Timberwolf Equity Research
Value, research analyst, growth at reasonable price, consumer non-durables

Calavo Growers: Avocado Or Avocadon't?

Calavo Growers (NASDAQ:CVGW) has in recent years reaped the benefits of surging avocado consumption in the United States. This growth is partly due to the fruit's perceived health benefits and also due to the growing Hispanic population in the US. The increasing popularity of Mexican food generally, as evidenced by the rise of restaurant chains like Chipotle (NYSE:CMG), has been helpful as well. Even though Calavo is by and large a commodity business, these favorable demand trends have allowed it to prosper; its shares have risen in six of the past seven years, sometimes very substantially. The company has not just benefited from higher volumes sold, but also from generally strong prices for avocados, which is

Join Seeking Alpha PRO to read this archived article and 11,574 other archived articles
FREESA PRO MEMBERS
IDEA GENERATORXExclusive access to 10 PRO ideas every day
INVESTING IDEAS LIBRARYXExclusive access to PRO library of more than 15,000 ideas
SECTOR EXPERT NETWORKXExclusive access to all sector experts for direct consultation
PERFORMANCE TRACKINGXTrack performance of all PRO stock ideas
PROFESSIONAL TOOLSXProfessional Idea Filters to zero-in based on industry, market cap and more
PRO Top long ideas returned 21.7% in 2016**
"As a PRO member, we get uniquely valuable perspective that go beyond our quantiative analysis... We rely on PRO to get beyond the numbers quickly and add much needed perspective. It keeps me ahead of the next big thing. - Mark Choate, Malaga Cove Capital"
Mark Choate, Malaga Cove Capital
"Contributors (writers and commentators), often have a long history in the secuirities they opine on and some are clearly well positioned industry participants with detailed industry views that can help provide color on where the skeletons are buried in a particular secuirity and/or industry."
Jim Roumell, Roumell Asset Management
You may cancel at any time for any reason, and receive a prompt refund for membership on months paid and not used (max. 6 months). Details