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 Avon Reports Second-Quarter 2017 Results
   Thursday, August 03, 2017 6:45:00 AM ET

Avon Products, Inc. (AVP ), a globally recognized leader in direct selling of beauty and related products, today announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017.

"Second-quarter performance fell below our expectations as we cycled a strong quarter last year. As previously guided, we expect the second half to yield a stronger performance based on our exciting product innovation plans and other initiatives to increase Representative activity," said Sheri McCoy, Chief Executive Officer, Avon Products, Inc. "We continue to implement the strategies defined in our Transformation Plan to better meet the needs of our Representatives and continue progress towards delivering sustainable profitable growth in the longer term."

Highlights for Second Quarter of 2017:

-- Revenue decreased 3% to $1.4 Billion; Decreased 4% in constant dollars1

-- Active Representatives and Ending Representatives, both from Reportable Segments, declined 3% and 2%, respectively

-- Operating Margin decreased 430 bps to 2.3%; Adjusted1 Operating Margin decreased 230 bps to 5.0%

-- Diluted Loss Per Share From Continuing Operations of $0.12; Adjusted Diluted Loss Per Share From Continuing Operations of $0.03

-- Foreign currency favorably impacted both Diluted Loss Per Share and Adjusted Diluted Loss Per Share by an estimated $0.02 per share

-- The Company is on track to achieve its 2017 cost savings target of $230 million

Second-Quarter 2017 Income Statement Review (compared with second-quarter 2016)

-- Total revenue for Avon Products, Inc. decreased 3% to $1.4 billion and decreased 4% in constant dollars.

-- From reportable segments:

-- Total revenue decreased 3% to $1.4 billion and decreased 4% in constant dollars.

-- Active Representatives declined 3% with decreases in all segments.

-- Average order decreased 1% with growth in South Latin America offset by declines in North Latin America and Europe, Middle East & Africa.

-- Ending Representatives declined 2% primarily due to declines in Asia Pacific and South Latin America.

-- Gross margin and Adjusted gross margin each increased 180 basis points to 62.4%, primarily due to the favorable net impact of price/mix and the net favorable impact of foreign currency transaction gains and foreign currency translation.

-- Operating margin was 2.3% in the quarter, down 430 basis points, while Adjusted operating margin was 5.0%, down 230 basis points. The operating margin comparison was unfavorably impacted by a loss contingency related to a non-U.S. pension plan and higher costs to implement ("CTI") restructuring in the current year. Both the operating margin and Adjusted operating margin year-over-year comparisons were negatively impacted by the net impact of the constant-dollar revenue decline causing deleverage of the Company’s fixed expenses; higher bad debt expense, primarily in Brazil; higher Representative, sales leader and field expenses; higher transportation costs, primarily in Russia; and planned investments in advertising related to product launches. These factors were partially offset by approximately 140 basis points of benefit from foreign exchange on operating margin and approximately 130 basis points of benefit from foreign exchange on Adjusted operating margin, the favorable net impact of price/mix, and lower incentive compensation plan expenses.

-- The provision for income taxes was $34 million, compared with $36 million for the second quarter of 2016. On an Adjusted basis, the provision for income taxes was $34 million, compared with $44 million for the second quarter of 2016.

-- Loss from continuing operations, net of tax was $46 million, or a loss of $0.12 per diluted share, compared with income of $36 million, or income of $0.07 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2016. Adjusted loss from continuing operations, net of tax was $8 million, or a loss of $0.03 per diluted share, compared with income of $37 million, or income of $0.07 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2016. Earnings allocated to convertible preferred stock had a negative $0.01 impact on Diluted earnings per share and Adjusted diluted earnings per share, in the second quarter of both 2017 and 2016.

-- Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax in the prior year of $3 million, or a loss of $0.01 per diluted share, was associated with the previously separated North America business.

Adjustments to Second-Quarter 2017 GAAP Results to Arrive at Adjusted Results

During the second quarter of 2017, the following adjustments were made to GAAP results to arrive at Adjusted results and, in total, increased Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations by $0.09:

-- The Company recorded costs to implement restructuring within operating profit of approximately $20 million before and after tax, primarily related to the Transformation Plan.

-- The Company recorded an approximate $18 million charge for a loss contingency related to a non-U.S. pension plan, for which an amendment to the plan that occurred in a prior year may not have been appropriately implemented.

