Monday, 16 July, 2018

The Coca-Cola (KO) Earns Outperform Rating from Credit Suisse Group

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Nellie Chapman | 23 February, 2018, 13:24

Novare Capital Management LLC now owns 24,382 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,094,000 after purchasing an additional 5,671 shares in the last quarter. The institutional investor held 450 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.53 million, up from 246 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) now has a Weekly Volatility of 1.82% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 2.05% percent. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $182.43. About 12.79M shares traded or 2.92% up from the average. CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI) has risen 66.12% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Nichols & Pratt Advisers Llp decreased Coca Cola Co (KO) stake by 2.06% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Avalon Advisors Llc bought 190,094 shares as the company's stock rose 6.48% with the market. South Dakota Invest Council holds 0.32% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) or 347,296 shares. The company's market cap is $183.84 Billion, and the average volume is $12.39 Million. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 122,640 shares of company stock valued at $5,800,776. About 10,861 shares traded.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) closed its last session at $43.34. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 6 analysts rated The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 4 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Therefore 0 are positive.

Stock analysts at Jefferies Group issued their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for The Coca-Cola in a research report issued on Tuesday. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, January 4 by Jefferies. According to today's trading volume The Coca-Cola Company is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Tuesday, March 15 with "Neutral". Credit Suisse has "Buy" rating and $49 target. (NASDAQ:HAIR) to report -0.77 EPS and has got OUTPERFORM rating from 2 of Thomson Reuters analysts and 0 analyst (s) given UNDERPERFORM rating. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, January 9.

Since January 31, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 sales for $99,659 activity. 15,000 shares valued at $719,250 were sold by LONG ROBERT EDWARD on Wednesday, January 24.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. Finally, Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. raised its stake in shares of The Coca-Cola by 102.2% in the third quarter. Taking short look on returns of the firm, net profit margin recorded as 61.50% while operating profit margin was 12.70%, whereas price to sale ratio stands at 4.93 and it indicates how much investor paid for a share compared to the sales a company generated per share. Jolley Asset Management Ltd Liability Com holds 3,005 shares. Canada Pension Plan Board holds 9.02M shares or 0.83% of its portfolio. Cadence Fincl Bank Na reported 119,249 shares. The company has a current ratio of 1.34, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.64. M&T Financial Bank Corp holds 0.01% or 6,500 shares. Waters Parkerson & Lc reported 278,379 shares.

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February 16th. Foyston Gordon Payne holds 7.61% or 563,720 shares in its portfolio. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability has invested 0.22% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO).

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.77 Percent and Institutional ownership of 67.6 Percent. Nbt Bancorp N A Ny accumulated 90,382 shares.

Arizona State Retirement System, which manages about $8.37B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Kla Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC) by 21,360 shares to 72,540 shares, valued at $7.69M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. About 3.01 million shares traded. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $0.42, while the High earnings estimate is $0.48.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter a year ago was $0.44. KO's profit will be $2.00 billion for 23.32 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality.

The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.46, according to consensus of 21 analysts. Carnegie Capital Asset Limited Liability Com, Ohio-based fund reported 44,464 shares. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (IXUS) by 167,603 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.50M shares, and has risen its stake in Powershares Etf Tr Ii (PGX). Therefore 78% are positive. Rio Tinto had 50 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, October 23 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to "Buy". Volume increases every time a buyer and seller transact their stock or futures contract. On Friday, August 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Vetr to "Hold". The rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy" on Thursday, December 1. Wells Fargo & Co raised The Coca-Cola from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating and increased their target price for the company from $46.72 to $51.00 in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Market Perform" on Thursday, October 29. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, July 18 with "Buy".

With Coca-Cola Georgia Peach and Coca-Cola California Raspberry, the company hopes to capitalize on the growing popularity of craft sodas and build on the success of Coca-Cola from Mexico, which the company began importing into the U.S.in 2006. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold" on Wednesday, July 12. Corporate insiders own 1.51% of the company's stock.

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