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Coca-Cola Stock Competitors

$59.99
-1.21 (-1.98%)
(As of 05/19/2022 02:33 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$59.66
$61.17
50-Day Range
$57.92
$66.21
52-Week Range
$52.28
$67.20
Volume
1.89 million shs
Average Volume
19.08 million shs
Market Capitalization
$260.06 billion
P/E Ratio
25.21
Dividend Yield
2.67%
Beta
0.58

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Vs. PG, HSY, PEP, PM, UL, BUD, DEO, BTI, MO, and KOF

Should you be buying Coca-Cola stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Coca-Cola include Procter & Gamble (PG), Hershey (HSY), PepsiCo (PEP), Philip Morris International (PM), Unilever (UL), Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD), Diageo (DEO), British American Tobacco (BTI), Altria Group (MO), and Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

Coca-Cola vs.

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) and Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, community ranking, media sentiment, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings.

In the previous week, Coca-Cola had 7 more articles in the media than Procter & Gamble. MarketBeat recorded 21 mentions for Coca-Cola and 14 mentions for Procter & Gamble. Procter & Gamble's average media sentiment score of 0.29 beat Coca-Cola's score of 0.08 indicating that Procter & Gamble is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Coca-Cola
2 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
5 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Procter & Gamble
3 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

68.5% of Coca-Cola shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.6% of Procter & Gamble shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Coca-Cola shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Procter & Gamble shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Coca-Cola pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Procter & Gamble pays an annual dividend of $3.65 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Coca-Cola pays out 73.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Procter & Gamble pays out 63.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Coca-Cola has a net margin of 25.69% compared to Procter & Gamble's net margin of 18.33%. Coca-Cola's return on equity of 41.84% beat Procter & Gamble's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Coca-Cola 25.69% 41.84% 11.34%
Procter & Gamble 18.33% 32.39% 12.15%

Coca-Cola has a beta of 0.58, suggesting that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Procter & Gamble has a beta of 0.39, suggesting that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Coca-Cola currently has a consensus price target of $67.80, suggesting a potential upside of 13.23%. Procter & Gamble has a consensus price target of $165.64, suggesting a potential upside of 17.56%. Given Procter & Gamble's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Procter & Gamble is more favorable than Coca-Cola.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Coca-Cola
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
Procter & Gamble
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.54

Procter & Gamble has higher revenue and earnings than Coca-Cola. Procter & Gamble is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Coca-Cola, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Coca-Cola$38.66 billion6.73$9.77 billion$2.3825.21
Procter & Gamble$76.12 billion4.46$14.31 billion$5.7324.70

Coca-Cola received 282 more outperform votes than Procter & Gamble when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 68.80% of users gave Coca-Cola an outperform vote while only 63.08% of users gave Procter & Gamble an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Coca-ColaOutperform Votes
1138
68.80%
Underperform Votes
516
31.20%
Procter & GambleOutperform Votes
856
63.08%
Underperform Votes
501
36.92%

Summary

Coca-Cola beats Procter & Gamble on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding KO and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) vs. Its Competitors

MetricCoca-ColaBeverages IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$260.06B$52.46B$16.71B$13.11B
Dividend Yield2.67%1.72%2.71%3.43%
P/E Ratio25.2114.3215.8616.34
Price / Sales6.73396.1329.8730.50
Price / Cash24.7321.1330.1635.89
Price / Book9.694.137.499.17
Net Income$9.77B$1.72B$717.44M$883.14M
7 Day Performance-7.01%-0.46%0.72%2.85%
1 Month Performance-7.81%-11.40%-10.97%-9.83%
1 Year Performance10.74%-15.57%-21.38%-10.01%

