American Vanguard Corporation

NYSE:AVD Stock Report

Market Cap: US$321.1m

American Vanguard Management

Management criteria checks 3/4

American Vanguard's CEO is Eric Wintemute, appointed in Jul 1994, has a tenure of 29.58 years. total yearly compensation is $2.85M, comprised of 25.4% salary and 74.6% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 4.01% of the company’s shares, worth $12.89M. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 12.5 years and 4.2 years respectively.

Key information

Eric Wintemute

Chief executive officer

US$2.9m

Total compensation

CEO salary percentage25.4%
CEO tenure29.6yrs
CEO ownership4.0%
Management average tenure12.5yrs
Board average tenure4.2yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

Cove Street Capital - American Vanguard: A Unique Confluence Of Highly Favorable Factors

Feb 04

American Vanguard Corporation: Large Declines In Price Don't Always Mean Value

Dec 25

American Vanguard's (NYSE:AVD) Dividend Will Be $0.03

Dec 18
American Vanguard's (NYSE:AVD) Dividend Will Be $0.03

These 4 Measures Indicate That American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Is Using Debt Extensively

Oct 26
These 4 Measures Indicate That American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Is Using Debt Extensively

American Vanguard: Current Pessimism Represents A Good Opportunity For Long-Term Investors

Sep 28

American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.03

Sep 15
American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.03

American Vanguard: Acquisitions Creating Growth And Reducing Cyclicality

Jul 11

Returns At American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Appear To Be Weighed Down

May 11
Returns At American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Appear To Be Weighed Down

American Vanguard: Mixed Agriculture Outlook, Don't Gamble

Feb 08

American Vanguard unit acquires assets of American Bio-Systems

Jan 17

American Vanguard raises dividend by 20% to $0.03

Dec 12

Does American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Nov 12
Does American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Should You Investigate American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) At US$22.56?

Oct 19
Should You Investigate American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) At US$22.56?

American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Is Looking To Continue Growing Its Returns On Capital

Oct 05
American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Is Looking To Continue Growing Its Returns On Capital

American Vanguard declares $0.025 dividend

Sep 12

If EPS Growth Is Important To You, American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Presents An Opportunity

Sep 02
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Presents An Opportunity

American Vanguard announces $20M accelerated stock buyback

Aug 23

American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Might Have The Makings Of A Multi-Bagger

Jun 10
American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Might Have The Makings Of A Multi-Bagger

Here's Why I Think American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Is An Interesting Stock

May 27
Here's Why I Think American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Is An Interesting Stock

Is American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Using Too Much Debt?

Mar 09
Is American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Using Too Much Debt?

We Think American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Nov 10
We Think American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

American Vanguard EPS beats by $0.09, beats on revenue

May 06

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Eric Wintemute's remuneration changed compared to American Vanguard's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Sep 30 2023n/an/a

US$4m

Jun 30 2023n/an/a

US$12m

Mar 31 2023n/an/a

US$19m

Dec 31 2022US$3mUS$723k

US$27m

Sep 30 2022n/an/a

US$28m

Jun 30 2022n/an/a

US$27m

Mar 31 2022n/an/a

US$25m

Dec 31 2021US$2mUS$702k

US$19m

Sep 30 2021n/an/a

US$22m

Jun 30 2021n/an/a

US$19m

Mar 31 2021n/an/a

US$18m

Dec 31 2020US$2mUS$685k

US$15m

Sep 30 2020n/an/a

US$11m

Jun 30 2020n/an/a

US$11m

Mar 31 2020n/an/a

US$10m

Dec 31 2019US$2mUS$668k

US$14m

Sep 30 2019n/an/a

US$18m

Jun 30 2019n/an/a

US$21m

Mar 31 2019n/an/a

US$23m

Dec 31 2018US$2mUS$652k

US$24m

Sep 30 2018n/an/a

US$25m

Jun 30 2018n/an/a

US$23m

Mar 31 2018n/an/a

US$21m

Dec 31 2017US$2mUS$636k

US$20m

Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($USD2.85M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.15M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Eric's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


CEO

Eric Wintemute (67 yo)

29.6yrs

Tenure

US$2,852,874

Compensation

Mr. Eric G. Wintemute serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President at AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Mr. Wintemute has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Vanguard Corp....


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Eric Wintemute
Chairman & CEO29.6yrsUS$2.85m4.01%
$ 12.9m
David Johnson
VP, CFO & Treasurer15.9yrsUS$849.68k0.26%
$ 830.3k
Ulrich Trogele
COO & Executive VP9.1yrsUS$869.89k0.67%
$ 2.1m
Timothy Donnelly
General Counsel18.3yrsUS$717.91k0.31%
$ 990.5k
Peter Eilers
Managing Director of AMVAC Netherlands BV5.7yrsUS$576.60k0.17%
$ 535.1k
Anthony Hendrix
Senior Vice President of Crop Sales for U.S. & Canada5.5yrsUS$635.44k0.20%
$ 645.1k
Andrew Naughton
VP & Director of Technologyno datano data0.019%
$ 59.6k
William Kuser
Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications16.6yrsno datano data
Shirin Khosravi
Senior Vice President of Human Resourcesless than a yearno datano data
Donald Gualdoni
Chief Transformation Officerless than a yearno datano data
Robert Gilbane
President of Gemchem Inc24.7yrsUS$352.78kno data
James Thompson
Director of Business Developmentno datano datano data

12.5yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AVD's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Eric Wintemute
Chairman & CEO29.7yrsUS$2.85m4.01%
$ 12.9m
Keith Rosenbloom
Independent Director1.7yrsUS$119.78k0.026%
$ 85.1k
Morton Erlich
Independent Director10.3yrsUS$177.00k0.11%
$ 346.3k
Patrick Gottschalk
Independent Director1.7yrsUS$119.78k0.18%
$ 587.9k
Debra Edwards
Independent Director12.7yrsUS$174.00k0.099%
$ 318.9k
Scott Baskin
Independent Director10.1yrsUS$184.06k0.099%
$ 319.5k
Mark Bassett
Independent Director1.7yrsUS$118.57k0.026%
$ 85.1k
Émer Gunter
Independent Director4.2yrsUS$163.24k0.071%
$ 227.0k
Marisol Angelini
Independent Director2.2yrsUS$175.16k0.035%
$ 112.8k

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AVD's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


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