The VP Technology (AMVAC) of American Vanguard Corp (NYSE: AVD) is Selling Shares

By Carrie Williams

Today, the VP Technology (AMVAC) of American Vanguard Corp (NYSE: AVD), Johann Venter, sold shares of AVD for $123.3K.

In addition to Johann Venter, one other AVD executive reported Sell trades in the last month.

Based on American Vanguard Corp’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending December 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $87.47 million and quarterly net profit of $3.87 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $83.81 million and had a net profit of $2.99 million. The company has a one year high of $20 and a one year low of $12.60. AVD’s market cap is $449.3M and the company has a P/E ratio of 34.77.

In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $123.3K worth of AVD shares and purchased $106.4K worth of AVD shares. The insider sentiment on American Vanguard Corp has been positive according to 47 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is higher than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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American Vanguard Corp. is a holding company which engages in manufacturing of agricultural chemicals. The company develops and markets products for crop protection, turf and ornamental markets, and public health applications. Its subsidiary, AMVAC Chemical Corp. manufactures insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, molluscicides, growth regulators, and soil fumigants, are marketed in liquid, powder, and granular forms. The Company was founded by Herbert A. Kraft and Glenn A. Wintemute in January 1969 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, CA.