Target Price Review on The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO)

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Traders may use these levels to help identify stock price reversals. BMO Capital Markets' price objective suggests a potential upside of 5.58% from the company's previous close.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 3rd.

Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO). Numis Securities maintained it with "Hold" rating and GBX 1826 target in Tuesday, November 8 report.

04/26/2017 - Coca-Cola Company (The) had its "equal-weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means "Strong Buy" and 5 stands for "Sell". And it remains to be seen which target price KO can achieve without sacrificing much as the company is holding a -0.60% fall for the past twelve months.

Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (CCE) is now trading with the volume of 153228. The company had a trading volume of 3,989,466 shares. The company has a 50 day moving average of $42.80 and a 200-day moving average of $41.89. The firm has a market cap of $185.98 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.63 and a beta of 0.69. Finally, Barclays PLC set a $43.00 price target on The Coca-Cola and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a research note on Monday, March 13th.

"The business has delivered good revenue growth in the first quarter, strong momentum in price and mix and improvement in volume despite the late Easter impact", commented Dimitris Lois, chief executive officer of Coca-Cola HBC AG. The business had revenue of $9.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.85 billion. Presently, it has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 25.20% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 10.20%.

Over the last 5 years, The Coca-Cola Company has averaged a -4.20% YoY EPS growth rate and a -2.10% revenue growth rate. Equities research analysts anticipate that The Coca-Cola Co will post $1.88 earnings per share for the current year. Investors of record on Monday, May 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 26th. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.40%. The Coca-Cola's dividend payout ratio is presently 93.33%.

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In other news, insider J Alexander Douglas, Jr. sold 22,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 3rd. Jacobus Wealth Management Inc. purchased a new stake in Coca-Cola European Partners plc during the first quarter valued at approximately $115,000. Probity Advisors Inc. now owns 10,601 shares of the company's stock valued at $450,000 after buying an additional 1,611 shares in the last quarter. Cullen Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of The Coca-Cola during the first quarter valued at $842,000. Breton Hill Capital Ltd. raised its stake in shares of The Coca-Cola by 39.8% in the third quarter. Quotient Investors LLC now owns 50,382 shares of the company's stock worth $2,132,000 after buying an additional 6,362 shares during the last quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd increased its stake in The Coca-Cola by 1.7% in the first quarter. Mengis Capital Management Inc. now owns 33,244 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,410,000 after buying an additional 7,500 shares during the last quarter. A frequently used tool among technical stock analysts is the moving average.

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated produces, markets and distributes nonalcoholic beverages.

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