Published: Sat, May 20, 2017
Economy | By Annette Adams

Can Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (NYSE:CCE) Climb The Ladder?

Can Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (NYSE:CCE) Climb The Ladder?

Finally, Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America boosted its stake in shares of The Coca-Cola by 0.4% in the first quarter.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) closed business day at $43.93 with 0.18%. Cardinal Capital Management boosted its position in The Coca-Cola by 2.4% in the third quarter. In contrast, the average volume was 12.81 million shares. The firm owned 21,685 shares of the company's stock after selling 1,200 shares during the period. Welch Investments LLC purchased a new position in shares of The Coca-Cola during the fourth quarter valued at about $115,000. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $5.34 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 8.23, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $5.91, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 7.43. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,725 shares of the company's stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 129 shares in the last quarter. The average volume stands around 1.42 million shares. Coca Cola HBC AG has a 52 week low of GBX 1,286.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 2,206.00. The firm's 50 day moving average price is $43.15 and its 200 day moving average price is $41.98. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -11.32 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. Moreover, Rock Point Advsr Limited Liability has 0.16% invested in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.67% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. This represents an increase of 246% compared to the average volume of 6,950 call options.

02/13/2017 - Coca-Cola Company (The) had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They expect $0.57 earnings per share, down 5.00 % or $0.03 from last year's $0.6 per share. The company had revenue of $9.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.85 billion. The Coca-Cola had a net margin of 15.59% and a return on equity of 32.94%. After $0.61 actual EPS reported by Synchrony Financial for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.64% negative EPS growth. Equities research analysts anticipate that The Coca-Cola Co will post $1.88 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 29th will be given a €0.44 ($0.48) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 28.41%.

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Several brokerages have commented on KO. Jefferies Group LLC lowered their price objective on shares of The Coca-Cola to $42.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a report on Friday, February 10th. Consolidated had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. The stock's current trading price is $40.32 by scoring 1.69%. Eagleclaw Cap Managment Lc holds 0.7% in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) or 26,700 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc restated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 2,120 ($27.37) target price on shares of Coca Cola HBC AG in a research report on Thursday, January 19th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,893 ($24.44) per share, for a total transaction of £738.27 ($952.98).

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Barclays PLC Reiterates $45.00 Price Target for The Coca-Cola Co (KO)" was published by Sports Perspectives and is owned by of Sports Perspectives. 22,000 shares were sold by DOUGLAS J ALEXANDER JR, worth $951,500. For the last month, company shares are 4.45%. Iowa State Bank now owns 5,292 shares of the company's stock valued at $224,000 after buying an additional 34 shares during the period. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

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