American Vanguard Corporation (AVD)

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Description:
American Vanguard Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in developing, manufacturing, and marketing specialty chemical products primarily for agricultural and commercial uses. The company manufactures and formulates chemicals for crops, human, and animal health protection. Its chemical products include insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, molluscicides, growth regulators, and soil fumigants in liquid, powder, and granular forms. American Vanguard Corporation also sells its products for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and nutritional markets. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.
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Chris Kapsch Topeka Capital Markets Buy   Mar 12, '15   10.96  14.00  Mar 12, '16  45.99% 
Brent Rystrom Feltl & Company Buy   Dec 23, '13   22.92  30.70  Dec 23, '14  -50.39% 
Brent Rystrom Feltl & Company Buy   Nov 01, '13   27.94    Nov 01, '14  -58.70% 
Brent Rystrom Feltl & Company Buy   Aug 06, '13   25.43  30.24  Aug 06, '14  -46.91% 
Michael Cox Piper Jaffray Buy   May 20, '13   30.49    May 20, '14  -49.75% 
Chris Kapsch Topeka Capital Markets Buy   Apr 11, '13   27.93  36.00  Apr 11, '14  -27.89% 
Michael Cox Piper Jaffray Buy   Dec 16, '12   28.70  38.00  Dec 16, '13  -9.69% 
Michael Cox Piper Jaffray Buy   Nov 12, '12   29.75  41.00  Nov 12, '13  -9.65% 
Chris Kapsch Topeka Capital Markets Buy   Sep 05, '12   29.26  39.00  Sep 05, '13  -12.54% 
Michael Cox Piper Jaffray Buy   Aug 19, '12   29.57  38.00  Aug 19, '13  -14.07% 
Brent Rystrom Feltl & Company Buy   May 01, '12   24.39  35.10  May 01, '13  43.27% 
Michael Cox Piper Jaffray Buy   Jan 05, '12   13.31  18.00  Jan 05, '13  135.84%