THREE MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2017
SEGMENT RESULTS
($ in millions)
                      Revenue                           Active           Average  Units     Price/   Ending
                                                        Representatives  Order    Sold      Mix C$   Representatives
                                                                         C$
                      US$                     C$
Revenue & Drivers                   % var.    % var.    % var.           % var.   % var.    % var.   % var.
                                    vs 2Q16   vs 2Q16   vs 2Q16          vs 2Q16  vs 2Q16   vs 2Q16  vs 2Q16
Europe, Middle East & $   494.6     (5)  %    (6)  %    (3)     %        (3) %    (8)  %    2   %    (1)     %
Africa
South Latin America   558.1         4         --        (2)              2        (5)       5        (2)
North Latin America   207.8         (7)       (5)       (2)              (3)      (3)       (2)      1
Asia Pacific          124.7         (11)      (7)       (7)              --       (3)       (4)      (7)
Total from reportable 1,385.2       (3)       (4)       (3)              (1)      (5)       1        (2)
segments
Other operating       10.7          (17)      (17)      (100)            *        (78)      *        (100)
segments and
business activities
Total revenue         $   1,395.9   (3)  %    (4)  %    (3)     %        (1) %    (6)  %    2   %    (2)     %
Operating Profit/Margin                2017 Operating  2017 Operating  Change in  Change in
                                       Profit US$      Margin US$      US$ vs     C$ vs
                                                                       2Q16       2Q16
Segment profit/margin
Europe, Middle East & Africa           $    82.0       16.6    %       60 bps     30 bps
South Latin America                    45.2            8.1             (330)      (310)
North Latin America                    17.8            8.6             (570)      (560)
Asia Pacific                           8.2             6.6             (440)      (390)
Total from reportable segments         153.2           11.1            (240)      (240)
Other operating segments and business  1.6
activities
Unallocated global expenses            (84.7)
CTI restructuring initiatives          (20.3)
Loss contingency                       (18.2)
Operating profit                       $    31.6       2.3     %       (430) bps  (450) bps

*Calculation not meaningful.

Other operating segments and business activities include revenue from the sale of products to New Avon LLC since the separation of the Company’s North America business into New Avon LLC on March 1, 2016 and ongoing royalties from the licensing of the Company’s name and products. Other operating segments and business activities also include the business results for Thailand, which was closed in 2016.

Second-Quarter 2017 Segment Review (compared with second-quarter 2016)

With regards to the discussion below on segment revenue, the difference between the reported and constant-dollar revenue growth is the estimated impact of foreign currency translation.

-- Europe, Middle East & Africa revenue was down 5%, or 6% in constant dollars, impacted by declines in Active Representatives and average order.

-- Russia revenue was up 7%, or down 7% in constant dollars, driven by declines in average order and Active Representatives.

-- U.K. revenue was down 20%, or 10% in constant dollars, due to declines in Active Representatives and average order.

-- South Latin America revenue was up 4%, or relatively flat in constant dollars, driven by higher average order, offset by a decrease in Active Representatives.

-- Brazil revenue was up 7%, or down 2% in constant dollars, primarily driven by a decrease in Active Representatives.

-- North Latin America revenue was down 7%, or 5% in constant dollars, driven by lower average order and a decline in Active Representatives.

-- Mexico revenue was down 9%, or 6% in constant dollars, driven by declines in Active Representatives and average order.

-- Asia Pacific revenue was down 11%, or 7% in constant dollars, primarily driven by a decrease in Active Representatives.

-- Philippines revenue was down 10%, or 3% in constant dollars, primarily driven by a decline in Active Representatives.

Second-Quarter 2017 Cash Flow Review

-- Net cash provided by operating activities of continuing operations was $11 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017, compared with $130 million net cash used in the same period in 2016. The $141 million increase was primarily due to improvements in working capital. The year-over-year comparison also benefited from Industrial Production Tax ("IPI") payments made in Brazil in 2016 that did not recur in 2017 (based on an injunction received in May 2016 that no longer required the Company to make cash deposits related to IPI taxes) and the 2016 contribution to the U.S. pension plan of $20 million.

-- Net cash used by investing activities of continuing operations was $40 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017, compared with $44 million in the same period in 2016.

-- Net cash used by financing activities of continuing operations was $13 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017, as compared to net cash provided of $413 million in the same period in 2016. The $426 million decrease was primarily due to the net proceeds related to the issuance of Series C Preferred Stock received in the prior year.

Transformation Plan

The Company is in year two of its three-year transformation plan focused on three pillars:

-- Reduce costs;

-- Improve financial resilience; and

-- Invest in growth

The Company expects this plan to deliver on its long-term goals of mid-single-digit constant-dollar revenue growth and low double-digit operating margin.

Halfway through the plan period, the Company has seen solid progress against its first two pillars. In 2016, the Company generated approximately $120 million of cost savings and improved financial resilience by significantly strengthening the balance sheet as it lowered debt by approximately $260 million and extended its maturity profile.

In 2017, the Company’s cost savings target is $230 million, which includes both run-rate savings from 2016, along with in-year savings from current year initiatives. Based on savings realized through the first half of 2017, the Company believes it is on track to achieve this target. These savings have helped offset the impact of inflation.

With that work well underway, the Company is now firmly focused on the third pillar, to invest in growth, implementing the strategies that position it to maximize the power of Avon and drive profitable growth. The Company has defined the focus areas, evaluated detailed plans, and has started putting in place the key enablers to drive the roadmap for growth, enabling Avon to become the leading social beauty company. The key enablers include:

-- Delivering a competitive, seamless experience for the Representative;

-- Ensuring she has the right product to sell;

-- Ensuring that the Company is playing and winning in the right geographies.

The investment in growth includes spending related to media and social selling as well as spending related to service model evolution and information technology, primarily capital expenditures, which will be aimed at improving the overall Representative experience.

