The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Closed at $43.85

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Closed at $43.85

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Closed at $43.85

Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares traded -0.18% down during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $43.59.

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. These analysts polled by Zacks Research now have a mean target price of $75.636 on the stock.

Analyst recommendations and estimates are for informational purposes only and should be used along with a number of other factors when considering an investment position.

15 analysts on average are expecting Welltower Inc.to report earnings of $1.06 per share for the current quarter.

Coca-Cola has returned nearly $6 billion in dividends to shareholders last year, leading it to return $35 billion to investors through dividends in the last six years.

An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.38 earnings per share. FCAU's EPS growth for past 5 years was 86.70%. Reyes Holdings operations include Reyes Beverage Group, the largest beer distributor in the United States representing import, craft and domestic beer brands; The Martin-Brower Company, L.L.C., a global quick-service restaurant distribution business and the largest supplier worldwide of distribution services to the McDonald's restaurant system; Reinhart Foodservice, L.L.C., one of the largest broadline foodservice distributors in the United States; and Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, L.L.C., a dedicated Coca-Cola bottler, manufacturer and distributor based in the Midwest. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. It looks like traders are happy with the stock.

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01/03/2017 - Coca-Cola HBC AG (CDI) had its "Outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc reaffirmed a "sell" rating and issued a $39.00 price target on shares of The Coca-Cola in a research note on Monday, January 9th. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters Analysts is Outperform for WPZ and their mean rating for the stock is 1.89 on scale of 1-5.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of KO. Welch Investments LLC acquired a new stake in shares of The Coca-Cola during the fourth quarter valued at $115,000.

Unfortunately, its share price appreciation has remained sluggish over the last few years, due to strong market competition and negative revenue growth. The firm has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of 6.80%. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in The Coca-Cola by 5.0% in the first quarter. CWM LLC now owns 6,398 shares of the company's stock valued at $271,000 after buying an additional 1,400 shares in the last quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in The Coca-Cola during the fourth quarter worth $127,000. Finally, Northwest Investment Counselors LLC raised its stake in The Coca-Cola by 1.6% in the third quarter. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time.

The firm also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 29th will be given a dividend of €0.44 ($0.48) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 29th. Its organic sales were flat with the previous year's quarter; price/mix grew 3%, supported by a solid contribution from all segments. The Coca-Cola's payout ratio is 93.33%.

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The Coca-Cola Company is a beverage company. The Company markets Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Coca-Cola Light, Fanta and Sprite, as well as water, juice and energy drinks.

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