We think Calavo Growers, Inc. ($CVGW) is a Cautious Buy or Hold and it currently should be priced at $83. It has a Confident Investor Rating of Fair

 

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

 

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good
Price growth Good
R&D growth Poor
Income growth Good
Assets growth Fair
Return on Assets growth Good
Income / Rev growth Good
TWCA Plus Good
Standard TWCA Good
Weighted ann. stock price increase Poor

 

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $99.22
Target stock price (averages with growth) $85.54
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $97.55
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $94.09

 

The following company description is from Reuters: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/cvgw/profile?p=cvgw

Calavo Growers, Inc. markets and distributes avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods to retail grocery and foodservice customers, club stores, mass merchandisers, food distributors, and wholesale customers worldwide. It operates in three segments: Fresh Products, Calavo Foods, and Renaissance Food Group (RFG). The Fresh products segment distributes avocados and other fresh produce products; and procures avocados grown in California, Mexico, and Peru, as well as various other commodities, including tomatoes and papayas. The Calavo Foods segment is involved in purchasing, manufacturing, and distributing prepared avocado products, including guacamole and salsa. The RFG segment manufactures and distributes fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, fresh prepared entrée salads, wraps, sandwiches, and fresh snacking products, as well as ready-to-heat entrees, other hot bar and various deli items, meals kits and related components, and salad kits. The company offers its products 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, RIPE NOW!, Garden Highway Fresh Cut, Garden Highway, and Garden Highway Chef Essentials trademarks. Calavo Growers, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, California.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Calavo Growers, Inc. as long as the price is correct and the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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