American Vanguard Corp. (AVD): Price and Financial Metrics

American Vanguard Corp. (AVD): $18.64

-0.66 (-3.42%)

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  • AVD scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 90.36% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AVD is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • AVD's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 46.82% of US stocks).

AVD Stock Summary

  • AVD's went public 34.28 years ago, making it older than 89.89% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 96.05% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -26.53%, AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP's debt growth rate surpasses only 12.64% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AVD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BOOT, ZYXI, STRT, KRT, and SAFT.
  • Visit AVD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AVD Valuation Summary

  • AVD's EV/EBIT ratio is 17.1; this is 74.49% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, AVD's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AVD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AVD 2022-09-19 1.0 1.6 22.5 17.1
AVD 2022-09-16 1.0 1.6 22.6 17.2
AVD 2022-09-15 1.0 1.6 22.9 17.4
AVD 2022-09-14 1.0 1.6 23.3 17.7
AVD 2022-09-13 1.0 1.6 23.2 17.6
AVD 2022-09-12 1.1 1.7 23.5 17.8

AVD Growth Metrics

    The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 23.23%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 31.19%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 168%.
AVD's revenue has moved up $124,729,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows AVD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 603.626 78.035 27.137
2022-03-31 590.152 86.646 25.451
2021-12-31 556.872 86.361 18.587
2021-09-30 538.811 69.827 21.621
2021-06-30 508.952 64.606 19.05
2021-03-31 478.897 70.544 17.793

AVD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AVD has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 59.91% of graded US stocks.
  • AVD's asset turnover comes in at 0.727 -- ranking 34th of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • CC, ICL, and ASIX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AVD.

The table below shows AVD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.727 0.376 0.067
2021-03-31 0.702 0.374 0.064
2020-12-31 0.682 0.376 0.054
2020-09-30 0.669 0.376 0.042
2020-06-30 0.679 0.379 0.047
2020-03-31 0.690 0.375 0.045

AVD Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AVD, see our AVD price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $23.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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AVD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $18.64 52-week high $25.99
Prev. close $19.30 52-week low $13.82
Day low $18.29 Volume 263,800
Day high $18.97 Avg. volume 257,926
50-day MA $20.90 Dividend yield 0.54%
200-day MA $19.51 Market Cap 575.42M

American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) Company Bio

American Vanguard Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty chemicals for agricultural, commercial, and consumer uses in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Newport Beach, California.

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Below are the latest news stories about AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AVD as an investment opportunity.

American Vanguard Declares Quarterly Dividend

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., September 12, 2022--American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE: AVD) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend in the amount of $0.025 per share of the company’s common stock to shareholders of record as of September 23, 2022, for distribution on October 7, 2022.

Yahoo | September 12, 2022

American Vanguard Shares Gain On $20M Accelerated Share Repurchase Plan

American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE: AVD) has entered into an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) plan. AVD will repurchase $20 million worth of its common stock under the plan. The repurchase will be in addition to its existing 10b5-1 repurchase plan dated March 14, 2022. Chairman and CEO Eric G. Wintemute commented, "By entering into an ASR, we are reaffirming our confidence in both the company's' prospects and the value of its common stock while, at the same time, making an investment that is immedi

Yahoo | August 23, 2022

American Vanguard Announces $20MM Accelerated Share Repurchase

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., August 23, 2022--American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE: AVD) today announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase ("ASR") plan under the terms of which it will repurchase $20 million worth of its common stock. This will be in addition to its existing 10b5-1 repurchase plan dated March 14, 2022.

Yahoo | August 23, 2022

American Vanguard Corrects Third Party Errors reporting on Its Full Year 2022 EBITDA Expectations and Second Quarter & Mid-Year 2022 Results

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., August 10, 2022--American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE: AVD) today made the following clarifying comments regarding the misreporting of its financial results by third parties yesterday. At about the time the Company issued its earnings release for the three- and six-month periods ended June 30, 2022 (prior to trading on August 9, 2022), Bloomberg inexplicably reduced consensus EBITDA estimates for full-year 2022 from $75 million to $50.8 million. It appears that Bloomberg ma

Yahoo | August 10, 2022

American Vanguard (AVD) Q2 Earnings Meet Estimates

American Vanguard (AVD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0% and 0.28%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | August 9, 2022

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AVD Price Returns

1-mo -11.42%
3-mo -15.59%
6-mo -9.03%
1-year 25.22%
3-year 21.22%
5-year -11.58%
YTD 14.15%
2021 6.11%
2020 -20.06%
2019 28.80%
2018 -22.36%
2017 2.94%

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