Agriculture can be a tough place for publicly-traded companies. While the shares of Calavo Growers (CVGW) has chopped fairly steadily higher over time, long-term investors in ag names like Limoneira (LMNR), Chiquita Brands (CQB), and Fresh Del Monte (FDP). It's not just an American ag phenomenon either, as Brazilian companies like BrasilAgro (LND) and Sao Martinho (SMTO3.SA) have had some pretty major ups and downs as well.
That may be a little alarming for investors looking for a smooth ride from Alico (ALCO). While this Florida-based citrus, sugarcane, and land company has enjoyed a strong run from early 2012 despite difficult...
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