Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW): Price and Financial Metrics

Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW): $75.06

-0.73 (-0.96%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where CVGW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 78.87% of US stocks.
  • CVGW's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 206 days.
  • CVGW ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

CVGW Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CVGW is 3.85 -- better than 88.93% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Calavo Growers Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 96.8% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CVGW is more volatile than just 9.89% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Calavo Growers Inc are UFI, VG, FLNT, WTTR, and TREC.
  • CVGW's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Calavo Growers Inc's official web site, go to

CVGW Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CVGW, see our CVGW 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 $81.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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CVGW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $75.06 52-week high $85.40
Prev. close $75.79 52-week low $54.72
Day low $74.44 Volume 62,400
Day high $76.18 Avg. volume 87,998
50-day MA $78.64 Dividend yield 1.52%
200-day MA $72.09 Market Cap 1.33B

Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW) Company Bio

Calavo Growers markets, and distributes avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods to food distributors, produce wholesalers, supermarkets, convenience stores, and restaurants worldwide. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Santa Paula, California.

CVGW Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$75.06$44.64 -44%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for CVGW, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Calavo Growers Inc ranked in the 41th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Calavo Growers Inc ended up being:

  • Calavo Growers Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -9.54. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 8.41% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 10. This value is greater than 83.93% stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that generate free cash flow.

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KMB, FLO, AGFS, COST, and HSY can be thought of as valuation peers to CVGW, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Defensive sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Yahoo | May 5, 2021

Calavo Growers to Report Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results on June 8, 2021

SANTA PAULA, Calif., May 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calavo Growers, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: CVGW), a global leader in the avocado and value-added fresh food industries, today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended April 30, 2021, after the market closes on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. A conference call and audio webcast with analysts and investors will be held that afternoon at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time/2:00 p.m. Pacific Time, to discuss the results and answer questions. Live conference call: 877-407-3982 (domestic) or 201-493-6780 (international) with conference ID: 13719525.Live and archived webcast will be available on the Events and Presentations page of Calavo’s investor relations website at About Calavo Growers, Inc. Calavo Growers, I...

Yahoo | May 3, 2021

New Strong Sell Stocks for April 23rd

EADSY, CVGW, HTLD, IDN, and STAF have been added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List on April 23, 2021

Yahoo | April 23, 2021

Calavo Growers, Inc. Announces Virtual Access Capabilities for its 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

SANTA PAULA, Calif., April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calavo Growers, Inc. (“Calavo”) (“Company”) (Nasdaq-GS: CVGW), a global leader in the avocado and value-added fresh food industries, today reminded shareholders that due to continued public health concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, the Company will provide its shareholders with the capability to attend its 2021 annual shareholder meeting virtually. The meeting will consist only of the formal business portion and the Company is offering the virtual alternative as a way for shareholders to have essentially the same meeting experience without attending in person. The annual meeting will be held at 1:00 pm Pacific Time on April 21, 2021. Holders of record at the close of business on February 22, 2021 will be entitled to partic...

Yahoo | April 12, 2021

Stew mix promoted for St. Patrick’s Day

Renaissance Food Group (RFG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Calavo Growers, Inc., announces the promotion of its Garden Highway-branded Irish Stew Mix blend of fresh vegetables and herbs in advance of the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. Garden Highway Irish Stew Mix features pre-cut, ready-to-cook ingredients,…

FreshPlaza | March 11, 2021

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CVGW Price Returns

1-mo -4.24%
3-mo -2.10%
6-mo 3.15%
1-year 34.72%
3-year -19.24%
5-year 39.16%
YTD 8.11%
2020 -22.14%
2019 25.79%
2018 -12.66%
2017 39.30%
2016 27.08%

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