Rating Roundup: Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Rating Roundup: Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Investors who are keeping close eye on The Coca-Cola Company (KO) stock; watched recent volatility movements, they can see that shares have been recorded at 0.75% for the week, and 0.80% for the last month. One obvious way to identify high earnings per share growth companies is to find companies that have demonstrated such growth over the past 5 to 10 years. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $45.53 within the next 52-weeks. More interesting news about The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) were released by: and their article: "Coca-Cola exec retires, sparking leadership shuffle" published on May 17, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "Should You Buy The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Stock?" First Merchants Corp raised its position in The Coca-Cola by 1.4% in the third quarter. The stock of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, March 10 by RBC Capital Markets. Finally, Iowa State Bank raised its position in The Coca-Cola by 0.6% in the third quarter. Psagot Investment House Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of The Coca-Cola by 0.4% in the fourth quarter.

Shares of The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) opened at 43.80 on Friday.

Coca Cola Femsa C.V. has a 50 day moving average of 73.71 and a 200 day moving average of 67.57. The company's market capitalization is $34.89 billion with the total outstanding shares of 3.98 billion. This change led market cap to move at $13.39B, putting the price -23.17% below the 52-week high and 12.42% above the 52-week low. DOUGLAS J ALEXANDER JR sold $951,500 worth of stock or 22,000 shares. This represents an increase of approximately 246% compared to the average volume of 6,950 call options.

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 25th. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.01.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) high price target of $50 and with a conservative view have low price target of $39. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 11.3% compared to the same quarter past year. Mcf Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 1,040 shares. The business had revenue of $9.12 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.85 billion.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 3rd. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.38%.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This story was posted by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze. If you are viewing this piece on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark legislation. The legal version of this report can be accessed at

Several equities analysts recently commented on KO shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 2,100 ($27.11) price objective on shares of Coca Cola HBC AG in a report on Monday, April 10th. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, April 19. Finally, Morgan Stanley upped their target price on The Coca-Cola from $42.00 to $44.00 and gave the company an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The Coca-Cola presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $44.54. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 2,205 ($28.46) per share, with a total value of £727.65 ($939.27). Following the transaction, the insider now owns 319,436 shares in the company, valued at $13,815,607. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. SMITH BRIAN JOHN also sold $3.81 million worth of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) shares. TUGGLE CLYDE C sold $8.32M worth of stock or 203,250 shares. About shares traded. Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The Company owns or licenses and markets non-alcoholic beverage brands, primarily sparkling beverages and a range of still beverages, such as waters, flavored waters and enhanced waters, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, sports drinks, dairy and energy drinks. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in the production, distribution and marketing of certain Coca-Cola beverages.

  • 1 firefighter killed, 2 seriously hurt in San Antonio fire

    A Thursday night blaze at a shopping center led to the death of one firefighter and injuries for two others. Fighting back tears, the chief asked San Antonio to pray for the fire department.

    Palestine President accorded ceremonial welcome

    The Palestinian leader will this evening attend a function at the India Islamic Cultural Centre in New Delhi. The two leaders reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations, regional and worldwide issues.

    Russian Federation says US Syria strike an unacceptable violation of sovereignty

    Syria's ally Russia said earlier today that the strike had hit civilians and was unacceptable, Russian news agencies reported . Base at At Tanf has been used by advisers from the US-led worldwide coalition to train Syrian rebels fighting ISIS.
  • Full tanks and tankers: a stubborn oil glut despite OPEC cuts

    West Texas Intermediate for June delivery rose 8 cents to $49.15/bbl at 10:58 a.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Data released on Thursday shows that even Saudi Arabia has increased sales in the market by 275,000 barrels a day.

    Ford might cut global workforce by 10 percent, reports claim

    Ford said in January it was cancelling a planned Mexico plant and adding 700 jobs in MI . "Car companies coming back to U.S. The buyout offers were a fraction of the 20,000 job cuts that some news outlets had reported Ford could announce this week.

    EU's Donald Tusk pleads for 'mutual respect' in Brexit negotiations

    Tusk warned that Brexit negotiations risk becoming "impossible" as he called for "discretion, moderation and mutual respect". Mr Tajani said: "We are not seeking to influence the result in the UK".
  • The Russia-Trump Campaign Investigation May Now Be "Considered a Criminal Investigation"

    He also defended his decision to fire Comey last week, saying it was because of his poor performance and popularity. The bipartisan consensus afterward is that the Trump-Russia investigation has taken on a new level of seriousness.

    Oilers dominate Ducks to force Game 7

    So it's nearly like taking a hit. "I didn't know what it was going to look like, and it was hard, it was hard", Armstrong said. But there's no question that the man who is the rock, the wall, the backstop, the heart and soul of this run, is Pekke Rinne.

    Mauricio Pochettino Issues Transfer Market Warning to Rivals After Spurs Thrash Leicester

    Dele Alli is the top-scoring midfielder in the Premier League with 17 goals, equal with Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Harry Kane was the talk of the town following Tottenham's 6-1 win over Leicester on Thursday night.
  • Macron talks to Putin, faces media troubles

    The statement added that the have voiced readiness to develop "traditionally friendly" economic, politic. French President Emmanuel Macron arrives to lay a wreath on the unknown Soldier's tomb on May 14, 2017.

    What we know about the global cyberattack

    The infection strikes by encrypting all the files on the PC and then displaying a ransom note demanding US$300 or $600 in bitcoin. Check Point has identified three Bitcoin addresses associated with WannaCry - and this is the cause for concern.

    Snap shares plummet 22% after first earnings report since IPO

    After revealing that the company had a net loss of $2.2 billion for the first quarter, shares of Snap are down over 25% to $17.20. The company generated around $8.3 million from the category in the first quarter of the year, up from $84.5 million in Q4, 2016.