The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)'s Drogheda plant expected to lose 50 jobs

Coca-Cola Amatil CEO Alison Watkins with former Australian Beverages boss Barry O'Connell

Coca-Cola Amatil CEO Alison Watkins with former Australian Beverages boss Barry O'Connell. Louise Kennerley

Shares of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) opened at 41.92 on Monday.

Stock market analysts and brokers have recently amended their target prices on shares of Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (CCLAY). Current ratio which is the relationship between current assets and current liabilities, indicating the liquidity of a business is calculated as 1.30. Investors might also evaluate a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. State Street Corp boosted its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 2.4% in the fourth quarter. Aristotle Capital Management LLC now owns 4,893,457 shares of the company's stock worth $202,883,000 after buying an additional 4,865,457 shares during the period. It would take about 2.28 days to cover all short positions. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 8.42 Million. KO received highest price target of 50 and low target of 36. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. In other words, EPS reveals how profitable a company is on a share owner basis. Finally, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. raised its stake in shares of The Coca-Cola by 2.1% in the third quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. now owns 2,837 shares of the company's stock valued at $120,000 after buying an additional 616 shares during the last quarter.

Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock.

Here we discussed Analysts views what they told about Coca-Cola Company (KO) stock 3 Months Ago.

The stock's 50 day moving average is 7.68 and its 200 day moving average is 7.43. Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd has a 52-week low of 5.88 and a 52-week high of 8.11. The stock has a market capitalization of $180.20 billion, a PE ratio of 28.17 and a beta of 0.69.

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 9th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.37. Covering sell-side analysts are estimating company growth for next year to be 9.65%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.38 EPS. Consolidated's stock has been 5.37%, 11.74% for the last quarter, 24.90% for the past six months and 8.48% for the past 52 weeks. On average, analysts forecast that The Coca-Cola will post $1.87 earnings per share for the current year. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.37 per share.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Beverages - Soft Drinks has a current market price of 42.03 and the change is 0.26%. The median estimate represents a 3.65% increase from the last price. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 13th.

Coca-Cola Malaysia will invest RM500 million to expand the size and production capacity of its current plant at Bandar Enstek, near here.

This report was posted by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & worldwide copyright legislation. Jefferies Group LLC set a $43.00 price objective on shares of The Coca-Cola and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a report on Tuesday, December 27th. Coca-Cola had 25 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein set a $48.00 price target on The Coca-Cola and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, January 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal. The dominant statistics will authorize the investment community to govern the size of The Coca-Cola Company compared to the sales or total assets figures.

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