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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)?

The company in question is, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) currently with a stock price of 41.67 (-0.22% today). The market cap for The Coca-Cola Company is 180237.33, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Beverages – Soft Drinks industry. The target price for The Coca-Cola Company is 47.17. Currently The Coca-Cola Company is trading with a P/E of 23.99, and a forward P/E of 20.78. Average volume for The Coca-Cola Company is 11432.05 and so far today it is 9841200.

Performance in the last year for The Coca-Cola Company has been 2.55%. For EPS growth, The Coca-Cola Company has seen a growth of 4.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 4.97%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -8.00% over the last five years and could be 2.14% for the next five years. The Coca-Cola Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -5.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 11.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.49%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -4.17%.

Since the IPO date for The Coca-Cola Company on the 1/2/1962, The Coca-Cola Company has seen performance year to date to be -0.69%. With The Coca-Cola Company trading at 41.67, the dividend yield is 3.36%, and the EPS is 1.74.

So could The Coca-Cola Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 23.99. The PEG is 11.21, P/S is 4.17 and the P/B is at 6.76. The P/cash is 7.49, with P/free cash flow at 218.47.

The Coca-Cola Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.1, and total debt/equity at 1.8.

In terms of margins, The Coca-Cola Company has a gross margin of 60.30%, an operating margin of 20.60% and a profit margin of 17.60%.Payout ratio for The Coca-Cola Company is 77.30%. Return on assets come to 8.30% with return on investment coming to 9.30%.

Insider ownership for The Coca-Cola Company, is at 0.69% and institutional ownership comes to 65.70%. Outstanding shares are at 4325.35. While shares float is 4279.43. The float short is currently 0.64%, and short ratio is 2.41.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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