Switch to:

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
CVGW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. CVGW: 0.15 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 63.24
Current: 0.15

0
63.24
Equity to Asset 0.63
CVGW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 1704 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. CVGW: 0.63 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.63

0.38
0.69
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 7.15
M-Score: -2.90
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -2.10
CVGW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. CVGW: -2.10 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.1   Max: 7.12
Current: -2.1

-2.1
7.12
Net-margin (%) 0.01
CVGW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. CVGW: 0.01 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.26   Max: 4.46
Current: 0.01

-0.26
4.46
ROE (%) 0.07
CVGW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1704 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.32 vs. CVGW: 0.07 )
CVGW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.57   Max: 27.34
Current: 0.07

-1.57
27.34
ROA (%) 0.04
CVGW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. CVGW: 0.04 )
CVGW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.8   Max: 13.16
Current: 0.04

-0.8
13.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.64
CVGW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.82 vs. CVGW: -15.64 )
CVGW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.94   Max: 46.88
Current: -15.64

-16.94
46.88
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.70
CVGW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CVGW: 8.70 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4   Max: 19.5
Current: 8.7

-4
19.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -48.40
CVGW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1306 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CVGW: -48.40 )
CVGW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.9
Current: -48.4

0
28.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -76.30
CVGW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CVGW: -76.30 )
CVGW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -76.3   Max: 33.7
Current: -76.3

-76.3
33.7
» CVGW's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

» Details

Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CVGW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 72,800 sh (+5.97%)
Chuck Royce 1,800 sh (-98.16%)
» More
Q2 2014

CVGW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 11,468 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 58,600 sh (-19.51%)
» More
Q3 2014

CVGW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 83,500 sh (+42.49%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,681 sh (+19.3%)
Chuck Royce 1,800 sh (unchged)
» More
Q4 2014

CVGW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,389 sh (New)
Jim Simons 147,400 sh (+76.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 20,517 sh (+49.97%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CVGW

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Add 49.97%$42.02 - $48.73 $ 42.31-8%20517
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy$29.91 - $36.17 $ 42.3129%11468
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$28.3 - $31.5 $ 42.3142%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -41.64%0.02%$24.76 - $31.17 $ 42.3154%18452
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -41.62%0.04%$23.48 - $29.05 $ 42.3159%34031
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 34.5%0.02%$21.95 - $25.86 $ 42.3175%58297
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.07%$21.75 - $28.46 $ 42.3164%43343
Premium More recent guru trades are included for Premium Members only!!
Premium More recent guru trades are included for USA Subscribe Members only!!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 25.00
CVGW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 26.30 vs. CVGW: 25.00 )
CVGW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.18   Max: 50.31
Current: 25

12.18
50.31
Forward P/E 21.93
CVGW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 38.46 vs. CVGW: 21.93 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.00
CVGW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. CVGW: 25.00 )
CVGW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.13   Max: 50.56
Current: 25

12.13
50.56
P/B 3.72
CVGW's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. CVGW: 3.72 )
CVGW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 4.57
Current: 3.72

1.54
4.57
P/S 0.93
CVGW's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. CVGW: 0.93 )
CVGW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.11
Current: 0.93

0.28
1.11
PFCF 68.24
CVGW's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 60.44 vs. CVGW: 68.24 )
CVGW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.21   Max: 210.91
Current: 68.24

12.21
210.91
POCF 31.34
CVGW's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.82 vs. CVGW: 31.34 )
CVGW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.14   Max: 1972
Current: 31.34

9.14
1972
EV-to-EBIT -46.71
CVGW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.54 vs. CVGW: -46.71 )
CVGW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -104.7   Max: 780.3
Current: -46.71

-104.7
780.3
Shiller P/E 35.70
CVGW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 53.16 vs. CVGW: 35.70 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.29   Max: 46.4
Current: 35.7

14.29
46.4
Current Ratio 1.22
CVGW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. CVGW: 1.22 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 2.29
Current: 1.22

0.97
2.29
Quick Ratio 0.91
CVGW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CVGW: 0.91 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.79
Current: 0.91

0.72
1.79
Days Inventory 15.66
CVGW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
97% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 73.97 vs. CVGW: 15.66 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.33   Max: 18.12
Current: 15.66

8.33
18.12
Days Sales Outstanding 26.41
CVGW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 50.64 vs. CVGW: 26.41 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.62   Max: 33.19
Current: 26.41

23.62
33.19

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.77
CVGW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CVGW: 1.77 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 5
Current: 1.77

1.38
5
Dividend Payout 124.27
CVGW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. CVGW: 124.27 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 70
Current: 124.27

0.36
70
Dividend growth (3y) 8.40
CVGW's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CVGW: 8.40 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 17
Current: 8.4

