Published: Thu, February 15, 2018
Finance | By Loren Pratt

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is trading with P/E ratio of 42.05

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is trading with P/E ratio of 42.05

The stock increased 5.34% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $3.75. Share price is traded in GBX. NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) has risen 9.86% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

Covington Capital Management increased its stake in Coca Cola Co (KO) by 6.04% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The ERP5 looks at the Price to Book ratio, Earnings Yield, ROIC and 5 year average ROIC. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 123,796 shares in the company, valued at $5,713,185.40. Wade G W & Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $830.87B market cap company. (VRX) stock price traded at a gap of -9.42% from an average price of last twenty days and stands at a distance of -11.53% away from it's an average price of recent fifty days. About 13.16M shares traded or 4.83% up from the average.

The company's ATR (Average True Range) is 0.86. It has underperformed by 5.95% the S&P500. It seems that The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) might see muted action given an ABR of 2.5 or Hold rating. Therefore 29% are positive. The higher end of the revenue estimate is $7.81 Billion and the lower end is $6.94 Billion.

The Q.i. Value of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) is 43.00000. The Coca-Cola presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $49.01. Stephens maintained Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Tuesday, January 23 with "Buy" rating. A rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy recommendation. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with "Hold" rating and $70.0 target in Thursday, December 21 report. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Cowen & Co. The rating was upgraded by Vetr to "Hold" on Monday, August 31. The Roof Eidam & Maycock holds 9,320 shares with $845,000 value, down from 21,565 last quarter.

As the P/E goes up, it shows that current investor sentiment is that the company is worth more. Its up 0.86, from 1.59 in 2017Q2.

KO has been the topic of several research reports. Sometimes this may be justified, but other times this type of panic selling can cause investors to just have to repurchase shares at a higher price after the recovery. The New Mexico-based New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has invested 0.77% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Return on Assets (ROA) ratio indicates how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. Stillwater Invest owns 41,035 shares. 12,924 are held by 10.

Davita Healthcare Partners Inc (DVA) shares are moving today on volatility 0.31% or $0.23 from the open. The Value Composite Two of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) is 53. Calamos Advisors Limited Liability holds 1.66 million shares or 0.58% of its portfolio. Gamble Jones Counsel has invested 0.81% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). (NASDAQ:INVE) or 2,047 shares. Colorado-based Ghp Invest Advsrs Inc has invested 0.11% in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL).

The company is estimated to report earnings on Feb 16 BMO.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $5.80 million activity. The insider SMITH BRIAN JOHN sold 100,000 shares worth $4.61M. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 10 by RBC Capital Markets. $4.01 million worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares were sold by HAYS ED. Truepoint Inc. now owns 571,069 shares of the company's stock valued at $571,000 after purchasing an additional 556,594 shares during the period. It turned negative, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. Cobblestone Capital Advsrs Ltd owns 30,210 shares or 0.17% of their United States portfolio. 236,510 were reported by Manufacturers Life Ins The. Shine Investment Advisory Svcs reported 3,185 shares. Nationwide Fund accumulated 20,293 shares. Shell Asset Mgmt stated it has 0% in NOW Inc. Shaker Financial Services Llc owns 133,250 shares or 0.95% of their USA portfolio. Main Street Research Limited Liability Corp reported 26,109 shares. Hollencrest Llc holds 0.02% in Identiv, Inc. D E Shaw has 919,308 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Meyer Handelman Co holds 344,800 shares. Campbell Newman Asset Mgmt accumulated 34,963 shares or 0.28% of the stock. South Dakota Investment Council reported 0.02% in Aqua America, Inc.

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