Calavo Growers, Inc. (Calavo) is a provider of value-added fresh food. The Company is engaged in the marketing and distributing avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods allows them to deliver a wide 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, Mexico, and Chile. Through its various operating facilities, it sort, pack, and/or ripen avocados, tomatoes and/or Hawaiian grown papayas. Additionally, it also produces salsa and prepares ready-to-eat produce and deli products. It distributes its products both domestically and internationally and reports its operations in three different business segments: Fresh products, Calavo Foods and Renaissance Food Group, LLC (RFG).
|Headquarters||1141A Cummings Road|
SANTA PAULA, CA, United States 93060
|Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer||Lecil Cole|
|Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Secretary||Arthur Bruno|
|Vice President - Fresh Operations||Michael Browne|
|Vice President - Sales and Fresh Marketing||Robert Wedin|
|Vice President - Processed Product Sales and Production||Alan Ahmer|
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|Shares Out.||14.7M||Book Value||$7.42|
|Annual Dividend Rate||$0.65||Price/Sales (TTM)||0.7|
|Ex-Div Date||11/26/12||P/Cash Flow (TTM)||17.0x|
|Pay Date||12/12/12||Operating Margin||3.95%|
*GAAP = prior to non-GAAP analyst adjusted earnings.