Published: Sat, December 16, 2017
Economy | By Melissa Porter

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Given Average Rating of

As the opening bell rang the price was $45.81 but as the trading finished, the stock escalated, wrapping up with a gain of 0.28%.

Coca-Cola European Partners (NYSE:CCE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. It has underperformed by 2.89% the S&P500. SMITH BRIAN JOHN sold 100,000 shares worth $4.61M. The Company's segments include Nonalcoholic Beverages and All Other. The company has market cap of $8.98 billion. The stock appeared $44.75 above its 52-week highs and is down -0.56% for the last five trades. The total volume of 5.75 Million shares held in the session, while on average its shares change hands 5693.58 shares. Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE) has risen 10.75% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock was trading at a distance of -5.49% from its 52-week highs and stands 17.51% away from its 52-week lows.

The consensus recommendation - averaging the work of 13 analysts - of 2.5 for Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE) points to moderate case. Typically, the higher the current ratio the better, as the company may be more capable of paying back its obligations. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan with "Overweight" on Thursday, June 23. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, October 10 by Goldman Sachs. It also reduced Kilroy Rlty Corp (NYSE:KRC) stake by 4,076 shares and now owns 96,468 shares. This is an increase of approximately 1,996% compared to the typical volume of 83 put options. Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 1.09038, the 24 month is 0.69034, and the 36 month is 0.81485. 25 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. Aperio Group Incorporated Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.55% or 1.99M shares. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE). 2,000 were reported by Quinn Opportunity Partners Ltd Com. 15,452 are held by State Of Tennessee Treasury Department. Barnett Company reported 0.03% stake. Colorado-based Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% in MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC). Chevy Chase Tru holds 3.55 million shares or 0.76% of its portfolio. Nbt Financial Bank N A NY holds 89,463 shares. Advisory Net Lc has 122 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.15, from 0.79 in 2017Q1.

Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE) also listed in important eye catching mover, CCE attains returns on investment ratio of 5.30%, which suggests it's viable on security that has lesser ROI. 2 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. The -1.40% returns on assets present notable condition of firm.

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. Ar Asset Management Inc has invested 0.45% in Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE). Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 8,894 shares of the company's stock valued at $360,000 after purchasing an additional 204 shares during the last quarter. Barr E S Com holds 2.16% or 432,279 shares in its portfolio. Koch Industries reported 245,756 shares. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.02. Strs Ohio holds 3.02 million shares or 0.6% of its portfolio. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees owns 139,933 shares.

Eqis Mgmt Inc invested in 5,808 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 1,189,749 shares of the company's stock worth $50,493,000 after buying an additional 239,362 shares during the period. Leavell Inv Mgmt has invested 0.03% in Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Signature Fincl Inc invested in 26,436 shares. Cap City Trust Commerce Fl accumulated 16.09% or 919,267 shares. It also increased its holding in Enterprise Prods Partners LP Com (NYSE:EPD) by 653,564 shares in the quarter, for a total of 18.32 million shares, and has risen its stake in Deere & Co Com (NYSE:DE). Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Coca-Cola European Partners from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Equity Commonwealth had 9 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Sucampo Pharma's analysts are positive. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The rating was maintained by Evercore with "Outperform" on Friday, April 7. On Thursday, August 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole to "Underperform". The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, August 11 by Jefferies. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, July 25 by Stifel Nicolaus. Susquehanna Bancshares lowered shares of Coca-Cola European Partners from a "neutral" rating to a "neutral" rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $38.00 to $33.00 in a report on Monday, November 13th. The stock of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) earned "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 18. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $4500 target.

Analysts await Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $0.38 EPS, up 2.70 % or $0.01 from last year's $0.37 per share. CCE's profit will be $260.13M for 18.10 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.81 actual EPS reported by Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.70% EPS growth.

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