StockNews.com upgraded shares of American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD – Get Rating) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning.
American Vanguard Trading Up 0.5 %
Shares of American Vanguard stock opened at $21.21 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $627.39 million, a P/E ratio of 22.81 and a beta of 0.92. The company has a quick ratio of 1.11, a current ratio of 1.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14. American Vanguard has a 12-month low of $17.85 and a 12-month high of $25.99. The business’s 50 day moving average is $21.52 and its 200-day moving average is $21.52.
American Vanguard Announces Dividend
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 24th will be issued a $0.03 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 23rd. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.57%. American Vanguard’s payout ratio is 12.90%.
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American Vanguard Company Profile
American Vanguard Corp. is a holding company engaged 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.
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