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Coca-Cola - KO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$55.03
-1.21 (-2.15%)
(As of 10/6/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$54.87
$56.10
50-Day Range
$55.03
$65.22
52-Week Range
$52.28
$67.20
Volume
16.89 million shs
Average Volume
15.74 million shs
Market Capitalization
$237.98 billion
P/E Ratio
24.90
Dividend Yield
3.13%
Price Target
$68.82

Coca-Cola MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
25.1% Upside
$68.82 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.71% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.36
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.24mentions of Coca-Cola in the last 14 days
Based on 27 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.94 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.88%
From $2.46 to $2.58 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.83 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

29th out of 145 stocks

Beverages Industry

3rd out of 12 stocks

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About Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Stock

The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures, markets, and sells various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company provides sparkling soft drinks; flavored and enhanced water, and sports drinks; juice, dairy, and plant-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, dogadan, Dasani, glacéau smartwater, glacéau vitaminwater, Ice Dew, I LOHAS, Powerade, Topo Chico, AdeS, Del Valle, fairlife, innocent, Minute Maid, Minute Maid Pulpy, Simply, Ayataka, BODYARMOR, Costa, FUZE TEA, Georgia, and Gold Peak 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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KO Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Ex-Dividend for 10/3 Dividend
9/15/2022
Dividend Payable
10/03/2022
Today
10/06/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
10/25/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Beverages
Sub-Industry
Soft Drinks
CUSIP
19121610
Employees
79,000
Year Founded
1892

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$68.82
High Stock Price Forecast
$76.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$58.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+25.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
15 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$9.77 billion
Pretax Margin
28.52%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$38.66 billion
Cash Flow
$2.61 per share
Book Value
$5.75 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
4,324,630,000
Free Float
4,282,248,000
Market Cap
$237.98 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.57

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Key Executives

  • Mr. James Robert B. QuinceyMr. James Robert B. Quincey (Age 57)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $8.12M
  • Mr. Brian John SmithMr. Brian John Smith (Age 67)
    Pres & COO
    Comp: $4.47M
  • Mr. John  MurphyMr. John Murphy (Age 60)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $3.27M
  • Mr. Manuel Arroyo Prieto (Age 54)
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Comp: $2.88M
  • Mr. Mario Alfredo Rivera Garcia (Age 60)
    Pres of North America Operating Unit
    Comp: $2.38M
  • Mr. Mark  RandazzaMr. Mark Randazza (Age 56)
    VP, Assistant Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Nancy W. QuanMs. Nancy W. Quan (Age 56)
    Sr. VP & Chief Technical and Innovation Officer
  • Mr. Timothy K. Leveridge (Age 52)
    VP & Investor Relations Officer
  • Ms. Monica Howard DouglasMs. Monica Howard Douglas (Age 49)
    Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Beatriz R. PerezMs. Beatriz R. Perez (Age 52)
    Sr. VP & Global Chief of Communications, Sustainability and Strategic Partnerships Officer













KO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Coca-Cola stock right now?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Coca-Cola in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" KO shares.
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What is Coca-Cola's stock price forecast for 2022?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Coca-Cola's stock. Their KO share price forecasts range from $58.00 to $76.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $68.82 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have KO shares performed in 2022?

Coca-Cola's stock was trading at $59.21 at the beginning of the year. Since then, KO stock has decreased by 7.1% and is now trading at $55.03.
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Are investors shorting Coca-Cola?

Coca-Cola saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 30,590,000 shares, an increase of 13.9% from the August 31st total of 26,860,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 12,470,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 0.7% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Coca-Cola's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 25th 2022.
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How can I listen to Coca-Cola's earnings call?

Coca-Cola will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 25th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Coca-Cola's earnings last quarter?

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) released its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.03. The firm earned $11.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.57 billion. Coca-Cola had a net margin of 23.16% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 42.13%. The business's revenue was up 11.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.68 earnings per share.
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How often does Coca-Cola pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Coca-Cola?

Coca-Cola announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Monday, October 3rd. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 15th.
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Is Coca-Cola a good dividend stock?

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.13%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 60 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 79.64%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, KO will have a dividend payout ratio of 68.22% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KO.

What guidance has Coca-Cola issued on next quarter's earnings?

Coca-Cola issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.44-$2.46 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.46. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Coca-Cola own?

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

What is Coca-Cola's stock symbol?

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

Who are Coca-Cola's major shareholders?

Coca-Cola's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Capital Investment Advisors LLC (0.01%), Mcdaniel Terry & Co. (0.01%), Park National Corp OH (0.01%), Meyer Handelman Co. (0.01%), Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV (0.01%) and Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. (0.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Alfredo Rivera, Beatriz R Perez, Brian John Smith, Carolyn Everson, David B Weinberg, Henrique Braun, James L Dinkins, James Quincey, Jennifer K Mann, Jennifer K Mann, John Murphy, Kathy Loveless, Larry M Mark, Lisa Chang, Mark Randazza, Monica Howard Douglas, Nancy Quan, Nikolaos Koumettis, Robert Edward Long and Stephen Furlong.
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How do I buy shares of Coca-Cola?

Shares of KO stock 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 Coca-Cola's stock price today?

One share of KO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.03.

How much money does Coca-Cola make?

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) has a market capitalization of $237.98 billion and generates $38.66 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $9.77 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.21 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Coca-Cola have?

The company employs 79,000 workers across the globe.

Does Coca-Cola have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Coca-Cola: Atlantic Industries, BA Sports Nutrition LLC, BODYARMOR Sports Nutrition, Barlan Inc., Barq's, Beverage Financial Centre Unlimited Company, C.H.I. Limited, CCHBC Grouping Inc., Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Proprietary Limited, Coca-Cola Beverages Company Limited, Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Inc., Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam Ltd., Coca-Cola Company Limited, Coca-Cola Holdings Limited, Coca-Cola Holdings UK Limited, Coca-Cola Indochina Pte Ltd, Coca-Cola Industrias Limitada —, Coca-Cola Industrias Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada, Coca-Cola Investment Limited, Coca-Cola Ltd., Coca-Cola Midi S.A.S., Coca-Cola Oasis LLC, Coca-Cola Overseas Parent Limited LLC, Coca-Cola Refreshments USA LLC, Coca-Cola South Asia Holdings Inc., Coca-Cola de Chile S.A., Columbia Pictures Entertainment, Costa Limited, Dulux CBAI 2003 B.V., Energy Brands Inc., European Refreshments Unlimited Company, Fairlife, 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, MAA Investimentos e Participacoes Societarias Ltda, MOJO Beverages, Minute Maid, Nidan Soki, Organic & Raw Trading Co, Pacific Refreshments Pte. Ltd., Recofarma Industria do Amazonas Ltda., Red Life Reinsurance Limited, Red Re Captive Insurance Company Inc., Refreshment Product Services Inc., 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., Zico, and fairlife LLC.
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How can I contact Coca-Cola?

Coca-Cola's mailing address is ONE COCA COLA PLAZA, ATLANTA GA, 30313. The official website for the company is www.coca-colacompany.com. The company can be reached via phone at (404) 676-2121, via email at koinvestorrelations@coca-cola.com, or via fax at 404-676-6792.

This page (NYSE:KO) was last updated on 10/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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