Full-Year 2017 Outlook

The following guidance is given on a Non-GAAP basis. The Company is not able to provide a reconciliation of the Non-GAAP financial measures to GAAP because certain items that impact these measures, such as the timing and amount of charges related to our Transformation Plan and the impact of foreign currency fluctuations, which could have a material impact on GAAP results for the guidance period, have not yet occurred and are not possible to estimate at this time.

As previously guided in May, for full-year 2017, the Company expects constant-dollar revenue growth in the low single-digits, Adjusted operating margin expansion of 100 to 140 bps over the prior year and free cash flow to be slightly positive including the expected $65 million in increased capital expenditures. The Company defines free cash flow as net cash provided (used) by operating activities of continuing operations less capital expenditures. These expectations are based on forward foreign exchange rates, which imply modest tailwinds from currency and are underpinned by Active Representative growth in the range of 0% to 1% in the second half of the year.

Based on second-quarter performance, the Company now expects to be at the low end of the guidance ranges provided. Revenue growth is expected to be driven by the Company’s Active Representative growth target of 0%-1% in the second half, supported by its innovation pipeline and the expected impact of ongoing Transformation Plan initiatives. This growth, along with continued cost savings initiatives, is expected to support operating margin expansion. The Company’s incremental investments in capital, previously guided at $65 million, are now expected to be approximately $20 million lower, which will increase free cash flow.

Conference call

Avon will conduct a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time today to discuss its quarterly results. The dial-in number for the call is (800) 843-2086 in the U.S. or (706) 643-1815 from non-U.S. locations (conference ID number: 43095216). The call and related slide presentation will be webcast live at www.avoninvestor.com and can be accessed or downloaded from that site for a period of one year.

About Avon Products, Inc.

Avon is the Company that for 130 years has proudly stood for beauty, innovation, optimism and, above all, for women. Avon products include well-recognized and beloved brands such as ANEW, Avon Color, Avon Care, Skin-So-Soft, and Advance Techniques sold through approximately 6 million active independent Avon Sales Representatives. Learn more about Avon and its products at www.avoncompany.com.

Footnotes

1 "Adjusted" items refer to financial measures that are derived from measures calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States ("GAAP"), but which have been adjusted to exclude certain items. Other Adjusted financial measures that the Company refers to include Constant dollar ("C$") items. All of these adjusted items are Non-GAAP financial measures as described below under "Non-GAAP Financial Measures." These Non-GAAP measures should not be considered in isolation, or as a substitute for, or superior to, financial measures calculated in accordance with GAAP. Please refer to the Company’s "Non-GAAP Financial Measures" description at the end of this release and the reconciliations the Company provides of these Non-GAAP financial measures to their comparable GAAP measures.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time in reports filed by Avon Products, Inc. with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including Forms 8-K, 10-Q, and 10-K. Some forward-looking statements in this release include and concern the Company’s outlook and expected results, cost reduction actions and savings, the Company’s Transformation Plan, including planned executive changes, and the impact of foreign currency, taxes and tax rates amongst others. These forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievement of Avon to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the Company’s ability to improve its financial and operational performance, its ability to achieve the anticipated benefits of the strategic partnership with Cerberus, the impact of a continued decline in the Company’s business results, the possibility of business disruption, competitive uncertainties, and general economic and business conditions in its markets, including fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates. There can be no assurance that actual results will not differ materially from management’s expectations. Therefore, you should not rely on any of these forward-looking statements as predictors of future events. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. The Company does not undertake to update any such forward-looking statements.

AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(Unaudited)
(In millions, except per share data)
                                                            Three Months Ended                                                                                                          Percent                          Six Months Ended                                                                                                            Percent
                                                                                                                                                                                        Change                                                                                                                                                       Change
                                                            June 30                                                                                                                                                      June 30
                                                            2017                                                          2016                                                                                           2017                                                          2016
Net sales                                                   $                             1,353.5                         $                             1,399.5                         (3)                           %  $                             2,651.6                         $                             2,679.5                         (1)                           %
Other revenue                                               42.4                                                          34.8                                                                                           77.4                                                          61.3
Total revenue                                               1,395.9                                                       1,434.3                                                       (3)                           %  2,729.0                                                       2,740.8                                                       --                            %
Cost of sales                                               525.0                                                         565.0                                                                                          1,042.1                                                       1,083.8
Selling, general and administrative expenses                839.3                                                         774.2                                                                                          1,626.6                                                       1,554.1
Operating profit                                            31.6                                                          95.1                                                          (67)                          %  60.3                                                          102.9                                                         (41)                          %
Interest expense                                            36.1                                                          33.2                                                                                           71.2                                                          65.9
Interest income                                             (3.1)                                                         (5.3)                                                                                          (7.8)                                                         (9.3)
Other expense (income), net                                 10.8                                                          (4.7)                                                                                          15.8                                                          132.5
Total other expenses                                        43.8                                                          23.2                                                                                           79.2                                                          189.1
Income (loss) from continuing operations, before taxes      (12.2)                                                        71.9                                                          *                                (18.9)                                                        (86.2)                                                        78                            %
Income taxes                                                (33.6)                                                        (36.1)                                                                                         (63.4)                                                        (33.8)
(Loss) income from continuing operations, net of tax        (45.8)                                                        35.8                                                          *                                (82.3)                                                        (120.0)                                                       31                            %
Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax               --                                                            (2.6)                                                                                          --                                                            (12.2)
Net (loss) income                                           (45.8)                                                        33.2                                                                                           (82.3)                                                        (132.2)
Net loss (income) attributable to noncontrolling interests  0.3                                                           (0.2)                                                                                          0.3                                                           (0.7)
Net (loss) income attributable to Avon                      $                             (45.5)                          $                             33.0                            *                                $                             (82.0)                          $                             (132.9)                         38                            %
(Loss) earnings per share:(1)
Basic
Basic EPS from continuing operations                        $                             (0.12)                          $                             0.07                            *                                $                             (0.21)                          $                             (0.29)                          28                            %
Basic EPS from discontinued operations                      --                                                            (0.01)                                                                                         --                                                            (0.03)
Basic EPS attributable to Avon                              $                             (0.12)                          $                             0.06                            *                                $                             (0.21)                          $                             (0.32)                          34                            %
Diluted
Diluted EPS from continuing operations                      $                             (0.12)                          $                             0.07                            *                                $                             (0.21)                          $                             (0.29)                          28                            %
Diluted EPS from discontinued operations                    --                                                            (0.01)                                                                                         --                                                            (0.03)
Diluted EPS attributable to Avon                            $                             (0.12)                          $                             0.06                            *                                $                             (0.21)                          $                             (0.32)                          34                            %
Weighted-average shares outstanding:
Basic                                                       439.9                                                         436.9                                                                                          439.3                                                         436.4
Diluted                                                     439.9                                                         436.9                                                                                          439.3                                                         436.4
* Calculation not meaningful
(1) Under the two-class method, earnings (loss) per share is calculated using net income (loss) allocable to common shares, which is derived by reducing net income (loss) by the earnings (loss) allocable to participating securities and earnings allocated to convertible preferred stock. Net income (loss) allocable to common shares used in the basic and diluted earnings (loss) per share calculation was ($50.6) and $26.7 for the three months ended June 30, 2017 and 2016, respectively. Net loss allocable to common shares used in the basic and diluted loss per share calculation was ($92.4) and ($138.4) for the six months ended June 30, 2017 and 2016, respectively.
AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(Unaudited)
(In millions)
                                                                                   June 30        December 31
                                                                                   2017           2016
Assets
Current Assets
Cash and cash equivalents                                                          $    633.8     $    654.4
Accounts receivable, net                                                           450.0          458.9
Inventories                                                                        636.9          586.4
Prepaid expenses and other                                                         294.0          291.3
Current assets of discontinued operations                                          0.5            1.3
Total current assets                                                               2,015.2        1,992.3
Property, plant and equipment, at cost                                             1,491.7        1,424.1
Less accumulated depreciation                                                      (770.0)        (712.8)
Property, plant and equipment, net                                                 721.7          711.3
Goodwill                                                                           94.6           93.6
Other assets                                                                       636.0          621.7
Total assets                                                                       $    3,467.5   $    3,418.9
Liabilities, Series C Convertible Preferred Stock and Shareholders’ Deficit
Current Liabilities
Debt maturing within one year                                                      $    13.0      $    18.1
Accounts payable                                                                   752.4          768.1
Accrued compensation                                                               134.5          129.2
Other accrued liabilities                                                          415.5          401.9
Sales and taxes other than income                                                  152.5          147.0
Income taxes                                                                       15.8           10.7
Current liabilities of discontinued operations                                     3.8            10.7
Total current liabilities                                                          1,487.5        1,485.7
Long-term debt                                                                     1,873.8        1,875.8
Employee benefit plans                                                             172.6          164.5
Long-term income taxes                                                             75.3           78.6
Other liabilities                                                                  243.6          205.8
Total liabilities                                                                  3,852.8        3,810.4
Series C convertible preferred stock                                               456.1          444.7
Shareholders’ Deficit
Common stock                                                                       189.6          188.8
Additional paid-in capital                                                         2,289.2        2,273.9
Retained earnings                                                                  2,228.8        2,322.2
Accumulated other comprehensive loss                                               (954.6)        (1,033.2)
Treasury stock, at cost                                                            (4,606.1)      (4,599.7)
Total Avon shareholders’ deficit                                                   (853.1)        (848.0)
Noncontrolling interests                                                           11.7           11.8
Total shareholders’ deficit                                                        (841.4)        (836.2)
Total liabilities, series C convertible preferred stock and shareholders’ deficit  $    3,467.5   $    3,418.9
AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(Unaudited)
(In millions)
                                                                                        Six Months Ended
                                                                                        June 30
                                                                                        2017                          2016
Cash Flows from Operating Activities
Net loss                                                                                $             (82.3)          $             (132.2)
Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax                                           --                            12.2
Loss from continuing operations, net of tax                                             $             (82.3)          $             (120.0)
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided (used) by operating activities:
Depreciation                                                                            41.7                          41.7
Amortization                                                                            15.0                          14.7
Provision for doubtful accounts                                                         113.0                         73.8
