Published: Tue, April 24, 2018
Finance | By Claude Patterson

$0.46 EPS Expected for The Coca-Cola Company (KO) as of April, 24

$0.46 EPS Expected for The Coca-Cola Company (KO) as of April, 24

The total amount of shares outstanding is 393.41M, giving the company a market capitalization of about 7.34B. Bath Savings Tru invested 1.49% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). KO underperformed by 10.20% the S&P500.

Beach Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Magellan Midstream Partners L (MMP) by 1.18% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Scotia Capital Inc. now owns 62,746 shares of the company's stock worth $2,501,000 after buying an additional 2,060 shares during the last quarter. The firm owned 308,293 shares of the company's stock after selling 1,667 shares during the period. The stock has a dividend yield of 3.5% and a market cap of $187.2 billion. The company now has a Return on Equity of -1.60% and Return on Investment of 0.70%. About 15,082 shares traded. Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has risen 50.18% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.92% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.27, from 2017Q3's 1.2. It increased, as 51 investors sold KO shares while 623 reduced holdings. 124 funds acquired positions and 492 increased positions. Moreover, Windsor Capital Management Llc has 0.78% invested in the company for 241,466 shares. Ca accumulated 41,300 shares. The Choate Investment Advisors holds 57,114 shares with $2.62 billion value, down from 57,501 last quarter. Capital Research Glob Investors has 0.74% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Hartline Inv Corporation invested in 0.47% or 36,800 shs. It also upped Baxter International Inc (Call) (NYSE:BAX) stake by 67,000 shares and now owns 73,800 shares. Moreover, Evanson Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc has 0.09% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Barclays Public Limited holds 1,026 shs or 0% of its capital. Greenwood Assocs Ltd Liability Co holds 85,618 shs.

The Coca-Cola Company had 5 sales and 0 insider buys since January 16, 2018. For KO, profit margins moving forward are forecasted to expand along with the Beverage industry margins, whilst at the same time, the forecasted ROE of Coca-Cola is greater than the industry at 48.69% and 11.55% respectively, although it must not be forgotten than this result is influenced by the company's debt levels. MURPHY JOHN sold $631,572 worth of stock or 14,129 shares. MANN JENNIFER K also sold $84,735 worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) on Monday, March 12. HAYS ED also sold $4.01M worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 29% are positive. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, March 27 by Jefferies. Goldman Sachs set a $49.00 price target on The Coca-Cola and gave the company a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. On Thursday, October 22 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy". The stock has "Underweight" rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, May 12. Four analysts have made estimates for Coca-Cola European Partners' earnings. (NASDAQ:EGLE) to report $0.04 EPS on May, 14.They anticipate $0.21 EPS change or 123.53% from last quarter's $-0.17 EPS. If KO's EPS is $0.46 the profit will hit $1.96 billion for 23.73 P/E. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -20.16 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report.

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc (HIX) investors sentiment increased to 2.29 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.19, from 0.69 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 46 investors sold ADSK shares while 171 reduced holdings. Cornerstone Capital Limited reported 0.03% stake. Raymond James And Associates invested 0% of its portfolio in Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Cypress Asset Tx reported 98,235 shs stake. Mitsubishi Ufj Com Limited, Japan-based fund reported 320 shares. California Employees Retirement Sys reported 9.77 million shares. The hedge funds in our database reported: 10.20 million shares, up from 8.07 million shares in 2017Q3. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can stated it has 5.77M shares or 0.23% of all its holdings. After having $-0.02 EPS previously, Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.'s analysts see -300.00% EPS growth. 281 were reported by Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Incorporated owns 0.02% invested in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK). Alliancebernstein Lp invested in 345,411 shares. 30,000 are held by Semper Augustus Investments Gp Ltd. Ls Investment Advsrs Lc invested in 0.03% or 5,398 shares. Aull And Monroe Inv Mgmt owns 32,202 shs. Waller Kathy N had sold 23,240 shares worth $1.07M.

Choate Investment Advisors increased Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) stake by 800 shares to 17,421 valued at $557.30M in 2017Q4.

WARNING: "Coca-Cola European Partners (CCE) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.39 Per Share" was originally published by Macon Daily and is owned by of Macon Daily. The Nasdaq composite fell 91 points, or 1.3%, to 7,146.sorce ABCnews. (NASDAQ:ADSK) on Wednesday, April 4.

Among 27 analysts covering Autodesk Inc. H.C. Wainwright maintained it with "Buy" rating and $200 target in Tuesday, July 18 report. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Morgan Stanley. As per Monday, September 18, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. On Thursday, January 4 the stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, June 19 by Evercore. The rating was downgraded by Vetr on Friday, August 28 to "Buy". The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 13 with "Hold".

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