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NYSE:AVDAmerican Vanguard Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.54 (+3.74 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.99
50-Day Range
MA: $13.42
52-Week Range
Now: $14.99
Volume114,544 shs
Average Volume73,008 shs
Market Capitalization$452.10 million
P/E Ratio39.45
Dividend YieldN/A
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: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.19 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$1.26 per share
Book Value$11.40 per share


Net Income$13.60 million


Market Cap$452.10 million
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AVD stock has increased by 5.1% and is now trading at $14.99.
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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."
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When is American Vanguard's next earnings date?

American Vanguard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were American Vanguard's earnings last quarter?

American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 6th. The basic materials company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. American Vanguard had a return on equity of 3.25% and a net margin of 2.41%.
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How often does American Vanguard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Vanguard?

American Vanguard announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Thursday, April 16th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 25th.
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What price target have analysts set for AVD?

1 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for American Vanguard's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate American Vanguard's share price to reach $19.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.8% from the stock's current price.
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Has American Vanguard been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AVD stock has trended very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Vanguard earned a media sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting American Vanguard?

American Vanguard saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 630,500 shares, a decrease of 11.7% from the July 15th total of 714,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 141,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.5 days. Approximately 2.4% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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."

Who are American Vanguard's major shareholders?

American Vanguard's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Lapides Asset Management LLC (0.88%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.66%), WINTON GROUP Ltd (0.46%), RMB Capital Management LLC (0.29%), Swiss National Bank (0.21%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.18%). Company insiders that own American Vanguard stock include Eric G Wintemute, Esmail Zirakparvar, John L Killmer, John Rizzi and Ulrich Trogele.
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Which institutional 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., Trust Co. of Virginia VA, UBS Group AG, Principal Financial Group Inc., Texas Permanent School Fund, and RMB Capital Management LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Vanguard stock?

AVD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WINTON GROUP Ltd, Lapides Asset Management LLC, Swiss National Bank, SG Americas Securities LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Comerica Bank, and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought American Vanguard stock in the last two years include Eric G Wintemute, Esmail Zirakparvar, John L Killmer, 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 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 $14.99.

How big of a company is American Vanguard?

American Vanguard has a market capitalization of $452.10 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 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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