|Day Low/High||4.62 / 4.73|
|52 Wk Low/High||1.30 / 4.88|
Today is a good day to consider the importance of dividends and covered calls.
Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) hit a new 52-week low Friday as it is currently trading at $16.05, below its previous 52-week low of $16.07 with two million shares traded as of 10:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 9.3 million shares over the past 30 days.
Avon Products was a leading decliner within the consumer goods sector, falling 13 cents (-0.8%) to $16.59 on light volume.
On a slow deals day, Duke Energy and Watson Pharmaceuticals benefit from an M&A second look.
Here is this week's roundup of the dumbest actions on Wall Street.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest percentage decreases
These stocks were among the worst performers in the S&P 500 on Tuesday.
The major U.S. equity indices all finish at their worst closing levels in more than three months as Greece's ongoing uncertainty continues to damage sentiment.
Avon Products' investors need to press the company on a turnaround plan with Coty's $24.75 offer tabled.
Avon stock slides after Coty has decided it is better off without the struggling cosmetics company.
This stock is the worst performer in the S&P 500 intraday Tuesday.
Shares of Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) were gapping down Tuesday morning with an open price 12.7% lower than Monday's closing price. The stock closed at $20.73 yesterday and opened today's trading at $18.10.
Stock futures hold onto gains on signs of economic strength in Germany.
U.S. stock futures point to a rebound Tuesday; JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon goes before shareholders.
Coty says late Monday that Avon took too long to respond to its $10.7 billion buyout offer
Wall Street gets the week off to a poor start as all three major U.S. equity indices lose at least 1%.
The ex-dividend date for Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) is tomorrow, May 15, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $21.04 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 4.4%.
Reports say three high-ranking JPMorgan executives, involved with the $2 billion trading loss the bank disclosed last week, are expected to leave the bank.
We got the first step of the repudiation of the woman who is really running the company.
U.S. stock futures are lower as Greece fails to form a government; three executives at JPMorgan expected to leave the bank.
Avon says it will consider selling itself to Coty after Coty sweetened the deal.
Avon Products was a leading decliner within the consumer non-durables industry, falling 70 cents (-3.4%) to $20.19 on heavy volume.
Here's a follow-up on my Wednesday trades, plus a trio of new ones.
Jim Cramer believes Avon should say yes. Coty won't keep knocking for long.
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