Investors sold shares of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) on strength during trading hours on Friday. $110.29 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $197.74 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $87.45 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, The Coca-Cola had the 21st highest net out-flow for the day. The Coca-Cola traded up $0.03 for the day and closed at $43.13

A number of research firms have weighed in on KO. Susquehanna Bancshares set a $41.00 target price on shares of The Coca-Cola and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Goldman Sachs Group set a $45.00 target price on shares of The Coca-Cola and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $49.00 target price on shares of The Coca-Cola and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, November 16th. Wells Fargo & Co raised shares of The Coca-Cola from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $46.72 to $51.00 in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a $49.00 target price on shares of The Coca-Cola and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, November 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $49.01.

The stock has a market capitalization of $183,760.00, a PE ratio of 41.08, a PEG ratio of 3.59 and a beta of 0.70. The company has a quick ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.47.

In related news, insider Robert Edward Long sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.95, for a total transaction of $719,250.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 24,673 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,183,070.35. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Kathy N. Waller sold 23,240 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.15, for a total transaction of $1,072,526.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 123,796 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,713,185.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 122,640 shares of company stock worth $5,800,776 in the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 1.51% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust increased its stake in The Coca-Cola by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 17,607 shares of the company’s stock valued at $790,000 after purchasing an additional 115 shares in the last quarter. Warren Averett Asset Management LLC increased its stake in The Coca-Cola by 13.3% during the 2nd quarter. Warren Averett Asset Management LLC now owns 51,093 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,292,000 after purchasing an additional 5,984 shares in the last quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. increased its stake in The Coca-Cola by 19.3% during the 2nd quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. now owns 3,865 shares of the company’s stock valued at $173,000 after purchasing an additional 626 shares in the last quarter. Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. increased its stake in The Coca-Cola by 8.2% during the 2nd quarter. Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 6,289 shares of the company’s stock valued at $282,000 after purchasing an additional 475 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. increased its stake in The Coca-Cola by 5.7% during the 2nd quarter. Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. now owns 109,524 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,912,000 after purchasing an additional 5,922 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 65.39% of the company’s stock.

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The Coca-Cola Company Profile

The Coca-Cola Company is a beverage company. The Company owns or licenses and markets non-alcoholic beverage brands, primarily sparkling beverages and a range of still beverages, such as waters, flavored waters and enhanced waters, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, sports drinks, dairy and energy drinks.

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