Calavo Growers

Calavo Growers, Inc. is the worldwide leader in the procurement and marketing of fresh avocados and other fresh produce as well as the manufacturing and distribution of prepared avocado products and salsas. With the addition of Renaissance Food Group, we’ve extended our reach in the refrigerated fresh segment with fresh-cut produce and ready-to-cook meal enhancements. Our continued focus on providing healthy, fresh, convenient foods, has enabled Calavo to truly evolve into “A Family of Fresh Foods.” Since 1924, we’ve been serving produce wholesalers, retailers and restaurants worldwide.
Company Growth (employees)
Santa Paula, US
Size (employees)
2,096 (est)+2%
Calavo Growers was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, US

Calavo Growers Office Locations

Calavo Growers has an office in Santa Paula
Santa Paula, US (HQ)
1141 Cummings Rd

Calavo Growers Data and Metrics

Calavo Growers Financial Metrics

Calavo Growers's revenue was reported to be $935.7 m in 2016
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

935.7 m

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


Gross profit (Y, 2016)

107.5 m

Gross profit margin (Y, 2016), %


Net income (Y, 2016)

38.5 m

EBIT (Y, 2016)

61.1 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

1.2 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Oct-2016)

13.8 m
Calavo Growers's current market capitalization is $1.2 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2016


691.5 m782.5 m856.8 m935.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

631.3 m182.2 m771.6 m828.1 m

Gross profit

60.1 m600.3 m85.2 m107.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


General and administrative expense

35 m

Operating expense total

35 m


25.1 m(16.4 m)43.7 m61.1 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

834 k1 m1.2 m1.1 m983 k830 k(756 k)

Interest income

255 k77 k132 k

Pre tax profit

24.6 m

Income tax expense

11.3 m7.2 m10.2 m7.9 m(3.9 m)16.1 m21.9 m

Net Income

16.7 m(215 k)27.2 m38.5 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


875 k1.1 m2.8 m7.1 m8 m6.7 m7.2 m13.8 m

Accounts Receivable


10.8 m19.5 m15.8 m14.4 m

Current Assets

109.7 m123 m116.8 m135 m


52.6 m57.4 m69.4 m87.8 m


18.3 m18.3 m18.3 m18.3 m

Total Assets

239.9 m283.5 m284.9 m327.9 m

Accounts Payable

11.7 m15.1 m19.6 m22.4 m

Current Liabilities

97.4 m101 m97.9 m109.3 m

Non-Current Liabilities

14 m2.8 m820 k2.8 m

Total Liabilities

111.4 m103.8 m98.7 m112.1 m

Common Stock

15 k17 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

59.4 m144.5 m147.1 m149.7 m

Retained Earnings

55.7 m22.2 m57.8 m

Total Equity

128.5 m179.4 m186 m215.1 m

Financial Leverage

1.9 x1.6 x1.5 x1.5 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

16.7 m(215 k)27.2 m38.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

6.4 m6.9 m8 m8.8 m

Accounts Receivable

(16 m)(1.7 m)(2.1 m)(12 m)


(3.6 m)(8.8 m)(1.8 m)(5.1 m)

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

13.7 m21.3 m37.3 m62 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(7.7 m)(18.6 m)(21.1 m)(21.7 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(5.1 m)(4.1 m)(15.8 m)(33.6 m)

Interest Paid

1.1 m986 k843 k741 k

Income Taxes Paid

5.5 m11.4 m15.5 m14.4 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


453.3 k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

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