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Morning Traders Watch: The Coca-Cola Company, (KO)

Friday February 24th 2017: The Coca-Cola Company, KO is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Beverages РSoft Drinks in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, The Coca-Cola Company, KO  has a market cap of 193.33 B. Since its IPO date on the 01/02/1962, The Coca-Cola Company, KO performance year to date is 9.29%. Today The Coca-Cola Company, KO has gained 0.13%, with a current price of 45.31.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 65.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 10.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The Coca-Cola Company, KO is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.38. While Total debt/equity is 2.07. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 60.90%, and operating margin of *TBA. The Coca-Cola Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 1.3.

For the last year The Coca-Cola Company, KO has seen a EPS growth of -10.40%. A performance for the year of 0.00%. The 52-week high is -1.63%, and the 52-week low is 13.62%. The average volume for The Coca-Cola Company, KO is 27025332.

With a target price of 45.5, can The Coca-Cola Company, KO reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of The Coca-Cola Company, KO. The Coca-Cola Company has a P/E of 31.71 and a forward P/E of 22.88. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.56. The Coca-Cola Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.75 and 8.49 respectively. For P/cash, The Coca-Cola Company has a value of 7.64, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 45.31, The Coca-Cola Company has a dividend yield of 3.27%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term The Coca-Cola Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 4.83%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 4.71% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -10.40% for this year and for the last five years a -4.20% growth has been seen.

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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