Calavo Growers Inc (CVGW) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on October 31, 2017

Calavo Growers Inc (NASDAQ:CVGW) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on October 31, 2017. Calavo Growers Inc 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. Calavo Growers Inc has a market cap of $1.37 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.70 with a P/E ratio of 38.03 and P/S ratio of 1.33. The dividend yield of Calavo Growers Inc stocks is 1.20%. Calavo Growers Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 31.50% over the past five years.

For the last quarter Calavo Growers Inc reported a revenue of $301.6 million, compared with the revenue of $263.1 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $1.1 billion, an increase of 15% from last year. For the last five years Calavo Growers Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 13.2% a year. The Calavo Growers Inc had an operating margin of 5.38%, compared with the operating margin of 6.53% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Calavo Growers Inc is 4.28%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Calavo Growers Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $6.63 million, compared with $13.8 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $0.44 million, compared with $0.45 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 56.6. Calavo Growers Inc has a financial strength rank of 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $78.70, Calavo Growers Inc is traded at 75.5% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $44.84. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.33, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.75. The stock gained 25.28% during the past 12 months.

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