Coca-Cola European Partners PLC (CCE) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research

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A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on CCE. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company is at 0.42. Bank of America maintained The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) on Monday, October 9 with "Buy" rating. Citigroup Inc. set a $53.00 target price on Coca-Cola Company (The) and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised Coca-Cola Company (The) from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $51.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, July 28th. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, June 20. With the last stock price up 11.96% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the S&P 500 which has increased 0.03% over the same time.

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. After $0.59 actual EPS reported by The Coca-Cola Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.95 % negative EPS growth. In looking the SMA 200 we see that the stock has seen a 4.77%.The Company's net profit margin for the 12 months at 10.70%. Since the start of the calendar year, shares have performed 26.57%. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS to be $0.39 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $1.98.

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Interested investors might be taking a look at the medium range signals for Coca Cola European Partners (CCE). If you are viewing this piece on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA and global trademark & copyright legislation. The legal version of this article can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/10/12/great-west-life-assurance-co-can-lowers-position-in-coca-cola-company-the-ko.html. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 28th were paid a $0.25 dividend. This dividend represents a yield of $3.26 which is the dividend as a percentage of the current share price. Coca-Cola Company (The)'s payout ratio is 154.17%. Ing Groep Nv sold 149,721 shares as Coca Cola Co (KO)'s stock rose 6.48%.

Ar Asset Management Inc holds 0.45% of its portfolio in Coca-Cola European Partners plc Ordinary Shares for 27,000 shares. With many stocks frequently hitting new milestone highs, investors may be scrambling to make sure that they aren't missing out on possible returns. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. The company's stock had a trading volume of 46,405 shares. Whereas, in last 21 trading days (one month) was surged -1.92% and moved up in last 63 trading days (quarter) of 2.44%. 29,282 shares were sold by Perez Beatriz R, worth $1.32M. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. $3.81 million worth of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) shares were sold by SMITH BRIAN JOHN.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Norges Bank reduced its investment by selling 559,825 shares a decrease of 24.9% from 09/30/2015 to 03/31/2016. The Barrett Asset Management Llc holds 62,360 shares with $2.80 million value, up from 48,908 last quarter.

Institutions own 66.10% of The Coca-Cola Company (KO)'s shares. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board reported 1.04M shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in Coca-Cola European Partners PLC during the 2nd quarter worth $238,000. As of the end of the quarter Blue Fin Capital, Inc. had sold a total of 100 shares trimming its position 0.4%. Blackstone L P owns 0.18% invested in CVR Partners LP (NYSE:UAN) for 5.87M shares. Moreover, 1607 Capital Partners Llc has 0.23% invested in the company for 329,826 shares. The Company's divisions include Established markets, including Austria, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Switzerland; Developing markets, including Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia, and Emerging markets, including Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Nigeria, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine.

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