May 26, 2018

The Coca-Cola Company (KO): Some of the key technical areas

20 May 2017, 04:29 | Melvin Schneider

The Coca-Cola Company (KO): Some of the key technical areas

Coca-Cola has been quietly reducing the amount of sugar in some its biggest drinks such as Sprite Fanta and Dr Pepper but company executives say this has not affected sales

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) now trades with a market capitalization of $187.48 Billion. NE's holdings in The Coca-Cola were worth $920,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in KO. Barnett & Company Inc. boosted its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 27.7% in the third quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in The Coca-Cola during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $127,000. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.43, for a total value of $3,813,154.00.

Shares of The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) opened at 43.80 on Friday. 11,741,247 shares of the company's stock traded hands.

Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $40.7 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 4.62. The company's 50 day moving average is $43.19 and its 200-day moving average is $41.99. The Company has 52-week high of $44.79 and 52-week low of $39.53. Moreover, Rock Point Advsr Limited Liability has 0.16% invested in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Investors bought 24,058 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 246% compared to the average daily volume of 6,950 call options.

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. Looking ahead to earnings forecasts, for the running fiscal period, Wall Street analysts have anticipated that the company will report 0.57 earnings per share. For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $34.8 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $34.17 Billion and high estimates of $35.5 Billion according to 21 number of analysts. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 25.2%. The business's revenue was down 11.3% compared to the same quarter past year. Tiaa Cref Trust Company Fsb Mo accumulated 0.06% or 190,771 shares.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a $0.37 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 13th. The Coca-Cola's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 93.33%.

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COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Miles Capital Inc". If you are accessing this story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. and global trademark and copyright law. "Buys 2,677 Shares of The Coca-Cola Co (KO)" was first posted by Transcript Daily and is the property of of Transcript Daily. Rowland And Counsel Adv holds 0% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) for 238,555 shares. BMO Capital Markets restated a "buy" rating and issued a $45.00 price objective on shares of The Coca-Cola in a report on Wednesday, March 22nd.

As analysts monitor volatile markets in recent weeks they have updated their price targets on shares of Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (CCLAY). Delta Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Tn has 0.19% invested in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) for 27,065 shares. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc reissued a "sell" rating and set a $41.00 target price on shares of The Coca-Cola in a report on Wednesday, April 26th.

Based on the latest notes released to investors, 0 analysts have issued a rating of "buy", 0 analysts "outperform", 0 analysts "hold", 1 analysts "underperform" and 0 analysts "sell". Coca Cola HBC AG now has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 1,977.10 ($25.52).

In other news, insider Brian John Smith sold 87,800 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 10th. Investors may be watching how the stock price reacts as it approaches this level.

Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG)'s shares are trading at $86.21 with incline of 0.40%. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. First Merchants Corp now owns 18,047 shares of the company's stock valued at $764,000 after buying an additional 248 shares during the period. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Everyone wants to see their stock picks soar, but the stark reality is that during a market wide sell-off, this may not be the case. Sparkling beverages are carbonated beverages and the Company's principal sparkling beverage is Coca-Cola.

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