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AVP

Avon Products

$2.68

0.08 (3.08%)

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Call buyer in Avon as shares snap a seven-day losing skid

Call buyer in Avon as shares snap a seven-day losing skid. The stock up 8c to $2.68 after dropping almost 12% since 4/10 and one player buys 8.5K May 31st 3 calls for 14c. Open interest is 24 and the call buy opens a position struck 12.5% above spot. Earnings come into play 5/2 and shares lost 11% to $2.58 on 2/14/19 after the last report.

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AVP Avon Products
$2.68

0.08 (3.08%)

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Avon Products upgraded to Buy from Neutral at DA Davidson
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Avon Products upgraded to Buy at DA Davidson on operational focus of new CEO
As reported earlier, DA Davidson analyst Linda Bolton Weiser upgraded Avon Products (AVP) to Buy from Hold and raised her price target to $3.50 from $1.75. The analyst cites the increased "sense of urgency" under the new CEO Jan Zijderveld displayed in his first analyst meeting, demonstrating his greater engagement in the company's operations, hiring of executives with sales experience, and "establishing a culture of accountability". Based on her increased confidence in Avon's management team, Weiser also raised her target enterprise value to expected FY20 EBITDA target multiple to 6.5-times from 4.5-times, which is still a discount to other direct sellers like Nu Skin (NUS) and Herablife (HLF) trading at 11- to 12-times
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Plains All American (PAA) and Plains GP Holdings (PAGP) were upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel. 2. Avon Products (AVP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at DA Davidson with analyst Linda Bolton Weiser citing the increased "sense of urgency" under the new CEO Jan Zijderveld displayed in his first analyst meeting, demonstrating his greater engagement in the company's operations, hiring of executives with sales experience, and "establishing a culture of accountability." 3. United Natural Foods (UNFI) upgraded to Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst William Kirk saying while core business challenges for the company remain and the risk of the Supervalu acquisition integration continues, its 6.4-times earnings valuation likely accounts for these issues. 4. KVH Industries (KVHI) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Chardan with analyst James McIlree saying he expects "continued strong growth" from its Agile Plans that should result in improved margins and increased financial predictability. 5. RELX (RELX) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Nick Dempsey saying he views the current valuation as attractive. 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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Avon Products buyout could be valued as high as $4.50/shr, says DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Linda Bolton Weiser kept her Buy rating and $3.50 price target on Avon Products after the latest speculation about its potential acquisition by Natura. The analyst believes that the takeout valuation could come at $3.80-$4.50 per share, but intends to assess the Brazil anti-trust rules while also noting Natura's already "leveraged balance sheet, with over $2B of debt and debt-to-EBITDA of 4.3-times".

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