American Vanguard Corporation ($0.10 Par Value) (AVD): Price and Financial Metrics

American Vanguard Corporation ($0.10 Par Value) (AVD): $15.40

-0.42 (-2.65%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades













Add AVD to Watchlist
Sign Up

Industry: Chemicals


of 90

in industry


  • AVD scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 96.29% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AVD is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • AVD's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 38.28% of US stocks).

AVD Stock Summary

  • AVD's went public 33.37 years ago, making it older than 89.15% 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; 97.83% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.96, American Vanguard Corp has a higher such ratio than just 20.92% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AVD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TRNS, ODC, HWKN, ROCK, and LAKE.
  • Visit AVD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AVD Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, AVD's price/sales ratio is 43.75% lower, now standing at 0.9.
  • AVD's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.4 over the prior 243 months.
  • AVD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 15.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AVD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AVD 2021-09-03 0.9 1.3 25.3 21.9
AVD 2021-09-02 1.0 1.3 25.8 22.2
AVD 2021-09-01 0.9 1.3 25.0 21.7
AVD 2021-08-31 0.9 1.3 24.9 21.6
AVD 2021-08-30 0.9 1.3 24.8 21.6
AVD 2021-08-27 0.9 1.3 24.5 21.4

AVD Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 58.91%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 148.29%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -99.53%.
AVD's revenue has moved up $219,570,000 over the prior 67 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
2021-06-30 508.952 64.606 19.05
2021-03-31 478.897 70.544 17.793
2020-12-31 458.704 89.198 15.242
2020-09-30 448.478 50.284 10.77
2020-06-30 455.923 47.177 10.996
2020-03-31 464.472 15.72 10.215

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 59.55% 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)

AVD Stock Price Chart Interactive Chart >

Price chart for AVD

AVD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $15.40 52-week high $22.49
Prev. close $15.82 52-week low $12.79
Day low $15.30 Volume 79,200
Day high $15.72 Avg. volume 137,014
50-day MA $15.31 Dividend yield 0.51%
200-day MA $17.73 Market Cap 475.52M

American Vanguard Corporation ($0.10 Par Value) (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.

AVD Latest News Stream

Event/Time News Detail
Loading, please wait...

AVD Latest Social Stream

Loading social stream, please wait...

View Full AVD Social Stream

Latest AVD News From Around the Web

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 13, 2021--American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a $0.02 cash dividend payment to be distributed on October 15, 2021, to shareholders of record as of October 1, 2021.

Yahoo | September 13, 2021

American Vanguard (AVD) Announces Share Buyback Program

American Vanguard's (AVD) buyback program will offset the increase of outstanding shares stemming from equity awards made to the company's employees.

Yahoo | August 31, 2021

American Vanguard Announces Share Repurchase Program

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., August 30, 2021--American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE: AVD) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has approved a program for repurchasing up to 300,000 shares of common stock within the requirements of Exchange Act Rule 10b-18 over the next six months. Eric Wintemute, Chairman and CEO of American Vanguard, stated, "This repurchasing program will help to offset the expansion of outstanding shares arising from equity awards made to the company’s employees. We

Yahoo | August 30, 2021

American Vanguard (AVD) Q2 Earnings and Sales Surpass Estimates

American Vanguard (AVD) sees higher sales across its domestic and international businesses in the second quarter.

Yahoo | August 13, 2021

Investors Could Be Concerned With American Vanguard's (NYSE:AVD) Returns On Capital

Finding a business that has the potential to grow substantially is not easy, but it is possible if we look at a few key...

Yahoo | August 11, 2021

Read More 'AVD' Stories Here

AVD Price Returns

1-mo 2.53%
3-mo -6.60%
6-mo -21.95%
1-year 16.35%
3-year 0.04%
5-year 4.32%
YTD -0.43%
2020 -20.06%
2019 28.81%
2018 -22.36%
2017 2.94%
2016 36.95%

AVD Dividends

Ex-Dividend Date Type Payout Amount Change
Loading, please wait...
View Full AVD Dividend History

Get Free Updates

Join thousands of investors who get the latest news, insights and top rated picks from!

Page generated in 0.9446 seconds.