The Coca-Cola Co. (KO)

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NYSE : Consumer Non-Durables
Prev Close 52.14
Open 52.22
Day Low/High 52.01 / 52.26
52 Wk Low/High 44.25 / 52.47
Volume 8.26M
Avg Volume 11.44M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 4.27B
Market Cap 222.39B
EPS 1.50
P/E Ratio 31.79
Div & Yield 1.60 (3.03%)
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.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." - Walter Deemer I promised to update my "Level...

Today's Trades (Part Deux)

I have added to the following shorts today: , , , and . All of this are now large-sized.

Water Company Dividend Kings That Quench the Thirst for Income

Water Company Dividend Kings That Quench the Thirst for Income

Dividend stock investors should look to have at least some exposure to this sector.

Dividend Dynamo or Dividend Yield Trap?

Dividend Dynamo or Dividend Yield Trap?

Investors on the hunt for safe-haven stocks need to be wary of dividend yields that look too good to be true.

My Book

My long book is down to small positions in , , and . Mediums sized in . And large positions in (actually very large as I have been adding), , , , , L and . My short book includes small to medium sized positions in , , , , and large positions in and ...

There Are 2 Reasons Why I'd Buy Berkshire Hathaway Stock

There Are 2 Reasons Why I'd Buy Berkshire Hathaway Stock

Buffett and Munger have some questions to answer, some situations to ponder, and probably a more concerned public than in the past to deal with.

What to Expect From Warren Buffett at Berkshire's Big Meeting This Weekend

What to Expect From Warren Buffett at Berkshire's Big Meeting This Weekend

From lollipops to locomotives, Warren Buffett's has a full buffet of topics to address Saturday.

Novice Trade: Coca-Cola

Novice Trade: Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola seems to have righted the ship.

Fibocall: Early Tuesday Texts

The FANGs Ride Again, Plus Mercury Systems Rising: Market Recon

The FANGs Ride Again, Plus Mercury Systems Rising: Market Recon

Netflix led the charge in FANG names. And why MRCY is now a hot stock in the defense sector.

Coca-Cola Stock Primed For Potentially Rewarding But Risky Play

Coca-Cola Stock Primed For Potentially Rewarding But Risky Play

There's enough of a current setup, along with recent earnings history, to take a small shot on long volatility with Coca-Cola stock.

Uber vs. Lyft: The Tale of the Titanic IPO Tape

Uber vs. Lyft: The Tale of the Titanic IPO Tape

Who you gonna call for a ride?

SpartanNash: Healthier Foods, Healthier Dividend Yield

SpartanNash: Healthier Foods, Healthier Dividend Yield

Grocery distributor SpartanNash is out front in the trend towards healthier food and beverage products, plus it has an enviable dividend yield.

Soda Wars: Is PepsiCo or Coca-Cola the Better Dividend Stock?

Soda Wars: Is PepsiCo or Coca-Cola the Better Dividend Stock?

Look beyond dividend yield to find the best growth story for these beverage makers.

Warren Buffett, Book Value and How to Value Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett, Book Value and How to Value Berkshire Hathaway

Does Berkshire Hathaway still offer value for investors?

Recently...

Recent new longs- and . Recent new shorts - , , , and .