Impact of Brokerage Rating on Coca-Cola Company (The)(KO)


For stocks' current month, 5 analysts opted for BUY ratings. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $44.31. 121861 shares were traded during the last trading session. 19 Analysts reported that the Price Target for The Coca-Cola Company might touch $50 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $43.64 and $36 respectively. Finally, Barnett & Company Inc. boosted its stake in Coca-Cola Company (The) by 27.7% in the third quarter. Coca-Cola Company (The)'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 84.85%. KO right now sits at consensus rating of 2.60 while 6 analysts have advocated the shares as "BUY", 3 calls it an "OUTPERFORM" and 13 suggest "HOLD". Deutsche Bank Downgrades The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) to Hold with no specific Price Target.

Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Tuesday as its shares dropped 0.31% or 0.11 points. The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -2.19%.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has a market capitalization of 174.8 Billion.

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Credit Suisse Group reissued their hold rating on shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. The company reported the earnings of $0.37/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.37/share.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 7.1 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is 25.9 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at 10.2 percent.

US based company, Coca-Cola European Partners Plc's (CCE)'s latest closing price was -2.75% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at 7.24% and 2.46% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.38 earnings per share. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is -3.3 percent.

A number of analysts offered their Estimated Earnings analysis for The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for the current quarter. They now have a Dollars 36 price target on the stock. If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of global copyright and trademark laws. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, The Coca-Cola Company now shows a Weekly Performance of -3.27%, where Monthly Performance is -0.86%, Quarterly performance is -0.38%, 6 Months performance is -6.86% and yearly performance percentage is -3.49%. The institutional investor owned 161,800 shares of the company's stock at the end of the third quarter. Welch Investments LLC bought a new position in Coca-Cola Company (The) during the fourth quarter worth $115,000. Lowe fs LLC now owns 2,731 shares of the company's stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL boosted its stake in Coca-Cola European Partners PLC by 10.1% in the third quarter. The company's shares were given away at $42.06 per share worth to an income of some $1,528,545 on account of Waller Kathy N.