NYSE:KO - The Coca-Cola Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$47.57 +0.42 (+0.89 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 06:48 AM ET)
Previous Close$47.15
Today's Range$46.81 - $47.60
52-Week Range$41.45 - $50.84
Volume11.34 million shs
Average Volume13.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$201.14 billion
P/E Ratio24.91
Dividend Yield3.31%
Beta0.62
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 plant–based 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Beverages
Sub-IndustrySoft Drinks
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP19121610
Phone404-676-2121

Debt

Current Ratio1.06
Quick Ratio0.98

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$35.41 billion
Price / Sales5.73
Cash Flow$2.2577 per share
Price / Cash Flow21.07
Book Value$4.45 per share
Price / Book10.69

Profitability

Net Income$1.25 billion
Net Margins8.70%
Return on Assets9.76%

Miscellaneous

Employees61,800
Outstanding Shares4,265,910,000
Market Cap$201.14 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 18th. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 3.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.03. The business earned $8.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.20 billion. The Coca-Cola had a net margin of 8.70% and a return on equity of 43.12%. The Coca-Cola's quarterly revenue was down 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.50 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 Friday, February 15th 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 FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.06-2.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.07. The Coca-Cola also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $2.06-2.10 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for KO?

23 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for The Coca-Cola's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect The Coca-Cola's stock price to reach $51.5714 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for The Coca-Cola.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for The Coca-Cola?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Coca-Cola in the last year. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 10 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?

News headlines about KO stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. The Coca-Cola earned a coverage optimism score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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

Who are The Coca-Cola's key executives?

The Coca-Cola's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James Robert B. Quincey, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Ms. Kathy N. Waller, Exec. VP, CFO & Pres of Enabling Services (Age 61)
  • Mr. Brian John Smith, Pres of Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Group (Age 64)
  • Mr. Mark Randazza, VP, Assistant Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Dr. Eddie R. Hays, Sr. VP & CTO (Age 60)

Who are The Coca-Cola's major shareholders?

The Coca-Cola's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.03%), Packer & Co Ltd (0.03%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%), Hexavest Inc. (0.02%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%). 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 Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Sit Investment Associates Inc., LGT Capital Partners LTD., DNB Asset Management AS, Park National Corp OH, Visionary Asset Management Inc., Saratoga Research & Investment Management and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Packer & Co Ltd, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Bainco International Investors, Moreno Evelyn V, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and CX Institutional. 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 $47.57.

How big of a company is The Coca-Cola?

The Coca-Cola has a market capitalization of $201.14 billion and generates $35.41 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.25 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.91 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  916 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  826 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,742
MarketBeat'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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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