Investor FAQs

When did Calavo become publicly traded?

Calavo shares were listed and began trading publicly in July 2002 over the Nasdaq National Market System under the ticker symbol CVGW.

back to top

Did the company complete an initial public offering?

No, it did not. Founded in 1924, the company operated principally as a grower-member-owned cooperative for 78 years. Its shareholder-growers voted for the conversion to full for-profit status in the fall of 2001, which laid the path for Calavo becoming publicly traded.

back to top

How can I purchase shares of Calavo common stock?

Please contact your own licensed broker or Doug DeGroote of United Wealth Management, which makes a market in Calavo shares. Mr. DeGroote can be reached at (805) 230-0111.

back to top

Whom do I contact regarding lost stock certificates or changes in address or title to my shares?

All questions regarding ownership of Calavo Growers, Inc. shares should be directed to the company's transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company, N.A. at 1-800-962-4284.

back to top

What is the company's fiscal-year end?

Calavo's fiscal year concludes October 31.

back to top

Does Calavo generally distribute a dividend to its shareholders?

Yes, annual dividends are generally paid during the first fiscal quarter each year.

back to top

What if I did not receive my dividend payment?

Notify Computershare Trust Company, N.A. in order to verify your ownership information, or, if your Calavo shares are held in "street name," your broker directly.

back to top

When is the next shareholders meeting?

The next shareholders meeting will be held in April of 2018.

back to top

Who are Calavo's auditors?

Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Los Angeles, CA.

back to top

How can I contact Calavo Growers, Inc. investor relations?

Email: Investors

Mailing address:
Calavo Growers, Inc.
1141-A Cummings Road
Santa Paula, CA 93060

You may also contact Mr. Lee Cole, CEO of Calavo Growers, Inc. Mr. Cole can be reached at (805) 525-1245.

back to top