The Coca-Cola Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.25 (+0.47 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $53.33
50-Day Range
MA: $51.58
52-Week Range
Now: $53.33
Volume13.03 million shs
Average Volume18.75 million shs
Market Capitalization$229.82 billion
P/E Ratio27.78
Dividend Yield3.17%
The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures, markets, and sells various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company provides sparkling soft drinks; water, enhanced water, and sports drinks; juice, dairy, and plantÂ-based beverages; tea and coffee; and energy drinks. It also offers beverage concentrates and syrups, as well as fountain syrups to fountain retailers, such as restaurants and convenience stores. The company sells its products under the Coca-Cola, Diet Coke/Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Fanta, Fresca, Schweppes, Sprite, Thums Up, Aquarius, Ciel, Dasani, glacéau smartwater, glacéau vitaminwater, Ice Dew, I LOHAS, Powerade, Topo Chico, AdeS, Del Valle, fairlife, innocent, Minute Maid, Minute Maid Pulpy, Simply, Ayataka, Costa, dogadan, FUZE TEA, Georgia, Gold Peak, HONEST TEA, and Kochakaden brands. It operates through a network of independent bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers, as well as through bottling and distribution operators. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Beverages
Sub-IndustrySoft Drinks
Year Founded1892



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$37.27 billion
Cash Flow$2.60 per share
Book Value$4.92 per share


Net Income$8.92 billion


Outstanding Shares4,309,312,000
Market Cap$229.82 billion
Next Earnings Date4/19/2021 (Confirmed)


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Overall MarketRank

2.02 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

24th out of 301 stocks

Beverages Industry

4th out of 22 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.25 (+0.47 %)
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The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Coca-Cola a buy right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Coca-Cola in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" The Coca-Cola stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Coca-Cola?

Wall Street analysts have given The Coca-Cola a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but The Coca-Cola wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting The Coca-Cola?

The Coca-Cola saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 31,500,000 shares, an increase of 48.3% from the March 15th total of 21,240,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 18,660,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days.
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When is The Coca-Cola's next earnings date?

The Coca-Cola is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 19th 2021.
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How can I listen to The Coca-Cola's earnings call?

The Coca-Cola will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, April 19th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were The Coca-Cola's earnings last quarter?

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 9th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.05. The business earned $8.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.62 billion. The Coca-Cola had a net margin of 24.90% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 41.37%. The Coca-Cola's quarterly revenue was down 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.44 EPS.
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How has The Coca-Cola's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

The Coca-Cola's stock was trading at $52.21 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KO shares have increased by 2.1% and is now trading at $53.33.
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How often does The Coca-Cola pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Coca-Cola?

The Coca-Cola announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 19th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share on Thursday, April 1st. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.15%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 12th. This is a positive change from The Coca-Cola's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41.
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Is The Coca-Cola a good dividend stock?

The Coca-Cola pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.17%. The Coca-Cola has been increasing its dividend for 59 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of The Coca-Cola is 79.62%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, The Coca-Cola will have a dividend payout ratio of 80.38% in the coming year. This indicates that The Coca-Cola may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for KO?

13 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for The Coca-Cola's shares. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect The Coca-Cola's share price to reach $55.08 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are The Coca-Cola's key executives?

The Coca-Cola's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James Robert B. Quincey, Chairman & CEO (Age 56, Pay $3.03M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Brian John Smith, Pres & COO (Age 66, Pay $1.45M)
  • Mr. John Murphy, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $1.24M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Bradley M. Gayton, Sr. VP & Global Gen. Counsel (Age 58, Pay $1.24M)
  • Mr. Manuel Arroyo Prieto, Global Chief Marketing Officer (Age 53, Pay $1.59M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Mark Randazza, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Nancy W. Quan, Chief Technical & Innovation Officer (Age 55) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Timothy K. Leveridge, VP & Investor Relations Officer (Age 51)
  • Ms. Beatriz R. Perez, Sr. VP & Global Chief of Communications, Sustainability and Strategic Partnerships (Age 51)
  • Ms. Lisa Chang, Global Chief People Officer (Age 52) (LinkedIn Profile)

What is James Quincey's approval rating as The Coca-Cola's CEO?

797 employees have rated The Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey on Glassdoor.com. James Quincey has an approval rating of 92% among The Coca-Cola's employees. This puts James Quincey in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of The Coca-Cola's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The Coca-Cola own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Coca-Cola investors own include AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), The Walt Disney (DIS), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

What is The Coca-Cola's stock symbol?

The Coca-Cola trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KO."

Who are The Coca-Cola's major shareholders?

