Barclays PLC Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)

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Chemical Bank increased Coca Cola Co (KO) stake by 5.84% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board lifted its position in Coca-Cola Company (The) by 66.1% during the first quarter. Vetr downgraded the shares of KO in report on Friday, August 28 to "Buy" rating. For the quarter, shares have been noted at 2.64%. This is an increase from Coca-Cola Company (The)'s previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. Perkins Coie Trust Co now owns 3,180 shares of the company's stock worth $143,000 after buying an additional 572 shares during the last quarter. Regentatlantic Capital LLC grew its stake in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) by 0.4% during the second quarter. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. now owns 379,375 shares of the company's stock worth $16,101,000 after acquiring an additional 275,539 shares during the last quarter.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in KO. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Ltd Co has invested 0.04% in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. has $60 highest and $36 lowest target. Northern Trust Corp now owns 50,093,237 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,119,945,000 after buying an additional 1,704,510 shares during the period. Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. had 56 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The shares price go up so far this year; showing a rise of 11.22% and dropped with negative flow of -0.37% during recent week. Coca-Cola Company (The) had a return on equity of 34.53% and a net margin of 10.68%. The company had revenue of $9.70 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.62 billion. The company's revenue was down 15.9% on a year-over-year basis.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 11th. Job losses are ..." with publication date: "September 15, 2017. Coca-Cola European Partners PLC's dividend payout ratio is now 56.50%. Another trade for 22,000 shares valued at $951,500 was sold by DOUGLAS J ALEXANDER JR. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.99, for a total value of $8,312,140.62. Moving toward the technical facts, its current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is 0.49% and standing 1.38% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded up 6.24% from 200-Day Simple Moving Average. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 87,800 shares were sold by SMITH BRIAN JOHN, worth $3.81 million on Wednesday, May 10. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 315,606 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,514,719.94. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

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Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) traded up 0.07% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $41.23. Insiders own 1.51% of the company's stock. Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. If you are accessing this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of US and global trademark & copyright law. The original version of this news story can be read at Brick & Kyle Associate reported 0.2% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO).

In a report made public on 15 September, expert analysts at Macquarie has begun coverage for Coca-Cola European Partners plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:CCE) shares. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, September 5 report. Macquarie started coverage on Coca-Cola Company (The) in a research note on Friday. The mean target price as estimated by the analysts for the company has been recorded at $47.44. The brokerage set a "neutral" rating and a $47.00 price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. (NYSE:VZ). At the time of writing, the First Call consensus price target for the company is $49.59.

Finally, Argus raised their price objective on Coca-Cola European Partners PLC from $44.00 to $46.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th.