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How to buy Calavo Growers (CVGW) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Calavo Growers shares.

Calavo Growers is a packaged foods business based in the US. Calavo Growers stocks (CVGW.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $60.99 – a decrease of 3.07% over the previous week. Calavo Growers employs 3,676 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.1 billion.

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Calavo Growers stock price (NASDAQ:CVGW)

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Calavo Growers shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$41.73
52-week range$32.34 - $83.06
50-day moving average $41.97
200-day moving average $53.99
Wall St. target price$53.75
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $1.15 (2.67%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.67

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Is it a good time to buy Calavo Growers stock?

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Calavo Growers price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $41.73 from 2022-01-20

1 week (2022-01-14) -3.07%
1 month (2021-12-21) -3.09%
3 months (2021-10-21) 1.04%
6 months (2021-07-21) -27.94%
1 year (2021-01-21) -42.90%
2 years (2020-01-21) -47.99%
3 years (2019-01-18) 81.06
5 years (2017-01-20) 57.65

Is Calavo Growers under- or over-valued?

Valuing Calavo Growers stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Calavo Growers's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Calavo Growers's PEG ratio

Calavo Growers's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.66. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Calavo Growers's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Calavo Growers's EBITDA

Calavo Growers's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $20.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Calavo Growers's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Calavo Growers financials

Revenue TTM $1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.26%
Gross profit TTM $58 million
Return on assets TTM 0.39%
Return on equity TTM -4.94%
Profit margin -1.12%
Book value $12.75
Market capitalisation $761 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Calavo Growers share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 3.29% of net profits

Recently Calavo Growers has paid out, on average, around 3.29% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.67% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Calavo Growers shareholders could enjoy a 2.67% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Calavo Growers's case, that would currently equate to about $1.15 per share.

While Calavo Growers's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Calavo Growers is investing more in its future growth.

Calavo Growers's most recent dividend payout was on 2 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Calavo Growers share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Calavo Growers's shares have ranged in value from as little as $32.3387 up to $83.0575. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CVGW.US volatility(beta: 0.9)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Calavo Growers's is 0.9042. This would suggest that Calavo Growers's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Calavo Growers overview

Calavo Growers, Inc. markets and distributes avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods to retail grocery and foodservice customers, club stores, mass merchandisers, food distributors, and wholesale customers worldwide. It operates in three segments: Fresh Products, Calavo Foods, and Renaissance Food Group (RFG). The Fresh products segment distributes avocados and other fresh produce products comprising tomatoes and papayas; and procures avocados grown in California, Mexico, Peru, and Colombia. The Calavo Foods segment is involved in purchasing, processing, packaging, and distributing prepared avocado products, including guacamole and salsa. The RFG segment manufactures, markets, and distributes fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, fresh prepared entrée salads, wraps, sandwiches, and fresh snacking products, as well as ready-to-heat entrees, other hot bar and various deli items, meals kits and related components, and salad kits. The company offers its products under the Calavo and RFG brands, and related logos; and Avo Fresco, Bueno, Calavo Gold, Calavo Salsa Lisa, Salsa Lisa, Celebrate the Taste, El Dorado, Fresh Ripe, Select, Taste of Paradise, The First Name in Avocados, Tico, Mfresh, Maui Fresh International, Triggered Avocados, ProRipeVIP, RIPE NOW!, Garden Highway Fresh Cut, Garden Highway, and Garden Highway Chef Essentials trademarks.

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