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May 20- Avon Products Inc, the beauty products direct seller, said on Monday it tapped a former Tupperware Brands Corp executive to be responsible for turning around its business in North America, where sales have been declining for years. Pablo Munoz, who was with Tupperware since 1993, most recently heading the Americas region.
WASHINGTON-- The Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday issued a voluntary recall for about 55,000 microwave popcorn makers sold by Avon, because of the potential for fire and burns. The popcorn makers were made in Taiwan and have the item number 474-105. They consist of a clear tub and a yellow vented lid, the CPSC said.
May 2- Avcorp Industries Inc:. *Says United States district court anounces judgement in favour of the company. in favour of the company in the amount of $27.4 million.
May 1- Avon Products Inc:. *Stifel raises target price to $27 from $26; rating buy. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
May 1- Avon Products Inc:. *Bernstein raises target price to $24 from $20; rating market-perform. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
May 1- Avon Products Inc:. *BMO raises target price to $27 from $25; rating outperform. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
May 1- Avon Products Inc:. *RBC raises price target to $25 from $19; rating sector perform. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
rose 0.17 percent and the Nasdaq Composite Index gained 0.58 percent. **APPLE INC, $442,5, up 3 pct. **TRANSITION THERAPEUTICS INC, $3.27, up 45 pct.
NEW YORK, April 30- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday after a weaker-than-expected index of Midwest business activity, and investors booked profits from a rally that took the benchmark S&P 500 index to a record. The market started off flat but dipped just before the public release of the Institute for Supply Management-Chicago business activity index at 9:45 a.m..
Wall Street opened flat on Tuesday as investors awaited economic data and central bank meetings this week, looking for catalysts to push the benchmark S&P 500 index through 1,600. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 0.11 percent. **APPLE INC, $434, up 1 pct.
Staff reviewers for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are expected to ask a panel of medical experts on May 2 if another clinical trial is required before it approves an experimental kidney cancer drug made by Aveo Oncology and Astellas Pharma Inc. **MGIC INVESTMENT CORP, Monday close $5.48, down 13 pct premarket.
**MGIC INVESTMENT CORP, Monday close $5.48, down 13 pct premarket. **PFIZER INC, Monday close $30.43, down 3 pct premarket. **ZOETIS INC, Monday close $32.66.
NEW YORK, April 30- Avon Products Inc:. *Shares up 6.1 percent in premarket trading after results. ( (New York Treasury Desk; Tel: 223 6300)).
*1st- qtr adj profit 26 cents/ share vs estimates 14 cents. April 30- Avon Products Inc on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected first-quarter profit in the latest sign the beauty products company's business continues to improve, helped by higher sales in key markets Brazil and Russia and cost cuts.
**PFIZER INC, Monday close $30.43, down 5 pct premarket. **ZOETIS INC, Monday close $32.66. **NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS INC, Monday close $23.3, down 8 pct premarket.
April 30- Avon Products Inc:. *Says based on most recent communications with the DOJ, SEC, the probable it. will incur a loss related to the government investigations.
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April 29- The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. *Hiding behind the profit gains of America's biggest companies is a worrying slowdown in sales growth, reflecting the combined effects of Europe's malaise, a stronger dollar and sluggish consumer spending.
The Fed is expected to repeat its dovish message in the coming week, which could provide a safety net for the market amid a big wave of earnings and the April jobs report.
April 26- Avon Products Inc said on Friday that longtime board member Fred Hassan resigned from its board to focus on his other professional commitments and that Doug Conant was taking over the role of nonexecutive chairman.