Media headlines about Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. 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 coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.2125506043278 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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

Shares of Avon Products (AVP) opened at $2.05 on Friday. Avon Products has a twelve month low of $1.85 and a twelve month high of $6.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.31, a current ratio of 1.42 and a quick ratio of 0.97.

Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate 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 during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.41 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Avon Products will post -0.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.

AVP has been the subject of several recent research reports. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $4.00 price target (down from $4.50) on shares of Avon Products in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Avon Products from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Jefferies Group initiated coverage on Avon Products in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. They issued an “underperform” rating and a $2.20 price target for the company. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $3.00 price target on shares of Avon Products in a report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, DA Davidson reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $2.00 price target on shares of Avon Products in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $2.91.

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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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