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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
CVGW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. CVGW: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.09 Max: N/A
Current: 0.18
Equity to Asset 0.62
CVGW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 1249 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. CVGW: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.62
0.38
0.69
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 7.80
M-Score: -2.69
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 (%) -1.25
CVGW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. CVGW: -1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.1  Med: 3.46 Max: 7.12
Current: -1.25
-2.1
7.12
Net-margin (%) 0.38
CVGW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. CVGW: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.26  Med: 2.14 Max: 4.46
Current: 0.38
-0.26
4.46
ROE (%) 1.87
CVGW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1392 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. CVGW: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.57  Med: 13.68 Max: 27.34
Current: 1.87
-1.57
27.34
ROA (%) 1.13
CVGW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1435 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. CVGW: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.8  Med: 7.18 Max: 13.16
Current: 1.13
-0.8
13.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.40
CVGW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 10.92 vs. CVGW: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.91  Med: 30.50 Max: 49.28
Current: 2.4
-7.91
49.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.70
CVGW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CVGW: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4  Med: 8.15 Max: 19.5
Current: 8.7
-4
19.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -48.40
CVGW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CVGW: -48.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 5.00 Max: 28.9
Current: -48.4
0
28.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -76.30
CVGW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CVGW: -76.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -76.3  Med: 7.50 Max: 33.7
Current: -76.3
-76.3
33.7
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Financials


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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2015

CVGW Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 72,800 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 7,625 sh (New)
Jim Simons 175,300 sh (+18.93%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 401.77
CVGW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. CVGW: 401.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.18  Med: 25.32 Max: 408.18
Current: 401.77
12.18
408.18
Forward P/E 23.98
CVGW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. CVGW: 23.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 378.30
CVGW's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. CVGW: 378.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.13  Med: 25.27 Max: 399.43
Current: 378.3
12.13
399.43
P/B 5.02
CVGW's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 1346 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. CVGW: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CVGW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.54  Med: 3.33 Max: 5.08
Current: 5.02
1.54
5.08
P/S 1.20
CVGW's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. CVGW: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CVGW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.19
Current: 1.2
0.28
1.19
PFCF 71.49
CVGW's PFCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. CVGW: 71.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CVGW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.21  Med: 36.32 Max: 210.91
Current: 71.49
12.21
210.91
POCF 37.47
CVGW's POCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.32 vs. CVGW: 37.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CVGW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.84  Med: 24.80 Max: 1972
Current: 37.47
9.84
1972
EV-to-EBIT 347.71
CVGW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
97% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.71 vs. CVGW: 347.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CVGW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -96.9  Med: 15.85 Max: 51.5
Current: 347.71
-96.9
51.5
Shiller P/E 89.96
CVGW's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 22.32 vs. CVGW: 89.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.29  Med: 32.33 Max: 91.67
Current: 89.96
14.29
91.67
Current Ratio 1.29
CVGW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. CVGW: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.29
Current: 1.29
0.97
2.29
Quick Ratio 1.02
CVGW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CVGW: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.02
0.72
1.79
Days Inventory 14.90
CVGW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 64.10 vs. CVGW: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.33  Med: 15.04 Max: 18.12
Current: 14.9
8.33
18.12
Days Sales Outstanding 35.15
CVGW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 38.42 vs. CVGW: 35.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.62  Med: 27.57 Max: 33.19
Current: 35.15
23.62
33.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.35
CVGW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. CVGW: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.36 Max: 5
Current: 1.35
1.34
5
Dividend Payout 0.96
CVGW's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
86% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. CVGW: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.17  Med: 3.44 Max: 7
Current: 0.96
1.17
7
Dividend growth (3y) 8.40
CVGW's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CVGW: 8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 8.50 Max: 17
Current: 8.4
0
17
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.51
CVGW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. CVGW: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.46  Med: 4.33 Max: 9.17
Current: 2.51
2.46
9.17
Share Buyback Rate -5.30
CVGW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. CVGW: -5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.3  Med: -1.65 Max: -9.1
Current: -5.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 30.50
CVGW's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. CVGW: 30.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.71  Med: 12.68 Max: 2030
Current: 30.5
3.71
2030
Price/Tangible Book 5.71
CVGW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
80% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CVGW: 5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.26  Med: 3.63 Max: 5.84
Current: 5.71
2.26
5.84
Price/Projected FCF 3.33
CVGW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. CVGW: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.51  Med: 2.18 Max: 4.42
Current: 3.33
1.51
4.42
Price/Median PS Value 1.77
CVGW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CVGW: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.66
Current: 1.77
0.53
1.66
Price/Graham Number 8.83
CVGW's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
96% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. CVGW: 8.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.21  Med: 1.90 Max: 8.1
Current: 8.83
1.21
8.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.29
CVGW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1395 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CVGW: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 5.90 Max: 11.4
Current: 0.29
0.29
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -17.93
CVGW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. CVGW: -17.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CVGW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -32.6  Med: 14.80 Max: 27.6
Current: -17.93
-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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