Brokerage Firm Rating on Avon Products (AVP)

Avon Products (AVP) has an average broker rating of 2.6, which is interpreted as a Hold, as rated by 10 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 3 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. Nevertheless, the majority of 6 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold. 1 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company.

Avon Products (AVP) : 9 investment research analysts covering Avon Products (AVP) have an average price target of $5.14 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $8 and the lowest target is $3 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $1.62 of the average price.


Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Avon Products (NYSE:AVP): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $5.22 and $5.17 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $5.35. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $5.22, notching a gain of 0.97% for the day. The total traded volume was 6,631,118 . The stock had closed at $5.17 on the previous day.

In a related news, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (Senior Vice President) of Avon Products Inc, Munoz Pablo, had purchased 10,000 shares in a transaction dated on May 5, 2015. The transaction was executed at $7.25 per share with total amount equaling $72,500.

Avon Products, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of beauty and related products. The Companys offers its products under two product categories: Beauty and Fashion & Home. Beauty consists of skincare (which includes personal care), fragrance and color (cosmetics). Fashion & Home consists of fashion jewelry, watches, apparel, footwear, accessories, gift and decorative products, housewares, entertainment and leisure products, childrens products and nutritional products. The Companys segments are -based on geographic operations and include commercial business units in Latin America; Europe, Middle East & Africa; North America, and Asia Pacific. The Companys business is conducted primarily in one channel, direct selling. The Company has sales operations in 60 countries and territories, including the United States, and distributed its products in 41 other countries and territories.

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