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NYSE:AVDAmerican Vanguard Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.45 (+3.36 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.83
50-Day Range
MA: $12.91
52-Week Range
Now: $13.83
Volume94,965 shs
Average Volume170,886 shs
Market Capitalization$417.11 million
P/E Ratio38.42
Dividend Yield0.58%
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; distributes chemicals for greenhouse and nursery production markets; and offers formulations, such as PCNB, chlorothalonil, and propiconazole under the FFII and FFIII names. The company 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 founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.52 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Agricultural chemicals
Sub-IndustryFertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$468.19 million
Cash Flow$1.21 per share
Book Value$11.40 per share


Net Income$13.60 million


Market Cap$417.11 million
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)

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American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Vanguard's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

American Vanguard's stock was trading at $14.26 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AVD shares have decreased by 3.0% and is now trading at $13.83. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Vanguard?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Vanguard in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for American Vanguard.

When is American Vanguard's next earnings date?

American Vanguard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for American Vanguard.

How were American Vanguard's earnings last quarter?

American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 11th. The basic materials company reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.01. The basic materials company earned $95.96 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $96.05 million. American Vanguard had a net margin of 2.20% and a return on equity of 3.03%. View American Vanguard's earnings history.

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

American Vanguard declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 26th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Thursday, April 16th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.58%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 25th. View American Vanguard's dividend history.

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

American Vanguard updated its first quarter 2020 IntraDay earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $95.689-95.689 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $107.55 million.

What price target have analysts set for AVD?

1 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for American Vanguard's stock. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect American Vanguard's share price to reach $19.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for American Vanguard.

Has American Vanguard been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AVD stock has trended negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Vanguard earned a news sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news about American Vanguard.

Are investors shorting American Vanguard?

American Vanguard saw a decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 572,200 shares, a decline of 19.1% from the June 15th total of 707,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 142,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.0 days. Currently, 2.2% of the company's stock are sold short. View American Vanguard's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of American Vanguard's key competitors?

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 Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Wells Fargo & Co (wfc), Eastman Chemical (EMN), Altria Group (MO), Sirius XM (SIRI), Enbridge (ENB), IBM (IBM), Occidental Petroleum (OXY) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are American Vanguard's key executives?

American Vanguard's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eric G. Wintemute, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. David T. Johnson, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 62)
  • Dr. Ulrich G. Trogele, COO & Exec. VP of AMVAC Chemical Corp. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Timothy J. Donnelly, Gen. Counsel, Chief Admin. Officer & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. William A. Kuser, Director of Investor Relations & Corp. Communications

What is American Vanguard's stock symbol?

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

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is American Vanguard's stock price today?

One share of AVD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.83.

How big of a company is American Vanguard?

American Vanguard has a market capitalization of $417.11 million and generates $468.19 million in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $13.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.46 on an earnings per share basis. American Vanguard employs 624 workers across the globe.

What is American Vanguard's official website?

The official website for American Vanguard is 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]

This page was last updated on 7/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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