Bb&T Corp Increased Its The Coca (KO) Stake

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Bb&T Corp Increased Its The Coca (KO) Stake

In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 9 Buys and 1 Sell among 25 analysts. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Coca-Cola Company (The) by 5.0% in the 1st quarter. Blue Bell Private Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in Coca-Cola Company (The) by 6.7% in the third quarter. The Df Dent & Co Inc holds 37,963 shares with $1.70 million value, up from 24,914 last quarter. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 104,345 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $4,388,750.70. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB boosted its stake in Coca-Cola Company (The) by 3.2% in the 3rd quarter.

Diversified Trust Co increased Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) stake by 5,232 shares to 18,643 valued at $2.17M in 2017Q2. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. raised its stake in Coca-Cola Company (The) by 562.1% in the second quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 64.68% of the company's stock. Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. had 57 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

The iconic beverage company said its new diet soda, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, which got rolled out in the August to replace Coke Zero, increased volume at a pace in the high single digits. TheStreet cut shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 26th. Jefferies Group set a $43.00 price target on shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 27th. Cowen and Company reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $42.00 price target on shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) in a report on Thursday, September 28th. BMO Capital Markets has "Market Perform" rating and $46 target. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The average true range is typically based on 14 periods and may be calculated daily, weekly, monthly, or intraday. The stock's average target of $37 is -11.25% below today's ($41.69) share price. Shares for $1.16M were sold by ROGERSON GARRY W on Tuesday, May 16. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Brian John Smith sold 100,000 shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 16th. After a recent look, shares have been seen 4.74% from the 200-day moving average, and 0.60% from the 50-day moving average. Corporate insiders own 1.54% of the company's stock. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Shares of Coca-Cola Co. which are up 11 percent so far this year, slipped 28 cents to $45.90 before the stock market opened Wednesday.

Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) opened at 46.18 on Wednesday. That puts the market capitalization at $15.39 bln. Fifth Third Retail Bank has 0.5% invested in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) for 1.51 million shares.

Analysts await Coca-Cola European Partners plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:CCE) to report earnings on November, 9.

Excluding items, the company earned a profit of 50 cents USA per share, beating the average analyst estimate of 49 cents United States, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Coca-Cola Company (The) had a net margin of 10.68% and a return on equity of 34.53%. The company had revenue of $9.70 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.62 billion. It last reported revenues of $2.23 billion and EPS of $0.92 for the July 2017, representing 56% top-line growth and 0.4 EPS growth. Coca-Cola Company (The)'s quarterly revenue was down 15.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. On average, equities analysts forecast that Coca-Cola Company will post $1.90 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 15th. Baker Boyer Fincl Bank invested in 0.89% or 1,833 shares. Coca-Cola Company (The)'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 154.17%.

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