Large Cap Beverages - Soft Drinks: The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)

Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (NYSE:CCE), stock is trading $40.86 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 3.50% in last 5 years.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Papp L Roy & Associates' holdings in Coca-Cola Company (The) were worth $809,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The company has PEG ratio of 1.68 and price to cash ratio of 46.25. The company plans to release its quarterly report on or around 2017-02-24. EPS or Earning per Share stands at $2.18.

Soda volumes world-wide fell 2% in the quarter, while noncarbonated drinks, which include tea, coffee and juice, grew 2%. The company's 50 day moving average price is $41.33 and its 200-day moving average price is $42.68. The Market Cap of the company stands at 58.77 Billion. Investors might also notice that three month ago the Buy recommendations (8) outnumbered Sell recommendations (1). Coca-Cola Company has a 12-month low of $39.88 and a 12-month high of $47.13.

The Atlanta-based company reported a 2 percent decline in sparkling-beverage volume during the fourth quarter.

Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (NYSE:CCE) jumped 105 percent over the past one year, while it rose 34.43 percent year to date (YTD). Jefferies Group LLC set a $43.00 target price on shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 27th.

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Previously for the quarter ended on 6/2016, The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO)'s expected mean EPS was $0.58, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.60 on 7/27/2016 Before Market Open, beating the analysts' consensus estimate by 0.02 with surprise factor of 3.45%. If you are accessing this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US & global trademark & copyright legislation. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Coca-Cola Company (The) from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, January 9th. According to, 9 analysts has covered the stock while recommending a "Hold".

Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the Analysis of a Stock. As the past trend shows, The Coca-Cola Company's stock price has plunged after earnings in 15 of the last 28 quarters. Iowa State Bank now owns 5,292 shares of the company's stock valued at $224,000 after buying an additional 34 shares during the period. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $48.00 price objective on Coca-Cola Company (The) and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, January 6th.

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The volatility (week) for The Coca-Cola Company is at 0.75% and the volatility (month) is at 0.84%. In the fourth quarter, we reached a definitive agreement to refranchise all Company-owned bottling operations in China, and we took important steps to further the evolution of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa. Instead of bottling, KO is focusing on marketing its brands and selling syrups and concentrates to the bottlers.

  • Regina Walsh