The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Insider Sells $3813154.00 in Stock

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18 May, 2017

The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) traded up 0.18% on Wednesday, reaching $43.93.

EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 5.05% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at -10.40%. The Coca-Cola Co has a 12-month low of $39.88 and a 12-month high of $46.01. The company's stock had a trading volume of 14,538,404 shares. This is an increase of 246% compared to the typical volume of 6,950 call options. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.01. However it has a net margin of 15.30%. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.01.

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) shares were last seen up 0.27% at $66.85, which is 6.69% higher than the previous trading session. Earnings numbers can provide insight into a company's overall profitability. Equities analysts expect that The Coca-Cola will post $1.88 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, April 3rd. The stock's Dividend Yield stands at 4.11%. This dividend's record date is May 22, 2017 and the announcement date is May 5, 2017. The Coca-Cola's dividend payout ratio is now 93.33%.

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Its shares are unlikely to get support from financial numbers despite the appointment of a new CEO and its new "four-point" strategy.

Wells Fargo & Co restated their market perform rating on shares of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, April 28th. Finally, Vetr raised The Coca-Cola from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $44.81 price target for the company in a report on Monday, April 24th. They issued a "buy" rating and a $44.00 price objective for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company's stock.

Coca-Cola Femsa shares were trading up 1.64 percent at 148 pesos per share in mid-day trading.

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