About American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD)
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; and distributes technology based pesticide solutions for greenhouse and nursery production applications, as well as offers formulations, such as PCNB, chlorothalonil, and propiconazole. The company distributes its products through national distribution companies and buying groups or co-operatives; and through sales offices and sales force executives. American Vanguard Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Agricultural chemicals
Sub-IndustryFertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
Trailing P/E Ratio40.18
Forward P/E Ratio28.63
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$355.05 million
Price / Sales1.92
Cash Flow$1.3176 per share
Price / Cash17.38
Book Value$10.25 per share
Price / Book2.23
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.57
Net Income$20.27 million
Return on Equity5.74%
Return on Assets3.66%
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 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, April 13th. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 28th. This is a boost from American Vanguard's previous quarterly dividend of $0.02. View American Vanguard's Dividend History.
How were American Vanguard's earnings last quarter?
American Vanguard Co. (NYSE:AVD) issued its earnings results on Monday, March, 12th. The basic materials company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.17. The basic materials company had revenue of $116.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $110.06 million. American Vanguard had a return on equity of 5.74% and a net margin of 5.70%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 33.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.13 EPS. View American Vanguard's Earnings History.
When is American Vanguard's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for AVD?
2 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for American Vanguard's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate American Vanguard's stock price to reach $25.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for American Vanguard.
Who are some of American Vanguard's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to American Vanguard include Gran Tierra Energy (GTE), New Gold (NGD), Morgan Advanced Ma (MCRUF), Pretium Resources (PVG), Sirius Minerals (SXX), NuVista Energy (NVA), A. Schulman (SHLM), SSR Mining (SSRM), AdvanSix (ASIX), Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM), Semafo (SMF), First Majestic Silver (AG), Materion (MTRN), Trican Well Service (TCW), Hi Crush Partners (HCLP), Canfor Pulp Products (CFX), Sandstorm Gold (SSL) and KMG Chemicals (KMG).
Who are American Vanguard's key executives?
American Vanguard's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Eric G. Wintemute, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)
- Mr. David T. Johnson, Chief Financial Officer (Age 61)
- Mr. Timothy J. Donnelly Esq., VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Admin. Officer & Sec. (Age 58)
- Mr. Ad De Jong, Managing Director of AMVAC Netherlands BV (Age 65)
- Dr. Ulrich G. Trogele Ph.D., COO & Exec. VP of AMVAC Chemical Corp. (Age 60)
Has American Vanguard been receiving favorable news coverage?
News headlines about AVD stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Vanguard earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.13 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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 $22.90.
How big of a company is American Vanguard?
American Vanguard has a market capitalization of $682.31 million and generates $355.05 million in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $20.27 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.57 on an earnings per share basis. American Vanguard employs 605 workers across the globe.
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]
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American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Dividend Information
American Vanguard pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share, with a dividend yield of 0.35%. AVD's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Friday, April 13. American Vanguard pays out 14.04% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||4/13/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||-35.00% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||14.04% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
10.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
8.60% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
American Vanguard (NYSE AVD) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.82%
American Vanguard (NYSE AVD) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|12/6/2017||David` T Johnson||Insider||Sell||6,611||$18.87||$124,749.57||28,429|| |
|12/4/2017||Timothy Donnelly||Insider||Sell||4,000||$19.36||$77,440.00||37,564|| |
|7/17/2017||David` T Johnson||Insider||Sell||6,000||$19.00||$114,000.00||35,040|| |
|5/5/2017||Eric G Wintemute||CEO||Sell||20,000||$16.19||$323,800.00||902,003|| |
|4/12/2017||Eric G Wintemute||CEO||Sell||20,000||$16.99||$339,800.00||922,003|| |
|3/21/2017||Eric G Wintemute||CEO||Sell||10,000||$15.24||$152,400.00||932,003|| |
|3/20/2017||Eric G Wintemute||CEO||Sell||10,000||$15.34||$153,400.00||942,003|| |
|3/14/2017||Johann Venter||Insider||Sell||4,000||$15.50||$62,000.00||19,326|| |
|3/13/2017||Johann Venter||Insider||Sell||8,075||$15.27||$123,305.25||27,326|| |
|3/10/2017||Ulrich Trogele||COO||Buy||7,000||$15.20||$106,400.00||93,356|| |
|2/8/2017||Eric G Wintemute||CEO||Sell||10,000||$15.82||$158,200.00||880,845|| |
|2/7/2017||Eric G Wintemute||CEO||Sell||10,000||$16.40||$164,000.00||890,845|| |
|1/17/2017||Eric G Wintemute||CEO||Sell||20,000||$17.01||$340,200.00||900,845|| |
|12/12/2016||Timothy Donnelly||Insider||Sell||3,000||$19.08||$57,240.00||33,552|| |
|12/8/2016||Jong Ad De||Insider||Sell||8,000||$18.61||$148,880.00||31,147|| |
|9/9/2016||Ulrich Trogele||Insider||Buy||5,000||$15.91||$79,550.00||72,604|| |
|8/30/2016||John Rizzi||Insider||Sell||5,000||$17.34||$86,700.00||32,315|| |
|8/16/2016||Scott Hendrix||VP||Sell||4,000||$17.25||$69,000.00||14,296|| |
|5/9/2016||Ulrich Trogele||Insider||Buy||15,000||$13.25||$198,750.00||67,604|| |
|12/15/2015||Ulrich Trogele||COO||Buy||2,000||$13.30||$26,600.00||44,500|| |
|8/14/2015||Ulrich Trogele||COO||Buy||5,000||$11.28||$56,400.00|| |
|5/7/2014||Carl Soderlind||Director||Buy||1,000||$14.92||$14,920.00||45,851|| |
|5/7/2014||John Rizzi||Insider||Buy||3,000||$14.85||$44,550.00||28,109|| |
|11/20/2013||Eric Wintemute||CEO||Sell||20,000||$27.36||$547,200.00||1,167,824|| |
|11/6/2013||Timothy Donnelly||Insider||Sell||4,401||$29.09||$128,025.09||29,735|| |
|6/10/2013||Glen D Johnson||VP||Sell||5,000||$30.52||$152,600.00|| |
|6/3/2013||Carl R Soderlind||Director||Sell||1,000||$30.50||$30,500.00|| |
