Investors hope Coca-Cola Company
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Coca-Cola Company, with 11 of 13 rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts like Coca-Cola Company better than competitor PepsiCo overall. While analysts still rate the stock a Moderate buy, they are a little more optimistic about it compared to three months ago.
- Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $12.02 billion in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 42.6% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $1.02 per share. Estimates range from 98 cents to $1.03.
What our community says:
CAPS All Stars are solidly behind the stock with 97% granting it an "outperform" rating. The community at large agrees with the All Stars with 95.1% giving it a rating of "outperform." Fools have embraced Coca-Cola Company and haven't been shy with their opinions lately, logging 1,567 posts in the past 30 days. Coca-Cola Company has a bullish CAPS rating of five out of five stars that is about on par with the Fool community assessment.
Coca-Cola Company's profit has risen year over year by an average of 79.5% over the past five quarters. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters. The company's gross margin shrank by 5.1 percentage points in the last quarter. Revenue rose 46.8% while cost of sales rose 68.8% to $4.99 billion from a year earlier.
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