Press coverage about Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 47.3774557446095 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several research analysts recently issued reports on AVP shares. Jefferies Group LLC started coverage on Avon Products in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. They set an “underperform” rating and a $2.20 target price for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Avon Products from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $3.00 target price on shares of Avon Products in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Avon Products in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Avon Products from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Avon Products currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $2.91.

Avon Products (AVP) opened at $2.10 on Thursday. Avon Products has a 12-month low of $1.85 and a 12-month high of $6.03. The company has a current ratio of 1.42, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.31.

Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by ($0.04). Avon Products had a negative return on equity of 3.68% and a negative net margin of 1.40%. The business had revenue of $1.42 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.41 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.02 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Avon Products will post -0.03 EPS 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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