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

American Vanguard Corp. (AVD): $22.01

-0.40 (-1.78%)

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where AVD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.43% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AVD is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • AVD ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 54th percentile.

AVD Stock Summary

  • AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP's stock had its IPO on June 22, 1988, making it an older stock than 90.28% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.97% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, AVD is more volatile than just 13.86% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP are SMP, UTI, ZYXI, SAFT, and STRT.
  • AVD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP's official web site, go to

AVD Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, AVD's price/earnings ratio is 76.87% higher, now standing at 23.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, AVD's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AVD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AVD 2023-01-24 1.1 1.9 23.7 18.6
AVD 2023-01-23 1.1 1.9 23.9 18.7
AVD 2023-01-20 1.1 1.9 24.1 18.8
AVD 2023-01-19 1.1 1.9 23.8 18.6
AVD 2023-01-18 1.1 1.8 23.6 18.5
AVD 2023-01-17 1.1 1.9 24.1 18.9

AVD Growth Metrics

    The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 168%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 27.06%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 221.81%.
AVD's revenue has moved up $140,259,000 over the prior 33 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
2022-09-30 608.445 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)

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AVD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.01 52-week high $25.99
Prev. close $22.41 52-week low $13.82
Day low $21.90 Volume 64,800
Day high $22.49 Avg. volume 85,153
50-day MA $22.33 Dividend yield 0.55%
200-day MA $21.92 Market Cap 651.10M

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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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., January 17, 2023--AMGUARD™ Environmental Technologies ("AMGUARD"), the specialty markets division of AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), announced today the acquisition of the product and trademark assets of American Bio-Systems, founded in 1996 as a manufacturer of proprietary-formula microbial cleaning products BioMop-Plus® and DrainGel®.

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AVD Price Returns

1-mo 1.38%
3-mo -4.17%
6-mo -4.34%
1-year 45.83%
3-year 19.34%
5-year 7.39%
YTD 1.38%
2022 33.13%
2021 6.11%
2020 -20.06%
2019 28.81%
2018 -22.37%

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