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American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) has been upgraded to Neutral in a report by Piper Jaffray Cos. today.

Having a price of $17.65, American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) traded 1.73% higher on the day. With the last close up 12.95% from the two hundred day average, compared with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which has decreased -0.03% over the same period. AVD has recorded a 50-day average of $16.06 and a two hundred day average of $15.63. Trade Volume was down over the average, with 27,279 shares of AVD changing hands under the typical 97,908

Piper Jaffray Cos. has upgraded American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) to Neutral in a statement released on Monday November 28, 2016.

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American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)

American Vanguard Corp. has PE ratio of 43.05 with a one year low of $9.63 and a one year high of $18.10 and has a market capitalization of $0.

In addition to Piper Jaffray Cos. reporting its stock price target, a total of 5 brokerages have issued a ratings update on the company. The average stock price target is $15.85 with 2 brokerages rating the stock a strong buy, 1 brokerage rating the stock a buy, 1 brokerage rating the stock a hold, 1 brokerage rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 brokerages rating the stock a sell.

Brief Synopsis On American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD)

American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) operates as a holding company. The Company conducts its business through its subsidiaries, AMVAC Chemical Corporation (AMVAC), GemChem, Inc. (GemChem), 2110 Davie Corporation (DAVIE), Quimica Amvac de Mexico S.A. de C.V. (AMVAC M), AMVAC Mexico Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (AMVAC M Srl), AMVAC de Costa Rica Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (AMVAC CR Srl), AMVAC Switzerland GmbH (AMVAC S), AMVAC do Brasil Representacoes Ltda (AMVAC B), AMVAC CV (AMVAC CV), AMVAC Netherlands BV (AMVAC BV) and Envance Technologies, LLC (Envance). The Company, through AMVAC, develops and markets products for agricultural, commercial and consumer uses. The Company manufactures and formulates chemicals for crops, turf and ornamental plants, and human and animal health protection. These chemicals, which include insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, molluscicides, growth regulators, and soil fumigants, are marketed in liquid, powder, and granular forms.

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