The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Opportunity Or End Game?

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Thu 14 Feb (In 2 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.65 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $0.58 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 39.60%, a profit margin of 8.60% and a gross margin of 63.70%.

Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Most recently, on December 13th, 2018, UBS Resumed a Neutral rating. Before that, on April 17th, 2018, Goldman Upgrade to Neutral. Evercore ISI Upgrade a Outperform rating on January 12th, 2018, Deutsche Bank Initiated an Buy rating on December 14th, 2017, and Wells Fargo Upgrade a Outperform rating on November 14th, 2017.

At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 4.25B shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 211.04B. In the last trading day, 10,934,794 shares of The Coca-Cola Company were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 14.17M shares per day of trading.

If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $0.40 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +0.81% and a moving average of 49.49. In the past 20 days, its price changed by $2.51 (which is +5.32%) and the stock’s moving average was 48.27. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of KO changed by -$0.05 (which is -0.10%) and demonstrated a moving average of 48.15.

Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 93.61%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 94.44% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 94.68%. Using a similar metric, The Coca-Cola Company (KO) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 95.46% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 95.85% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 96.20%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 0.39 over the past 9 days, 1.00 over the past two weeks, and 1.32 in the last 20 days.

As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $49.66 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $50.84 and a low of $41.45. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Held shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 400,000,000 shares of the company’s stock. This share count represents that Berkshire Hathaway Inc now held 9.40% stake in The Coca-Cola Company (KO)’s shares.

Just in the most recent trading day, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) experienced a high price of $49.8 and low point of $49.46. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 49.66 per share, following a gain of $0.08, or 0.10% during the full day.