Provision for obsolescence                                                              16.5                          18.5
Share-based compensation                                                                16.2                          16.0
Foreign exchange losses                                                                 8.5                           --
Deferred income taxes                                                                   12.0                          (15.0)
Loss on deconsolidation of Venezuela                                                    --                            120.5
Other                                                                                   16.1                          1.7
Changes in assets and liabilities:
Accounts receivable                                                                     (92.0)                        (90.4)
Inventories                                                                             (36.1)                        (69.6)
Prepaid expenses and other                                                              14.2                          2.3
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities                                                (53.2)                        (65.5)
Income and other taxes                                                                  (5.0)                         (24.2)
Noncurrent assets and liabilities                                                       26.6                          (34.7)
Net cash provided (used) by operating activities of continuing operations               11.2                          (130.2)
Cash Flows from Investing Activities
Capital expenditures                                                                    (43.0)                        (42.7)
Disposal of assets                                                                      2.7                           1.9
Reduction of cash due to Venezuela deconsolidation                                      --                            (4.5)
Other investing activities                                                              (0.1)                         1.6
Net cash used by investing activities of continuing operations                          (40.4)                        (43.7)
Cash Flows from Financing Activities
Debt, net (maturities of three months or less)                                          (4.4)                         (11.6)
Proceeds from debt                                                                      --                            8.8
Repayment of debt                                                                       (2.0)                         (6.2)
Repurchase of common stock                                                              (6.4)                         (3.7)
Net proceeds from the sale of series C convertible preferred stock                      --                            426.3
Other financing activities                                                              (0.2)                         (1.0)
Net cash (used) provided by financing activities of continuing operations               (13.0)                        412.6
Cash Flows from Discontinued Operations
Net cash used by operating activities of discontinued operations                        (6.4)                         (65.9)
Net cash used by investing activities of discontinued operations                        --                            (96.7)
Net cash used by discontinued operations                                                (6.4)                         (162.6)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents                            28.0                          (19.3)
Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents                                    (20.6)                        56.8
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year(1)                                       654.4                         684.7
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period                                              $             633.8           $             741.5
(1)     Includes cash and cash equivalents of discontinued operations of $(2.2) at the beginning of the year in 2016.
AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
SUPPLEMENTAL SCHEDULE
SEGMENT PERFORMANCE METRICS
(Unaudited)
(In millions)
SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2017
SEGMENT RESULTS
($ in millions)
                      Revenue                           Active           Average  Units     Price/   Ending
                                                        Representatives  Order    Sold      Mix C$   Representatives
                                                                         C$
                      US$                     C$
Revenue & Drivers                   % var.    % var.    % var.           % var.   % var.    % var.   % var.
                                    vs 1H16   vs 1H16   vs 1H16          vs 1H16  vs 1H16   vs 1H16  vs 1H16
Europe, Middle East & $   1,002.1   (4)  %    (5)  %    (3)     %        (2) %    (11) %    6   %    (1)     %
Africa
South Latin America   1,057.3       10        1         (2)              3        (3)       4        (2)
North Latin America   401.0         (7)       (1)       (1)              --       (2)       1        1
Asia Pacific          248.9         (9)       (6)       (8)              2        (3)       (3)      (7)
Total from reportable 2,709.3       --        (2)       (3)              1        (6)       4        (2)
segments
Other operating       19.7          (41)      (19)      (100)            *        (95)      *        (100)
segments and
business activities
Total revenue         $   2,729.0   --   %    (3)  %    (4)     %        1   %    (6)  %    3   %    (2)     %
Operating Profit/Margin                    2017 Operating                                    2017 Operating                               Change in                                  Change in
                                           Profit US$                                        Margin US$                                   US$ vs                                     C$ vs
                                                                                                                                          1H16                                       1H16
Segment profit/margin
Europe, Middle East & Africa               $                                         156.6   15.6                                      %  100 bps                                    80 bps
South Latin America                        58.5                                              5.5                                          (320)                                      (290)
North Latin America                        38.8                                              9.7                                          (440)                                      (430)
Asia Pacific                               21.1                                              8.5                                          (250)                                      (210)
Total from reportable segments             275.0                                             10.2                                         (190)                                      (170)
Other operating segments and business      2.8
activities
Unallocated global expenses                (169.0)
CTI restructuring initiatives              (30.3)
Loss contingency                           (18.2)
Operating profit                           $                                         60.3    2.2                                       %  (160) bps                                  (150) bps
*Calculation not meaningful.
Other operating segments and business activities include revenue from the sale of products to New Avon LLC since the separation of the Company’s North America business into New Avon LLC on March 1, 2016 and ongoing royalties from the licensing of the Company’s name and products. Other operating segments and business activities also include the business results for Thailand, which was closed in 2016, as well as the business results for Venezuela, which was deconsolidated effective March 31, 2016.
AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
SUPPLEMENTAL SCHEDULE
(Unaudited)
(In millions)
CATEGORY SALES FROM REPORTABLE SEGMENTS (US$)
                                                                      Consolidated
                                                                      Three Months Ended          US$        C$
                                                                      June 30
                                                                      2017          2016          % var. vs  % var. vs
                                                                                                  2Q16       2Q16
Beauty:
Skincare                                                              $   399.8     $   417.2     (4)%       (6)%
Fragrance                                                             368.2         360.8         2          1
Color                                                                 236.3         254.1         (7)        (8)
Total Beauty                                                          1,004.3       1,032.1       (3)        (4)
Fashion & Home:
Fashion (jewelry/watches/apparel/footwear/accessories/children’s)     202.8         216.8         (6)        (6)
Home (gift & decorative products/housewares/entertainment & leisure/  146.4         149.0         (2)        (2)
children’s/nutrition)
Total Fashion & Home                                                  349.2         365.8         (5)        (5)
Net sales from reportable segments                                    1,353.5       1,397.9       (3)        (4)
Other revenue from reportable segments                                31.7          23.4          35         34
Total revenue from reportable segments                                1,385.2       1,421.3       (3)        (4)
Total revenue from Other operating segments and business activities   10.7          13.0          (18)       (18)
Total revenue                                                         $   1,395.9   $   1,434.3   (3)        (4)
CATEGORY SALES FROM REPORTABLE SEGMENTS (US$)
                                                                      Consolidated
                                                                      Six Months Ended            US$        C$
                                                                      June 30
                                                                      2017          2016          % var. vs  % var. vs
                                                                                                  1H16       1H16
Beauty:
Skincare                                                              $   784.9     $   779.2     1%         (3)%
Fragrance                                                             711.5         692.0         3          1
Color                                                                 478.0         499.8         (4)        (7)
Total Beauty                                                          1,974.4       1,971.0       --         (3)
Fashion & Home:
Fashion (jewelry/watches/apparel/footwear/accessories/children’s)     396.6         413.1         (4)        (5)
Home (gift & decorative products/housewares/entertainment & leisure/  280.5         278.2         1          (1)
children’s/nutrition)
Total Fashion & Home                                                  677.1         691.3         (2)        (3)
Net sales from reportable segments                                    2,651.5       2,662.3       --         (3)
Net sales from Other operating segments and business activities       57.8          45.1          28         25
Net sales                                                             2,709.3       2,707.4       --         (2)
Other revenue                                                         19.7          33.4          (41)       (19)
Total revenue                                                         $   2,729.0   $   2,740.8   --         (3)
AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
SUPPLEMENTAL SCHEDULE
NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(Unaudited)
(In millions, except per share data)
This supplemental schedule provides adjusted Non-GAAP financial information and a quantitative reconciliation of the difference between the Non-GAAP financial measure and the financial measure calculated and reported in accordance with GAAP.
                                               THREE MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2017
                                               Reported                                                 CTI                               Loss                              Adjusted
                                               (GAAP)                                                   restructuring                     contingency                       (Non-GAAP)
                                                                                                        initiatives
Total revenue                                  $                          1,395.9                       $                          --     $                          --     $                          1,395.9
Cost of sales                                  525.0                                                    --                                --                                525.0
Selling, general and administrative expenses   839.3                                                    20.3                              18.2                              800.8
Operating profit                               31.6                                                     20.3                              18.2                              70.1
Loss from continuing operations, before taxes  (12.2)                                                   20.3                              18.2                              26.3
Income taxes                                   (33.6)                                                   (0.8)                             --                                (34.4)
Loss from continuing operations, net of tax    $                          (45.8)                        $                          19.5   $                          18.2   $                          (8.1)
Diluted EPS from continuing operations         $                          (0.12)                                                                                            $                          (0.03)
Gross margin                                   62.4                                                  %  --                                --                                62.4                                                  %
SG&A as a % of revenues                        60.1                                                  %  (1.5)                             (1.3)                             57.4                                                  %
Operating margin                               2.3                                                   %  1.5                               1.3                               5.0                                                   %
