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American Vanguard Announces Voting Results of Annual Meeting of Stockholders & Declares Quarterly Dividend

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American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) announced voting results arising from
the Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on June 5, 2019. In short, all
measures on the ballot passed. Thus, the following nominees - Scott D.
Baskin, Lawrence S. Clark, Debra F. Edwards, Morton D. Erlich, Alfred F.
Ingulli, John L. Killmer, Eric G. Wintemute, and M. Esmail Zirakparvar -
were re-elected to serve as directors until the next annual meeting or
until their successors are duly elected and qualified; the appointment
of BDO USA, LLP as the company's independent registered public
accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2019 was ratified; and
the executive compensation policies and practices as set forth in the
2019 proxy were approved.

In addition, the company's Board of Directors declared a $0.02 cash
dividend payment to be distributed on July 12, 2019 to shareholders of
record as of June 28, 2019. Eric Wintemute, Chairman and CEO of American
Vanguard, stated, "This dividend payment continues our history of
providing cash returns to shareholders based on successful operational
and financial performance. It also reflects the confidence that the
Board of Directors has in our longer-term strategic initiatives
including product portfolio extension, geographic market expansion and
the commercialization of SIMPAS precision application technology. We
appreciate the support of our shareholders as we develop and deliver
important solutions that enhance agricultural productivity and safeguard
public health worldwide."

Annual Cash Dividend Payments:
Based on Date of Cash Distribution

2019 - - Payments Year-to-Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$0.060 (including pending payment)

2018 - - Full Calendar Year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . $0.075

2017 - - Full Calendar Year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . $0.055

2016 - - Full Calendar Year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . $0.020

About American Vanguard

American Vanguard Corporation is a diversified specialty and
agricultural products company that develops and markets products for
crop protection and management, turf and ornamentals management and
public and animal health. American Vanguard is included on the Russell
2000® & Russell 3000® Indexes and the Standard & Poors Small Cap 600
Index. To learn more about American Vanguard, please reference the
Company's web site at www.american-vanguard.com.

In its public commentary, the Company may discuss forward-looking
information. Except for the historical information contained in this
release, all forward-looking statements are estimates by the Company's
management subject to various risks and uncertainties that may cause
results to differ from management's current expectations. Such factors
include weather conditions, changes in regulatory policy and other risks
as detailed in the Company's SEC reports and filings. All
forward-looking statements, if any, in this release represent the
Company's judgment as of the date of this release.

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