Coca-Cola Company Profile (NYSE:KO)

About Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola logoThe Coca-Cola Company is a beverage company. The Company owns or licenses and markets over 500 nonalcoholic beverage brands, primarily sparkling beverages but also a range of still beverages, such as waters, enhanced waters, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and energy and sports drinks. The Company's segments include Eurasia and Africa, Europe, Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific, Bottling Investments and Corporate. It owns and markets a range of nonalcoholic sparkling beverage brands, including Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Fanta and Sprite. It markets, manufactures and sells beverage concentrates, which are referred to as beverage bases, and syrups, including fountain syrups (concentrate business or concentrate operations), and finished sparkling and still beverages (finished product business or finished product operations). In the United States, it manufactures fountain syrups and sells them to fountain retailers, such as restaurants and convenience stores.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Beverages - Soft Drinks
  • Sub-Industry: Soft Drinks
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KO
  • CUSIP: 19121610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $42.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $43.30
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $44.71
  • 52-Week Range: $39.33 - $47.13
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.19
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.13
  • P/E Growth: 10.46
  • Market Cap: $181.49B
  • Outstanding Shares: 4,316,029,000
  • Beta: 0.57
  • Net Margins: 17.61%
  • Return on Equity: 32.78%
  • Return on Assets: 9.25%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.09%
  • Current Ratio: 1.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.11%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 10 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.45)
Consensus Price Target: $46.74 (11.15% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/19/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$50.00View Rating Details
9/15/2016Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageNeutral$44.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/22/2016SusquehannaReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/10/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$49.00View Rating Details
8/8/2016Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetNeutral$44.00View Rating Details
8/1/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetSell$38.00View Rating Details
7/31/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$48.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Set Price TargetNeutral$45.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$54.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
7/24/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/15/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
4/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$51.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$52.00View Rating Details
3/10/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$54.00View Rating Details
2/26/2016Sterne Agee CRTDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/24/2016HSBCBoost Price TargetBuy$46.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
2/9/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$48.00View Rating Details
1/28/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$45.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
12/4/2015Tigress FinancialDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
11/2/2015Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$37.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
4/7/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
4/7/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
2/10/2015BTIG ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$48.00View Rating Details
10/27/2014Buckingham ResearchDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$44.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
10/22/2014GabelliDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/27/2016Q216$0.58$0.60$11.69 billion$11.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.44$0.45$10.28 billion$10.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q415$0.37$0.38$9.96 billion$10.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.50$0.51$11.60 billion$11.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.60$0.63$12.07 billion$12.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.42$0.48$10.65 billion$10.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2015Q414$0.43$0.44$10.80 billion$10.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314$0.53$0.53$12.14 billion$11.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q214$0.63$0.64$12.82 billion$12.57 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/15/2014Q114$0.45$0.44$10.61 billion$10.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q413$0.46$0.46$11.31 billion$11.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/15/2013Q313$0.54$0.53$12.07 billion$12.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/16/2013Q2 2013$0.63$0.63$12.97 billion$12.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2013Q1 2013$0.45$0.46$11.05 billion$11.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.44$0.45$11.55 million$11.46 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2012$0.51$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2012$1.19$1.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2012$0.88$0.89ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.78$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$1.02$1.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$1.16$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.87$0.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$0.72$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.9 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.99 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q2 20163$0.57$0.60$0.59