Effective tax rate                             *                                                                                                                            *
*Calculation not meaningful
Amounts in the table above may not necessarily sum because the computations are made independently.
Note: The diluted EPS impact for each Non-GAAP item on the table above is not provided due to the participation rights of the Series C convertible preferred stock. The Reported and Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations are calculated independently and factor in the participation rights of the Series C convertible preferred stock, and, therefore, would cause the amounts not to sum to Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations.
AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
SUPPLEMENTAL SCHEDULE
NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(Unaudited)
(In millions, except per share data)
This supplemental schedule provides adjusted Non-GAAP financial information and a quantitative reconciliation of the difference between the Non-GAAP financial measure and the financial measure calculated and reported in accordance with GAAP.
                                                        SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2017
                                                        Reported                                                 CTI                               Loss                              Adjusted
                                                        (GAAP)                                                   restructuring                     contingency                       (Non-GAAP)
                                                                                                                 initiatives
Total revenue                                           $                          2,729.0                       $                          --     $                          --     $                          2,729.0
Cost of sales                                           1,042.1                                                  (0.1)                             --                                1,042.2
Selling, general and administrative expenses            1,626.6                                                  30.4                              18.2                              1,578.0
Operating profit                                        60.3                                                     30.3                              18.2                              108.8
(Loss) income from continuing operations, before taxes  (18.9)                                                   30.3                              18.2                              29.6
Income taxes                                            (63.4)                                                   (1.8)                             --                                (65.2)
Loss from continuing operations, net of tax             $                          (82.3)                        $                          28.5   $                          18.2   $                          (35.6)
Diluted EPS from continuing operations                  $                          (0.21)                                                                                            $                          (0.11)
Gross margin                                            61.8                                                  %  --                                --                                61.8                                                  %
SG&A as a % of revenues                                 58.6                                                  %  (1.1)                             (0.7)                             57.8                                                  %
Operating margin                                        2.2                                                   %  1.1                               0.7                               4.0                                                   %
Effective tax rate                                      *                                                                                                                            *
*Calculation not meaningful
Amounts in the table above may not necessarily sum because the computations are made independently.
Note: The diluted EPS impact for each Non-GAAP item on the table above is not provided due to the participation rights of the Series C convertible preferred stock. The Reported and Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations are calculated independently and factor in the participation rights of the Series C convertible preferred stock, and, therefore, would cause the amounts not to sum to Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations.
AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
SUPPLEMENTAL SCHEDULE
NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(Unaudited)
(In millions, except per share data)
This supplemental schedule provides adjusted Non-GAAP financial information and a quantitative reconciliation of the difference between the Non-GAAP financial measure and the financial measure calculated and reported in accordance with GAAP.
                                                 THREE MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2016
                                                 Reported                                                 CTI                              Special tax                        Adjusted
                                                 (GAAP)                                                   restructuring                    items                              (Non-GAAP)
                                                                                                          initiatives
Total revenue                                    $                          1,434.3                       $                          --    $                          --      $                          1,434.3
Cost of sales                                    565.0                                                    0.3                              --                                 564.7
Selling, general and administrative expenses     774.2                                                    9.1                              --                                 765.1
Operating profit                                 95.1                                                     9.4                              --                                 104.5
Income from continuing operations, before taxes  71.9                                                     9.4                              --                                 81.3
Income taxes                                     (36.1)                                                   (0.7)                            (7.1)                              (43.9)
Income from continuing operations, net of tax    $                          35.8                          $                          8.7   $                          (7.1)   $                          37.4
Diluted EPS from continuing operations           $                          0.07                                                                                              $                          0.07
Gross margin                                     60.6                                                  %  --                               --                                 60.6                                                  %
SG&A as a % of revenues                          54.0                                                  %  (0.6)                            --                                 53.3                                                  %
Operating margin                                 6.6                                                   %  0.6                              --                                 7.3                                                   %
Effective tax rate                               50.2                                                  %                                                                      54.0                                                  %
Amounts in the table above may not necessarily sum because the computations are made independently.
Note: The diluted EPS impact for each Non-GAAP item on the table above is not provided due to the participation rights of the Series C convertible preferred stock. The Reported and Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations are calculated independently and factor in the participation rights of the Series C convertible preferred stock, and, therefore, would cause the amounts not to sum to Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations.
AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
SUPPLEMENTAL SCHEDULE
NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
(Unaudited)
(In millions, except per share data)
This supplemental schedule provides adjusted Non-GAAP financial information and a quantitative reconciliation of the difference between the Non-GAAP financial measure and the financial measure calculated and reported in accordance with GAAP.
                                                        SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2016
                                                        Reported                                       CTI                          Venezuelan                                    Special tax                                   Adjusted
                                                        (GAAP)                                         restructuring                special items                                 items                                         (Non-GAAP)
                                                                                                       initiatives
Total revenue                                           $                     2,740.8                  $                     --     $                     --                      $                     --                      $                     2,740.8
Cost of sales                                           1,083.8                                        0.3                          --                                            --                                            1,083.5
Selling, general and administrative expenses            1,554.1                                        55.9                         --                                            --                                            1,498.2
Operating profit                                        102.9                                          56.2                         --                                            --                                            159.1
(Loss) income from continuing operations, before taxes  (86.2)                                         56.2                         120.5                                         --                                            90.5
Income taxes                                            (33.8)                                         (10.2)                       --                                            (36.4)                                        (80.4)
(Loss) income from continuing operations, net of tax    $                     (120.0)                  $                     46.0   $                     120.5                   $                     (36.4)                  $                     10.1
Diluted EPS from continuing operations                  $                     (0.29)                                                                                                                                            $                     --
Gross margin                                            60.5                                        %  --                           --                                            --                                            60.5                                        %
SG&A as a % of revenues                                 56.7                                        %  (2.0)                        --                                            --                                            54.7                                        %
Operating margin                                        3.8                                         %  2.0                          --                                            --                                            5.8                                         %
Effective tax rate                                      *                                                                                                                                                                       88.8                                        %
*Calculation not meaningful
Amounts in the table above may not necessarily sum because the computations are made independently.
Note: The diluted EPS impact for each Non-GAAP item on the table above is not provided due to the participation rights of the Series C convertible preferred stock. The Reported and Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations are calculated independently and factor in the participation rights of the Series C convertible preferred stock, and, therefore, would cause the amounts not to sum to Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations.
AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
SUPPLEMENTAL SCHEDULE
(Unaudited)
(In millions, except per share data)
Approximate Impact of Foreign Currency
                                        Second-Quarter 2017                 Half-Year 2017
Year-on-Year impact on Reported         Estimated impact  Estimated impact  Estimated impact  Estimated impact
(GAAP) results:                         ($ in millions)   on diluted EPS    ($ in millions)   on diluted EPS
Total revenue                           1 pt                                3 pts
Operating profit - transaction          $      15         $      0.02       $      20         $      0.02
Operating profit - translation          5                 0.01              10                0.02
Total operating profit                  $      20         $      0.03       $      30         $      0.04
Operating margin                        140 bps                             100 bps
Revaluation of working capital          $      (9)        $      (0.01)     $      5          $      0.01
Diluted EPS                                               $      0.02                         $      0.05
Year-on-Year impact on Adjusted (Non-
GAAP) results:
Adjusted operating profit - transaction $      15         $      (0.02)     $      20         $      0.02
Adjusted operating profit - translation 5                 0.01              10                0.02
Total Adjusted operating profit         $      20         $      0.03       $      30         $      0.04
Adjusted operating margin               130 bps                             90 bps
Revaluation of working capital          $      (9)        $      (0.01)     $      5          $      0.01
Adjusted diluted EPS                                      $      0.02                         $      0.05
Amounts in the table above may not necessarily sum because the computations are made independently.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

