American Vanguard Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.44 (-2.86 %)
(As of 09/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume288,306 shs
Average Volume140,545 shs
Market Capitalization$462.24 million
P/E Ratio23.76
Dividend Yield0.52%
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About American Vanguard

American Vanguard Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the development and marketing of specialty and agricultural products for crop protection and management, turf and ornamentals management, and public and animal health. It also acquires and licenses both new and well-established product lines that serve numerous market niches. The Company was founded by Herbert A. Kraft and Glenn A. Wintemute in January 1969 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, CA.


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Overall MarketRank

2.87 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

23rd out of 225 stocks

Agricultural Chemicals Industry

2nd out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Vanguard a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Vanguard in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" American Vanguard stock.
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Are investors shorting American Vanguard?

American Vanguard saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 742,300 shares, an increase of 129.3% from the August 15th total of 323,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 161,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.6 days. Currently, 2.8% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is American Vanguard's next earnings date?

American Vanguard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 8th 2021.
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How were American Vanguard's earnings last quarter?

American Vanguard Co. (NYSE:AVD) posted its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, August, 8th. The basic materials company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.07. The basic materials company had revenue of $134.61 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $117.50 million. American Vanguard had a net margin of 3.74% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.31%.
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How has American Vanguard's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

American Vanguard's stock was trading at $14.26 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AVD shares have increased by 5.0% and is now trading at $14.97.
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How often does American Vanguard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Vanguard?

American Vanguard declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 14th. Investors of record on Friday, October 1st will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, October 15th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 30th.
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Is American Vanguard a good dividend stock?

American Vanguard pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.52%. American Vanguard does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of American Vanguard is 15.69%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, American Vanguard will have a dividend payout ratio of 7.84% next year. This indicates that American Vanguard will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for AVD?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for American Vanguard's shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate American Vanguard's stock price to reach $23.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 57.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are American Vanguard's key executives?

American Vanguard's management team includes the following people:
  • Eric Glenn Wintemute, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Ulrich G. Trogele, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • David T. Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & VP
  • Timothy J. Donnelly, Secretary, CAO, Vice President & General Counsel
  • Anthony S. Hendrix, Senior Vice President-US & Canada Sales

What is Eric Wintemute's approval rating as American Vanguard's CEO?

10 employees have rated American Vanguard CEO Eric Wintemute on Glassdoor.com. Eric Wintemute has an approval rating of 77% among American Vanguard's employees.

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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).

What is American Vanguard's stock symbol?

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

Who are American Vanguard's major shareholders?

American Vanguard's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.63%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.25%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.86%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (6.69%), State Street Corp (2.86%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.67%). Company insiders that own American Vanguard stock include David` T Johnson, Esmail Zirakparvar, Johann Venter, Peter Porpiglia, Scott Hendrix, Timothy Donnelly and Ulrich Trogele.
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Which major investors are selling American Vanguard stock?

AVD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Vanguard Group Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp DE, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Legal & General Group Plc, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold American Vanguard company stock in the last year include Johann Venter, Peter Porpiglia, and Scott Hendrix.
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Which major investors are buying American Vanguard stock?

AVD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Jefferies Group LLC. Company insiders that have bought American Vanguard stock in the last two years include Esmail Zirakparvar, and Ulrich Trogele.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is American Vanguard's stock price today?

One share of AVD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.97.

How much money does American Vanguard make?

American Vanguard has a market capitalization of $462.24 million and generates $458.70 million in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $15.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.51 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Vanguard have?

American Vanguard employs 771 workers across the globe.

What is American Vanguard's official website?

The official website for American Vanguard is www.american-vanguard.com.

Where are American Vanguard's headquarters?

American Vanguard is headquartered at 4695 MacArthur Court, Newport Beach CA, 92660.

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 9/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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