The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) kept active in technical ratio analysis, on current situation shares price raised 0.62% to $42.29. The total volume of 16.05 Million shares held in the session, while on average its shares change hands 13894.22 shares.
Efficiency Evaluation in Focus
Entering into profitability analysis, the co has noticeable returns on equity ratio of 25.90%, which discloses how corporation’s management efficiently generates profit from shareholders invested money. The returns on investment very popular metric among passive investors, it stands at 10.20%, when it lies in positive figure than security is feasible for investment or goes for higher ROI stocks. To see the other side of picture, profit margin of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) stands at positive 15.60%; that indicates a firm actually every dollar of sales keeps in earnings. The 7.10% returns on assets present notable condition of firm. Mostly ROA known as a comparative measure, it is best to compare it against a firm’s previous ROA numbers or the ROA of a same firm.
Fundamentalist can give brighter side of a picture but an analyst can glow the darker parts stored in any investment. Let us view how analysts have ranked KO in recent few months. In ratings table the KO given BUY ratings by 8 analysts in current phase and 2 analysts suggest it as overweight security. The 1 number of analyst/s has SELL recommendation for current month on KO. While 14 number of analysts gave ratings for HOLD in current as compared to 2 analysts giving UNDERWEIGHT. As per remarks given by WSJ, overall consensus pool recommends it as Overweight security.
The stock was assessed in terms of profitability as current quarter EPS estimate trends showed $0.44 at current month while compared with $0.46 in a month ago. The stock next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.57 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $1.87 as compared to one month ago of $1.91, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $1.94.
Following previous ticker characteristics, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) also run on active notice, stock price raised 0.62% after traded at $42.29 in most recent trading session.
KO has price to earnings ratio of 28.34 and the price to current year EPS stands at -10.40%. Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year’s EPS that would be 3.97%. The earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as the co has 3.50% dividend yield. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1.30 and quick ratio was calculated as 1.20. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 1.98 for seeing its liquidity position.
To find out the technical position of KO, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) holds price to book ratio of 7.89 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 21.80. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 9.41. KO is presenting price to cash flow of 8.13 and free cash flow concluded as 367.52.
Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 0.63% for a week and 0.97% for a month. The price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 0.37. On these bases, analysts would recommend this stock as an “Active Revolving Stocks.” The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -0.45%. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)’s institutional ownership was registered as 65.80%, while insider ownership was 0.10%.