Avon Products, Inc.
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  • Nov. 1, 2012, 12:05 AM

    Notable earnings before Thursday’s open: ABC, ABX, ADP, ALKS, APA, AVP, BCE, BYD, CI, CNSL, CTRX, CVC, DLPH, DX, EL, EPD, ESV, EXC, FIRE, GAS, GNC, GTLS, HEP, HSH, INCY, ITRI, IVZ, K, LLL, MPC, NGLS, NIHD, OCN, PEG, PFE, PXP, RDN, RGLD, SE, SIRI, SNE, SPR, TDC, TE, TEVA, UPL, UTHR, VNR, WNR, WPI, XOM, XYL

    | Nov. 1, 2012, 12:05 AM
  • Oct. 31, 2012, 5:30 PM

    Notable earnings before Thursday’s open: ABC, ABX, ADP, ALKS, APA, AVP, BCE, BYD, CI, CNSL, CTRX, CVC, DLPH, DX, EL, EPD, ESV, EXC, FIRE, GAS, GNC, GTLS, HEP, HSH, INCY, ITRI, IVZ, K, LLL, MPC, NGLS, NIHD, OCN, PEG, PFE, PXP, RDN, RGLD, SE, SIRI, SNE, SPR, TDC, TE, TEVA, UPL, UTHR, VNR, WNR, WPI, XOM, XYL

    | Oct. 31, 2012, 5:30 PM
  • Oct. 17, 2012, 6:57 AM

    Avon Products (AVP) could be ripe for a 30% run if management pushes the right growth levers, according to a Barron's piece. Despite its myriad of well-documented issues, the company at its core still has potential to drive revenue higher with its dominant position in key emerging markets. A final resolution to the long-standing FCPA issue that hangs over shares could be the spark to set them ablaze.

    | Oct. 17, 2012, 6:57 AM
  • Oct. 16, 2012, 9:44 AM

    The FDA says it sent a warning letter to Avon Products (AVP -0.1%) over violations tied to the marketing of a variety of its products. The agency claims the company went too far in stating how the products could affect the structure and functioning of consumers' bodies.

    | Oct. 16, 2012, 9:44 AM | 3 Comments
  • Oct. 5, 2012, 8:54 AM

    Avon Products (AVP) +5.1% premarket on news Executive Chairman Andrea Jung will step down from the Board at year end. Fred Hassan, currently lead independent director and managing director at Warburg Pincus, will succeed Jung next year and assume the position of non-executive Chairman on Jan. 1.

    | Oct. 5, 2012, 8:54 AM
  • Sep. 14, 2012, 6:48 AM

    Citigroup notes that the closure by the SEC of its case against Buy-rated Avon Products (AVP) removes a large overhang on shares. Shares of AVP climbed over $16 for the first time since mid-August in a late flurry of trading yesterday.

    | Sep. 14, 2012, 6:48 AM
  • Sep. 13, 2012, 6:53 PM

    The SEC is closing its Reg FD probe into Avon's (AVP) potential disclosures to analysts, it doesn't intend to recommend any enforcement action against the company. The disclosure follows a year-long investigation that led to the firing of Avon's former vice chairman, Chuck Cramb.

    | Sep. 13, 2012, 6:53 PM
  • Sep. 10, 2012, 3:59 PM

    Fragrance company Coty says it's delaying its IPO until at least 2013, to give its new CEO time to adjust to her role. Earlier this year, the company failed in a bid to acquire Avon Products (AVP) for $10.7B, withdrawing its offer when AVP refused to negotiate.

    | Sep. 10, 2012, 3:59 PM
  • Aug. 7, 2012, 9:33 AM

    Avon (AVP) has held serious talks about acquiring Obagi Medical Products (OMPI), although it hasn't yet bid high enough, writes SA author Scott Matusow, while L'Oreal (LRLCY.PK) is also showing interest. Matusow reckons that with institutions owning about 90% of the company, and with "the majority of them" wanting Obagi sold," a deal will happen soon.

    | Aug. 7, 2012, 9:33 AM
  • Aug. 6, 2012, 3:33 PM

    Shares of Avon Products (AVP +4.2%) show strength off of chatter that a white knight buyer may step in with a $24 offer for the company.

    | Aug. 6, 2012, 3:33 PM
  • Aug. 1, 2012, 9:37 AM
    Avon (AVP) declares $0.23/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 6.21%. For shareholders of record Aug 15. Payable Sep 04. Ex-div date Aug 13. (PR)
    | Aug. 1, 2012, 9:37 AM
  • Aug. 1, 2012, 8:42 AM

    Avon (AVP -3.2%) is in discussions with the DOJ and the SEC to settle a probe into the possible bribery of foreign officials. However, Avon can't yet say how much it might be liable for. The investigation has taken four years and cost $280M so far.

    | Aug. 1, 2012, 8:42 AM
  • Aug. 1, 2012, 7:19 AM

    More on Avon (AVP): Total units sold down 4% on broad global declines. Gross margin fell 160 bp Y/Y to 62.8%. Net debt up to $2.4B, from $2.11B a year ago. CEO Sheri McCoy cites "complex challenges" during the period, including cash generation and cost structure. (PR)

    | Aug. 1, 2012, 7:19 AM
  • Aug. 1, 2012, 7:09 AM
    Avon (AVP): Q2 EPS of $0.20 misses by $0.01. Revenue of $2.55B (-9% Y/Y) misses by $110M. (PR)
    | Aug. 1, 2012, 7:09 AM
  • Aug. 1, 2012, 12:05 AM

    Notable earnings before Wednesday’s open: ADP, AGN, AMT, AVP, CMCSA, D, DVN, EPD, EXC, HUN, MA, MFA, MRO, OC, RRD, SHPG, TLM, TWX

    | Aug. 1, 2012, 12:05 AM
  • Jul. 31, 2012, 5:30 PM

    Notable earnings before Wednesday’s open: ADP, AGN, AMT, AVP, CMCSA, D, DVN, EPD, EXC, HUN, MA, MFA, MRO, OC, RRD, SHPG, TLM, TWX

    | Jul. 31, 2012, 5:30 PM
Company Description
Avon Products Inc is the manufacturer and marketer of beauty and related products. The Company operates in Latin America; Europe, Middle East & Africa; North America; and Asia Pacific.