News stories about Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Avon Products earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.3710304348009 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) – Hot Mover of the Day – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
- Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) Under Institutional Investors Spotlight: Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
- Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) Stock Price stands -9.78% away from 20 SMA – Voice Of Analysts (analystsbuzz.com)
- Avon Products, Inc. to Post FY2017 Earnings of ($0.01) Per Share, DA Davidson Forecasts (AVP) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Research Report Identifies Avon Products, Kimberly-Clark, Boston Scientific, VF Corp, Sales Force, (nasdaq.com)
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. UBS AG lowered their price objective on shares of Avon Products from $3.50 to $2.75 and set a “sell” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and set a $3.00 target price (down previously from $5.00) on shares of Avon Products in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Royal Bank of Canada decreased their target price on shares of Avon Products from $4.00 to $3.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating on shares of Avon Products in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Avon Products from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $2.91.
Shares of Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) traded up $0.02 on Friday, reaching $1.92. 3,384,200 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,010,335. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.31. Avon Products has a twelve month low of $1.89 and a twelve month high of $6.03.
Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.07 by ($0.04). Avon Products had a negative net margin of 1.40% and a negative return on equity of 3.68%. The company had revenue of $1.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.41 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.02 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Avon Products will post -0.03 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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About Avon Products
Avon Products, Inc is a manufacturer and marketer of beauty and related products. The Company’s segments include Europe, Middle East & Africa; South Latin America; North Latin America, and Asia Pacific. Its product categories are Beauty, and Fashion and Home. Beauty consists of skincare (which includes personal care), fragrance and color (cosmetics).
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