Q3 20163$0.50$0.52$0.51
Q4 20162$0.37$0.39$0.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO)
Annual Dividend:$1.40
Dividend Yield:3.33%
Dividend Growth:9.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:80.46% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
73.68% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
70.35% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:53 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.54%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 64.33%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/20/2016J Alexander Douglas JrEVPSell572,748$45.25$25,916,847.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Brian John SmithInsiderSell50,000$44.32$2,216,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Larry M MarkVPSell28,000$44.52$1,246,560.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2016J Alexander Douglas JrEVPSell80,000$46.95$3,756,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/5/2016Brent HastieSVPSell18,670$46.60$870,022.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Atul SinghInsiderSell206,728$46.70$9,654,197.60View SEC Filing  
3/29/2016Ed HaysSVPSell29,818$46.00$1,371,628.00View SEC Filing  
3/29/2016J Alexander Douglas JrEVPSell50,000$46.00$2,300,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2016Irial FinanEVPSell455,172$45.70$20,801,360.40View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Ed HaysSVPSell28,216$45.50$1,283,828.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Alexander B Cummings JrEVPSell640,000$43.72$27,980,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016J Alexander Douglas JrEVPSell19,644$43.85$861,389.40View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016J Alexander Douglas JrEVPSell32,000$44.00$1,408,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Atul SinghinsiderSell33,760$43.75$1,477,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Brian John SmithinsiderSell116,414$42.30$4,924,312.20View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Irial FinanEVPSell280,000$42.20$11,816,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Brian John SmithinsiderSell30,000$42.60$1,278,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Quinto Marcos DeEVPSell117,072$42.85$5,016,535.20View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Alexander B. Cummings, Jr.EVPSell731,928$42.64$31,209,409.92View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Alexander B. Cummings, Jr.EVPSell166,630$42.80$7,131,764.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2015Ahmet C. BozerEVPSell75,660$42.00$3,177,720.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2015Ceree EberlySVPSell12,400$39.95$495,380.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015J Alexander Douglas, Jr.EVPSell32,767$39.59$1,297,245.53View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Kathy N WallerCFOSell51,424$40.40$2,077,529.60View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Alexander B Cummings JrEVPSell77,720$43.18$3,355,949.60View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015James QuinceyInsiderSell286,584$42.25$12,108,174.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Marc J BollandDirectorBuy10,000$42.09$420,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Joseph V TripodiEVPSell381,500$43.12$16,450,280.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Atul SinghInsiderSell124,946$44.38$5,545,103.48View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014James D Robinson IIIDirectorSell9,140$42.36$387,170.40View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Nathan KalumbuInsiderSell180,040$41.82$7,529,272.80View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Brian John SmithInsiderSell56,499$40.67$2,297,814.33View SEC Filing  
10/3/2014Clyde C TuggleSVPSell180,000$43.00$7,740,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Clyde C TuggleSVPSell174,140$41.99$7,312,138.60View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Irial FinanEVPSell250,000$41.61$10,402,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Ceree EberlySVPSell13,960$41.00$572,360.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2014Kathy N WallerCFOSell9,399$42.00$394,758.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Guy WollaertSVPSell22,460$40.96$919,961.60View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014James QuinceyInsiderSell95,490$38.40$3,666,816.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014J Alexander Douglas, Jr.SVPBuy2,585$38.76$100,194.60View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014Richard DaleyDirectorBuy1,500$38.06$57,090.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Ahmet Muhtar KentCEOBuy10,500$37.91$398,055.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Ana BotinDirectorBuy2,500$37.25$93,125.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Clyde TuggleSVPSell92,000$39.92$3,672,640.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013James Robinson IIIDirectorSell6,200$40.06$248,372.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013J Alexander Douglas JrSVPSell20,000$43.00$860,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Brian John SmithInsiderSell149,268$42.25$6,306,573.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013Glenn JordanInsiderSell42,306$42.37$1,792,505.22View SEC Filing  
4/10/2013J Alexander Douglas JrSVPSell30,000$40.83$1,224,900.00View SEC Filing  
4/9/2013Alexander B Cummings JrEVPSell201,482$41.00$8,260,762.00View SEC Filing  
4/9/2013Gary P FayardCFOSell224,000$41.00$9,184,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Nathan KalumbuInsiderSell35,000$38.70$1,354,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2012Richard M DaleyDirectorBuy1,000$36.70$36,700.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Chart for Tuesday, September, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 9/27/2016 by Staff