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Avon's new CEO is the real deal, but Jim Cramer would still avoid the stock for now, along with Herbalife.
The S&P gains on signs the U.S. economic recovery may be strengthening.
Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $23.77, above its previous 52-week high of $22.71 with 1.2 million shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.9 million shares over the past 30 days.
Avon Products was a winner within the consumer non-durables industry, rising 31 cents (1.5%) to $21.56 on average volume.
These once-great companies lost their way, but new management is bringing fresh ideas and a greater focus on profit metrics, which should yield rising stock prices.
Cramer remains cautious on Google but is bullish on Avon Products and Southwestern Energy.
General Electric agrees to buy oilfield services provider Lufkin Industries for $3.38 billion. Brittany Umar has details on that as well as a look at the day's other most searched trends on the Web.
Once again it's time for Cramer to check his 'Do Something' list to see how the companies are doing. For most of them, so far, so good.
Cramer said he'll be watching U.S. data, China data and several companies' earnings.
With the negatives coming into focus and the positives still only possibilities, Cramer said investors need to get cautious.
TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the consumer non-durables industry higher today, March 18, 2013.
Avon Products was a winner within the consumer goods sector, rising 43 cents (2.2%) to $20.19 on light volume.
TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the consumer non-durables industry higher today, March 11, 2013.
Avon Products was a leading decliner within the consumer non-durables industry, falling 22 cents (-1.1%) to $19.51 on light volume.
I am big believer in using bull call spreads when pessimistic about market direction.
The ex-dividend date for Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) is tomorrow, February 22, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 6 cents per share. At a price of $20.39 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.2%.
Investors are awaiting the president's speech for signs of a budget deal. Apple, meanwhile, declines after CEO Tim Cook speaks at a technology panel.
Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 11.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.1 times its average daily volume and trading up $3.05 (+17.6%).
Stock futures are trading around the flat-line today ahead of Fed speeches and a handful of earnings.
To benefit from the bull market, do your homework and listen to a few key conference calls, Cramer said.
Avon Products was a leading decliner within the consumer goods sector, falling 43 cents (-2.5%) to $16.85 on average volume.
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