Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE) Now Covered by Analysts at Argus

Lloyd Doyle
April 16, 2018

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The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is moving through a turbulent period, but its stock still holds an adequate position on the markets in USA. Strs Ohio holds 0.13% or 201,410 shares. (AAL) has risen 21.95% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.65% the S&P500.

Sequoia Financial Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Coca Cola Co (KO) by 57.6% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Donaldson Capital Management Llc acquired 9,317 shares as Coca Cola Co (KO)'s stock declined 5.92%. The stock ended last trade at 47.50 a share and the price is up more than 37.01% so far this year. Moreover, Gendell Jeffrey L has 6.38% invested in the company for 1.77 million shares. This is a positive change from The Coca-Cola's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) ended its day at 44.51 with the rising stream of 1.09% and its total traded volume was 10.75 million shares less than the average volume. The stock increased 0.38% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $138.9. It has outperformed by 10.40% the S&P500.

Since January 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $6.52 million activity. South State Corp has 1.26% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 254,897 shares. The insider MANN JENNIFER K sold $84,735. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.00, for a total transaction of $84,735.00.

In the transaction dated January 23, 2018, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Senior Vice President; Hays Ed disposed a total of 84,400 shares at an average price of $47.5, amounting to approximately $4,009,000. Manchester Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in The Coca-Cola by 19.9% in the fourth quarter.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q4. 377.89 million shares or 0.11% less from 378.31 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 0 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. First Fin Fincl Bank accumulated 20,947 shares.

Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly/YTD/Yearly Performance: The stocks has year to date performance of -2.99 percent and weekly performance of 1.34 percent. Finally, Westside Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 2.6% during the 2nd quarter. First Business Fin Services stated it has 0.37% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Cornercap Counsel Inc accumulated 7,958 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 15th were paid a dividend of $0.39 per share. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), at its latest closing price of $44.51, it has a price-to-book ratio of 11.10, compared to an industry average at 3.35. The Donaldson Capital Management Llc holds 511,324 shares with $23.46 million value, up from 502,007 last quarter. Wallace Capital Mngmt has 1.02% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 146,698 shares.

ATR value of company was 0.65. Rockland Trust Company holds 109,348 shares. The ratio improved, as 4 funds increased or started new holdings, while 3 decreased and sold their equity positions in Blackrock New York Municipal Bond Trust. Ar Asset reported 27,000 shs or 0.41% of all its holdings. The ratio worsened due to Coca-Cola European Partners plc positioning: 1 sold and 1 reduced. "Buy" rating has 5, "Sell" are 0, while 6 are "Hold". Let's take a look at how the stock has been performing recently.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at 8.03, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, February 12 by Wells Fargo. The company has market cap of $22.02 billion. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by UBS.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on KO shares. As per Friday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February 16th. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.40. They expect $1.73 EPS, up 17.69% or $0.26 from last year's $1.47 per share. The 1 year EPS growth rate is -26.40%.

Investors wait Coca-Cola European Partners plc (NYSE:CCE)'s quarterly earnings on May, 3., RTT reports. earnings per share of $0.39 is 18.18 % up from 2017's $0.33 EPS. Crimmins Michael S also sold $81,218 worth of Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) shares. Shares for $1.07M were sold by Waller Kathy N.

Among 25 analysts covering Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. BMO Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $48.0 target. Therefore 65% are positive. The firm has "Negative" rating by Susquehanna given on Monday, November 13. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 12 with "Hold". The stock of Apple Inc. Royal Bank of Canada set a $56.00 target price on The Coca-Cola and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, December 21st. Credit Suisse Group reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $53.00 price target (up from $51.00) on shares of The Coca-Cola in a report on Tuesday, February 20th. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by Robert W. Baird. The Coca-Cola presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $49.21. As per Friday, August 7, the company rating was downgraded by Gabelli.

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