Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Beta factor is Very Low in this Stock: The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

Coca-Cola’s net operating revenue fell to $7.51 billion from $9.41 billion a year earlier Coca-Cola’s net operating revenue fell to $7.51 billion from $9.41 billion a year earlier
Nellie Chapman | 16 February, 2018, 11:07

Analyst's mean target price for KO is $49.87 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.40. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since February 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. Cobblestone Capital Advisors Llc bought 7,605 shares as the company's stock rose 4.35% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.08 million shares of the hotels and resorts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $133.50 million, up from 2.05M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc who had been investing in Coca Cola Co Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $190.96 billion market cap company.

The stock increased 0.59% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $54.52. About 13,266 shares traded. Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) has risen 26.09% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending.

Among 20 analysts covering The Southern Company (NYSE:SO), 5 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive.

Coca Cola HBC (LON:CCH)'s stock had its "hold" rating reaffirmed by Shore Capital in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold" on Friday, March 31. The rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT with "Buy" on Tuesday, July 21. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Hold" rating and $42.0 target in Friday, October 27 report. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, October 26. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of LVS in report on Friday, April 7 with "Neutral" rating. On Thursday, April 21 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with "Neutral". Scott And Selber invested in 0.27% or 10,266 shares. LONG ROBERT EDWARD sold $719,250 worth of stock. Strong Sell. Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (0) were less than Sell recommendations (1). Its down 0.27, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. 23 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. Its down 2.00, from 3 in 2017Q2. Ohio-based Huntington Fincl Bank has invested 0.06% in International Paper Company (NYSE:IP). Also, the Hold rating count is 0, as of 14 Feb 2018.

The Nasdaq composite advanced 0.7 percent, as shares of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet rose. Legacy Private Tru accumulated 15,090 shares. City stated it has 0.76% of its portfolio in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Finally, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board grew its stake in shares of The Coca-Cola by 69.6% in the third quarter. Hsbc Holdings Public Ltd Company reported 9.17M shares. This is something that Investors should look for in all the stocks they are trading and is an important indicator to keep tabs on. Prudential Finance Incorporated invested 0.04% in Kellogg Company (NYSE:K). Pittenger And Anderson Inc holds 300 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Jefferies Group Limited Com reported 35,004 shares. The institutional investor held 249,399 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.03 million, up from 18,060 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Among 10 analysts covering Community Bank Systems (NYSE:CBU), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Coca-Cola HBC had 126 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Wednesday, February 7 by Morgan Stanley. As per Monday, September 14, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, December 15 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $44 target. The stock of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) earned "Sell" rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, May 10. Its up 0.03, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. 94 funds opened positions while 456 raised stakes. (NASDAQ:TSLA). Twin Tree Mgmt Limited Partnership owns 0.05% invested in Tesla, Inc. Argi Invest has 0.07% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Ubs Oconnor Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.23% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Spectrum Management Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of The Coca-Cola in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $137,000. Garrison has 6,518 shares. $1.07 million worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was sold by Waller Kathy N. Another trade for 84,400 shares valued at $4.01M was sold by HAYS ED. Prelude Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.03% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. Geode Capital Mngmt Llc holds 0.61% or 36.98 million shares. Trust Of Toledo Na Oh holds 1.39% or 121,806 shares in its portfolio. Sunbelt reported 0.89% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO).

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $5.80 million activity. Everett Harris And Company Ca holds 0.26% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 189,522 shares. 28,232 The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares with value of $1.30 million were sold by RIVERA ALFREDO.