Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) enjoyed a 184.62% run-up in share price since hitting record low of $1.3. The stock managed 2.78% rise and now stands at $3.7 as of 5/24/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $3.52 and $3.72. This company shares are -19.19% up from its target price of $2.99 and the current market capitalization stands at $1.64B. The recent change has given its price a 23.51% lead over SMA 50 and -7.04% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 20.92% gains, 22.92% gains and 85.93% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found AVP’s volatility during a week at 7.64% and during a month it has been found around 6.79%.

Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $1.23 billion or 76.8% in AVP stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Blackrock Inc. owns $161.92 million in Avon Products, Inc., which represents roughly 9.87% of the company’s market cap and approximately 13.16% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Miller Value Partners, Llc, which owns 28,070,088 shares of the stock are valued at $103.86 million. The third largest holder is Renaissance Technologies Llc, which currently holds $88.86 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 5.42% of its market capitalization.

Avon Products, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 106 institutional holders increased their position in Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) by some 40,609,536 shares, 103 decreased positions by 38,537,733 and 60 held positions by 253,214,663. That puts total institutional holdings at 332,361,932 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 39 new institutional investments totaling 9,506,897 shares while 30 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 8,214,694 shares.

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Avon Products, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director MITAROTONDA JAMES A has acquired 100,000 shares of Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) in the trading session dated Aug. 13, 2018. These shares are worth $169,000 and were traded at $1.69 each. The SEC filing shows that MITAROTONDA JAMES A performed a purchase of 500,000 shares. The Director added these shares by way of transaction on Aug. 09, 2018. The company’s shares were assimilated at $1.82 per share worth to an investment of some $910,000 to the account of MITAROTONDA JAMES A.

Director, MITAROTONDA JAMES A, purchased 456,908 common shares of Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 22, 2018, the shares were bought at an average price of $1.91, giving away a sum of $872,694. After this purchase, 3,729,778 common shares of AVP are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $13,800,179.

In the transaction dated May. 16, 2018, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Global President; Fernandez Calero Miguel Angel added a total of 100,000 shares at an average price of $1.89, amounting to approximately $189,000. The insider now directly owns 100,000 shares worth $370,000.

Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP), with 1 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 8 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.78 average brokerage recommendation [T1].