Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.17


The Coca-Cola Company is a beverage company. Smith Moore & Company accumulated 15,601 shares or 0.25% of the stock. 957,145 shares of the company's stock were exchanged.

The campaign is Coca-Cola's biggest ever consumer communications campaign on recycling and is part of the company's new sustainable packaging strategy. Delta Asset Management LLC TN now owns 27,161 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,152,000 after buying an additional 96 shares during the period. Finally, SRS Capital Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) during the fourth quarter valued at $127,000. Following the sale, the insider now owns 149,185 shares in the company, valued at $6,479,104.55. Goldman Sachs initiated Coca-Cola European Partners plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:CCE) on Tuesday, May 31 with "Buy" rating. The company holds 4.28 billion outstanding shares and 4.24 billion shares are floating in market. That's a potential -0.09 fall from where (NYSE:KO) has been trading recently. Iberiabank Corp now owns 14,973 shares of the company's stock valued at $621,000 after buying an additional 840 shares during the last quarter.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding CCE? The stock has a market cap of $195.52 billion, a P/E ratio of 48.41 and a beta of 0.69.

The stock last traded at $46.01 a tad higher than the 50 day moving average of $45.04 and just a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $43.27. Next quarter's EPS is expected be $0.39 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $1.98. Perez Beatriz R sold $1.32 million worth of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) on Wednesday, June 14. The business had revenue of $9.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.62 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.60 earnings per share. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 15.9% on a year-over-year basis.

The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.49, according to consensus of 20 analysts.

More news: Wife: Slain Indianapolis-area officer was honored to serve
More news: Malayalam actress abduction: Dileep's manager Appunni reveals Pulsar Suni knew actor
More news: Venezuelan opposition leaders dragged from their homes in early morning raids

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 11th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. Coca-Cola Company (The)'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 154.17%. If you are accessing this article on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US and global copyright law. The legal version of this report can be viewed at

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. (The) reaffirmed a "sell" rating and issued a $41.00 price target on shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. The stock of Coca-Cola European Partners plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:CCE) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, May 5 by Susquehanna. Credit Suisse starting coverage on the stock with an initial rating of "Neutral" and establishing a price target of $44.00.

Several analysts have released their opinion on The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), with 3 analysts believing it is a strong buy. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $45.48. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track The Coca-Cola Company 16 of them rate its stock a hold. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Wednesday, July 12 with "Hold". It increased, as 22 investors sold KRA shares while 52 reduced holdings. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 98,718 shares in the company, valued at $4,541,028. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.25, for a total transaction of $951,500.00.

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Considering that the stock daily volume of 11.93 million shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size that is above 5 million trading capacity in last session. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or licensed and marketed over 500 non-alcoholic beverage brands.