American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 03, 2013


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American Vanguard Corporation ( AVD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AVD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -30% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of AVD was $29.46, representing a -21.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.51 and a 36.39% increase over the 52 week low of $21.60.

AVD is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Monsanto Company ( MON ) and Syngenta AG ( SYT ). AVD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.28. Zacks Investment Research reports AVD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 26.82%, compared to an industry average of 10.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AVD Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AVD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AVD as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim Insider ETF ( NFO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is NFO with an increase of 11.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AVD at 1.06%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: AVD , MON , NFO , SYT

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