|5/15/2013||Eric G Wintemute||CEO||Sell||5,000||$30.46||$152,300.00|| |
|5/14/2013||Eric G Wintemute||CEO||Sell||20,000||$30.31||$606,200.00|| |
|5/13/2013||Glen D Johnson||VP||Sell||5,000||$30.11||$150,550.00|| |
|3/13/2013||Eric G Wintemute||CEO||Sell||35,000||$32.87||$1,150,450.00|| |
|3/11/2013||Glen D Johnson||VP||Sell||5,000||$32.39||$161,950.00|| |
|2/1/2013||Carl R Soderlind||Director||Sell||1,000||$34.02||$34,020.00|| |
|11/12/2012||Glen D Johnson||VP||Sell||5,000||$30.06||$150,300.00|| |
|11/6/2012||Jerome L Coben||Director||Buy||1,000||$31.43||$31,430.00|| |
|9/4/2012||Carl R Soderlind||Director||Sell||2,000||$26.34||$52,680.00|| |
American Vanguard (NYSE AVD) News Headlines
|Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate American Vanguard Co. (AVD) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $107.35 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 4:30 AM
|American Vanguard (AVD) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 1:56 PM
|American Vanguard Co. (AVD) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.14 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 9:51 AM
|American Vanguard (AVD) Downgraded by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 2:21 PM
|American Vanguard (AVD) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 5:09 PM
|American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $107.35 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 3:58 AM
|ValuEngine Upgrades American Vanguard (AVD) to "Buy"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 6:59 PM
|American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 11:19 PM
|Zacks: Brokerages Expect American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) to Announce $0.14 Earnings Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 9:12 AM
|American Vanguard (AVD) and Sensient Technologies (SXT) Critical Comparison|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 7:50 AM
|American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Announces Dividend Increase - $0.02 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 2:31 PM
|New Strong Sell Stocks for March 23rd|
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 9:27 AM
|American Vanguard (AVD) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 5:56 PM
|American Vanguard's (AVD) Buy Rating Reiterated at Roth Capital|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 18 at 5:39 PM
|Analysts Issue Forecasts for American Vanguard Corp.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (AVD)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 8:52 AM
|SunTrust Banks Comments on American Vanguard Corp.'s Q3 2018 Earnings (AVD)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 8:21 AM
|American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Reports Revenues Above Estimates|
www.streetinsider.com - March 14 at 10:29 AM
|American Vanguard (AVD) Soars: Stock Adds 14.3% in Session|
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 10:28 AM
|American Vanguard (AVD) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript|
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 6:20 PM
|American Vanguard Declares Quarterly Dividend|
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 9:47 AM
|American Vanguard (AVD) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 7:36 PM
|American Vanguard Reports Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2017 Results|
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 5:31 PM
|Does American Vanguard Corporation’s (NYSE:AVD) Recent Track Record Look Strong?|
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 5:31 PM
|American Vanguard posts 4Q profit|
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 5:31 PM
|American Vanguard Corp. to Post FY2018 Earnings of $0.83 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts (AVD)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 9:24 AM
|FY2017 EPS Estimates for American Vanguard Corp. Cut by Analyst (AVD)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 7:27 AM
|American Vanguard (AVD) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 6:10 PM
|Cove Street Capital LLC Has $19.68 Million Stake in American Vanguard Corp. (AVD)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 2:55 PM
|Zacks: Brokerages Expect American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $112.80 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 1:08 PM
|American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 3:34 AM
|American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.21 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 12:14 PM
|Forbes Fintech 50 2018: The Newcomers|
www.forbes.com - February 14 at 9:09 AM
| Analysts Anticipate American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $112.80 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 12 at 5:44 AM
|$0.21 Earnings Per Share Expected for American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 10 at 3:12 PM
|American Vanguard (AVD) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 8 at 6:00 PM
|American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 4 at 3:30 AM
| Brokerages Anticipate American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $112.80 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 26 at 3:56 AM
|American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 10 at 3:08 AM
|American Vanguard (AVD) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 2 at 8:24 PM
|Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within ACI Worldwide, La-Z-Boy, Tabula Rasa Healthcare, Olympic Steel, EastGroup Properties, and American Vanguard — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence|
finance.yahoo.com - January 2 at 8:17 AM
|American Vanguard Corp. : AVD-US: Dividend Analysis : December 27th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : December 27, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 27 at 3:16 PM
|$112.80 Million in Sales Expected for American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 2:24 PM
|American Vanguard Corp. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.02 (AVD)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 8:42 AM
|American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 16 at 4:48 AM
|ETFs with exposure to American Vanguard Corp. : December 14, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 3:24 PM
|David` T. Johnson Sells 6,611 Shares of American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 8 at 11:16 PM
|Insider Selling: American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Insider Sells 4,000 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 7:34 PM
|$0.18 Earnings Per Share Expected for American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 4 at 9:18 AM
|ETFs with exposure to American Vanguard Corp. : November 27, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 3:31 PM
|American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 21 at 6:24 AM
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