$0.18 EPS Expected for American Vanguard Corporation (AVD)
February 17, 2018 – By Winifred Garcia
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 6 investors sold American Vanguard Corporation shares while 42 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes. 22.50 million shares or 0.11% less from 22.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Great West Life Assurance Com Can accumulated 33,594 shares or 0% of the stock. 16,421 were reported by Sector Pension Inv Board. Menta Lc owns 0.13% invested in American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) for 37,927 shares. Wells Fargo Mn has 32,762 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hancock Holdings Com has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD). Strs Ohio owns 35,000 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Limited Com holds 108,783 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Comerica National Bank has invested 0% in American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD). Swiss National Bank & Trust stated it has 0% of its portfolio in American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD). Redmond Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 60,052 shares or 0.63% of the stock. D E Shaw reported 18,650 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Vanguard Gp holds 0% or 2.50 million shares in its portfolio. Principal Fin Gp owns 197,651 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Cornerstone Mngmt Limited Com owns 17,800 shares. Pnc Financial Services Gru owns 755 shares.
Analysts expect American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) to report $0.18 EPS on March, 5.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 38.46 % from last quarter’s $0.13 EPS. AVD’s profit would be $5.36M giving it 27.64 P/E if the $0.18 EPS is correct. After having $0.14 EPS previously, American Vanguard Corporation’s analysts see 28.57 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $19.9. About 58,749 shares traded. American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) has risen 32.77% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.07% the S&P500.
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) Ratings Coverage
Among 5 analysts covering American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. American Vanguard Corp. had 18 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, January 4. Roth Capital initiated the shares of AVD in report on Friday, March 11 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Friday, October 6. Piper Jaffray upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, November 28 report. The stock of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 4 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) earned “Neutral” rating by Roth Capital on Wednesday, May 4. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Roth Capital given on Monday, January 23. The firm has “Buy” rating by Roth Capital given on Tuesday, August 1. Roth Capital maintained the shares of AVD in report on Friday, September 29 with “Buy” rating.
American Vanguard Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, makes, and markets specialty chemicals for agricultural, commercial, and consumer uses in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $592.91 million. The firm makes 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 has a 36.85 P/E ratio. American Vanguard Corporation distributes its products through national distribution companies and buying groups or co-operatives; and through sales offices and sales force executives.
Another recent and important American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26 …” on December 22, 2017.
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