Press coverage about Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 47.4247820377974 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (COKE) traded down 1.02% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $208.81. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 31,797 shares. The firm has a market cap of $1.95 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 42.66 and a beta of 0.03. The company’s 50-day moving average is $232.64 and its 200 day moving average is $207.20. Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated has a 12-month low of $125.00 and a 12-month high of $249.54.

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $2.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $4.10 by $1.74. Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated had a return on equity of 9.22% and a net margin of 0.65%. The firm had revenue of $1.17 billion during the quarter. Equities analysts forecast that Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated will post $9.75 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 28th were issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 26th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.48%. Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated’s dividend payout ratio is presently 20.37%.

Separately, BidaskClub cut Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th.

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Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated Company Profile

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated produces, markets and distributes nonalcoholic beverages. The Company is an independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States. The Company’s segments include Nonalcoholic Beverages and All Other. Majority of its total bottle/can volume to retail customers consist of products of The Coca-Cola Company.

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