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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.39
NYSE:AVP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NYSE:AVP: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:AVP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.39
0.06
0.92
Equity to Asset -0.20
NYSE:AVP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NYSE:AVP: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:AVP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.28  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.27
Current: -0.2
-0.28
0.27
Interest Coverage 2.10
NYSE:AVP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 1406 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.86 vs. NYSE:AVP: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:AVP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 7.71 Max: 13.34
Current: 2.1
1.37
13.34
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.97
M-Score: -2.58
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 4.83
NYSE:AVP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. NYSE:AVP: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:AVP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.68  Med: 8.78 Max: 12.53
Current: 4.83
2.68
12.53
Net-margin (%) -7.47
NYSE:AVP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. NYSE:AVP: -7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:AVP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.65  Med: 4.99 Max: 8.19
Current: -7.47
-18.65
8.19
ROA (%) -11.43
NYSE:AVP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. NYSE:AVP: -11.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:AVP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.25  Med: 7.42 Max: 14.85
Current: -11.43
-24.25
14.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.20
NYSE:AVP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.05 vs. NYSE:AVP: 15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:AVP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.02  Med: 44.74 Max: 73.93
Current: 15.2
15.02
73.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -16.60
NYSE:AVP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NYSE:AVP: -16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:AVP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.6  Med: 7.2 Max: 12.9
Current: -16.6
-16.6
12.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -28.90
NYSE:AVP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NYSE:AVP: -28.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:AVP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: 4.8 Max: 23
Current: -28.9
-28.9
23
» NYSE:AVP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

AVP Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 441,300 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 924,726 sh (+59.02%)
Charles Brandes 142,666 sh (+7.97%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 10,332,400 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 16,400,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Michael Price Sold Out
Donald Yacktman 34,998,500 sh (-8.10%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 13,300,000 sh (-12.50%)
Wallace Weitz 7,018,220 sh (-14.57%)
First Eagle Investment 173,000 sh (-21.72%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,428,186 sh (-67.44%)
Richard Snow 26,135 sh (-94.79%)
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Q1 2016

AVP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,833,600 sh (+315.50%)
Charles Brandes 156,848 sh (+9.94%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 10,332,400 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 173,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 845,926 sh (-8.52%)
Yacktman Fund 14,500,000 sh (-11.59%)
Wallace Weitz 5,775,120 sh (-17.71%)
Donald Yacktman 28,143,042 sh (-19.59%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 8,500,000 sh (-36.09%)
Joel Greenblatt 275,950 sh (-91.95%)
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Q2 2016

AVP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 1,718,967 sh (+522.93%)
Jim Simons 5,552,479 sh (+202.82%)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Charles Brandes 153,475 sh (-2.15%)
Yacktman Fund 13,500,000 sh (-6.90%)
Mario Gabelli 780,000 sh (-7.79%)
Donald Yacktman 25,605,741 sh (-9.02%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 9,250,000 sh (-10.48%)
Wallace Weitz 5,139,435 sh (-11.01%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 7,267,400 sh (-14.50%)
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Q3 2016

AVP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 266,743 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 33,103 sh (New)
Jim Simons 8,635,800 sh (+55.53%)
Charles Brandes 150,583 sh (-1.88%)
Mario Gabelli 756,200 sh (-3.05%)
Yacktman Fund 12,100,000 sh (-10.37%)
Donald Yacktman 22,933,251 sh (-10.44%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 8,250,000 sh (-10.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,478,776 sh (-13.97%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 6,200,000 sh (-14.69%)
Wallace Weitz 2,640,575 sh (-48.62%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products
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Traded in other countries:AVP.Germany,
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.

Avon Products Inc was incorporated in the State of New York on January 27, 1916. It is the manufacturer and marketer of beauty and related products. The Company's reportable segments are based on geographic operations in four regions: Latin America; Europe, Middle East & Africa; North America; and Asia Pacific. Its product categories are Beauty and Fashion & Home. Beauty consists of color, fragrance, skincare and personal care. Fashion & Home consists of fashion jewelry, watches, apparel, footwear, accessories, gift and decorative products, housewares, entertainment and leisure products, children's products and nutritional products. The Company conducts its business through direct selling. The Company competes with other consumer packaged goods ("CPG") and direct-selling companies to create, manufacture and market beauty and non-beauty-related products. The Company purchases its raw materials, consisting of essential oils, chemicals, containers and packaging components, for its Beauty products from various suppliers and Fashion & Home products are purchased from various third-party suppliers. The Company markets its products through sales aids such as brochures, product samples and demonstration products. Packages, consisting of containers and packaging components, are designed by the Company's staff of artists and designers. The design and development of new Beauty products are affected by the cost and availability of materials such as glass, plastics and chemicals.

Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 15.46
AVP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. AVP: 15.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/S 0.40
AVP's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. AVP: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AVP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.4
0.18
2.06
POCF 30.61
AVP's POCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.13 vs. AVP: 30.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AVP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.42  Med: 16.08 Max: 44.08
Current: 30.61
8.42
44.08
EV-to-EBIT 29.79
AVP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.09 vs. AVP: 29.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AVP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 16.2 Max: 59.1
Current: 29.79
6.8
59.1
EV-to-EBITDA 15.76
AVP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.69 vs. AVP: 15.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AVP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 12.8 Max: 27.2
Current: 15.76
6
27.2
Shiller P/E 11.60
AVP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 27.61 vs. AVP: 11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AVP' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.62  Med: 14.39 Max: 33.18
Current: 11.6
3.62
33.18
Current Ratio 1.54
AVP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. AVP: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AVP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.38 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.54
0.78
1.84
Quick Ratio 1.09
AVP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AVP: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AVP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.09
0.45
1.38
Days Inventory 112.01
AVP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 1494 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 64.79 vs. AVP: 112.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AVP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 89.93  Med: 99.43 Max: 119
Current: 112.01
89.93
119
Days Sales Outstanding 32.03
AVP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 40.14 vs. AVP: 32.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AVP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.48  Med: 26.82 Max: 32.03
Current: 32.03
23.48
32.03
Days Payable 120.71
AVP's Days Payable is ranked higher than
86% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 43.67 vs. AVP: 120.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AVP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.94  Med: 75.23 Max: 120.71
Current: 120.71
66.94
120.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.10
AVP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. AVP: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AVP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.64 Max: 9.6
Current: 1.1
0.89
9.6
Dividend Growth (3y) -31.60
AVP's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
76% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. AVP: -31.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
AVP' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.1  Med: 5.5 Max: 18.6
Current: -31.6
-36.1
18.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.21
AVP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2019 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. AVP: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AVP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.5 Max: 1.81
Current: 0.21
0.17
1.81
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
AVP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. AVP: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AVP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 0.4 Max: 3.7
Current: -0.3
-0.4
3.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 2.40
AVP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. AVP: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AVP' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.06 Max: 6.63
Current: 2.4
0.76
6.63
Price/Median PS Value 0.44
AVP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. AVP: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AVP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.76 Max: 3.25
Current: 0.44
0.27
3.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.40
AVP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1585 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. AVP: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AVP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 6.2 Max: 14.7
Current: 3.4
1.7
14.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -21.23
AVP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. AVP: -21.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AVP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.3  Med: 5.5 Max: 16.8
Current: -21.23
-23.3
16.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,757
EPS (TTM) $ -1.01
Beta2.18
Short Percentage of Float5.49%
52-Week Range $2.21 - 6.96
Shares Outstanding (Mil)437.52

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 5,662 5,768 6,067
EPS ($) 0.23 0.34 0.42
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.23 0.34 0.42
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.08
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Wally Weitz Comments on Avon Products Nov 08 2016 
Natural Health Trends Flat? Sep 14 2016 
Yacktman Funds Comments on Avon Products Aug 05 2016 
Yacktman Focused Fund 2nd Quarter Commentary Aug 05 2016 
Charles Brandes Continues to Buy Avon, Higher One Holdings Jul 05 2016 
Avon's Price Looks Attractive Enough May 24 2016 
What Is Downside? Mar 24 2016 
Wallace Weitz Comments on Avon Products Jan 25 2016 
How Can You Avoid Value Traps in This Market? Jan 22 2016 
Barington Capital Letter to Activist Target Avon Products Dec 04 2015 

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