Calavo Growers, Inc. ($CVGW) Possible Buy to $119 Confident Investor Rating: Good

Company name Calavo Growers, Inc.
Stock ticker CVGW
Live stock price [stckqut]CVGW[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Good
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $149.92
Target stock price (averages with growth) $195.71
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $132.94
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $136.37

The following company description is from Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/company-profile/cvgw

Calavo Growers, Inc., incorporated on January 5, 2001, operates in the avocado industry. The Company provides value-added fresh food. The Company distributes its products both domestically 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.

The Company sells avocados under the Calavo family of brand labels, as well as private labels. The Company offers ProRipeVIP avocado ripening program. The ProRipeVIP avocado ripening program allows the Company to deliver avocados evenly ripened to its customers' specifications.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Calavo Growers, Inc. as long as the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable.

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