Coca-Cola Company (The) Sees Unusually High Options Volume (KO)


Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 63.80% of the company's stock. The Strategic Advisors Llc holds 28,631 shares with $1.19 million value, up from 16,773 last quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership boosted its position in Coca-Cola European Partners PLC by 9.2% in the first quarter. IFM Investors Pty Ltd purchased a new stake in Coca-Cola Company (The) during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $2,170,000. State Street Corp now owns 89,077 shares of the company's stock valued at $15,933,000 after buying an additional 7,962 shares in the last quarter. Reinhart Partners Inc. bought a new position in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) during the second quarter worth about $480,000. In terms of the relative level of interest afforded this stock among active participants in the market, relative volume measures have been weak, indicating apathy for the name by traders, investors, and money managers during the past month of action. Consolidated (NasdaqGS:COKE) is 0.020408. The company's 3-months average volume stands at 2.15 million. BLL stock price revealed optimistic move of 3.70% comparing average price of last 200 days. The stock has a market capitalization of $21.66 billion, a PE ratio of 23.42 and a beta of 0.95. Coca-Cola Company (The) also saw some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders acquired 19,279 call options on the company.

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.02. 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. This dividend represents a yeild of $0.48 which is the dividend as a percentage of the current share price.

Yet another important factor while evaluating a good buy/sell decision for The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is its Earnings per Share or EPS.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.37 per share. Susquehanna maintained it with "Hold" rating and $3900 target in Wednesday, July 26 report.

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Several analysts recently commented on the company. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Coca-Cola Company (The) from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. As per Monday, January 9, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Inc sold 138,306 shares as Autodesk Inc. So is with The Coca-Cola Company. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in shares of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Can boosted its position in shares of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. (ALLY). The consensus rating is 2.1, suggesting the market has given up on the stock.

The market experts are predicting a 157.73% rally, based on the high target price ($25) for Ignyta, Inc. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 109,508 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,012,181.16.

In other news, VP Kathy N. Waller sold 8,952 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.77, for a total transaction of $409,733.04. Insiders have sold a total of 650,263 shares of company stock valued at $29,524,363 over the last 90 days. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The institutional investor owned 45,167 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 358 shares during the period.

Relative Strength Index (RSI) for The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is at 65.08.