American Vanguard Corp. (New York Stock Exchange:AVD)

About the company

American Vanguard Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the development and marketing of specialty and agricultural products for crop protection and management, turf and ornamentals management, and public and animal health. It also acquires and licenses both new and well-established product lines that serve numerous market niches. The Company was founded by Herbert A. Kraft and Glenn A. Wintemute in January 1969 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, CA.


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Chemicals: Agricultural




Eric Glenn Wintemute


New York Stock Exchange



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Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Corteva, Inc. CTVA 20622.36 14406.00 0.87 -24.18 -5.91
FMC Corp. FMC 13249.34 4667.00 4.89 28.25 10.00
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. SMG 7676.19 3416.00 9.46 23.63 9.50
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. CF 6434.22 4560.00 2.30 13.73 10.33
The Mosaic Co. MOS 4908.70 8805.00 0.58 -3.51 -15.91
Innophos Holdings, Inc. IPHS 639.80 759.00 1.86 29.62 2.80
American Vanguard Corp. AVD 414.90 464.00 1.25 39.51 2.20
Oil-Dri Corp. of America ODC 242.13 289.00 1.76 15.79 5.83
Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. MBII 137.34 30.00 6.41 -3.30 -132.91
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. AGFS 135.00 164.00 0.45 -2.60 -31.59
CVR Partners LP UAN 100.57 387.00 0.25 -2.02 -12.81
LSB Industries, Inc. LXU 32.76 354.00 0.16 -0.31 -29.75
Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. RKDA 26.95 1.00 3.50 -2.41 -920.77
China Green Agriculture, Inc. CGA 13.85 262.00 0.06 -0.16 -34.20
Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. YTEN 6.10 1.00 1.29 -0.21 -656.08

Latest insider transactions

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Here is What Hedge Funds Think About American Vanguard Corp. (AVD)

13d ago, source: YAHOO!

Insider Monkey has processed numerous 13F filings of hedge funds and successful value investors to create an extensive ...

Vanguard and State Street Are Resisting the Hot New ETF Craze

3d ago, source: Bloomberg

One of Wall Street’s hottest innovations is being hailed as the potential key to luring trillions of actively managed dollars ...

How to Buy American Funds Without a Sales Charge

3d ago, source: Kiplinger

Capital Research and Management, sponsor of the American funds—in my view, the best large shop for actively managed ...

American Funds’ Quiet Rise to Bond Dominance

2d ago, source: Barron's

American Funds, owned by Capital Group, has been quietly retooling its fixed-income group. The results are impressive: Most ...

Target-Date Funds Are Performing Well. But Choosing One Can Be Harder Than You Think.

2d ago, source: Barron's

Target-date funds performed admirably in the first half of a very volatile 2020. Whether your target date is this year or ...

For Vanguard Selected Value, Two Heads Function As One

5d ago, source: Kiplinger

Two firms that prowl for cheap stocks run Vanguard Selected Value (symbol VASVX). Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss manages ...

Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM) Stake Decreased by Schroder Investment Management Group

4d ago, source:

Schroder Investment Management Group lessened its stake in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM) by 53.6% in the ...

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