When selecting potential stocks to buy, many investors want to find out what Wall Street professionals are thinking about the company beforehand - like what the average analyst rating is. Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. The current price is seen ranging between $46.31 and $46.63. Godsey & Gibb Associates holds 2.35% in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) or 298,116 shares. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 11 rated the company a Hold, and 2 rated it a Strong Buy.
Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also helps in determining where it may be possibly heading. The Coca-Cola Company (KO) has an operating margin of 14.50%. If we take a wider approach, shares have been trading 15.06% away from the 200-day moving average. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance.
The company now has a P/E ratio of 46.15 and the market cap is 2.11B.
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at -, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.02. $3.81 million worth of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) was sold by SMITH BRIAN JOHN on Wednesday, May 10. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.60 earnings per share. Once understood where The Coca-Cola Company lies, begin comparing it against other specific companies in the Beverages - Soft Drinks to begin searching for value. During the same quarter a year ago, the company posted $0.60 earnings per share.
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Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag has 0.53% invested in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Acadian Asset Management LLC downsized its investment by shedding 1,652 shares a decrease of 40.7% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017.
The company last reported its quarterly results on Oct 25 BMO. The consensus recommendation for stock is 2.50. With all of these companies being brought down, The Coca-Cola Company may be a diamond in the rough. The company has 4.26 Billion shares outstanding and 4.23 Billion shares were floated in market. Sonora Investment Management, LLC now owns 231 shares valued at $49,763,000. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 11,687,859 shares of the company's stock worth $496,033,000 after purchasing an additional 41,520 shares during the last quarter. Keep an eye on the volume because once it starts to lower, this could mean people are beginning to relax and The Coca-Cola Company may begin to increase in price, ultimately leaving you behind. The Company's product offerings include both sparkling and still beverages.