To supplement the Company’s financial results presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States ("GAAP"), the Company discloses operating results that have been adjusted to exclude the impact of changes due to the translation of foreign currencies into U.S. dollars, including changes in: revenue, operating profit, Adjusted operating profit, operating margin and Adjusted operating margin. The Company also refers to these adjusted financial measures as constant dollar items, which are Non-GAAP financial measures. The Company believes these measures provide investors an additional perspective on trends and underlying business results. To exclude the impact of changes due to the translation of foreign currencies into U.S. dollars, the Company calculates current-year results and prior-year results at constant exchange rates, which are updated on an annual basis as part of the Company’s budgeting process. Foreign currency impact is determined as the difference between actual growth rates and constant-dollar growth rates.

The Company also presents cost of sales, gross margin, selling, general and administrative expenses, selling, general and administrative expenses as a percentage of revenue, operating profit, operating margin, income (loss) from continuing operations, before taxes, income taxes, income (loss) from continuing operations, net of tax, diluted earnings (loss) per share from continuing operations and effective tax rate on a Non-GAAP basis. The Company refers to these Non-GAAP financial measures as "Adjusted." The Company has provided quantitative reconciliations of the difference between the Non-GAAP financial measures and the financial measures calculated and reported in accordance with GAAP. See "Supplemental Schedules - Non-GAAP Financial Measures" within this release for these quantitative reconciliations.

