Coca (KO) Valuation Rose While Rbo & Co LLC Has Upped Its Position

January 19, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 456 raised stakes. 2.73 billion shares or 0.93% more from 2.70 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 3.43 million shares. Maple, Vermont-based fund reported 18,433 shares. Yhb Inv Advsr holds 32,426 shares or 0.26% of its portfolio. Howe & Rusling invested in 0.13% or 15,703 shares. Bluefin Trading Ltd Co has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Texas-based Frontier Inv Mgmt Co has invested 0.09% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Northside Mngmt Lc owns 12,892 shares. Stearns Financial Svcs Grp holds 22,883 shares. Moreover, Headinvest Limited Liability Corp has 0.09% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 6,297 shares. Moreover, Utah Retirement Systems has 0.71% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Horrell Cap Mgmt reported 356 shares. Brookfield Asset Mngmt has invested 0.03% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Peddock Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation owns 22,800 shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Limited Liability Com holds 1% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 3.79 million shares. Court Place Advsr Limited Liability Com reported 24,935 shares.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $9.01 million activity. $1.30M worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was sold by RIVERA ALFREDO. 8,819 The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares with value of $402,235 were sold by MANN JENNIFER K. On Tuesday, August 15 the insider SMITH BRIAN JOHN sold $4.61 million. $1.21 million worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was sold by LONG ROBERT EDWARD on Friday, August 11.

Rbo & Co Llc increased its stake in Coca (KO) by 67.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rbo & Co Llc bought 78,023 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 193,579 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.71 million, up from 115,556 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rbo & Co Llc who had been investing in Coca for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $200.12B market cap company. The stock increased 0.19% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $46.97. About 4.70 million shares traded. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500.

More notable recent The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Coca-Cola launches Diet Coke ‘brand rejuvenation,’ adds four new ‘bold’ flavors” on January 10, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “For Investors, the Coca-Cola Co Stock Is No Longer It” published on October 27, 2017, Investorplace.com published: “3 Reasons to Be Bullish on Coca-Cola Co Stock” on January 05, 2018. More interesting news about The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Better Buy: The Coca-Cola Co. vs. British American Tobacco PLC (ADR)” published on December 07, 2017 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Coca-Cola retains ‘pouring rights’ with NASCAR” with publication date: January 17, 2018.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Coca-Cola had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 10 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) on Friday, October 6 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Vetr to “Buy” on Friday, August 28. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, December 22. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, July 13. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 1. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was reinitiated by Barclays Capital with “Equal Weight”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $54.0 target in Tuesday, January 12 report.

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