Thursday, 22 February, 2018

Price Target Overview of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

SEC FORM 4 - The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Stake Raised by Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd.
Nellie Chapman | 01 February, 2018, 05:31

It closed at $203.1 lastly. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has risen 40.31% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.05% the S&P500. Coca Cola Co now has $204.04B valuation. MANN JENNIFER K sold 8,819 shares worth $402,235. The Covington Capital Management holds 173,850 shares with $7.83 million value, up from 163,951 last quarter. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) on Friday, November 10 with "Buy" rating. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $83.43. About 6.49M shares traded or 27.66% up from the average.

LVW Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) by 12.1% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. With these types of results to display analysts, are more optimistic than before, leading 3 of analysts who cover AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE:PX) on Saturday, January 7 to "Neutral" rating. Therefore 65% are positive.

14-day Williams %R for The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) moved to around 33.21. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of KO in report on Friday, October 6 with "Buy" rating. The firm has a market cap of $19,651.36, a P/E ratio of 22.95, a PEG ratio of 1.93 and a beta of 0.91. Deutsche Bank maintained Yum! The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, January 12. Johnson Investment Counsel Inc, a Ohio-based fund reported 41,124 shares. The stock of Yum! The firm earned "Equal-Weight" rating on Friday, December 16 by Morgan Stanley. Schaller Inv Gru stated it has 10,315 shares or 0.24% of all its holdings. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.01/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 2 Percent. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Monday, January 22. West Coast Ltd Co holds 7,191 shares. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 50 investors sold YUM shares while 238 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 466 raised stakes. Parsons Management Ri reported 17,478 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Goelzer Management Inc accumulated 0.05% or 5,326 shares. United Kingdom-based Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Europe) has invested 0.12% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Assetmark has 296 shares. Community Bank System, Inc. The New York-based Walthausen & Co. Hap Trading Limited Com holds 0.05% or 23,393 shares in its portfolio. Cls Invests Ltd Liability Corp reported 604 shares stake. Spectrum Management Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of The Coca-Cola during the 3rd quarter worth $137,000. Moreover, Rampart Investment Com Ltd Com has 0.1% invested in Yum! Colorado-based Northstar Invest Advsrs Ltd has invested 1.85% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Juneau Matthew also sold $624,811 worth of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) shares.

Investors may be interested in viewing the Gross Margin score on shares of Coca-Cola European Partners plc (ENXTAM:CCE).

Motco, which manages about $976.26 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Altria Group Inc. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 63% are positive. FedEx had 106 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, June 29 by Goldman Sachs. Nomura has "Buy" rating and $90.0 target.

The stock has actually made strong gains in the past year, as the company has gathered a 15.08% return in the past twelve months. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, April 19. Take a view on its long-term annual earnings per share (EPS) growth rate which is suggested by Analyst to reach at 4.80% for next 5 years and looking its past five year record, annual EPS growth rate was -4.20%.

Not only is it important to look at the fundamentals, you want to see how many people inside the company own the stock, meaning their values are aligned with what the investors are expecting. PBI's profit would be $67.24M giving it 8.76 P/E if the $0.36 EPS is correct. Lyell Wealth Management LP now owns 7,950 shares of the company's stock valued at $359,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares in the last quarter.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 selling transactions for $13.74 million activity.

In related news, insider J Alexander Douglas, Jr. sold 338,009 shares of The Coca-Cola stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -4.3%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 11.4%. In order for Coca-Cola European Partners plc to pay dividends, they need to have healthy cash flow, which now sits at 16.24. On Tuesday, August 15 the insider SMITH BRIAN JOHN sold $4.61M. Its up 0.06, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Stake Raised by Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co". Balasa Dinverno And Foltz Limited Com invested in 9,579 shares. Balasa Dinverno Foltz Lc reported 9,579 shares. 6,278 are held by East Coast Asset Management Limited Liability Corporation.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of KO.

Although market capitalization is key to consider, don't invest (or not invest) based exclusively on it. Fulton Fincl Bank Na reported 135,735 shares.

Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE) tinted loss of -0.78% (-0.32 points) to US$40.57. Principal Finance Grp Inc accumulated 1.49 million shares or 0.13% of the stock.

Investors might be looking at portfolio performance for the year and celebrating some big winners. 801.45 million shares or 0.31% less from 803.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.