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The Coca-Cola Stock Forecast, Price & News

$54.51
+0.47 (+0.87 %)
(As of 05/13/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$53.83
$54.78
50-Day Range
$51.52
$54.91
52-Week Range
$43.20
$55.49
Volume15.44 million shs
Average Volume17.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$235.03 billion
P/E Ratio28.39
Dividend Yield3.11%
Beta0.58
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About The Coca-Cola

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
CUSIP19121610
Phone404-676-2121
Employees80,300
Year Founded1892

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$37.27 billion
Cash Flow$2.66 per share
Book Value$4.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.92 billion

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares4,311,681,000
Market Cap$235.03 billion
Next Earnings Date7/20/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.22 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

15th out of 301 stocks

Beverages Industry

2nd out of 22 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Coca-Cola a buy right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Coca-Cola in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research 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 buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but The Coca-Cola wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting The Coca-Cola?

The Coca-Cola saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 24,790,000 shares, a decrease of 21.3% from the March 31st total of 31,500,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 16,540,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 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 Tuesday, July 20th 2021.
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How were The Coca-Cola's earnings last quarter?

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, April, 18th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $9 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.58 billion. The Coca-Cola had a net margin of 24.90% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 41.37%. The firm's revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.51 earnings per share.
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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 4.4% and is now trading at $54.51.
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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 Thursday, April 22nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Thursday, July 1st. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 14th.
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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 3.11%. 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?

11 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for The Coca-Cola's shares. Their forecasts range from $53.00 to $63.00. On average, they expect The Coca-Cola's share price to reach $58.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.55%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.35%), Northern Trust Corp (1.11%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.92%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.57%) and Fayez Sarofim & Co (0.49%). 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 institutional investors are selling The Coca-Cola stock?

KO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including C WorldWide Group Holding A S, Avalon Investment & Advisory, Cibc World Markets Corp, CIBC World Markets Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Northern Trust Corp, Bahl & Gaynor Inc., and Bank of Nova Scotia. Company insiders that have sold The Coca-Cola company stock in the last year include Alfredo Rivera, David B Weinberg, James Quincey, Kathy Loveless, Nikolaos Koumettis, and Robert Edward Long.
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Which institutional investors are buying The Coca-Cola stock?

KO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including King Luther Capital Management Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Capital Wealth Planning LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Clearbridge Investments LLC, and MUFG Securities EMEA plc.
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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 $54.51.

How much money does The Coca-Cola make?

The Coca-Cola has a market capitalization of $235.03 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 5/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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