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: $699.92 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 29,783,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.63
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $18.81
  • 52 Week Range: $14.20 - $24.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 47.96
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 29.75
  • P/E Growth: 2.27
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $318.49 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.20
  • Book Value: $9.78 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.40
  • 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: 102,383 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.26%. 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) issued its earnings results on Monday, July, 31st. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.01. The company earned $77.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $77.71 million. American Vanguard Corporation had a return on equity of 5.10% and a net margin of 4.56%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous 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 price objectives for American Vanguard Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate American Vanguard Corporation's stock price to reach $25.00 in the next year. 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

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 $23.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE AVD)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  131 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  178 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  309
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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 (6.38% 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 10/17/2015 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)
Next Dividend:10/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.06
Dividend Yield:0.26%
Dividend Growth:-51.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:12.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
9.68% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
7.59% (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)


Headline Trends for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
Latest Headlines for American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD)
DateHeadline logo$88.20 Million in Sales Expected for American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) This Quarter - October 9 at 5:24 AM logo Analysts Expect American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Will Post Earnings of $0.17 Per Share - October 7 at 12:12 PM logoReviewing American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) & Its Rivals - October 7 at 2:08 AM logoPiper Jaffray Companies Reiterates "Hold" Rating for American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) - October 6 at 9:44 PM logoAmerican Vanguard (AVD) Announces Closure of OHP Acquisition - October 4 at 1:52 PM logoHead to Head Comparison: American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) & Its Rivals - October 4 at 6:32 AM logoAmerican Vanguard Completes Acquisition of OHP, Inc. - October 3 at 3:56 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Expands Non-Crop Presence by Acquiring OHP, Inc. - October 2 at 4:05 PM logoRoth Capital Analysts Give American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) a $28.00 Price Target - October 2 at 3:14 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - October 2 at 2:58 AM logoAmerican Vanguard Corporation (AVD) & Its Rivals Financial Review - September 28 at 8:30 PM logoAVD Crosses Above Average Analyst Target - September 28 at 4:37 PM logoCritical Survey: American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) versus Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (The) (SMG) - September 21 at 2:28 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Corporation (AVD) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.02 - September 19 at 6:20 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Up 23% in 3 Months: What's Driving It? - September 19 at 4:15 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Up 23% in 3 Months: What's Driving It? - September 19 at 4:15 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) to Post $0.17 Earnings Per Share - September 18 at 6:18 PM logoCan American Vanguard (AVD) Stock Continue to Grow Earnings? - September 18 at 4:34 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. declares $0.015 dividend - September 18 at 4:26 PM logoReviewing American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) and Its Competitors - September 16 at 2:40 PM logoComparing American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) & Its Peers - September 15 at 2:14 AM logoAmerican Vanguard Expands Latin American Presence by Acquiring Grupo Agricenter - September 12 at 4:27 PM logoETFs with exposure to American Vanguard Corp. : September 9, 2017 - September 9 at 2:41 AM logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. :AVD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 7, 2017 - September 7 at 4:14 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 7 at 3:14 AM logoAmerican Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $88.20 Million - September 2 at 5:20 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. (AVD) PT Set at $22.00 by Roth Capital - August 24 at 6:28 PM logoAmerican Vanguard's Unit Buys Syngenta's Products in Mexico - August 24 at 4:14 PM logoAMVAC Mexico Srl Acquires Certain Herbicide and Fungicide Products from Syngenta in Mexico - August 23 at 4:19 PM logoAmerican Vanguard's Subsidiary AMVAC Signs MoU with Trimble - August 22 at 4:56 PM logoAmerican Vanguard's Subsidiary AMVAC Signs MoU with Trimble - August 22 at 4:56 PM logoStrategic Collaboration to Drive SIMPAS Precision Application Technology - August 21 at 4:15 PM logoHead to Head Contrast: Ciner Resources (CINR) & American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) - August 18 at 4:26 AM logoSyngenta AG (SYT) vs. American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Financial Contrast - August 16 at 2:16 PM logoFinancial Review: Marrone Bio Innovations (MBII) vs. American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) - August 16 at 6:32 AM logoAmerican Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 13 at 2:58 AM logo Brokerages Anticipate American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) to Announce $0.16 EPS - August 12 at 8:10 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:AVD) : August 11, 2017 - August 11 at 9:42 PM logoETFs with exposure to American Vanguard Corp. : August 8, 2017 - August 8 at 9:01 PM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for American Vanguard Corporation Increased by SunTrust Banks (AVD) - August 4 at 8:48 AM logoSunTrust Banks Comments on American Vanguard Corporation's Q4 2017 Earnings (NYSE:AVD) - August 3 at 1:24 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) & Syngenta AG (SYT) Head to Head Analysis - August 3 at 10:16 AM logoAmerican Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) Given a $22.00 Price Target at Roth Capital - August 1 at 6:34 PM logoEdited Transcript of AVD earnings conference call or presentation 31-Jul-17 8:30pm GMT - August 1 at 5:06 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS - August 1 at 8:53 AM logoAmerican Vanguard's (AVD) CEO Eric Wintemute on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - August 1 at 2:21 AM logoAmerican Vanguard beats 2Q profit forecasts - July 31 at 9:19 PM logoInvestor Network: American Vanguard Corporation to Host Earnings Call - July 31 at 4:19 PM logoAMVAC’s SIMPAS to be Field-Tested by the J.R. Simplot Company - July 31 at 4:19 PM logoAmerican Vanguard Reports Second Quarter & Mid-Year 2017 Results - July 31 at 4:19 PM



American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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