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

Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW): $77.76

-1.26 (-1.59%)

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CVGW Stock Summary

  • Calavo Growers Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 89.44% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Calavo Growers Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.36% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 1,395.38%, Calavo Growers Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 98.74% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Calavo Growers Inc are AAMC, LLIT, RGR, REDU, and ADOM.
  • Visit CVGW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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CVGW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $77.76 52-week high $79.89
Prev. close $79.02 52-week low $48.31
Day low $76.77 Volume 79,800
Day high $79.89 Avg. volume 85,795
50-day MA $74.18 Dividend yield 1.46%
200-day MA $67.33 Market Cap 1.38B

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:
$77.76$10.11 -87%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Calavo Growers Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Calavo Growers Inc ranked in the 15th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. 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 -19.43. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 5.37% 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 only 21.83% of them.

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Calavo Growers to Report First Quarter 2021 Financial Results on March 10, 2021

SANTA PAULA, Calif., Feb. 10, 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 first quarter ended January 31, 2021, after the market closes on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. A conference call and audio webcast with analysts and investors will be held 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: 13716483.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, Inc. is a ...

Yahoo | February 10, 2021

Retired Chairman and CEO Lecil E. Cole Steps Down from Calavo Growers Board of Directors

SANTA PAULA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calavo Growers, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: CVGW) (“Calavo” “Company”), a global leader in the avocado and value-added fresh food industries, today announced that Lecil E. Cole has notified the Company of his decision to step down from Calavo’s Board of Directors effective March 1, 2021. Before his retirement in early 2020, Mr. Cole had led the board as Chairman since 1989, and had served as Calavo’s President and Chief Executive Officer since 1999, leading the company through many years of tremendous growth. Mr. Cole had been a member of the Board of Directors since 1982. “Lee’s contributions to Calavo cannot be overstated. For decades he was an exceptional steward of our company, building on our proud legacy as the first name in avocados. He...

Yahoo | January 28, 2021

Calavo Growers partners with Apeel for longer lasting avocados

Calavo Growers, Inc. a worldwide fresh avocado company since 1924, is partnering with Apeel, creators of the plant-based solution which enhances the shelf life of avocados and other types of produce. As a pioneer and category leader in fresh avocados, Calavo has always been on the cutting edge of…

FreshPlaza | January 27, 2021

Calavo Sinks 16% As 1Q Sales Outlook Lags Street Estimates

Shares of Calavo Growers plunged 16% in Monday’s extended trading after the fresh food provider posted lower-than-expected revenues and earnings in the fourth quarter. Additionally, the company's 1Q revenue outlook also fell short of analysts' estimates. Calavo’s (CVGW) 4Q earnings of $0.34 per share declined 24.4% year-over-year, and missed the Street’s estimates of $0.64 per share. Revenue dropped 20% to $234.4 million year-over-year and lagged the consensus estimates of $256.1 million. The company’s CEO James E. Gibson said, “Avocado volumes increased due to rising popularity in the U.S. and abroad.” He added, “Our fourth quarter results reflect a continuation of trends from the third quarter.

Amit Singh on TipRanks | December 22, 2020

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CVGW Price Returns

1-mo 0.88%
3-mo 9.20%
6-mo 25.83%
1-year 41.27%
3-year -3.97%
5-year 73.70%
YTD 12.00%
2020 -22.14%
2019 25.79%
2018 -12.66%
2017 39.30%
2016 27.08%

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