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

Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW)

Today's Latest Price: $71.21 USD

0.45 (0.64%)

Updated Dec 3 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 58 in Food Makers

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CVGW Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Calavo Growers Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.47% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 1,445.96%, Calavo Growers Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 98.52% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of Calavo Growers Inc's share price is greater than that of only 9.4% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Calavo Growers Inc are SFIX, TREE, ASPU, SHOO, and AAMC.
  • 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 $71.21 52-week high $94.92
Prev. close $70.76 52-week low $48.31
Day low $70.63 Volume 57,100
Day high $72.28 Avg. volume 161,532
50-day MA $69.61 Dividend yield 1.61%
200-day MA $63.11 Market Cap 1.26B

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:
$71.21$9.73 -86%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Calavo Growers Inc. To summarize, we found that Calavo Growers Inc ranked in the 13th 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 -22.28. This coverage rate is greater than that of merely 5.54% 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 20.77% of them.

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

LND, IBA, BF.B, BRBR, and JVA 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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Mission Produce: Avocado Play

Mission Produce (AVO) has gone public in an offering which was not well-received by the market as pricing took place quite a bit below the preliminary offering range. Furthermore, shares have not really enjoyed a bounce higher from those levels. Based on the 2019 numbers, multiple looks very modest, yet...

The Value Investor on Seeking Alpha | October 3, 2020

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On Wednesday night, avocado producer Mission Produce (AVO) priced its IPO at $12/share. Unless something unexpected happens, Mission's stock is set to begin trading Thursday. Coming hot on the heels of Vital Farms (VITL), a high-end ethical eggs play, we now have an avocado IPO. If you have a specialty...

Ian Bezek on Seeking Alpha | October 1, 2020

Were Hedge Funds Right About Dumping Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW)?

The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. We at Insider Monkey have plowed through 821 13F filings that hedge funds and well-known value investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F […]

Yahoo | July 4, 2020

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Calavo Growers (CVGW) Matches Q2 Earnings Estimates

Calavo (CVGW) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.00% and -9.30%, respectively, for the quarter ended April 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Zacks Investment Research | June 8, 2020

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CVGW Price Returns

1-mo 5.07%
3-mo 15.23%
6-mo 12.89%
1-year -17.95%
3-year -1.99%
5-year 38.99%
YTD -20.14%
2019 25.79%
2018 -12.66%
2017 39.30%
2016 27.08%
2015 5.23%

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