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 Data and 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-Jun-2017)

518.2 m

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

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


381 m298.6 m289.4 m312.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

209.7 m184.1 m177.5 m183.8 m

Gross profit

171.3 m114.5 m111.9 m128.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %



55.7 m6.7 m11.5 m20.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

1 k19 k

Net Income

33.9 m4.1 m6.3 m13 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


6.7 m4.9 m5.5 m7.9 m


139.8 m165.6 m136.5 m120.6 m

Current Assets

249.5 m287 m236.8 m227.1 m


52.5 m50 m48 m50.3 m

Total Assets

447.4 m473.2 m443.5 m430 m

Accounts Payable

40.7 m20.4 m15.3 m24.4 m

Current Liabilities

110.5 m81.2 m76.3 m97.1 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

60.2 m66.2 m68.5 m71.7 m

Retained Earnings

202.5 m202.5 m208.5 m220.4 m

Total Equity

257.8 m261 m268.3 m282.4 m

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

33.9 m4.1 m6.3 m13 m


(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 m2.3 m2.8 m

Income Taxes Paid

25.3 m(8.2 m)(3.7 m)

Free Cash Flow

9 m(26.9 m)85.5 m
USDY, 2016


899.5 k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

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