American Vanguard Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:AVD)

About American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)

American Vanguard Corporation logoAmerican Vanguard Corporation 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 C.V. (AMVAC CV), AMVAC Netherlands BV (AMVAC BV), Envance Technologies, LLC (Envance), AMVAC Singapore Pte, Ltd (AMVAC Sgpr) and Huifeng AMVAC Innovation Co. Limited (Hong Kong JV). AMVAC is a specialty chemical manufacturer that develops and markets products for agricultural, commercial and consumer uses. It manufactures and formulates chemicals, such as insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, molluscicides and soil fumigants for crops, turf and ornamental plants, and human and animal health protection.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Agricultural Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:AVD
  • CUSIP: 03037110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $667.14 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 29,783,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $22.03
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.03
  • 52 Week Range: $14.20 - $24.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 45.71
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.35
  • P/E Growth: 2.20
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $318.49 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.09
  • Book Value: $9.78 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.29
  • Annual Dividend: $0.06
  • Dividend Yield: 0.3%
  • EBITDA: $44.28 million
  • Net Margins: 4.56%
  • Return on Equity: 5.10%
  • Return on Assets: 3.34%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.09%
  • Current Ratio: 2.18%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.89%
  • Average Volume: 98,195 shs.
  • Beta: 1.26
  • Short Ratio: 8.9

Frequently Asked Questions for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)

What is American Vanguard Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

American Vanguard Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 5th will be given a dividend of $0.015 per share on Thursday, October 19th. This represents a $0.06 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.27%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 4th. View American Vanguard Corporation's Dividend History.

How were American Vanguard Corporation's earnings last quarter?

American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 31st. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.01. The company earned $77.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $77.71 million. American Vanguard Corporation had a net margin of 4.56% and a return on equity of 5.10%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.11 earnings per share. View American Vanguard Corporation's Earnings History.

When will American Vanguard Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

American Vanguard Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for American Vanguard Corporation.

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

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for American Vanguard Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate American Vanguard Corporation's share price to reach $25.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for American Vanguard Corporation.

Who are some of American Vanguard Corporation's key competitors?

Who are American Vanguard Corporation's key executives?

American Vanguard Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Eric G. Wintemute, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • David T. Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer
  • Ad De Jong, Managing Director, Amvac Netherlands BV
  • Ulrich G. Trogele Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of AMVAC Chemical Corporation
  • Scott D. Baskin, Independent Director
  • Lawrence S. Clark, Independent Director
  • Debra F. Edwards Ph.D., Independent Director
  • Morton D. Erlich, Independent Director
  • Alfred F. Ingulli, Independent Director

Who owns American Vanguard Corporation stock?

American Vanguard Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Strs Ohio (0.12%). Company insiders that own American Vanguard Corporation stock include David` T Johnson, Eric G Wintemute, Johann Venter, John Rizzi, Jong Ad De, Scott Hendrix, Timothy Donnelly and Ulrich Trogele. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Vanguard Corporation.

Who sold American Vanguard Corporation stock? Who is selling American Vanguard Corporation stock?

American Vanguard Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold American Vanguard Corporation stock in the last year include David` T Johnson, Eric G Wintemute, Johann Venter, Jong Ad De and Timothy Donnelly. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Vanguard Corporation.

How do I buy American Vanguard Corporation stock?

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

What is American Vanguard Corporation's stock price today?

One share of American Vanguard Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.40.

MarketBeat Community Rating for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE AVD)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  132 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  179 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  311
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Vanguard Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $25.00 (11.61% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
Price Target History for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
Analysts' Ratings History for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/6/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$22.00N/AView Rating Details
10/1/2017Roth CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$28.00MediumView Rating Details
3/8/2017Feltl & Co.Reiterated RatingStrong-BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
7/13/2016BB&T CorporationDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
Earnings by Quarter for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
Earnings History by Quarter for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE AVD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/31/2017Q2 2017$0.14$0.15$77.71 million$77.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.12$0.12$74.92 million$70.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/6/2017Q4 2016$0.13$0.13$89.10 million$87.50 millionViewListenView 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$0.06$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)


Earnings Estimates for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.62
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.10$0.15$0.13
Q2 20173$0.14$0.16$0.15
Q3 20173$0.14$0.17$0.16
Q4 20173$0.15$0.22$0.19
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
Most Recent Dividend:10/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.06
Dividend Yield:0.27%
Dividend Growth:-51.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:12.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
8.70% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
6.52% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)

Dividend History by Quarter for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE AVD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.87%
Insider Trades by Quarter for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/17/2017David` T JohnsonInsiderSell6,000$19.00$114,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2017Eric G WintemuteCEOSell20,000$16.19$323,800.00View SEC Filing  
4/12/2017Eric G WintemuteCEOSell20,000$16.99$339,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2017Eric G WintemuteCEOSell10,000$15.24$152,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2017Eric G WintemuteCEOSell10,000$15.34$153,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2017Johann VenterInsiderSell4,000$15.50$62,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017Johann VenterInsiderSell8,075$15.27$123,305.25View SEC Filing  
3/10/2017Ulrich TrogeleCOOBuy7,000$15.20$106,400.00View SEC Filing  
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)


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American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

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