The ex-dividend date for Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) is Monday, August 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $16.35 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 5.7%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Avon Products (NYSE: AVP) is Monday, August 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 23 cents per share. At a price of $16.35 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.7%. The average volume for Avon has been 7.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Avon has a market cap of $7.01 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 5.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and markets beauty and related products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 28, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Avon as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. You can view the full Avon Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.
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