If you would invest 1,740
in Avon Products Inc on November 12, 2013
and sell it today you would lose (37.00)
from holding Avon Products Inc or give up 2.13%
of portfolio value over 30
days. Avon Products Inc is generating negative expected returns assuming volatility of 1.26%
on return distribution over 30 days investment horizon. In other words, 13% of equities are less volatile than the company and above 99% of equities are expected to generate higher returns over the next 30 days.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Considering 30-days investment horizon, Avon Products Inc is expected to under-perform the market. In addition to that, the company is 2.42 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about -0.05 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.08 per unit of volatility.
Based on recorded statements Avon Products Inc has Operating Margin of 7.57%. This is 691.41% lower than that of Consumer Goods sector, and 19025.0% lower than that of Personal Products
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 267.48% lower than the firm.
A good Operating Margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs or pay out its debt which implies that the higher the margin, the better. This ratio is most effective in evaluating the earning potential of a company over time when comparing it against firm's competitors.