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Piper Jaffray upgraded American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) from Underweight to Neutral in a statement released earlier today.

Having a price of $17.65, American Vanguard (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 has upgraded American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) from Underweight to Neutral in a statement released on 11/28/2016.

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American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD)

American Vanguard has price-earnings ratio of 43.05 with a one year low of $9.63 and a one year high of $18.10 and has a total market value of $0.

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

Brief Synopsis About American Vanguard (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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