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The Coca-Cola Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.07 (+2.03 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $53.85
50-Day Range
MA: $51.20
52-Week Range
Now: $53.85
Volume18.12 million shs
Average Volume17.30 million shs
Market Capitalization$231.42 billion
P/E Ratio28.05
Dividend Yield3.11%
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, ZICO, Ayataka, Costa, dogadan, FUZE TEA, Georgia, Gold Peak, HONEST TEA, and Kochakaden brands. It operates 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.87 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Beverages
Sub-IndustrySoft Drinks



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$37.27 billion
Cash Flow$2.49 per share
Book Value$4.73 per share


Net Income$8.92 billion


Outstanding Shares4,297,435,000
Market Cap$231.42 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
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The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Frequently Asked Questions

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 (WHO). Since then, KO shares have increased by 3.1% and is now trading at $53.85.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of The Coca-Cola?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Coca-Cola in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 12 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Coca-Cola?

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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 Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were The Coca-Cola's earnings last quarter?

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $8.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.37 billion. The Coca-Cola had a return on equity of 41.37% and a net margin of 24.90%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.56 EPS.
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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, October 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share on Tuesday, December 15th. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 30th.
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What price target have analysts set for KO?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for The Coca-Cola's shares. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect The Coca-Cola's stock price to reach $52.94 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.7%.
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Are investors shorting The Coca-Cola?

The Coca-Cola saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 28,690,000 shares, an increase of 18.8% from the October 31st total of 24,160,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 15,000,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.7% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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).

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 55, Pay $7.17M)
  • Mr. Brian John Smith, Pres & COO (Age 65, Pay $3.08M)
  • Mr. John Murphy, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $4.33M)
  • Mr. Manuel Arroyo Prieto, CMO & Group Pres of Asia Pacific (Age 52, Pay $2.46M)
  • Mr. James Leonard Dinkins, Sr. Advisor (Age 58, Pay $1.6M)
  • Mr. Mark Randazza, VP, Assistant Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Nancy W. Quan, Sr. VP & CTO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Barry N. Simpson, Sr. VP, Chief Information & Integrated Services Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Timothy K. Leveridge, VP & Investor Relations Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Bradley M. Gayton, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 57)

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. (7.01%), State Street Corp (4.20%), Morgan Stanley (1.05%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.84%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.59%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.54%). Company insiders that own The Coca-Cola stock include Beatriz R Perez, Bernhard Goepelt, Brian John Smith, David B Weinberg, Francisco Crespo, James L Dinkins, James Quincey, Jennifer K Mann, John Murphy, 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 State Street Corp, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold The Coca-Cola company stock in the last year include Brian John Smith, David B Weinberg, James Quincey, Larry M Mark, Nancy Quan, 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 BlackRock Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Samlyn Capital LLC, Creative Planning, Retirement Systems of Alabama, and United Services Automobile Association.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is The Coca-Cola's stock price today?

One share of KO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.85.

How big of a company is The Coca-Cola?

The Coca-Cola has a market capitalization of $231.42 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. The Coca-Cola employs 86,200 workers across the globe.

What is The Coca-Cola's official website?

The official website for The Coca-Cola is 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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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