American Vanguard Corporation

NYSE:AVD Stock Report

Market Cap: US$247.9m

American Vanguard Past Earnings Performance

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American Vanguard's earnings have been declining at an average annual rate of -4.4%, while the Chemicals industry saw earnings growing at 13.9% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 6.8% per year. American Vanguard's return on equity is 1.9%, and it has net margins of 1.2%.

Key information

-4.4%

Earnings growth rate

-4.3%

EPS growth rate

Chemicals Industry Growth12.9%
Revenue growth rate6.8%
Return on equity1.9%
Net Margin1.2%
Last Earnings Update31 Mar 2024

Recent past performance updates

Recent updates

American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.03

Mar 16
American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.03

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

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How American Vanguard makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

NYSE:AVD Revenue, expenses and earnings (USD Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
31 Mar 24590712235
31 Dec 23579811838
30 Sep 23567416536
30 Jun 235691216535
31 Mar 235851911734
31 Dec 226102712032
30 Sep 226102813331
30 Jun 226052714430
31 Mar 225912514929
31 Dec 215581911129
30 Sep 215392214929
30 Jun 215091914128
31 Mar 214791813227
31 Dec 204591512826
30 Sep 204481112125
30 Jun 204561112424
31 Mar 204641012825
31 Dec 194681412724
30 Sep 194691813125
30 Jun 194562112325
31 Mar 194502311926
31 Dec 184542411726
30 Sep 184392511227
30 Jun 184182310828
31 Mar 183882110327
31 Dec 17355209526
30 Sep 17326169024
30 Jun 17318158922
31 Mar 17313138723
31 Dec 16312138621
30 Sep 16308128320
30 Jun 16298128120
31 Mar 1629298019
31 Dec 1528978119
30 Sep 1528358321
30 Jun 1528238422
31 Mar 1528438621
31 Dec 1429958721
30 Sep 1429738722
30 Jun 14322118822
31 Mar 14341209122
31 Dec 13381349422
30 Sep 13410459320
30 Jun 13402459220

Quality Earnings: AVD has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AVD's current net profit margins (1.2%) are lower than last year (3.3%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AVD's earnings have declined by 4.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: AVD's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: AVD had negative earnings growth (-63.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (-24.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AVD's Return on Equity (1.9%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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