Lowering The 52 Week Low, American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) Close At $15.39

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American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)

December 6th, 2018
American Vanguard Corp. fell $0.37 Thursday, a 2.38% drop, closing at $15.39. As well as the drop in value, American Vanguard Corp. hit a new 52 week low of $15.16. Despite the drop in value, trading volumes were solid at 231% of normal which can indicate investor opportunities.

AVD was outperformed by the rest of the Materials sector which went down just 1.36%.

Analysis results from 3 analysts indicates that American Vanguard Corp. could increase significantly (65%), while Finbox has calculated (with low uncertainty) a fair value price of $14.76.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Thursday with a majority of the sectors trending down. Real Estate saw the biggest increase of the day (2.66%), while Energy saw the biggest drop (1.77%). Healthcare has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 13%. The biggest loss this year has been the Communication Services sector declining 13%.

Communication Services saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -0.23%, as it went up 1.04%. Energy and Materials both saw turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Energy with a drop of 1.77%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Real Estate went up with a 2.66% change.
  • Communication Services went up with a 1.04% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.61% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 0.23% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -0.10% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -0.10% change.
  • Healthcare went down with a -0.31% change.
  • Industrials went down with a -0.55% change.
  • Materials went down with a -1.36% change.
  • Financials went down with a -1.44% change.
  • Energy went down with a -1.77% change.

American Vanguard Corp. Info

American Vanguard Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets specialty chemicals for agricultural, commercial, and consumer uses in the United States and internationally. The company manufactures and formulates chemicals, including insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, molluscicides, growth regulators, and soil fumigants in liquid, powder, and granular forms for crops, turf and ornamental plants, and human and animal health protection. It also markets and distributes end-use chemical and biological products for crop applications; and distributes technology based pesticide solutions for greenhouse and nursery production applications, as well as offers formulations, such as PCNB, chlorothalonil, and propiconazole. The company distributes its products through national distribution companies and buying groups or co-operatives; and through sales offices and sales force executives. American Vanguard Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

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