Calavo Growers Inc. (CVGW) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $16 million.
On a per-share basis, the Santa Ana, California-based company said it had profit of $1.02. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 53 cents per share.
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The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 46 cents per share.
The avocado grower posted revenue of $218.7 million in the period, which did not hit Street forecasts. Analysts expected $224 million, according to Zacks.
Calavo shares have climbed 28 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 42 percent in the last 12 months.
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