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

Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW): $52.56

-3.66 (-6.51%)

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  • CVGW scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 77.97% of US stocks.
  • CVGW's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • CVGW's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 13.08% of US stocks).

CVGW Stock Summary

  • Calavo Growers Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 88.12% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 213.04, Calavo Growers Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 96.44% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Calavo Growers Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 96.84% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Calavo Growers Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be EVI, CATO, HURC, PESI, and BGSF.
  • Visit CVGW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CVGW Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, CVGW's EV/EBIT ratio is 686.38% higher, now standing at 144.3.
  • CVGW's price/earnings ratio has moved up 198 over the prior 231 months.
  • CVGW's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.6 over the prior 231 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CVGW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CVGW 2021-06-07 1.3 5.0 -176.1 -170.5
CVGW 2017-09-06 1.2 5.1 30.1 19.5
CVGW 2009-11-30 0.7 3.2 16.0 10.2
CVGW 2009-02-05 0.5 3.0 25.4 16.8
CVGW 2007-10-01 1.0 3.6 38.0 23.0
CVGW 2003-04-02 0.4 2.7 12.3 7.3

CVGW Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -29.27%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -71.25%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 39.37%.
Over the past 30 months, CVGW's revenue has gone down $86,504,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 1,002.254 42.323 4.709
2020-12-31 1,006.599 48.564 -7.41
2020-09-30 1,059.371 28.878 -13.625
2020-06-30 1,117.115 31.973 -14.641
2020-03-31 1,206.022 42.474 11.598
2019-12-31 1,211.092 55.207 31.221

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 $77.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.9 (Hold)

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CVGW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $52.56 52-week high $85.40
Prev. close $56.22 52-week low $52.11
Day low $52.11 Volume 157,799
Day high $54.35 Avg. volume 101,224
50-day MA $63.28 Dividend yield 2.04%
200-day MA $71.97 Market Cap 929.47M

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:
$52.56$43.91 -40%

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 7.17% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Consumer Defensive), Calavo Growers Inc has a reliance on debt greater than just 24.67% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

INGR, COST, HSY, KMB, and TAP 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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Latest CVGW News From Around the Web

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Calavo Growers Publishes Annual Sustainability Report

SANTA PAULA, Calif., July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calavo Growers, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: CVGW), a global leader in the avocado and value-added fresh food industries, today announced the publication of its third annual sustainability report providing an overview of the Companys commitment to sustainability, social responsibility and governance, and highlighting progress made over the last year.

Intrado Digital Media | July 16, 2021

Is Calavo Growers, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:CVGW) Recent Performancer Underpinned By Weak Financials?

With its stock down 22% over the past three months, it is easy to disregard Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW). To decide if...

Yahoo | July 13, 2021

Moving Average Crossover Alert: Calavo Growers (CVGW)

Calavo Growers (CVGW) could be a stock to avoid from a technical perspective, as the firm is seeing unfavorable trends on the moving average crossover front.

Yahoo | June 30, 2021

New Strong Sell Stocks for June 25th

CVGW, KDNY, CMTL, GPL and TVTX have been added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List on June 25, 2021.

Yahoo | June 25, 2021

Jefferies Stick to Their Hold Rating for Calavo Growers By

Jefferies Stick to Their Hold Rating for Calavo Growers | June 22, 2021

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CVGW Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -33.10%
6-mo -30.31%
1-year -9.37%
3-year -42.32%
5-year -14.31%
YTD -24.30%
2020 -22.14%
2019 25.79%
2018 -12.66%
2017 39.30%
2016 27.08%

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