Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Now Covered by Macquarie

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Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 136,385 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $6,287,348.50. State of Wisconsin Investment Board owned about 0.08% of Coca-Cola Company (The) worth $145,251,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other research analysts have also commented on CCLAY. UBS AG raised their target price on shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) from $49.00 to $51.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Northern Trust Corp increased its position in Coca-Cola Company (The) by 3.5% in the third quarter. After posting $0.74 EPS for the previous quarter, Coca-Cola European Partners plc Ordinary Shares's analysts now forecast 6.76 % EPS growth. Perkins Coie Trust Co increased its holdings in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) by 21.9% during the 2nd quarter.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Coca-Cola European Partners PLC (CCE) Share Price" was first reported by Equities Focus and is the sole property of of Equities Focus. Michigan-based Arcadia Inv Mngmt Mi has invested 0.04% in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Coca-Cola Company has a one year low of $39.88 and a one year high of $46.98. Diam Company Ltd who had been investing in Coca Cola Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $197.27 billion market cap company.

In taking a look at technical levels, Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE) shares are trading -3.05% away from the 50 day simple moving average and 8.96% away from the 200 day simple moving average. Finally, Morningstar, Inc. reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) in a research report on Monday, May 29th. 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 32.94% and a net margin of 15.59%. The company's revenue was down 15.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Coca-Cola Company will post $1.90 EPS for the current year. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 5th will be paid a $0.156 dividend. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 1st. Coca-Cola Company (The)'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 93.33%. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.61, for a total value of $402,234.59.

Arete Wealth Advisors Llc increased Ishares (IJR) stake by 2,386 shares to 10,654 valued at $1.47M in 2016Q4. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.01, for a total transaction of $1,111,417.56.

Institutional owners hold 66.20% stake while Insiders ownership held at 0.40% in the company. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,725 shares of the company's stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 129 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 64.68% of the company's stock. About 513,363 shares traded. If you are accessing this story on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States and global copyright laws. The legal version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/09/16/coca-cola-company-the-ko-receives-new-coverage-from-analysts-at-macquarie.html. Brick & Kyle Associate reported 0.2% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO).

Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). On Friday, February 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Susquehanna to "Neutral". From the opening price, the stock has seen a change of 0.93% recently clocking in with a price of $47.86. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $45.00 price target on shares of Coca-Cola European Partners PLC in a research report on Thursday.

According to Zacks, "Coca-Cola Amatil limited's principal activity is the manufacture, distribution and marketing of non-alcoholic ready to drink beverages which include carbonated and non carbonated drinks which include mineral and bottled waters, ready-to-drink coffee and tea, juices/nectar, sport drinks, fruit still drinks, energy drinks, other ready-to-drink beverages and flavoured milk drinks".

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