American Vanguard

Founded in 1969, American Vanguard has grown from a regional contract manufacturer of agricultural chemicals to a fully integrated producer of branded specialty products. As a leader in its segment of the market, American Vanguard is a lean, focused company led by some of the most experienced executives in the industry. Nowadays American Vanguard Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty chemicals for agricultural, commercial, and consumer uses in the United States and internationally.

Newport Beach, US
Size (employees)
395 (est)+14%
American Vanguard was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, US

American Vanguard Office Locations

American Vanguard has an office in Newport Beach
Newport Beach, US (HQ)
4695 Mac Arthur Ct

American Vanguard Metrics

American Vanguard Financial Metrics

American Vanguard's revenue was reported to be $312.1 m in FY, 2016 which is a 8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

$312.1 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

$128.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

$13 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

$20.5 m

Market capitalization (23-May-2017)

$518.2 m

Closing share price (23-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$7.9 m
American Vanguard's current market capitalization is $518.2 m.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$381 m$298.6 m$289.4 m$312.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$209.7 m$184.1 m$177.5 m$183.8 m

Gross profit

$171.3 m$114.5 m$111.9 m$128.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %



$55.7 m$6.7 m$11.5 m$20.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

$1 k$19 k

Net Income

$33.9 m$4.1 m$6.3 m$13 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$6.7 m$4.9 m$5.5 m$7.9 m

Accounts Receivable


$139.8 m$165.6 m$136.5 m$120.6 m

Current Assets

$249.5 m$287 m$236.8 m$227.1 m


$52.5 m$50 m$48 m$50.3 m

Total Assets

$447.4 m$473.2 m$443.5 m$430 m

Accounts Payable

$40.7 m$20.4 m$15.3 m$24.4 m

Current Liabilities

$110.5 m$81.2 m$76.3 m$97.1 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$60.2 m$66.2 m$68.5 m$71.7 m

Retained Earnings

$202.5 m$202.5 m$208.5 m$220.4 m

Total Equity

$257.8 m$261 m$268.3 m$282.4 m

Financial Leverage

1.7 x1.8 x1.7 x1.5 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$33.9 m$4.1 m$6.3 m$13 m

Accounts Receivable


($26 m)$121 m

Accounts Payable

$8.3 m($20 m)($5.1 m)$24.4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

($6.2 m)($34.1 m)$78.6 m

Capital Expenditures

($15.3 m)($7.2 m)($6.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($18.9 m)($7.7 m)($43.7 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($46 m)($46 m)($46 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

($7.1 m)$41.2 m($32.9 m)

Interest Paid

$1.8 m$2.3 m$2.8 m

Income Taxes Paid

$25.3 m($8.2 m)($3.7 m)

Free Cash Flow

$9 m($26.9 m)$85.5 m
Y, 2016


$899.5 k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

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