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Last $58.25 USD
Change Today -0.98 / -1.65%
Volume 202.4K
CVGW On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Berlin
NASDAQ GS
As of 8:10 PM 08/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

calavo growers inc (CVGW) Snapshot

Open
$59.14
Previous Close
$59.23
Day High
$59.48
Day Low
$57.92
52 Week High
08/28/15 - $62.13
52 Week Low
01/16/15 - $37.50
Market Cap
1.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
209.5K
EPS TTM
$1.69
Shares Outstanding
17.4M
EX-Date
11/13/14
P/E TM
34.4x
Dividend
$0.75
Dividend Yield
1.29%
Current Stock Chart for CALAVO GROWERS INC (CVGW)

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calavo growers inc (CVGW) Details

Calavo Growers, Inc. markets, and distributes avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods to food distributors, produce wholesalers, supermarkets, convenience stores, and restaurants worldwide. It operates in three segments: Fresh Products, Calavo Foods, and RFG. The Fresh products segment grades, sizes, packs, cools, and ripens avocados for delivery to the customers; and procures avocados grown in Chile and Mexico, as well as various other commodities, including tomatoes, papayas, and pineapples. The Calavo Foods segment procures and processes avocados into various guacamole products; distributes the processed products to customers; and prepares various fresh salsa products. The RFG segment produces, markets, and distributes fresh-cut fruits, ready-to-eat vegetables, recipe-ready vegetables, and deli meat products. The company offers its products primarily under the Calavo and RFG brands, and related logos; and Avo Fresco, Bueno, Calavo Gold, Calavo Salsa Lisa, Salsa Lisa, Celebrate the Taste, El Dorado, Fresh Ripe, Select, Taste of Paradise, The First Name in Avocados, Tico, Mfresh, Maui Fresh International, Triggered Avocados, ProRipeVIP, Garden Highway Fresh Cut, Garden Highway, and Garden Highway Chef Essentials trademarks. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, California.

1,987 Employees
Last Reported Date: 01/30/15
Founded in 1924

calavo growers inc (CVGW) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Vice President of Fresh Sales & Marketing
Total Annual Compensation: $508.7K
Vice President of Fresh Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $508.7K
Vice President of Processed Product Sales & O...
Total Annual Compensation: $508.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

calavo growers inc (CVGW) Key Developments

Calavo Growers, Inc. Appoints B. John Lindeman as Chief Financial Officer, Effective August 1, 2015

Calavo Growers Inc. and B. John Lindeman have entered into an employment agreement dated as of July 21, 2015. Pursuant to the employment agreement, which was approved by Calavo's Compensation Committee and Board of Directors, Mr. Lindeman will serve as Calavo's Chief Financial Officer effective August 1, 2015. Mr. Lindeman will report to Calavo's Chief Executive Officer, Lecil E. Cole, and to Calavo's President and Chief Operating Officer, Kenneth Catchot. Mr. Lindeman succeeds Arthur J. Bruno, who retired as Calavo's Chief Financial Officer on June 15, 2015. Since August 2009, Mr. Lindeman served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Consumer & Retail Investment Banking Group of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

Calavo Growers Leases New Refrigerated Distribution Center

Calavo Growers has leased the section of the building that houses refrigeration equipment to use in various food processing capacities. The company said that negotiations had been for a 16-year lease with three five-year options which included a commitment to create 262 jobs in the first five years.

Calavo Growers, Inc. Announces Auditor Change

On June 25, 2015, the Board of Directors of Calavo Growers Inc. dismissed Ernst & Young LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm. Additionally, effective June 30, 2015, the Board of Directors approved the engagement of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm.

 

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