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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
CVGW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CVGW: 0.09 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09

Equity to Asset 0.62
CVGW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 1959 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CVGW: 0.62 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.62

0.38
0.69
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 7.80
M-Score: -2.88
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -1.68
CVGW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.83 vs. CVGW: -1.68 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.1   Max: 7.12
Current: -1.68

-2.1
7.12
Net-margin (%) 0.18
CVGW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. CVGW: 0.18 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.26   Max: 4.46
Current: 0.18

-0.26
4.46
ROE (%) 0.91
CVGW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2136 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. CVGW: 0.91 )
CVGW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.57   Max: 27.34
Current: 0.91

-1.57
27.34
ROA (%) 0.53
CVGW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2182 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. CVGW: 0.53 )
CVGW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.8   Max: 13.16
Current: 0.53

-0.8
13.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -11.63
CVGW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 2174 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. CVGW: -11.63 )
CVGW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.94   Max: 46.88
Current: -11.63

-16.94
46.88
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.70
CVGW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1800 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
55% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 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
56% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 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
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CVGW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 72,800 sh (+5.97%)
Chuck Royce 1,800 sh (-98.16%)
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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%)
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Q3 2014

CVGW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 83,500 sh (+42.49%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,681 sh (+19.30%)
Chuck Royce 1,800 sh (unchged)
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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
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 630.10
CVGW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 35.70 vs. CVGW: 630.10 )
CVGW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.18   Max: 686.36
Current: 630.1

12.18
686.36
Forward P/E 24.63
CVGW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CVGW: 24.63 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 623.90
CVGW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 35.70 vs. CVGW: 623.90 )
CVGW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.13   Max: 660.62
Current: 623.9

12.13
660.62
P/B 4.70
CVGW's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. CVGW: 4.70 )
CVGW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 5.08
Current: 4.7

1.54
5.08
P/S 1.00
CVGW's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. CVGW: 1.00 )
CVGW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.13
Current: 1

0.28
1.13
PFCF 47.80
CVGW's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CVGW: 47.80 )
CVGW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.21   Max: 210.91
Current: 47.8

12.21
210.91
POCF 27.88
CVGW's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. CVGW: 27.88 )
CVGW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.14   Max: 1972
Current: 27.88

9.14
1972
EV-to-EBIT -68.76
CVGW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 24.26 vs. CVGW: -68.76 )
CVGW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -116.1   Max: 51.5
Current: -68.76

-116.1
51.5
Shiller P/E 75.60
CVGW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CVGW: 75.60 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.29   Max: 82.58
Current: 75.6

14.29
82.58
Current Ratio 1.24
CVGW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1987 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. CVGW: 1.24 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 2.29
Current: 1.24

0.97
2.29
Quick Ratio 0.99
CVGW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1985 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. CVGW: 0.99 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.79
Current: 0.99

0.72
1.79
Days Inventory 15.02
CVGW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 81.05 vs. CVGW: 15.02 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.33   Max: 18.12
Current: 15.02

8.33
18.12
Days Sales Outstanding 31.72
CVGW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 59.65 vs. CVGW: 31.72 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.62   Max: 33.19
Current: 31.72

23.62
33.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.60
CVGW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 1626 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CVGW: 1.60 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 5
Current: 1.6

1.38
5
Dividend Payout 1.84
CVGW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
65% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. CVGW: 1.84 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 7
Current: 1.84

1.17
7
Dividend growth (3y) 8.40
CVGW's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 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) 2.93
CVGW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. CVGW: 2.93 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 9.17
Current: 2.93

2.53
9.17
Share Buyback Rate -5.30
CVGW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 1225 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

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.40
CVGW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CVGW: 5.40 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.29   Max: 5
Current: 5.4

2.29
5
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.10
CVGW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CVGW: 3.10 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 4.42
Current: 3.1

1.51
4.42
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
CVGW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CVGW: 1.60 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.6

0.54
1.68
Price/Graham Number 13.70
CVGW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 2565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CVGW: 13.70 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 11.36
Current: 13.7

1.21
11.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -1.50
CVGW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
55% of the 2140 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CVGW: -1.50 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -1.5   Max: 11.4
Current: -1.5

-1.5
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -17.84
CVGW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. CVGW: -17.84 )
CVGW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -32.6   Max: 27.6
Current: -17.84

-32.6
27.6

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
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Calavo Growers Inc was founded in 1924. The Company is in the avocado industry and an expanding provider of value-added fresh food. It sells avocados to a group of supermarket chains, wholesalers, food service and other distributors, under brand labels, as well as private labels. Through its expertise in marketing and distributing avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods allows it to deliver a wide array of fresh and prepared food products to food distributors, produce wholesalers, supermarkets, convenience stores, and restaurants. The Company procures avocados principally from California, Mexico, and Chile. Through its various operating facilities, it sort, pack, and/or ripen avocados, tomatoes and/or Hawaiian grown papayas. Additionally, it also produces salsa and prepares ready-to-eat produce and deli products. It distributes its products both domestically and internationally and reports its operations in three different business segments: Fresh products, Calavo Foods and RFG. The Calavo Foods segment was originally conceived as a mechanism to stabilize the price of California avocados by reducing the volume of avocados available to the marketplace. RFG is a fresh-food company that produces, markets, and distributes nationally a portfolio of healthy, high quality products for consumers via the retail channel. RFG products range from fresh-cut fruit, ready-to-eat vegetables, recipe-ready vegetables and deli meat products. RFG sells under the popular labels of Garden Highway Fresh Cut, Garden Highway, and Garden Highway Chef Essentials to a wide range of customers.
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