Analysts Set The Coca-Cola Co (KO) PT at $48.44

13 January, 2018, 06:48 | Author: Regina Silva
  • Clare Wardle Group General Counsel of Coca Cola Enterprise Partners

The institutional investor held 193,579 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.71 million, up from 115,556 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bp Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Coca Cola for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $196.59 billion market cap company.

Shares of The Coca-Cola (KO) traded up $0.11 on Tuesday, reaching $46.15. About 7.58M shares traded.

Shares of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) have earned an average recommendation of "Hold" from the twenty-nine ratings firms that are now covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. First National Bank Of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services sold 7,459 shares as the company's stock rose 6.48% with the market. The Clinton Group Inc holds 136,788 shares with $5.16 million value, up from 15,692 last quarter. Stanley Capital Management Llc who had been investing in U S Silica Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.09B market cap company.

The stock increased 0.03% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $67.72. (NYSE:STI) for 1.01M shares. Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE:CMCM) has declined 7.70% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 26.40% the S&P500. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating on the company. Therefore 47% are positive. U.S. Silica had 83 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, August 24 by Vetr. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned "Hold" rating by Susquehanna on Wednesday, July 26.

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, June 26. The Coca-Cola now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $49.01. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Hold" rating and $42.0 target in Tuesday, August 22 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) rating on Tuesday, September 5. (The) reaffirmed a "sell" rating and set a $39.00 target price on shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) in a report on Monday, January 9th. The company was maintained on Monday, July 31 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, September 5 by Jefferies.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $7.94 million activity. The insider Waller Kathy N sold 8,952 shares worth $409,733. First PREMIER Bank now owns 36,387 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,632,000 after purchasing an additional 3,210 shares during the period. $4.61 million worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares were sold by SMITH BRIAN JOHN.

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(NASDAQ:CELG) is Alta Capital Management LLC's 8th Largest Position
Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) closed January 11 at $104.58, down -28.94% or $42.59 from its record high price of $147.17. The rating was upgraded by BTIG Research on Thursday, August 4 to "Buy". (NYSE:CBU) on Friday, October 13 with "Hold" rating.


Coca Cola Co (NYSE:KO) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest" was originally posted by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. Sector Pension Board invested in 0.09% or 440,140 shares. Eagle Ridge Inv invested 0.15% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO).

Homrich & Berg, which manages about $3.37B and $1.27 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Lkq Corp (NASDAQ:LKQ) by 30,045 shares to 254,157 shares, valued at $9.15M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 2,766 shares in the quarter, for a total of 34,987 shares, and has risen its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT). Jnba holds 0.19% or 18,972 shares. Nikko Asset Management Americas reported 2,100 shares. Private Advisor Limited Liability Company has invested 0.3% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Moreover, Fuller Thaler Asset has 1.72% invested in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) for 7.49 million shares. Almanack Investment Partners LLC. purchased a new stake in shares of The Coca-Cola in the second quarter worth about $142,000. Walleye Trading Llc invested 0.02% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Profund Limited Liability accumulated 0.02% or 3,979 shares. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st were given a $0.37 dividend. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It also reduced its holding in Becton Dickinson & Co. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an "outperform" rating and issued a GBX 2,820 ($38.24) price target on shares of Coca Cola HBC in a report on Friday, October 6th. Savant reported 0.13% in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA). Associated Banc holds 0.52% or 208,008 shares. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 6.66M shares or 0.65% of all its holdings. 28,586 are held by Meridian Mngmt. Ntv Asset Lc owns 70,042 shares for 0.91% of their portfolio. Hancock Hldg Co holds 0.06% or 17,952 shares. Westpac Bk has invested 0.01% in Universal Health Services, Inc. 5,000 shares were sold by Mago Angela G, worth $92,400. Winch Advisory Lc reported 0.03% stake. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky stated it has 19,289 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Dimensional Fund LP has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Universal Health Services, Inc.

Among 32 analysts covering Comerica Inc (NYSE:CMA), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Assured Guaranty had 11 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, April 21 by Goldman Sachs. Stifel Nicolaus has "Hold" rating and $48.0 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 10 by UBS. The stock of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) earned "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 1. Finally, upped their price objective on The Coca-Cola from $50.00 to $52.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. As per Wednesday, June 28, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has "Overweight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 1.

Analysts await Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) to report earnings on January, 23. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.01. CMA's profit will be $215.66M for 18.65 P/E if the $1.24 EPS becomes a reality.

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