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American Vanguard: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) _ American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $7.4 million.

The Newport Beach, California-based company said it had profit of 25 cents per share.

The agricultural products company posted revenue of $131 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $24.2 million, or 81 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $454.3 million.

American Vanguard shares have climbed 25 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $19.04, a drop of nearly 5 percent in the last 12 months.

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