What Does Insider Trading Tell Us About The Coca-Cola Company (KO)?

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What Does Insider Trading Tell Us About The Coca-Cola Company (KO)?

The insider, SMITH BRIAN JOHN, now holds 61,385 shares of KO. Milestone Group Inc. now owns 22,721 shares of the company's stock worth $964,000 after buying an additional 2,026 shares during the last quarter. Caterpillar Inc Del now has $69.93 billion valuation. About 392,079 shares traded. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Longer Investments Inc acquired 11,556 shares as Coca (KO)'s stock rose 6.48%. Gulf Bancshares (Uk) Ltd invested in 1.25M shares. Coca now has $195.27 billion valuation.

Coca-Cola European Partners PLC (NYSE:CCE) traded down 0.59% on Tuesday, reaching $43.50. (VER)'s shares projecting a $9.39 target price.

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP decreased its holdings in shares of Coca-Cola European Partners PLC (NYSE:CCE) by 35.1% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500.

In the transaction dated August 11, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Senior Vice President; Long Robert Edward disposed a total of 26,470 shares at an average price of $45.88, amounting to approximately $1,214,444. It also upped Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) stake by 5,928 shares and now owns 98,992 shares. Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLF) was raised too. Investors might also notice that three month ago the Buy recommendations (19) outnumbered Sell recommendations (0). Its up 0.15, from 0.79 in 2016Q3. Wilkins Invest Counsel holds 42,150 shares. Huntington State Bank reported 639,121 shares. 10,485 are owned by Argent Capital Ltd Liability Com. New York-based D E Shaw Communications has invested 0.93% in Apple Inc. (NYSE:CAT). The Colorado-based Janus Management Lc has invested 0.05% in Caterpillar Inc. First Quadrant Lp Ca invested in 0.1% or 118,229 shares. Los Angeles Management Equity reported 0.41% stake. Country Club Commerce Na holds 32,546 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insur Com The has 1.27M shares.

Brokerage houses, on average, are recommending investors to hold VEREIT, Inc. Community Tru And accumulated 64,700 shares or 0.32% of the stock. Bridges Mngmt has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. Sva Plumb Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability reported 0.71% stake.

Among 27 analysts covering Caterpillar Inc. Anchor Advisors Limited Liability holds 0.29% in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) or 182,248 shares. Therefore 77% are positive. Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. had 54 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Bank of America given on Wednesday, August 5.

In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 15 and Overweight is 2 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 1 and 0, respectively. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, September 16. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $45.79. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 25 by William Blair. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 275,221,018 shares of the stock are valued at $12.6 billion. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, April 19 to "Outperform". The consensus rating is 2.5, suggesting the market has given up on the stock.

Hyman Charles D increased Bb&T Corp (NYSE:BBT) stake by 56,420 shares to 154,540 valued at $7.27 million in 2016Q4.

Since March 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $22.66 million activity. DOUGLAS J ALEXANDER JR had sold 15,000 shares worth $629,700 on Tuesday, March 14.

Analysts on average have given a price target of $47.44 to The Coca-Cola Company (KO) stock. It increased, as 76 investors sold KO shares while 623 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 723 raised stakes. Grace And White Inc has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Alexandria Capital Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Motley Fool Wealth Limited Liability invested 0.08% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). $1.32 million worth of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) was sold by Perez Beatriz R. 51,486 were reported by Callahan Advsrs Llc. Vigilant Cap Limited Liability Corporation holds 3,525 shares. Nexus Inv accumulated 194,866 shares. Axa has 2.26M shares for 0.44% of their portfolio. Therefore 27% are positive. Apple Inc. had 281 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, July 12 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Thursday, August 13, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, July 12 by Susquehanna. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, July 26 by Susquehanna. Nomura maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, September 11 report. The stock of Coca-Cola European Partners plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:CCE) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, August 7 by Citigroup. Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares of HSBC in report on Tuesday, December 6 to "Equal-Weight" rating. As per Monday, January 9, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs.

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