News stories about Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Avon Products earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 48.0050228430846 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Avon Products (AVP) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) stock reveals return of 4.78% for the previous five trading days – Analyst Recommendation (press release) (blog) (analystrecommendation.com)
- Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP), Dynavax Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:DVAX) – The Oracle Examiner (oracleexaminer.com)
- Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) – Clue to Identify In Play Stocks (Relative Volume) – Nasdaq Journal (nasdaqjournal.com)
- Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) is worth Technically buying or selling right now? – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) traded down $0.01 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $2.76. 1,405,128 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,690,555. The firm has a market cap of $1,210.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -46.00, a PEG ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 1.57. Avon Products has a one year low of $1.85 and a one year high of $4.89. The company has a quick ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 1.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.62.
Several equities research analysts recently commented on AVP shares. DA Davidson reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $2.00 price objective on shares of Avon Products in a research report on Monday, November 20th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Avon Products from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Bank of America lowered shares of Avon Products from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $3.00 to $2.50 in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Avon Products from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, January 8th. Finally, Jefferies Group set a $2.00 price target on shares of Avon Products and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $2.47.
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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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