Calavo Growers Moves to Quarterly Dividend and Declares Fiscal First Quarter Dividend
SANTA PAULA, Calif., Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calavo Growers, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVGW), a global avocado-industry leader and provider of value-added fresh food, announced that it will begin declaring and paying dividends on a quarterly basis rather than annually as has been its practice.
Calavo’s Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.2875 payable on December 14, 2022 for shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 16, 2022.
“Our move to a quarterly dividend improves our financial flexibility and aligns with common practice,” said Steven Hollister, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “There has been no change in the amount of the dividend on an annualized basis.”
Calavo has paid a cash dividend consistently since the company became public in 2002.
About Calavo Growers, Inc.
Calavo Growers, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVGW) is a global leader in quality produce, including avocados, tomatoes and papayas, and a pioneer of healthy fresh-cut fruit, vegetables and prepared foods. Calavo products are sold under the trusted Calavo brand name, proprietary sub-brands, private label and store brands.
Founded in 1924, Calavo has a rich culture of constant innovation, sustainable practices and market growth. The company serves retail grocery, foodservice, club stores, mass merchandisers, food distributors and wholesalers worldwide. Calavo is headquartered in Santa Paula, California, with processing plants and packing facilities throughout the U.S. and Mexico. Learn more about The Family of Fresh™ at calavo.com.
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