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

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$15.18 -0.31 (-2.00 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 04:36 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.49
Today's Range$15.06 - $15.62
52-Week Range$14.60 - $24.00
Volume113,500 shs
Average Volume98,455 shs
Market Capitalization$475.42 million
P/E Ratio26.63
Dividend Yield0.51%
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Agricultural chemicals
Sub-IndustryFertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:AVD
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.30
Current Ratio2.33
Quick Ratio1.15


Trailing P/E Ratio26.63
Forward P/E Ratio18.98
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$355.05 million
Price / Sales1.30
Cash Flow$1.2756 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.90
Book Value$10.25 per share
Price / Book1.48


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.57
Net Income$20.27 million
Net Margins5.73%
Return on Equity6.90%
Return on Assets3.88%


Outstanding Shares30,320,000
Market Cap$475.42 million

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. Investors of record on Thursday, December 27th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Thursday, January 10th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 26th. View American Vanguard's Dividend History.

How were American Vanguard's earnings last quarter?

American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) released its earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The basic materials company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.01. The basic materials company had revenue of $112 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $119.20 million. American Vanguard had a return on equity of 6.90% and a net margin of 5.73%. The company's revenue was up 24.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.14 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 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for American Vanguard's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect American Vanguard's share price to reach $29.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 91.0% 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?

Media headlines about AVD stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Vanguard earned a coverage optimism score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company'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 62)
  • Mr. David T. Johnson, Chief Financial Officer (Age 61)
  • Dr. Ulrich G. Trogele, COO & Exec. VP of AMVAC Chemical Corp. (Age 60)
  • Mr. Timothy J. Donnelly, VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Admin. Officer & Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Ad De Jong, Managing Director of AMVAC Netherlands BV (Age 65)

Who are American Vanguard's major shareholders?

American Vanguard's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.90%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.03%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.03%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.33%), Heartland Advisors Inc. (2.92%) and Walthausen & Co. LLC (2.09%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Citadel Advisors LLC, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Weil Company Inc.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Walthausen & Co. LLC, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Heartland Advisors Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Morgan Stanley and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $15.18.

How big of a company is American Vanguard?

American Vanguard has a market capitalization of $475.42 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:  202 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  279 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  481
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Vanguard and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AVD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AVD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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