The Company uses the Non-GAAP financial measures to evaluate its operating performance. These Non-GAAP measures should not be considered in isolation, or as a substitute for, or superior to, financial measures calculated in accordance with GAAP. The Company believes investors find the Non-GAAP information helpful in understanding the ongoing performance of operations separate from items that may have a disproportionate positive or negative impact on the Company’s financial results in any particular period. The Company believes that it is meaningful for investors to be made aware of the impacts of: 1) CTI restructuring initiatives; 2) a charge for a loss contingency related to a non-U.S. pension plan ("Loss contingency"); 3) charges related to the deconsolidation of the Company’s Venezuela operations as of March 31, 2016 ("Venezuelan special items"); and 4) income tax benefits realized in the first quarter of 2016 as a result of tax planning strategies and in the second quarter of 2016 primarily due to the release of a valuation allowance associated with Russia ("Special tax items").

The Loss contingency includes the impact on the Consolidated Statements of Operations during the second quarter of 2017 caused by a charge of approximately $18 million for a loss contingency related to a non-U.S. pension plan, for which an amendment to the plan that occurred in a prior year may not have been appropriately implemented.

The Venezuelan special items include the impact on the Consolidated Statements of Operations in 2016 caused by the deconsolidation of the Company’s Venezuelan operations for which the Company recorded a loss of approximately $120 million in other expense, net. The loss was comprised of approximately $39 million in net assets of the Venezuelan business and approximately $81 million in accumulated foreign currency translation adjustments within accumulated other comprehensive loss associated with foreign currency changes before Venezuela was accounted for as a highly inflationary economy.

The Special tax items include the impact during the second quarter of 2016 on the provision for income taxes in the Consolidated Statements of Operations primarily due to the release of a valuation allowance associated with Russia of approximately $7 million. Special tax items also include the impact during the first quarter of 2016 on the provision for income taxes in the Consolidated Statements of Operations due to an income tax benefit of approximately $29 million recognized as the result of the implementation of foreign tax planning strategies.

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