Updates on Most Active Stock: Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Ashley Carr
May 18, 2017

In recent trading day The Coca-Cola Company (KO) stock showed the move of -0.18% with the closing price of $43.59.

Analysts' mean recommendation for The Coca-Cola Company (KO) stands at 2.50. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $44.54. KO's value Change from Open was at -0.11% with a Gap of -0.07%. While the company's share hit the 52 week high on 06/10/16 stationing the value of $44.79. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) distance from 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) is 24.13%.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) has a market capitalization of 187.7 Billion while its Major Index membership is at DJIA S&P500. The Coca-Cola also was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. The company's stock had a trading volume of 14,538,404 shares.

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. If you are investing like Buffett, the report can assist in finding the company with the durable competitive advantage, and if Peter Lynch is your hero, you might find a low P/E ratio, share buyback or future earnings growth in the depths of the report.

Investors may be interested in viewing the Gross Margin score on shares of Hokkaido Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Ltd. (TSE:2573).

KO has a 1-year high price of $ 44.79 and 1-year low price of $39.53. The firm had revenue of $2.54 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.52 billion. This translated to potential revenue losses of about P20 billion for the current crop year. On average, equities research analysts predict that The Coca-Cola Co will post $1.88 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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The Company dividend yield observed at 2.96%. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 29th will be given a dividend of €0.44 ($0.48) per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th.

Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (ENXTAM:CCE) has a current MF Rank of 4445.

In related news, insider J Alexander Douglas, Jr. sold 22,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.25, for a total transaction of $951,500.00.

Coca-Cola Femsa shares were trading up 1.64 percent at 148 pesos per share in mid-day trading. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 319,436 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $13,815,607. The company has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 0.90%. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of KO.

The stock has actually made sharp losses in the past year, as the company has gathered a -0.66% return in the past twelve months. For the quarter, shares are performing at 15.48%. Insiders have bought a total of 173 shares of company stock valued at $343,859 over the last three months. The indicated annual dividend is $0.92. Shares have risen 11.30% over the trailing 6 months. Alpha Windward LLC boosted its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 0.4% in the third quarter. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. Finally, Iowa State Bank boosted its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 0.6% in the third quarter. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock.

The company has been one of the biggest innovators in "Beverages - Soft Drinks" employing approximately 100300 full time employees. The Coca-Cola trademark beverages include sparkling beverages (colas and flavored sparkling beverages), waters and still beverages (including juice drinks, coffee, teas, milk, dairy and isotonic drinks).

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