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Monday, April 24, 2017

Calavo Growers Inc Valuation – Initial Coverage $CVGW


Benjamin Graham taught that Intelligent Investors must do a thorough fundamental analysis of investment opportunities to determine their intrinsic value and inherent risk.  This is best done by utilizing a systematic approach to analysis that will provide investors with a sense of how a specific company compares to another company or by reviewing the 10 Stocks for Using A Benjamin Graham Value Investing Strategy – March 2017.  By using the ModernGraham method one can review a company’s historical accomplishments and determine an intrinsic value that can be compared across industries.  What follows is a stock analysis showing a specific look at how Calavo Growers Inc (CVGW) fares in the ModernGraham valuation model.

Company Profile (obtained from Google Finance): Calavo Growers, Inc. operates in the avocado industry. The Company provides value-added fresh food. The Company distributes its products both domestically and internationally and internationally. It operates in three business segments: Fresh products, Calavo Foods and Renaissance Food Group, LLC (RFG). The Company is engaged in marketing and distributing avocados, prepared avocados and other perishable foods, which allows it to deliver an array of fresh and prepared food products to food distributors, produce wholesalers, supermarkets, convenience stores and restaurants on a worldwide basis. The Company procures avocados principally from California and Mexico. Through its various operating facilities, the Company sorts, packs, and/or ripens avocados, tomatoes and/or Hawaiian grown papayas; processes and packages fresh cut fruit and vegetables, salads, wraps, sandwiches, fresh snacking products and a range of behind-the-glass deli items, and produces and packages guacamole and salsa.

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Most Recent Balance Sheet Figures

Balance Sheet Information 1/1/2017
Total Current Assets $123,777,000
Total Current Liabilities $124,374,000
Long-Term Debt $417,000
Total Assets $347,025,000
Intangible Assets $21,338,000
Total Liabilities $128,794,000
Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) 17,430,000

Earnings Per Share History

EPS History
Next Fiscal Year Estimate $2.20
Oct2016 $2.18
Oct2015 $1.57
Oct2014 $0.01
Oct2013 -$0.12
Oct2012 $1.05
Oct2011 $0.75
Oct2010 $1.22
Oct2009 $0.94
Oct2008 $0.53
Oct2007 $0.51
Oct2006 $0.40
Oct2005 $0.24
Oct2004 $0.46
Oct2003 $0.55
Oct2002 $0.60
Oct2001 $0.37
Oct2000 $0.43

Earnings Per Share – ModernGraham History

EPSmg History
Next Fiscal Year Estimate $1.62
Oct2016 $1.20
Oct2015 $0.69
Oct2014 $0.36
Oct2013 $0.62
Oct2012 $0.95
Oct2011 $0.87
Oct2010 $0.86
Oct2009 $0.63
Oct2008 $0.46
Oct2007 $0.42
Oct2006 $0.40
Oct2005 $0.42
Oct2004 $0.50
Oct2003 $0.47
Oct2002 $0.38
Oct2001 $0.24

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Other ModernGraham posts about the company

None. This is the first time ModernGraham has covered the company.

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Disclaimer:

The author did not hold a position in any company mentioned in this article at the time of publication and had no intention of changing that position within the next 72 hours.  See my current holdings here.  This article is not investment advice; any reader should speak to a registered investment adviser prior to making any investment decisions.  ModernGraham is not affiliated with the company in any manner.  Please be sure to review our detailed disclaimer.

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