0
17
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.30
CVGW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1306 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CVGW: 3.30 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 9.17
Current: 3.3

2.53
9.17
Share Buyback Rate -5.30
CVGW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. CVGW: -5.30 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.3   Max: -9.1
Current: -5.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 35.26
CVGW's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CVGW: 35.26 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 40.45
Current: 35.26

5.7
40.45
Price/Tangible Book 4.30
CVGW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. CVGW: 4.30 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.29   Max: 5
Current: 4.3

2.29
5
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.18
CVGW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. CVGW: 2.18 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 3.9
Current: 2.18

1.57
3.9
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
CVGW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CVGW: 1.32 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.32

0.55
1.68
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 201.47
CVGW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CVGW: 201.47 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 231.14
Current: 201.47

0.74
231.14
Price/Graham Number 36.16
CVGW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. CVGW: 36.16 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 41.49
Current: 36.16

1.27
41.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.10
CVGW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CVGW: -2.10 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 11.4
Current: -2.1

0.1
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -34.88
CVGW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.98 vs. CVGW: -34.88 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -35.1   Max: 27.6
Current: -34.88

-35.1
27.6

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
Compare:ADM, WLMIY, BRFS, IOIOF, BG » details
Calavo Growers Inc was incorporated in 1924. The Company is engaged in the procurement and marketing of avocados and other perishable foods and the preparation and distribution of processed avocado products. Calavo reports these operations in three different business segments: California avocados, international avocados and perishable food products, and processed products. The Company's California avocado business grade, sizes, packs and cools avocados grown in California for delivery to its customers. Its international avocados and perishable food products segment leverages the handling and marketing of California avocados. The Company primarily markets international avocados from Mexico, Chile, and the Dominican Republic. The fresh products business also procures avocados grown in Chile and Mexico, as well as other various commodities, including tomatoes, papayas, and pineapples. Processed products sector include both food service industry and retail businesses. It also produces salsa and prepares ready-to-eat produce and deli products. The Company has business with growers and customers who are located outside the United States. It purchase avocados from foreign growers and packers, sell fresh avocados and processed avocado products to foreign customers, and operate a packinghouse and a processing plant in Mexico. The Company is subject to regulations imposed by the Mexican government.
» More Articles for CVGW

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
8.8 Billion Reasons Why Dividend Increases Are Dynamite Oct 08 2012 
The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (October 01 – 07, 2012) Oct 07 2012 
The Best Stocks With Dividend Growth From Last Week (October 01 – 07, 2012) Oct 07 2012 
13 Consumer Dividend Stocks With A Strong Increase in Growth Apr 14 2012 
Best Yielding Farm Products Manufacturer May 14 2011 
Calavo Growers Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Mar 11 2011 
Calavo Growers Inc. (CVGW) Chairman, CEO & President, 10% Owner Lecil E Cole sells 11,900 Shares Oct 12 2010 
Calavo Growers Inc. (CVGW) Chairman, CEO, President, 10% Owner Lecil E Cole sells 35,000 Shares Oct 08 2010 
Calavo Growers Inc. (CVGW) Chairman of Board, CEO & Pres, 10% Owner Lecil E Cole sells 100,000 Share Sep 29 2010 
Calavo Growers Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Sep 09 2010 

More From Other Websites
CVGW SHAREHOLDER ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Calavo... Mar 03 2015
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses In Excess Of $100,000 From... Feb 24 2015
CVGW SHAREHOLDER ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Calavo... Feb 24 2015
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on Their Investment in Calavo... Feb 20 2015
INVESTOR ALERT: Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP Reminds Investors of the Lead Plaintiff Deadline in the... Feb 19 2015
UPCOMING DEADLINE: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notify Investors of Class Action Involving Calavo... Feb 12 2015
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From... Feb 12 2015
Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces A Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against... Feb 12 2015
Morgan & Morgan Announces That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Calavo Growers, Inc. --... Feb 10 2015
CVGW SHAREHOLDER ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Calavo... Feb 09 2015
INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses in Excess of $100,000... Feb 09 2015
TRADING ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Calavo Growers Inc. Investors of Important Deadline in Class... Feb 06 2015
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on Their Investment in Calavo... Feb 06 2015
CALAVO GROWERS INC Financials Feb 06 2015
Deadline in Lawsuit for Investors in Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW) Shares Announced by Shareholders... Feb 02 2015
10-K for Calavo Growers, Inc. Feb 01 2015
Federman & Sherwood Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Calavo Growers, Inc. Jan 30 2015
CALAVO GROWERS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report Jan 30 2015
Retail investor: Up $9K thanks to interest free auto loan... Jan 30 2015
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP Announces That a Federal... Jan 29 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK