AVD:NYE-American Vanguard Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Agricultural Inputs | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 17.84

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 0.55B

Volume

0.06M

Average Target Price

USD 23.50 (+31.73%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

American Vanguard Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets specialty chemicals for agricultural, commercial, and consumer uses in the United States and internationally. The company manufactures and formulates chemicals, including insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, molluscicides, growth regulators, and soil fumigants in liquid, powder, and granular forms for crops, turf and ornamental plants, and human and animal health protection. It also markets, sells, and distributes end-use chemical and biological products for crop applications; and distributes chemicals for turf and ornamental markets. The company distributes its products through national distribution companies, and buying groups or co-operatives; and through sales offices, sales force executives, sales agents, and wholly owned distributors. American Vanguard Corporation was incorporated in 1969 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

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ETFs Containing AVD

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Agricultural Inputs)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 14.95% 27% F 59% F
Dividend Return 0.13% 13% F 5% F
Total Return 15.08% 27% F 57% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 44.57% 27% F 61% D-
Dividend Return 0.32% 13% F 3% F
Total Return 44.89% 18% F 57% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 21.36% 33% F 44% F
Dividend Return 2.11% 14% F 6% F
Total Return 23.47% 33% F 32% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 2.16% 27% F 43% F
Dividend Return 0.37% 11% F 9% F
Total Return 2.53% 27% F 29% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 24.29% 100% A+ 45% F
Risk Adjusted Return 10.42% 36% F 24% F
Market Capitalization 0.55B 27% F 40% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Agricultural Inputs)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 30.29 36% F 26% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.53 64% D 62% D-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.17 91% A- 61% D-
EV/EBITDA 14.56 64% D 48% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 5.13% 55% F 44% F
Return on Invested Capital 3.31% 45% F 45% F
Return on Assets 1.82% 36% F 43% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 29.78% 80% B- 74% C
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.92 18% F 39% F
Short Percent 1.37% 45% F 72% C-
Beta 0.85 73% C 66% D
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.