Coca-Cola Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PG
Procter & Gamble
2.9653 of 5 stars
$141.53
-2.4%
$165.64
+17.0%
+6.4%$339.57B$76.12B24.70101,000Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
HSY
Hershey
2.4203 of 5 stars
$205.09
-1.3%
$219.00
+6.8%
+20.2%$311.64B$8.97B26.3618,990
PEP
PepsiCo
2.7698 of 5 stars
$161.25
-1.5%
$176.33
+9.4%
+12.5%$222.96B$79.47B22.06309,000Insider Selling
PM
Philip Morris International
2.6523 of 5 stars
$100.83
-5.0%
$112.00
+11.1%
+8.7%$156.30B$82.22B17.4469,600Short Interest ↓
UL
Unilever
1.9832 of 5 stars
$43.16
-2.4%
$57.01
+32.1%
-27.3%$113.48B$62.05B0.00148,044Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
BUD
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV
1.8931 of 5 stars
$54.31
-1.7%
$67.58
+24.4%
-26.1%$107.53B$54.30B26.11169,339Short Interest ↓
DEO
Diageo
2.0865 of 5 stars
$180.03
-2.5%
$208.25
+15.7%
-2.7%$104.48B$17.80B0.0028,025Gap Down
BTI
British American Tobacco
1.7548 of 5 stars
$42.90
+0.5%
N/A+6.8%$98.33B$35.32B0.0052,050
MO
Altria Group
2.2867 of 5 stars
$51.27
-3.6%
$53.75
+4.8%
+6.4%$92.83B$26.01B31.266,000
KOF
Coca-Cola FEMSA
2.3731 of 5 stars
$55.20
+2.1%
$61.25
+11.0%
+9.1%$92.77B$9.56B15.2983,754
EL
Estée Lauder Companies
3.1264 of 5 stars
$237.67
+3.7%
$338.60
+42.5%
-22.6%$84.93B$16.22B26.0062,000Analyst Report
MDLZ
Mondelez International
3.0681 of 5 stars
$61.05
+0.2%
$72.55
+18.8%
-2.0%$84.49B$28.72B20.5679,000Dividend Announcement
CL
Colgate-Palmolive
2.7223 of 5 stars
$75.24
-0.6%
$85.80
+14.0%
-8.9%$63.05B$17.42B31.0933,800Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
STZ.B
Constellation Brands
1.3798 of 5 stars
$280.54
-1.5%
N/A+18.1%$52.80B$9.53B-1,558.5610,000
KDP
Keurig Dr Pepper
2.1632 of 5 stars
$34.30
-0.6%
$40.00
+16.6%
-4.1%$48.66B$12.68B20.4227,500Insider Buying
KHC
Kraft Heinz
2.3564 of 5 stars
$38.64
-1.0%
$40.14
+3.9%
-10.6%$47.29B$26.04B39.0336,000Insider Selling
ADM
Archer-Daniels-Midland
2.5981 of 5 stars
$83.95
-0.7%
$83.25
-0.8%
+26.1%$47.24B$85.25B15.4641,000Short Interest ↓
MNST
Monster Beverage
2.6896 of 5 stars
$86.80
+0.2%
$100.08
+15.3%
-4.6%$45.98B$5.54B34.314,092Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
News Coverage
ABEV
Ambev
1.6748 of 5 stars
$2.85
+1.8%
$3.53
+24.0%
-15.9%$44.85B$13.50B19.0052,806
STZ
Constellation Brands
2.9235 of 5 stars
$235.96
-0.5%
$272.00
+15.3%
+1.3%$44.41B$9.53B-1,310.8910,000Short Interest ↑
KMB
Kimberly-Clark
2.4277 of 5 stars
$129.48
-2.3%
$132.93
+2.7%
-0.3%$43.63B$19.44B24.9545,000
CTVA
Corteva
2.4774 of 5 stars
$58.55
+2.6%
$60.08
+2.6%
+24.7%$42.37B$15.66B24.9121,000
SYY
Sysco
2.7704 of 5 stars
$79.47
-1.5%
$92.89
+16.9%
-2.7%$40.49B$51.30B40.9658,000
GIS
General Mills
2.1281 of 5 stars
$66.12
-2.1%
$67.10
+1.5%
+7.4%$39.82B$18.13B17.6335,000
