American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The basic materials company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.17, Briefing.com reports. American Vanguard had a return on equity of 5.44% and a net margin of 4.83%. The company had revenue of $116.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $110.06 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.13 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 33.1% compared to the same quarter last year.
Shares of American Vanguard (AVD) opened at $20.25 on Tuesday. American Vanguard has a 12-month low of $14.90 and a 12-month high of $24.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $594.40, a PE ratio of 36.94, a P/E/G ratio of 1.55 and a beta of 1.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 1.20 and a current ratio of 2.37.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised American Vanguard from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. American Vanguard currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.33.
American Vanguard Corporation operates as a holding company. The Company conducts its business through its subsidiaries, AMVAC Chemical Corporation (AMVAC), GemChem, Inc (GemChem), 2110 Davie Corporation (DAVIE), Quimica Amvac de Mexico SA de C.V. (AMVAC M), AMVAC Mexico Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (AMVAC M Srl), AMVAC de Costa Rica Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (AMVAC CR Srl), AMVAC Switzerland GmbH (AMVAC S), AMVAC do Brasil Representacoes Ltda (AMVAC B), AMVAC C.V.
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