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NYSE:AVD

American Vanguard (AVD) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$10.79
-0.03 (-0.28%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$10.78
$11.28
50-Day Range
$9.74
$11.24
52-Week Range
$8.41
$22.58
Volume
150,231 shs
Average Volume
206,049 shs
Market Capitalization
$310.21 million
P/E Ratio
67.44
Dividend Yield
1.11%
Price Target
N/A

American Vanguard MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Bearish
4.55% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$128,604 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
173.08%
From $0.26 to $0.71 Per Share

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.

3.47 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

72nd out of 172 stocks

Agricultural Chemicals Industry

5th 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, molluscicides, soil health, plant nutrition, growth regulators, and soil fumigants 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
11/08/2021
Ex-Dividend for 1/12 Dividend
12/28/2023
Dividend Payable
1/12/2024
Today
3/05/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/11/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Agricultural chemicals
Sub-Industry
Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
CUSIP
03037110
CIK
5981
Employees
822
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
$27.40 million
Pretax Margin
0.86%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$609.61 million
Cash Flow
$1.80 per share
Book Value
$12.51 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
26,076,000
Market Cap
$310.21 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.98
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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?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Vanguard in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" AVD shares.
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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 stock has decreased by 1.6% and is now trading at $10.79.
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Are investors shorting American Vanguard?

American Vanguard saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,220,000 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the January 31st total of 1,150,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 244,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.0 days. Approximately 4.6% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is American Vanguard's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 11th 2024.
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How were American Vanguard's earnings last quarter?

American Vanguard Co. (NYSE:AVD) posted its earnings results on Monday, November, 8th. The basic materials company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.07. The basic materials company earned $147.30 million during the quarter. American Vanguard had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.21% and a net margin of 0.78%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.10 earnings per share.

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

American Vanguard declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Friday, January 12th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th.
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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 1.11%. The dividend payout ratio is 75.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, AVD will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.90% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What ETFs hold American Vanguard's stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) stock in their portfolio include Subversive Food Security ETF (KCAL) and Gabelli Love Our Planet & People ETF (LOPP).Invesco S&P SmallCap Materials ETF (PSCM).

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

American Vanguard issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $626.4 million-$660.8 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $614.8 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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.97%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.57%), Cruiser Capital Advisors LLC (3.39%), Invenomic Capital Management LP (3.05%), Schroder Investment Management Group (2.35%) and Heartland Advisors Inc. (1.81%). 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 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff