Most Volatile Market Movers: Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP), Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO)

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) runs in leading trade, it jumping down -1.95% to traded at $5.04. AVP attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -3.45%. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 14.48. AVP free cash flow concluded as 15.27.

On December 19, 2016, Chris Wermann was appointed Avon Products’ chief communications officer, effective January 3, 2017. He’ll report to Sheri McCoy, the company’s chief executive officer. Wermann will take care of corporate and internal communications, corporate social accountability and sustainability, and operational oversight of the Avon Foundation for Women.

Avon Products declared total income of $1.41 billion in 3Q16, a fall of 2.1% from its total income of $1.44 billion in 3Q15. Sales of its Beauty and Fashion & Home categories fell 1.8% and 4.1%, respectively, in 3Q16 compared to 3Q15. The company’s gross profit margin fell 20 basis points, and its operating margin raised 480 basis points in 3Q16 compared to the same period last year.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -103.90%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 171.88%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 0.44.

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, FLO holds price to book ratio of 3.52 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation. In addition, the firm has price to earnings ratio of 23.06, which is authentic method to judge but not universal for all situation.

Fundament/ News Factor in Focus

Taking look on ratio analysis, FLO has forward price to earnings ratio of 21.09, compare to its price to earnings ratio of 23.06. Adding one more ration to find detail valuation of security, price to earnings growth ration that stands at 3.20. The co is presenting price to cash flow as 548.03 and while calculating price to free cash flow it concluded at 39.83, the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vice versa. On other hand, keeping in mind stable cash flows but few growth prospects make traders to value lower.

The firm has price volatility of 1.38% for a week and 3.05% for a month. Its beta stands at 0.90 times. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 3.20% and monthly performance was 28.67%.


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