (5.52%), State Street Corp (2.04%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.51%), Putnam Investments LLC (1.23%) and Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. (1.10%). Company insiders that own American Vanguard Corp. stock include Eric G Wintemute, John Rizzi, Jong Ad De, Scott Hendrix, Timothy Donnelly and Ulrich Trogele.

Who sold American Vanguard Corp. stock? Who is selling American Vanguard Corp. stock?

American Vanguard Corp.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Allianz Asset Management AG, Two Sigma Investments LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, AQR Capital Management LLC and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold American Vanguard Corp. stock in the last year include Eric G Wintemute, John Rizzi, Jong Ad De, Scott Hendrix and Timothy Donnelly.

Who bought American Vanguard Corp. stock? Who is buying American Vanguard Corp. stock?

American Vanguard Corp.'s stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, State Street Corp, Menta Capital LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Comerica Bank and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

How do I buy American Vanguard Corp. stock?

Shares of American Vanguard Corp. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of American Vanguard Corp. stock cost?

One share of American Vanguard Corp. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.70.

American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) Chart for Saturday, February, 25, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)

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Earnings by Quarter for American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)

Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff