The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) went down by -0.52% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $54.93. The company’s stock price has collected -0.90% of loss in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 05/01/21 that If you think inflation poses a long-term threat, you might want to make these portfolio moves now
Is It Worth Investing in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE :KO) Right Now?
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 32.34 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for KO is at 0.62. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 13 analysts out of 26 who provided ratings for The Coca-Cola Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 4 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $59.27, which is $5.38 above the current price. KO currently public float of 4.27B and currently shorts hold a 0.58% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of KO was 16.26M shares.
KO’s Market Performance
KO stocks went down by -0.90% for the week, with a monthly jump of 2.41% and a quarterly performance of 12.11%, while its annual performance rate touched 17.63%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.28% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.15% for The Coca-Cola Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.77% for KO stocks with a simple moving average of 6.64% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of KO
RBC Capital Mkts, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see KO reach a price target of $60, previously predicting the price at $55. The rating they have provided for KO stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on March 08th, 2021.
Bernstein gave a rating of “Outperform” to KO, setting the target price at $58 in the report published on January 20th of the current year.
KO Trading at 3.70% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought KO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -1.73% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.15%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.28%, as shares surge +2.80% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +6.32% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, KO fell by -0.90%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +16.34% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $53.64. In addition, The Coca-Cola Company saw -1.57% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at KO starting from Quincey James, who sale 110,000 shares at the price of $54.48 back on Apr 23. After this action, Quincey James now owns 266,718 shares of The Coca-Cola Company, valued at $5,993,064 using the latest closing price.
KOUMETTIS NIKOLAOS, the Europe OU President of The Coca-Cola Company, sale 30,000 shares at $54.81 during a trade that took place back on Apr 22, which means that KOUMETTIS NIKOLAOS is holding 115,011 shares at $1,644,249 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for KO
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +28.27 for the present operating margin
- +59.12 for the gross margin
The net margin for The Coca-Cola Company stands at +23.46. The total capital return value is set at 14.26, while invested capital returns managed to touch 14.30. Equity return is now at value 38.10, with 7.80 for asset returns.
Based on The Coca-Cola Company (KO), the company’s capital structure generated 230.14 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 69.71. Total debt to assets is 50.88, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 214.65. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 65.02.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 8.25, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.16. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.28 and the total asset turnover is 0.38. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.32.