NYSE:AVD - American Vanguard Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.52 -0.33 (-1.85 %) (As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$17.52Today's Range$17.42 - $17.953752-Week Range$13.98 - $24.00Volume38,315 shsAverage Volume93,232 shsMarket Capitalization$520.17 millionP/E Ratio21.63Dividend Yield0.45%Beta1.26 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Agricultural chemicals Sub-IndustryFertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:AVD Previous Symbol CUSIP03037110 CIK5981 Webwww.american-vanguard.com Phone949-260-1200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.29 Current Ratio2.13 Quick Ratio1.03Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.63 Forward P/E Ratio19.47 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$454.27 million Price / Sales1.15 Cash Flow$1.5898 per share Price / Cash Flow11.02 Book Value$10.86 per share Price / Book1.61Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.81 Net Income$24.19 million Net Margins5.33% Return on Equity7.48% Return on Assets4.18%Miscellaneous Employees624 Outstanding Shares29,690,000Market Cap$520.17 million Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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, March 12th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 27th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Wednesday, April 10th. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 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, March, 11th. The basic materials company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.02. The basic materials company earned $131 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $131.60 million. American Vanguard had a return on equity of 7.48% and a net margin of 5.33%. 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 Tuesday, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Vanguard. What guidance has American Vanguard issued on next quarter's earnings? American Vanguard issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Monday, March, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $500 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $486.05 million. What price target have analysts set for AVD? 1 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for American Vanguard's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate American Vanguard's stock price to reach $29.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 65.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Vanguard. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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. Has American Vanguard been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about AVD stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. American Vanguard earned a media sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of American Vanguard's key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Vanguard include Nufarm (NUF), Calyxt (CLXT), CVR Partners (UAN), Marrone Bio Innovations (MBII), Wynnstay Group (WYN), Evogene (EVGN), SenesTech (SNES), Arcadia Biosciences (RKDA), Eden Research (EDEN), Bion Environmental Technologies (BNET), China Green Agriculture (CGA), Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group (KWBT), Cavitation Technologies (CVAT), Monsanto (MON) and Syngenta (SYT). 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), Sirius XM (SIRI), Verizon Communications (VZ), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), General Electric (GE), Pfizer (PFE), Constellation Brands (STZ), Wells Fargo & Co (wfc) and Teranga Gold (TGZ). Who are American Vanguard's key executives? American Vanguard's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Eric G. Wintemute, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)Mr. David T. Johnson, Chief Financial Officer (Age 62)Dr. Ulrich G. Trogele, COO & Exec. VP of AMVAC Chemical Corp. (Age 61)Mr. Timothy J. Donnelly, VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Admin. Officer & Sec. (Age 59)Mr. Ad De Jong, Managing Director of AMVAC Netherlands BV (Age 66) Who are American Vanguard's major shareholders? American Vanguard's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Strs Ohio (0.12%) and National Investment Services Inc. WI (0.11%). Company insiders that own American Vanguard stock include Alfred F Ingulli, David` T Johnson, Eric G Wintemute, John Rizzi, Peter Porpiglia and Timothy Donnelly. 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 Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold American Vanguard company stock in the last year include Alfred F Ingulli, David` T Johnson, John Rizzi 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 National Investment Services Inc. WI. 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 $17.52. How big of a company is American Vanguard? American Vanguard has a market capitalization of $520.17 million and generates $454.27 million in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $24.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.81 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 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 214 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 298 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 512MarketBeat'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 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of momentum investing?