Headlines about Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Avon Products earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.2633755209407 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) traded down 0.83% on Tuesday, hitting $3.58. 3,286,321 shares of the stock were exchanged. Avon Products has a one year low of $3.24 and a one year high of $6.96. The stock’s market capitalization is $1.57 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average of $3.60 and a 200 day moving average of $4.38.

Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The company reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $1.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.33 billion. Avon Products had a net margin of 0.26% and a negative return on equity of 3.68%. The business’s revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.07) EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Avon Products will post $0.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

AVP has been the subject of a number of research reports. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $4.00 target price on shares of Avon Products in a research note on Friday, March 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Avon Products from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $5.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Avon Products from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, DA Davidson initiated coverage on shares of Avon Products in a report on Thursday, July 6th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $4.25 price target on the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Avon Products currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.54.

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Avon Products Company Profile

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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