Consumer Goods Sector Movers: The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

Coca-Cola Japan believes its Coca Cola Plus product will appeal to older consumers

While looking at the Stock's Performance, The Coca-Cola Company now shows a Weekly Performance of 1.21%, where Monthly Performance is 1.23%, Quarterly performance is 1.89%, 6 Months performance is -1.52% and yearly performance percentage is 0.45%. The company had revenue of $9409.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $9169.94 million. The Coca-Cola had a net margin of 15.59% and a return on equity of 32.94%. The Coca-Cola's quarterly revenue was down 5.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. The company reported the earnings of $0.37/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.37/share.

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18 analysts projected Price Targets for The Coca-Cola Company. The consensus rating is 2.6, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. Analyst's mean target price for KO is $43.64 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.60.

Best time to invest in stock market is when things are on odd side, and it's not easy how to pick stocks. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Barclays PLC set a $40.00 price target on The Coca-Cola and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, February 10th.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 7.1 percent. The stock's 50 day moving average price is $41.36 and its 200-day moving average price is $41.92. The Coca-Cola Co has a 1-year low of $39.88 and a 1-year high of $47.13. The company has a market cap of $179,721 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 4,312,959,400 shares. The number of shares now owned by investors are 160.46 mln. Barnett & Company Inc. boosted its position in The Coca-Cola by 27.7% in the third quarter. The Stock now has the market capitalization of $179.68 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 28 and Weekly volatility of 0.76% and monthly volatility of 0.99% respectively. Over the past five trading sessions it is 1.07%; -0.33% for the month; 2.19% for the last quarter; -2.99% for the past six-months; and -0.27% for the last 12 months. The Coca-Cola Co Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 9, 2017. KR right now sits at consensus rating of 2.20 while 6 analysts have advocated the shares as "BUY", 8 calls it an "OUTPERFORM" and 9 suggest "HOLD". ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc. boosted its stake in shares of The Coca-Cola by 1.5% in the fourth quarter.

Based on the latest brokerage notes which have been released to investors, 0 brokers have issued a rating of "strong buy", 0 brokers "buy", 0 brokers "neutral", 1 brokers "sell" and 0 brokers "strong sell". Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL purchased a new stake in shares of The Coca-Cola during the second quarter valued at $28,182,000. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 79,749 shares of the company's stock worth $3,375,000 after buying an additional 31,690 shares during the period.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 3rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share. This is a boost from The Coca-Cola's previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 13th. The Coca-Cola's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 93.33%.

Herbert A. Allen is one of the biggest insider owners in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. The Company's segments include Europe, Middle East and Africa; Latin America; North America; Asia Pacific; Bottling Investments, and Corporate.