Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 10, 2013

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Avon Products, Inc. ( AVP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AVP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AVP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $23.51, the dividend yield is 1.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AVP was $23.51, representing a -3.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.30 and a 71.61% increase over the 52 week low of $13.70.

AVP is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Procter & Gamble Company ( PG ) and Unilever PLC ( UL ). AVP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.19. Zacks Investment Research reports AVP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 34.76%, compared to an industry average of 4.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AVP Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AVP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AVP as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY )
  • Rydex ETF Trust ( RSP )
  • Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF ( SCHD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RHS with an increase of 17.91% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AVP at 3.19%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AVP , PG , RHS , RSP , SCHD , SDY , UL

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