American Vanguard Corp. - American Vanguard Declares $0.01 Semiannual Cash Dividend
2009 OCT 1 - (VerticalNews.com) -- American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.01 per share. The dividend will be distributed on October 9, 2009 to shareholders of record as of September 25, 2009.
Eric Wintemute, President and CEO of American Vanguard, stated, "We are pleased to declare this semi-annual dividend, which continues our tradition of sharing the Company's performance success directly with its shareholders. This dividend payment has been reduced from second half outlays in prior years in response to current challenging business conditions in the agricultural chemical industry. In conjunction with previously announced management actions to manage working capital and reduce operating expenses, the Board of Directors believes that it is prudent for the Company to preserve cash internally at this time." Historical Cash Dividends ...read more
American Vanguard Corp. - American Vanguard Named to Forbes List of America's 200 Best Small Companies
2008 OCT 27 - (VerticalNews.com) -- American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) announced that it has, been named one of "America's 200 Best Small Companies" by Forbes magazine. American Vanguard was ranked #136. The entire list appears in the October 27, 2008 issue of Forbes. Online access is at: http://www.forbes.com/lists/2008/23/biz_200smalls08_The-200-Best-Small -Companies_Rank_6.html (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists. ...read more
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