NYSE:KO - The Coca-Cola Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $45.10 +0.27 (+0.60 %) (As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$44.83Today's Range$44.80 - $45.235452-Week Range$41.45 - $50.84Volume26.90 million shsAverage Volume16.12 million shsMarket Capitalization$192.39 billionP/E Ratio21.68Dividend Yield3.48%Beta0.53 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures and distributes various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company provides water, enhanced water, and sports drinks; juices; juice, dairy, and plantbased beverages; teas and coffees; and energy drinks. It also offers concentrates, syrups, beverage bases, source waters, and powders/minerals, as well as fountain syrups to fountain retailers, such as restaurants and convenience stores. The company sells its products primarily under the Coca-Cola, Diet Coke/Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, Georgia, Powerade, Del Valle, Schweppes, Aquarius, Minute Maid Pulpy, Dasani, Simply, Glacéau Vitaminwater, Gold Peak, FUZE TEA, Glacéau Smartwater, Ice Dew, I LOHAS, and Ayataka brand names. The Coca-Cola Company offers its beverage products through a network of company-owned or controlled bottling and distribution operators, as well as through independent bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Receive KO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for KO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Beverages Sub-IndustrySoft Drinks SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNYSE:KO Previous Symbol CUSIP19121610 Webwww.coca-colacompany.com Phone404-676-2121Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.33 Current Ratio1.05 Quick Ratio0.95Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.68 Forward P/E Ratio21.48 P/E Growth2.91 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$31.86 billion Price / Sales6.04 Cash Flow$2.3429 per share Price / Cash Flow19.25 Book Value$4.47 per share Price / Book10.09Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.08 Net Income$6.43 billion Net Margins20.20% Return on Equity43.91% Return on Assets10.08%Miscellaneous Employees61,800 Outstanding Shares4,265,906,000Market Cap$192.39 billion OptionableOptionable The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Frequently Asked Questions What is The Coca-Cola's stock symbol? The Coca-Cola trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KO." How often does The Coca-Cola pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Coca-Cola? The Coca-Cola declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 18th. Investors of record on Friday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.46%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. View The Coca-Cola's Dividend History. How were The Coca-Cola's earnings last quarter? The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) posted its earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.43. The firm earned $7.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.07 billion. The Coca-Cola had a return on equity of 43.91% and a net margin of 20.20%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.39 EPS. View The Coca-Cola's Earnings History. When is The Coca-Cola's next earnings date? The Coca-Cola is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for The Coca-Cola. What guidance has The Coca-Cola issued on next quarter's earnings? The Coca-Cola issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.01-2.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.22. What price target have analysts set for KO? 21 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for The Coca-Cola's shares. Their predictions range from $47.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect The Coca-Cola's share price to reach $51.6316 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for The Coca-Cola. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for The Coca-Cola? 21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Coca-Cola in the last year. There are currently 12 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for The Coca-Cola. What are Wall Street analysts saying about The Coca-Cola stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about The Coca-Cola stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Coca-Cola surpassed the industry in the past six months driven by a solid surprise trend, which continued in third-quarter 2018. It delivered better-than-expected earnings and sales in the third quarter, marking the sixth straight quarter of earnings beat and fifth consecutive sales beat. Further, it has been gaining from the ongoing productivity efforts and disciplined growth strategies. The company’s strategy of introducing new products, alongside focus on lifting and shifting successful brands globally is aiding performance. It is also benefiting from the acceleration of sparkling soft drinks category through investment and innovation. However, reported revenues and operating margins were hurt by new accounting standards and currency headwinds. Going forward, the company expects unfavorable currency to hurt revenues and operating margin in the fourth quarter and full-year." (1/10/2019) 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "KO announced it will acquire Costa, providing a platform in global coffee." (8/31/2018) Has The Coca-Cola been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about KO stock have been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. The Coca-Cola earned a news impact score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting The Coca-Cola? The Coca-Cola saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 26,071,117 shares, a decrease of 12.5% from the December 31st total of 29,811,027 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 13,584,316 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 0.6% of the company's stock are short sold. View The Coca-Cola's Current Options Chain. Who are some of The Coca-Cola's key competitors? Some companies that are related to The Coca-Cola include LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMUY), PepsiCo (PEP), Diageo (DEO), AMBEV S A/S (ABEV), Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Constellation Brands (STZ.B), Constellation Brands (STZ), Brown-Forman (BF.B), COCA COLA AMATI/ADR (CCLAY), Crimson Wine Group (CWGL), Eastside Distilling (EAST), Willamette Valley Vineyards (WVVI), Jones Soda Co. ( USA ) (JSDA), Truett-Hurst (THST) and Long Blockchain (LBCC). Who are The Coca-Cola's key executives? The Coca-Cola's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. James Robert B. Quincey, CEO & Director (Age 54)Mr. Brian John Smith, Pres & COO (Age 64)Ms. Kathy N. Waller, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)Mr. Mark Randazza, VP, Assistant Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53)Ms. Nancy W. Quan, Sr. VP & CTO (Age 53) Who are The Coca-Cola's major shareholders? The Coca-Cola's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.95%), Northern Trust Corp (1.19%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.09%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.87%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.46%) and Legal & General Group Plc (0.46%). Company insiders that own The Coca-Cola stock include Beatriz R Perez, Brian John Smith, Ed Hays, Francisco Crespo, Irial Finan, J Alexander Douglas Jr, James L Dinkins, Jennifer K Mann, John Murphy, Kathy N Waller, Larry M Mark, Mark Randazza and Robert Edward Long. View Institutional Ownership Trends for The Coca-Cola. Which institutional investors are selling The Coca-Cola stock? KO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Findlay Park Partners LLP, Millennium Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, American International Group Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Bank of Montreal Can and Alps Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold The Coca-Cola company stock in the last year include Beatriz R Perez, Brian John Smith, Ed Hays, Francisco Crespo, James L Dinkins, Jennifer K Mann, John Murphy, Kathy N Waller, Larry M Mark and Robert Edward Long. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Coca-Cola. Which institutional investors are buying The Coca-Cola stock? KO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Avalon Advisors LLC, Northern Trust Corp and GQG Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Coca-Cola. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is The Coca-Cola's stock price today? One share of KO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.10. How big of a company is The Coca-Cola? The Coca-Cola has a market capitalization of $192.39 billion and generates $31.86 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $6.43 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.08 on an earnings per share basis. The Coca-Cola employs 61,800 workers across the globe. What is The Coca-Cola's official website? The official website for The Coca-Cola is http://www.coca-colacompany.com. 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. MarketBeat Community Rating for The Coca-Cola (NYSE KO)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 929 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 848 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,777MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The Coca-Cola and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the 52-week high/low?