Wednesday, 20 June, 2018

The Coca-Cola (KO) Given a $48.80 Price Target at Societe Generale

The Coca-Cola (KO) Given a $48.80 Price Target at Societe Generale The Coca-Cola (KO) Given a $48.80 Price Target at Societe Generale
Nellie Chapman | 21 February, 2018, 16:07

Flossbach Von Storch Ag who had been investing in Taiwan Semiconductor Adr for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $205.72 billion market cap company.

The stock increased 2.80% or GBX 67 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 2459. It is down 10.10% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.70% the S&P500. The institutional investor held 117,780 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.30 million, down from 124,867 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock decreased 0.40% or $1.42 during the last trading session, reaching $355.04.

On 1/25/2018 Robert Edward Long, Insider, sold 15,000 with an average share price of $47.95 per share and the total transaction amounting to $719,250.00.

Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. lowered its holdings in shares of Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B.de C.V. (NYSE:KOF) by 19.3% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. It has underperformed by 4.81% the S&P500. Using ratings provided by analysts polled by Zacks Research, we note that the current average broker rating on shares of China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd (NYSE:CHU) is now 2.33. Premier Oil PLC had 239 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 4,245,213 shares of the company's stock worth $191,194,000 after buying an additional 4,212,134 shares during the period. The brokerage now has a neutral rating on the stock. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 29 by Barclays Capital. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $49.16. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a "neutral" rating and issued a target price on shares of The Coca-Cola in a research note on Friday. (NASDAQ:PCTI) rating on Wednesday, August 5. Greenleaf Trust who had been investing in Home Depot Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $218.33B market cap company. The firm has floated short ration of 0.79%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, which was 0.93. Its down 0.28, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. Cook And Bynum Mngmt Limited Liability Co reported 915,200 shares. 5 funds opened positions while 6 raised stakes. The bottom line took a hit from a $3.6 billion charge related to the new tax law, swinging to a net loss of $2.75 billion, or 65 cents per share, from a profit of $550 million, or 13 cents per share, a year ago. Panagora Asset Mgmt accumulated 0.31% or 1.72M shares. Adell Harriman & Carpenter owns 32,985 shares for 0.32% of their portfolio. 500.82 million shares or 2.15% less from 511.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 132,824 are owned by Fjarde Ap. 41,035 were accumulated by Stillwater Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp. (NASDAQ:HDNG) for 9,807 shares. Utah Retirement Systems has 705,580 shares for 0.71% of their portfolio.

Short Ratio of stock is 0.93. Principal Gp reported 0.3% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO).

For the current quarter, 21 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.46/share.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. The average volume was noted at 1819.17K shares while its relative volume was seen at 1.11. It also reduced Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) stake by 7,600 shares and now owns 55,173 shares. (NYSE:ED) has "Sell" rating given on Monday, April 18 by Deutsche Bank. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 100% are positive. Facebook had 236 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, April 4 by Bernstein. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Friday, November 10. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, May 31 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, September 12. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with "Neutral" on Friday, September 15. Susquehanna Bancshares set a $45.00 price objective on The Coca-Cola and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. Investors, especially technical analysts, may use the 52 week range to gauge whether a stock's current price suggests buying, selling, or taking no-action.

The company's stock is now moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -1.33%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -1.96% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.

Coca-Cola competes with Suntory Beverage & Food Limited, Nestle S.A., Mondelez International, Inc, PepsiCo, Inc., Groupe Danone, Unilever, and The Kraft Heinz Company. This is a boost from The Coca-Cola's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37. Louisiana-based Iberiabank Corporation has invested 0.58% in The Home Depot, Inc. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2017Q2.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. 60 funds opened positions while 215 raised stakes. Finance Counselors stated it has 260,278 shares or 0.57% of all its holdings. Cullinan Associates reported 1.22M shares stake. Afam Cap Inc has 0.66% invested in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) for 116,830 shares. Aspiriant Llc, a California-based fund reported 26,726 shares. It worsened, as 53 investors sold FB shares while 618 reduced holdings. Consensus earnings estimates are far from ideal, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. New York-based American Intll Group Incorporated has invested 0% in Hardinge Inc. Moreover, United Advisers Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.