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

American Vanguard Corp. (AVD): $11.82

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AVD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.82 52-week high $24.13
Prev. close $11.90 52-week low $11.72
Day low $11.72 Volume 35,718
Day high $11.90 Avg. volume 172,742
50-day MA $15.36 Dividend yield 0.98%
200-day MA $18.96 Market Cap 346.29M

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  • Value is the dimension where AVD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 72.5% 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 Growth metric (where it is better than 8.19% of US stocks).

AVD Stock Summary

  • AVD's went public 35.27 years ago, making it older than 89.79% 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; 87.22% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 47.32%, AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP's debt growth rate surpasses 84.12% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be XPON, BFRI, HBB, DBI, and ACU.
  • 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 price/earnings ratio is 33.7; this is 106.12% higher than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, AVD's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 12.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AVD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AVD 2023-09-06 0.7 1.1 33.7 25.7
AVD 2023-09-05 0.7 1.1 34.4 26.1
AVD 2023-09-01 0.7 1.1 35.0 26.4
AVD 2023-08-31 0.7 1.1 35.2 26.5
AVD 2023-08-30 0.7 1.1 35.0 26.4
AVD 2023-08-29 0.7 1.1 35.5 26.7

AVD Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -24.03%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 221.81%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 29.61%.
Over the past 67 months, AVD's revenue has gone up $295,133,000.

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
2022-09-30 608.445 40.857 28.38
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

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)

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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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 Releases 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., September 19, 2023--American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE: AVD) is pleased to announce the release of its 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report, a detailed update of the Company’s commitment to the principles of Sustainable Agriculture, which is at the center of its Environmental, Social Responsibility, and Governance (ESG) initiative.

Yahoo | September 19, 2023

Here's Why We're Wary Of Buying American Vanguard's (NYSE:AVD) For Its Upcoming Dividend

Regular readers will know that we love our dividends at Simply Wall St, which is why it's exciting to see American...

Yahoo | September 17, 2023

American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.03

American Vanguard Corporation ( NYSE:AVD ) will pay a dividend of $0.03 on the 6th of October. The dividend yield is...

Yahoo | September 15, 2023

American Vanguard Declares Quarterly Dividend

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., September 12, 2023--American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE: AVD) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend in the amount of $0.03 per share of the company’s common stock to shareholders of record as of September 22, 2023, for distribution on October 6, 2023.

Yahoo | September 12, 2023

American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) is favoured by institutional owners who hold 81% of the company

Key Insights Given the large stake in the stock by institutions, American Vanguard's stock price might be vulnerable to...

Yahoo | September 1, 2023

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AVD Price Returns

1-mo -21.11%
3-mo -31.07%
6-mo -46.07%
1-year -38.31%
3-year -11.48%
5-year -39.05%
YTD -45.25%
2022 33.13%
2021 6.11%
2020 -20.06%
2019 28.81%
2018 -22.37%

AVD Dividends

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