American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 07, 2012

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American Vanguard Corporation ( AVD ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 07, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012. Shareholders who purchased AVD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 42.86% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $33, the dividend yield is 1.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AVD was $33, representing a -12.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.51 and a 170.71% increase over the 52 week low of $12.19.

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 $1.12. Zacks Investment Research reports AVD's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 51.88%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.

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

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Referenced Symbols: AVD , MON , SYT

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