The Coca-Cola's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.06%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.04%), Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.03%), DnB Asset Management AS (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own The Coca-Cola stock include Alfredo Rivera, Beatriz R Perez, Bernhard Goepelt, Brian John Smith, David B Weinberg, Francisco Crespo, James L Dinkins, James Quincey, Jennifer K Mann, John Murphy, Kathy Loveless, Larry M Mark, Lisa Chang, Nancy Quan, Nikolaos Koumettis and Robert Edward Long.
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Which major investors are selling The Coca-Cola stock?

KO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, FDx Advisors Inc., Hexavest Inc., FDx Advisors Inc., Monument Capital Management, CX Institutional, Calamos Advisors LLC, and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold The Coca-Cola company stock in the last year include Alfredo Rivera, David B Weinberg, Kathy Loveless, Nikolaos Koumettis, and Robert Edward Long.
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Which major investors are buying The Coca-Cola stock?

KO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dock Street Asset Management Inc., Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Everence Capital Management Inc., DnB Asset Management AS, Asset Advisors Investment Management LLC, Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC, Crescent Capital Consulting LLC, and Jacobs & Co. CA.
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How do I buy shares of The Coca-Cola?

Shares of KO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is The Coca-Cola's stock price today?

One share of KO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.33.

How much money does The Coca-Cola make?

The Coca-Cola has a market capitalization of $229.82 billion and generates $37.27 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $8.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.11 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Coca-Cola have?

The Coca-Cola employs 80,300 workers across the globe.

Does The Coca-Cola have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of The Coca-Cola: ACCBC Holding Company LLC, Atlantic Industries, Atlantic Manufacturing, Barlan Inc., Beverage Brands S.R.L., CCHBC Grouping Inc., Caribbean Refrescos Inc., Coca-Cola (Japan) Company Limited, Coca-Cola Africa (Pty) Limited, Coca-Cola Beverages (Shanghai) Company Limited, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (Pty) Ltd., Coca-Cola Beverages Asia Holdings SARL, Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Inc., Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam Ltd., Coca-Cola Beverages West Inc., Coca-Cola Bottlers (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Coca-Cola China Industries Limited, Coca-Cola Financial Corporation, Coca-Cola GmbH, Coca-Cola Holdings (Asia) Limited, Coca-Cola Holdings (Overseas) Limited, Coca-Cola Holdings (United Kingdom) Limited, Coca-Cola India Private Limited, Coca-Cola Indochina Pte Ltd, Coca-Cola Industrias Limitada - Brazil, Coca-Cola Industrias Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada, Coca-Cola Ltd., Coca-Cola Midi S.A.S., Coca-Cola Oasis LLC, Coca-Cola Overseas Parent Limited, Coca-Cola Refreshments USA Inc., Coca-Cola South Asia (India) Holdings Limited, Coca-Cola South Asia Holdings Inc., Coca-Cola South Pacific Pty Limited, Coca-Cola de Chile S.A., Conco Limited, Corporacion Inca Kola Peru S.R.L., Costa Coffee, Dulux CBAI 2003 B.V., Energy Brands Inc., European Refreshments, Fresh Trading Limited, Fuze Beverage, Glaceau, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Private Limited, Hindustan Coca-Cola Holdings Private Limited, Hindustan Coca-Cola Overseas Holdings Pte. Limited, Luxembourg CB 2002 S.a.r.l., MOJO Beverages, Middle Eastern Refreshments Holdings Ltd., Middle Eastern Refreshments Ltd., Minute Maid, Nidan Soki, Organic & Raw Trading Co, Pacific Refreshments Pte. Ltd., Peru Beverage Limitada S.R.L., Recofarma Industria do Amazonas Ltda., Red Crown Cap Designated Activity Company, Red Life Reinsurance Limited, Red Re Captive Insurance Company Inc., Refreshment Product Services Inc., S.A. Coca-Cola Services N.V., Servicios Integrados de Administracion y Alta Gerencia S. de R.L. de C.V., Servicios y Productos para Bebidas Refrescantes S.R.L., The Coca-Cola Export Corporation, The Coca-Cola Trading Company LLC, The Inmex Corporation, Tropico, Varoise de Concentres S.A.S., Xiamen Culiangwang Beverage Technology Co. Ltd, and Zico.

When was The Coca-Cola founded?

The Coca-Cola was founded in 1892.

What is The Coca-Cola's official website?

The official website for The Coca-Cola is www.coca-colacompany.com.

Where are The Coca-Cola's headquarters?

The Coca-Cola is headquartered at ONE COCA COLA PLAZA, ATLANTA GA, 30313.

How can I contact The Coca-Cola?

The Coca-Cola's mailing address is ONE COCA COLA PLAZA, ATLANTA GA, 30313. The company can be reached via phone at 404-676-2121 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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