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Avient Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.30 (-3.38 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $37.20
50-Day Range
MA: $33.16
52-Week Range
Now: $37.20
Volume376,399 shs
Average Volume865,029 shs
Market Capitalization$3.40 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.10%
Avient Corporation provides specialized polymer materials, services, and solutions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, South America, and Asia. It operates in three segments: Color, Additives and Inks; Specialty Engineered Materials; and Distribution. The Color, Additives and Inks segment offers specialized color and additive concentrates in solid and liquid form for thermoplastics; dispersions for thermosets; and specialty inks, plastisols, and vinyl slush molding solutions. The Specialty Engineered Materials segment provides specialty polymer formulations, services, and solutions for designers, assemblers, and processors of thermoplastic materials; and long glass and carbon fiber technology, and thermoset and thermoplastic composites. The Distribution segment distributes approximately 4,000 grades of engineering and commodity grade resins to custom injection molders and extruders. The company sells its products through direct sales personnel, distributors, and commissioned sales agents. The company was formerly known as PolyOne Corporation and changed its name to Avient Corporation in June 2020. Avient Corporation was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Avon Lake, Ohio.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.47 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Specialty Chemicals
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AVNT
Phone440 930 1000



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Market Cap$3.40 billion
Next Earnings Date1/26/2021 (Estimated)
-1.30 (-3.38 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Avient (NASDAQ:AVNT) Frequently Asked Questions

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Avient?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Avient in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Avient?

Wall Street analysts have given Avient a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Avient wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Avient's next earnings date?

Avient is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 26th 2021.
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How were Avient's earnings last quarter?

Avient Co. (NASDAQ:AVNT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.01. The business earned $924.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $903.11 million. The company's revenue was up 31.1% compared to the same quarter last year.
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How often does Avient pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Avient?

Avient announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.2125 per share on Friday, January 8th. This represents a $0.85 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 17th. This is a positive change from Avient's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20.
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What guidance has Avient issued on next quarter's earnings?

Avient updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.36.

What price target have analysts set for AVNT?

6 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Avient's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Avient's stock price to reach $35.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.6%.
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Who are some of Avient's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Avient own?

Who are Avient's key executives?

Avient's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert M. Patterson, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 47, Pay $3.02M)
  • Ms. Lisa K. Kunkle, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51, Pay $832.28k)
  • Mr. Joel R. Rathbun, Sr. VP of Mergers & Acquisitions (Age 47, Pay $791.65k)
  • Mr. Michael A. Garratt, Sr. VP and Pres of Color, Additives & Inks - EMEA Region (Age 56, Pay $773.33k)
  • Ms. Jamie A. Beggs, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 44)
  • Mr. M. John Midea Jr., Sr. VP of Global Operations & Process Improvement (Age 56)
  • Mr. Giuseppe Di Salvo, VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Kyle G. Rose, VP of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Kurt C. Schuering, VP of Sales Excellence (Age 56)
  • Ms. Jennifer N. Prugh, VP of Marketing

What is Avient's stock symbol?

Avient trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AVNT."

Who are Avient's major shareholders?

Avient's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.78%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (4.09%), State Street Corp (3.05%), Jennison Associates LLC (2.27%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.98%) and GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.68%).

Which major investors are selling Avient stock?

AVNT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, and New Mexico Educational Retirement Board.

Which major investors are buying Avient stock?

AVNT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, State Street Corp, Jennison Associates LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., GW&K Investment Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, and Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ.

How do I buy shares of Avient?

Shares of AVNT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Avient's stock price today?

One share of AVNT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.20.

How big of a company is Avient?

Avient has a market capitalization of $3.40 billion. Avient employs 5,600 workers across the globe.

What is Avient's official website?

The official website for Avient is www.avient.com.

How can I contact Avient?

The company can be reached via phone at 440 930 1000.

This page was last updated on 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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