Avery Dennison Corp (AVY) reported quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, Jul-26-2016. The company said it had a profit of $1.09 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.08. Analysts had a consensus of $1.01. The company posted revenue of $1541.50 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $1539.48 million. The company’s revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.91 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Avery Dennison Corp. Avery Dennison Corp was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Underperform” on Jul 1, 2016. Avery Dennison Corp was Downgraded by JP Morgan to ” Neutral” on May 20, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Barclays on May 2, 2016 to “Overweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 86 from a previous price target of $82 .
Avery Dennison Corp opened for trading at $73.03 and hit $73.77 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $73.43, with a gain of 0.71% or 0.52 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,07,937 shares. Company has a market cap of $6,548 M.
In a different news, on Jul 5, 2016, Susan C Miller (Senior VP, Gen Counsel & Secty) sold 2,000 shares at $73.31 per share price. According to the SEC, on Jun 9, 2016, Ken C Hicks (director) sold 5,000 shares at $76.23 per share price. On Jun 9, 2016, Anne Hill (Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer) sold 30,000 shares at $76.25 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Avery Dennison Corporation is engaged in the production of pressure-sensitive materials and a variety of tickets tags labels and other converted products. The Companys pressure-sensitive materials are sold to label printers and converters that convert the materials into labels and other products through embossing printing stamping and die-cutting. It also sells pressure-sensitive materials in converted form as tapes and reflective sheeting. The Company also manufactures and sells a variety of other converted products and items not involving pressure-sensitive components such as fasteners tickets tags radio-frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags and imprinting equipment and related services which it markets to retailers and apparel manufacturers and brand owners. The Companys operational segments include Pressure-sensitive Materials (PSM) Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS) and Vancive Medical Technologies (Vancive).