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Stocks Hammered on Sluggish Data: Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP), Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL)

Moving on tracing line, Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $6.19 with percentage change of -1.43%.

The Co has negative -21.90% profit margin to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings. Gross profit margin and operating profit margin are its sub parts that firm have 60.10% and 3.90% respectively. AVP has returns on investment of -58.10%. The returns on assets was -31% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 129.20%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by AVP with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 0.49%. The firm current ratio calculated as 1.50, this value is acceptable if it lies in 1.3% to 3%. But its varies industry to industry. To strengthen these views, active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 1, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities.

Waking on tracing line of previous stocks, Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $72.08 with percentage change of -0.32% in most recent trading session.

Profitability Valuation

The profit margin can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the Co has positive 9% profit margin that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and vise worse. Gross profit margin, operating profit margin are its sub parts that firm has 59.50% and 18.10% respectively. Moving toward returns ratio, CL has returns on investment of 25.20% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as 11.10% hat gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of -806.30%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by CL with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -0.73%.

Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.70.  The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -0.73%.

 

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