The Coca-Cola Co. (KO)

54.41
NYSE : Consumer Non-Durables
Prev Close 53.87
Day Low/High 53.95 / 54.49
52 Wk Low/High 44.25 / 54.82
Avg Volume 12.15M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 4.28B
Market Cap 230.35B
EPS 1.50
P/E Ratio 31.32
Div & Yield 1.60 (2.98%)

Latest News

Jim Cramer: 7 Sectors You Can Buy as the Trade War Continues

Jim Cramer: 7 Sectors You Can Buy as the Trade War Continues

These stocks and sectors are safe havens, and may even be opportunities.

There's a Lot to Love at Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway

There's a Lot to Love at Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire is so large and diversified that its prospects are tied to the economy as a whole, with the added benefit of being a defensive play in case of a market downturn.

Lunchtime Literature

And while some readers, I hope, do that quac "due dilly," here's some lunchtime reading that I'll be perusing as I fuel up for the second half of our day: Faux eggs are 'hatching' at fast-food chains Amazon  Unveils Personal Shopping Service America...

India's Largest Coffee Chain Struggles With Death of Founder

India's Largest Coffee Chain Struggles With Death of Founder

Café Coffee Day entrepreneur V.G. Siddhartha was one of India's first venture capitalists, but leaves a letter blaming heavy financial pressure, his body pulled from a river where he went for a walk.

Upgrades, Downgrades, Initiations

Here we go folks, a sampling of this morning's upgrades, downgrades and initiations. I'll be back with some thought on these after I get another cup of my morning fuel (coffee).  Upgrades Sprint by UBS from Neutral to Buy with a $10 price target Res...

Feds Probe Tech, Mueller Speaks, Holy Guacamole and Now Hear NOW: Market Recon

Feds Probe Tech, Mueller Speaks, Holy Guacamole and Now Hear NOW: Market Recon

Watch closely as the government opens a broad antitrust investigation into unidentified leading online technology platforms

A Perfect Mix of Good Earnings and Dovish Central Banks

A Perfect Mix of Good Earnings and Dovish Central Banks

Look for the market to digest the DOJ antitrust news quickly and focus again on the Fed and earnings.

No Energy? No Problem, This Market Will Find a Way to Go Higher

No Energy? No Problem, This Market Will Find a Way to Go Higher

Earnings season continues to be upbeat and there are no signs of the economic weakness the bears were looking for.

Jim Cramer: It's Looking Like the 1980s

Jim Cramer: It's Looking Like the 1980s

Kimberly-Clark's performance is nothing to sneeze at, and neither is Coca-Cola's, as higher sales, higher prices and big demand from emerging markets appear to give us a return to the good old days of great senior growth stocks.

Extra! Extra! Market Just Doesn't Care About Good News

Extra! Extra! Market Just Doesn't Care About Good News

Positive headlines aren't turning into sustained gains, making traders think twice.

KO Trade Results

Took profits on the Coca-Cola July 26 $52/$51 strangle that I paid an average of $0.92 for yesterday. Sold the $52 calls for an average of $2.15. The puts are almost worthless, so I'll hang on to them until expiration, unless they turn into somethin...

Earnings Volcano Erupts, Locking In on Lam, and Apple-Intel Intel: Market Recon

Earnings Volcano Erupts, Locking In on Lam, and Apple-Intel Intel: Market Recon

Also, defense industry names can breathe easier with word of debt ceiling and federal spending deal.

KO Does OK

And here's a quick look at Coca-Cola results. EPS: beat Rev: beat, +31.6% (I spit you not) Highlights: Organic revenue only +6% (that's still good) Operating margin negatively impacted by exchange rates Full-year guidance reaffirmed.

Coca-Cola Looks to Pop Higher

Coca-Cola Looks to Pop Higher

Beverage company could bubble over to the $61 area.

Going for the KO

Coca-Cola reports in the morning. Wall Street is looking for EPS of $0.61 on revenue of $9.84 billion.  I really don't care how they do. Just make the stock move. I'm long a KO $52 / $51 strangle for average of $0.92. I figure the risk/reward is the...

Coca-Cola Offers Pre-Earnings Hints That It's Ready to Pop

Coca-Cola Offers Pre-Earnings Hints That It's Ready to Pop

Evidence of the stock's uptrend is presented by Coca-Cola's 50- and 200-day moving averages, which are both pointing higher.

Pepsi International Metrics

Sparkling Bubly Sales Should Help Pepsi Stock Bubble Up

Sparkling Bubly Sales Should Help Pepsi Stock Bubble Up

Bubly is building a bull case for Pepsi's beverage sales.

PepsiCo Earnings Push Past Expectations and Stand to Extend Stock's Pop

PepsiCo Earnings Push Past Expectations and Stand to Extend Stock's Pop

The soft drink and snack food behemoth managed to overcome the adverse effects of foreign currency translations. .

This Dividend Aristocrat Rules the Restaurant Food Chain

This Dividend Aristocrat Rules the Restaurant Food Chain

If you've wondered how the food you eat at a restaurant gets there, this company is one of the answers.

Here's a Dividend King Prepped for Summer Cookouts

Here's a Dividend King Prepped for Summer Cookouts

Hormel Foods has increased its dividend consistently over the last half century.

The Perfect Dividend King for July Fourth

The Perfect Dividend King for July Fourth

As U.S. consumers shell out billions of dollars on drinks and foods this holiday, look to Coca-Cola as a knock out investment.

As Alkaline Water Expands, When Best to Buy?

Welcome back to the PM edition of today's Daily Diary, and during my lunch I saw that one of the companies we have in the Stocks Under $10 Portfolio that I co-manage with "Sarge" Guilfoyle has been added to the Russell Microcap Index. I'm talking ab...

These 3 Dividend Aristocrats Have Consumable Products as Part of Their Offerings

These 3 Dividend Aristocrats Have Consumable Products as Part of Their Offerings

The dividend yields on these stocks range from 2.4% to 3.0%, and in the last two quarters all three once again boosted their quarterly dividend.

This Dividend King Is in a Sweet Spot Right Now

This Dividend King Is in a Sweet Spot Right Now

Defensive names with inelastic demand are in a good place right now.

Today's Trades

* Out of the balance of my small long. * Added to my large and shorts at $290.90 and $185.98, respectively. * Added to money manager shorts and at $34.42 and $107.20, respectively. * Added to short at $51.35. * Added to short at $200.07.

My Positioning and Tactics

With the time frame on my net exposure being of a relatively short-term nature (from today to the next two to three months), I gradually have reduced my long book and have added to my short exposure in the last week's consistent advance. I do so bas...

The Oracle of Omaha Is Off His Game

The Oracle of Omaha Is Off His Game

Be careful backing Buffett right now, his biggest holdings show increasing profit pressure.