What Does Coca-Cola Have in Store This Holiday Season?

Shares of The Coca-Cola Company $KO recorded 0.06% gain during the trading session on December 21st, 2018.  With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to predict the picture of what this stock is going to look like in future.

When analyzing a stock, the most important thing is to take a look at the balance sheet. How well the company is doing on its balance sheet, that means how well the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations. For $KO, the company has in cash flow of $9.07 billion on their books with 6.34 billion currently as liabilities. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on an incline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 33.41 billion total, with 1.76 billion as their total liabilities. This figure has given the company a good sense of viability in numerous contexts.

Let’s talk about key trends that might affect the future investment potential for this stock. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 3.06 billion trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 5.19 billion. This allows shareholders to hold on to 4.27B with the revenue now reading 1880000000 cents per share. This is a figure that is close to analyst’s prediction for their fourth quarter (0.48 cents a share).

Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 2.21 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on $KO sounds very interesting.

7 out of 25 analysts covering the stock have rated it a “Buy”, while 11 have maintained a “Hold” recommendation on The Coca-Cola Company stock. There are no analysts have assigned a “Sell” rating on the $KO stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $51.76.

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