The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Shares Bought by Balentine LLC


Clearbridge Llc bought 31,260 shares as the company's stock rose 4.19% with the market. The hedge fund held 405,050 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $18.23 million, down from 432,279 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lvw Advisors Llc who had been investing in Coca Cola Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $183.76 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $43.13. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.95, for a total transaction of $719,250.00. Jones Fincl Lllp has invested 0% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500.

Jonathan Kolatch increased its stake in Mercer Intl Inc (MERC) by 7.64% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital World Investors now owns 142,047,166 shares of the company's stock worth $6,370,815,000 after purchasing an additional 11,593,679 shares during the last quarter. The institutional investor owned 447,459 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 91,760 shares during the quarter. Diversified Investment Strategies Llc who had been investing in Abb Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $51.33B market cap company. About 285,485 shares traded or 68.14% up from the average. Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) has risen 19.06% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 64.22% the S&P500. The stock has "Buy" rating by Imperial Capital on Friday, January 12. 28,232 shares were sold by RIVERA ALFREDO, worth $1.30 million. Veritas Investment Management LLP purchased a new position in shares of The Coca-Cola during the 3rd quarter valued at $135,000. GANDOSSI DAVID M also sold $165,902 worth of Mercer International Inc.

Among 16 analysts covering 3M (NYSE:MMM), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 6 Hold. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated had 37 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Delta Air Lines, Inc. Finally, Vetr upgraded The Coca-Cola from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $47.68 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, December 11th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Wednesday, September 16. Goldman Sachs Group set a $45.00 price objective on shares of The Coca-Cola and gave the stock a "sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. (NASDAQ:HAS) has "Market Perform" rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by BMO Capital Markets. Susquehanna Bancshares set a $45.00 price objective on The Coca-Cola and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Stifel Nicolaus maintained National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) rating on Friday, October 27. Raymond James upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, August 26 report. Sns Grp Inc Ltd Llc holds 0.09% or 7,505 shares in its portfolio.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 43 investors sold BG shares while 113 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. Private Tru Na holds 63,832 shares or 0.63% of its portfolio. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada accumulated 19,700 shares or 0% of the stock. (NASDAQ:MERC) for 12,575 shares. Howe And Rusling owns 15,703 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability, Massachusetts-based fund reported 925,436 shares. Knighthead Cap Mgmt has 3.93% invested in Mercer International Inc. Mackenzie Corporation has invested 0% of its portfolio in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG). Rothschild Inv Il has 44,430 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Planning Alternatives Limited Adv reported 3,498 shares. North American owns 6,435 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board owns 228,733 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $7.10 million activity. On Tuesday, January 23 the insider HAYS ED sold $4.01M. 8,952 shares were sold by Waller Kathy N, worth $409,733 on Thursday, August 10. SMITH BRIAN JOHN sold $4.61M worth of stock.

Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a $0.37 dividend. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. 94 funds opened positions while 456 raised stakes. 519.10 million shares or 2.22% less from 530.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Analysts await Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) to report earnings on February, 21. Rothschild Il reported 0.23% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). More interesting news about The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) were released by: and their article: "Wieden+Kennedy again ready to step out during Sunday's Super Bowl" published on February 02, 2018 as well as's news article titled: "Pepsi sees "opportunity to innovate" with new challenge to Coca-Cola" with publication date: February 09, 2018. Mufg Americas Holding, New York-based fund reported 65,457 shares. Colony Lc holds 25,221 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Conning reported 831,298 shares or 1.27% of all its holdings. First Commonwealth Finance Pa has invested 0.23% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Amalgamated Bank now owns 448,572 shares of the company's stock valued at $20,118,000 after purchasing an additional 158,741 shares during the last quarter. Rand Wealth Ltd holds 0.18% or 35,309 shares. Koshinski Asset Inc owns 16,041 shares. Boyd Watterson Asset Management Limited Liability Oh reported 0.66% stake. Crawford Invest Counsel invested in 1.3% or 886,396 shares.

Principal Financial Group Inc, which manages about $103.12B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Duke Energy Corp New (NYSE:DUK) by 23,870 shares to 981,696 shares, valued at $82.38M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Veritas Investment Management LLP bought a new position in shares of The Coca-Cola during the third quarter valued at $135,000. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 55% are positive. The Coca-Cola reported sales of $9.41 billion during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 21.8%. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Jefferies. The company was upgraded on Friday, February 12 by JP Morgan. Finally, Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc. increased its holdings in The Coca-Cola by 1.8% in the 2nd quarter. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, April 11 by Bernstein.