Analysts take a look at The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) having this to say.

October 11, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.74 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.05, from 0.69 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 57 investors sold The Coca-Cola Company shares while 663 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 412 raised stakes. 2.70 billion shares or 0.70% less from 2.72 billion shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Colony Grp Ltd Llc invested in 31,274 shares. Cacti Asset Mngmt Lc has 42,650 shares. Personal Cap Advisors Corporation stated it has 702,072 shares. St Germain D J Com Incorporated holds 0.1% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 19,427 shares. Patten & Patten Tn holds 184,337 shares or 0.83% of its portfolio. Logan Mgmt has 123,336 shares. Highstreet Asset Mngmt has 1.34% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 508,941 shares. 83,066 are owned by Legacy Partners. The New York-based Overbrook Mgmt has invested 0.13% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). The Georgia-based Advisory Services Networks Limited Liability has invested 0.22% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Hilton Cap Ltd Com holds 0% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 280 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust holds 13.12M shares. Allen Lc invested in 65,854 shares or 1.07% of the stock. Parkside Finance Bancshares Trust owns 17,408 shares for 0.28% of their portfolio. Compton Cap Management Ri reported 0.47% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO).

Since July 25, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $2.60 million activity.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Coca-Cola had 4 analyst reports since April 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, April 17 report. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, May 17 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, May 17 by Citigroup. Below is a list of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) latest ratings and price target changes.

14/09/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy Initiates Coverage On
17/05/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Maintain
17/05/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
17/04/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Hold New Target: $46.0000 Upgrade

The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $45.54. About 2.52 million shares traded. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has declined 1.03% since October 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.65% the S&P500.

The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, makes and distributes various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company has market cap of $193.68 billion. The firm primarily offers sparkling beverages and still beverages. It has a 81.61 P/E ratio. The Company’s sparkling beverages include nonalcoholic ready-to-drink beverages with carbonation, such as carbonated energy drinks, and carbonated waters and flavored waters.

More notable recent The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “5 Stocks to Move to If You Fear a Total Stock Market Meltdown” on October 11, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Coca-Cola’s Dividend Growth Could Double” published on September 18, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Is Coke’s Share Price Too High?” on September 26, 2018. More interesting news about The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “You Should Sell Coca-Cola” published on September 17, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Hemp Stocks: A Look At Leading Public Hemp Companies” with publication date: October 05, 2018.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Institutional Positions Chart

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