The Coca-Cola Target of Unusually High Options Trading (KO)

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The share price of Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (CCLAY) was down -2.28% during the last trading session, with a day high of 0.00. The price to earnings growth is 2.27 and the price to sales ratio is 17.

Flossbach Von Storch Ag decreased its stake in Coca (KO) by 22.24% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rowland And Counsel Adv holds 0% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) for 238,555 shares. Finally, Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC raised its position in The Coca-Cola by 4,410.7% in the fourth quarter. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 149,185 shares of the company's stock, valued at $6,479,104.55. Portfolio Solutions LLC acquired a new stake in The Coca-Cola during the first quarter valued at approximately $108,000. Woodmont Inv Counsel Ltd has invested 0.45% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,988 ($25.66) per share, for a total transaction of £1,968.12 ($2,540.49). Abner Herrman & Brock LLC boosted its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 0.4% in the third quarter.

Traditional interpretation and usage of the RSI is that RSI values of 70 or above indicate that a security is becoming overbought or overvalued, and therefore may be primed for a trend reversal or corrective pullback in price.

Previously Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $-0.01. We can't assume the past will always reflect the future, but logically stocks that have grown earnings per share strongly in the past are a good bet to continue to do so. At this level, shares are noted trading -1.33% away from the 52-week high mark. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $43.19 and a 200-day moving average price of $41.99. The company's revenue was down 11.3% on a year-over-year basis. Moreover, Glg Limited Liability Com has 0.67% invested in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $4.13B and as low as $4.02B per share.

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. However the company reported $0.6 earnings per share for the same quarter during a year ago. The Coca-Cola had a net margin of 15.59% and a return on equity of 32.94%.

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EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 11.19% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at -34.70%.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 12th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 29th. A recommendation of 1 or 2 would represent a consensus Buy. The Coca-Cola's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 93.33%. The Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc holds 413,923 shares with $27.03M value, down from 533,667 last quarter. $951,500 worth of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) was sold by DOUGLAS J ALEXANDER JR. If you are accessing this story on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of U.S. and worldwide trademark & copyright law. The legal version of this report can be accessed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/05/19/insider-buying-coca-cola-hbc-ag-cch-insider-buys-35-shares-of-stock-updated-updated-updated.html.

Several other brokerages have also issued reports on CCH. Analysts reported that the Price Target for The Coca-Cola Company might touch $50 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $45.15 and $39 respectively.

Societe Generale began new coverage on Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd giving the company a "buy" rating. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc set a $38.00 price target on shares of The Coca-Cola and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, March 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. They now have a Dollars 53 price target on the stock. The closing price represents the final price that a stock is traded for on a trading day. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 63.88% of the company's stock. The Company owns or licenses and markets non-alcoholic beverage brands, primarily sparkling beverages and a range of still beverages, such as waters, flavored waters and enhanced waters, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, sports drinks, dairy and energy drinks.

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