Published: Fri, February 10, 2017
Economy | By Melissa Porter

Latin America declines hit Coca-Cola sales in 2016

Coca-Cola's fourth-quarter revenue and profit slipped as the company sold fewer drinks globally while the strong USA dollar and one-time items also undercut the performance. The company has PEG ratio of 1.68 and price to cash ratio of 46.25. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new position in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) during the second quarter worth $129,397,000. Following the transaction, the Senior VP, General Counsel is left with a stake of 373.37 shares, now valued at $15689. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.30.

KO has been the topic of several recent analyst reports.

Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D) went up 0.19% during trading on the U.S. exchange when it had traded 2.44M shares. Lowe fs LLC boosted its stake in Coca-Cola Company (The) by 28.2% in the third quarter. It is predicted to add 2% on day 1 and jump 2% on day 7 after the company reports upcoming earnings.

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) soared 0.29% or +0.12 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $41.91, a total of 14,157,300 shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 13.47M shares. On seventh day of the earnings report price change of the stock was down -4.44%. The company's 50 day moving average price is $41.33 and its 200-day moving average price is $42.68. The stock hit 1-yearhigh at $40.86 and a low of $30.38 in the same period. The Market Cap of the company stands at 58.77 Billion.

Shares of Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) opened at 42.02 on Thursday. The company's revenue was down -5.9 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 EPS.

Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, STZ holds price to book ratio of 4.42 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation.

Revenue beat S&P Global Market Intelligence expectations of $9.1 billion for the period, while earnings per share expectations of 36 cents apparently did not include the effect of one-time items. Wall Street had expected earnings to grow to $1.97 a share from $1.91 per share in the recently ended fiscal year. Past 5 years growth of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) observed at 0.60%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 1.99%. Institutional investors own 63.80% of the company's stock.

Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the Analysis of a Stock. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. TheStreet cut shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 26th.

On 04/28/2016, Analysts were suspecting EPS of $0.36/share where Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (NYSE:CCE) reported its Actual EPS of $0.26. The stock has an operating margin of 10.50% and a net profit margin of 7.50% This appreciation has taken its price 16.30% above the 52-week low. Argent Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Coca-Cola European Partners PLC by 9.9% in the third quarter.

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