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Avon Products

$2.85

-0.09 (-3.06%)

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Avon attracts a longer-term put buyer as shares slump

Avon attracts a longer-term put buyer as shares slump. The stock down 10c to $2.84 and 11K Jan2019 2.5 puts trade for 64c when bid-ask was 55 to 65c. 1.5K Jan2019 2 puts also changed hands. Interest in 2019 puts on Avon comes after shares lost 10.7% Thursday last week on earnings as well as reports the company's CEO is stepping down. The stock has shed another 5.3% since that time.

AVP Avon Products
$2.85

-0.09 (-3.06%)

10/21/16
SBSH
10/21/16
NO CHANGE
Target $8
SBSH
Buy
Avon Products price target raised to $8 from $6 at Citi
Citi analyst Wendy Nicholson raised her price target for Avon Products to $8 saying the shares are now more "investable." Debt refinancing has allayed bankruptcy concerns while an investment by Cerberus has boosted confidence in management, Nicholson tells investors in a research note. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
07/06/17
DADA
07/06/17
INITIATION
Target $4.25
DADA
Neutral
Avon Products initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Linda Bolton Weiser initiated Avon Products with a Neutral and a $4.25 price target saying she does not see a change in the "status quo" to drive valuation higher near-term.
08/04/17
DBAB
08/04/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $3
DBAB
Hold
Avon Products downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Faiza Alwy downgraded Avon Products to Hold saying the CEO change suggests that a business recovery, should there be one, is more than 12 months away. To reflect lowered estimates following"another weak quarter" from Avon, the analyst cut her price target for the shares to $3 from $5. The stock closed yesterday down 11% to $3.00.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Fluor (FLR) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank and to Neutral from Buy at DA Davidson. 2. Teva (TEVA) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen, to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse, and to Underperform from Outperform at RBC Capital. 3. Ford (F) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura Instinet with analyst Anindya Das citing uncertainties surrounding North America and European growth. 4. Avon Products (AVP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank with analyst Faiza Alwy saying the Chief Executive Officer change suggests that a business recovery, should there be one, is more than 12 months away. 5. CommScope (COMM) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Cross Research, to Neutral from Buy at Longbow, and to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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