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances
2.7564 of 5 stars
$129.77
+2.2%
$154.56
+19.1%
-10.6%$33.07B$11.66B59.533,400Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
TSN
Tyson Foods
2.9275 of 5 stars
$84.54
-0.2%
$97.25
+15.0%
+6.1%$30.64B$47.05B7.61137,000
FMX
Fomento Económico Mexicano
2.3881 of 5 stars
$74.76
+1.0%
$88.40
+18.2%
-12.5%$26.75B$27.44B19.02320,752Analyst Upgrade
HRL
Hormel Foods
2.6165 of 5 stars
$47.99
-0.5%
$48.33
+0.7%
+4.1%$26.15B$11.39B28.4020,000
MKC
McCormick & Company, Incorporated
2.9748 of 5 stars
$89.93
-1.9%
$100.00
+11.2%
+2.8%$24.11B$6.32B32.4714,000
K
Kellogg
2.5298 of 5 stars
$67.54
-2.6%
$68.80
+1.9%
+5.0%$22.82B$14.18B15.0431,000Analyst Revision
CHD
Church & Dwight
2.8021 of 5 stars
$88.94
-1.4%
$97.23
+9.3%
+2.7%$21.59B$5.19B27.285,100
CLX
Clorox
2.1044 of 5 stars
$139.32
-4.5%
$147.21
+5.7%
-19.7%$17.15B$7.34B37.769,000
CAG
Conagra Brands
2.7848 of 5 stars
$31.85
-1.5%
$36.09
+13.3%
-14.1%$15.28B$11.18B14.8118,600
CPB
Campbell Soup
2.0165 of 5 stars
$46.08
-0.3%
$44.22
-4.0%
-5.3%$13.90B$8.48B15.2114,100
SJM
J. M. Smucker
2.5631 of 5 stars
$126.32
-1.6%
$132.42
+4.8%
-4.0%$13.70B$8.00B23.797,100
ACI
Albertsons Companies
2.7429 of 5 stars
$27.20
+0.4%
$32.42
+19.2%
+39.8%$12.71B$71.89B9.61290,000Short Interest ↓
DAR
Darling Ingredients
2.4464 of 5 stars
$78.64
+1.1%
$94.78
+20.5%
+8.6%$12.70B$4.74B19.049,900Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
TAP
Molson Coors Beverage
2.399 of 5 stars
$51.16
-2.4%
$54.00
+5.6%
-5.5%$11.10B$12.45B10.3616,300Analyst Downgrade
SCI
Service Co. International
2.6981 of 5 stars
$67.37
+1.3%
$76.67
+13.8%
+25.1%$10.69B$4.14B14.2424,658
CHWY
Chewy
1.8038 of 5 stars
$25.30
+4.2%
$72.35
+186.0%
-65.5%$10.64B$8.89B-140.5521,300
OLPX
Olaplex
2.9998 of 5 stars
$14.36
+3.2%
$29.62
+106.2%
N/A$9.32B$598.36M0.00106
LW
Lamb Weston
2.5631 of 5 stars
$62.75
+0.6%
$73.00
+16.3%
-19.5%$9.06B$3.67B39.477,800
ARMK
Aramark
2.4381 of 5 stars
$32.48
-0.8%
$39.43
+21.4%
-13.4%$8.34B$12.10B56.00248,300
NWL
Newell Brands
2.6216 of 5 stars
$19.85
-4.0%
$28.00
+41.1%
-27.3%$8.21B$10.59B11.8932,000
USFD
US Foods
2.8048 of 5 stars
$32.10
-1.5%
$42.70
+33.0%
-14.8%$7.19B$29.49B50.9528,000Earnings Report
Analyst Report
PPC
Pilgrim's Pride
1.8515 of 5 stars
$29.67
+0.6%
$31.00
+4.5%
+16.8%$7.13B$14.78B34.1059,400
INGR
Ingredion
2.9215 of 5 stars
$92.80
+0.5%
$107.00
+15.3%
-4.7%$6.15B$6.89B12.7512,000
NYT
New York Times
2.7531 of 5 stars
$33.82
+1.4%
$57.50
+70.0%
-21.4%$5.66B$2.07B31.325,000
COTY
Coty
2.1173 of 5 stars
$6.47
+5.5%
$11.17
+72.6%
-30.2%$5.43B$4.63B43.1411,430Analyst Upgrade
Insider Buying
FLO
Flowers Foods
2.4431 of 5 stars
$25.13
-0.9%
$27.00
+7.4%
+3.2%$5.33B$4.33B26.188,900
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