The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

National Planning Has Boosted Coca Cola Co (KO) Holding By $450270; Crown Holdings (CCK) Sentiment Is 1.16

National Planning Has Boosted Coca Cola Co (KO) Holding By $450270; Crown Holdings (CCK) Sentiment Is 1.16

The institutional investor owned 3,429,023 shares of the company's stock after selling 86,981 shares during the quarter. The hedge fund run by Frank Brosens held 25,000 shares of the packaged foods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.74M, down from 50,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gabalex Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $294.37 billion market cap company. About 1.15 million shares traded or 80.32% up from the average. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) has risen 61.47% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500.

Zwj Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Coca Cola Co (KO) by 16.13% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,754 shares of the company's stock valued at $124,000 after acquiring an additional 1,026 shares during the last quarter. The institutional investor held 78,239 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.52M, down from 85,477 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Clearbridge Llc who had been investing in Rush Enterprises Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.87 billion market cap company. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.50, for a total transaction of $4,009,000.00. About 22.85M shares traded or 83.85% up from the average. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Security Natl Tru reported 0.8% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). The company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.02. ABB's profit will be $697.01 million for 18.41 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.75 actual earnings per share reported by Bunge Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 117.33% EPS growth.

Among 37 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. News Corp had 2 analyst reports since February 4, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, October 26. On Monday, January 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Nomura to "Reduce". On Tuesday, September 5 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to "Neutral" on Wednesday, April 20. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. HAYS ED had sold 84,400 shares worth $4.01M on Tuesday, January 23. 101 funds opened positions while 417 raised stakes. Gulf Fincl Bank (Uk) Ltd reported 1.28 million shares. Estabrook Mgmt reported 0.02% in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG). Forte Cap Ltd Liability Corp Adv invested 0.47% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky owns 120,300 shares or 0.04% of their USA portfolio. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board owns 811,221 shares. Mackenzie Corporation has invested 0% of its portfolio in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG). 51,854 were accumulated by Aperio Grp Inc Lc. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Co invested in 0.15% or 16,158 shares. Lincoln Limited Company invested in 2.89% or 103,959 shares. Advsr Limited Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 400 shares. Beck Mack And Oliver Lc owns 99,013 shares or 0.15% of their United States portfolio. First Long Island Ltd Llc holds 6,242 shares. Toronto Dominion Bancshares holds 5,929 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) holds 0.57% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 174,881 shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) for 72,980 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q3 2017. 881.34 million shares or 0.46% more from 877.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. It dropped, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. Stewart And Patten Co Ltd Co holds 440,279 shares or 3.62% of its portfolio. Suvretta Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Coca-Cola European Partners in the third quarter valued at about $17,274,000. Proshare Advisors Llc has invested 0.75% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Hirtle Callaghan Company Lc stated it has 19,000 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Washington Trust has invested 0.14% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Blb&B Limited Com invested 1.83% of its portfolio in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). 40,475 are held by Sit. Massachusetts-based Northeast Mngmt has invested 1.53% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Thomaspartners Inc reported 1.5% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Pnc Financial Services Group reported 36,106 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust accumulated 0.75% or 11.80M shares. Montag A And Associates accumulated 297,443 shares. Sei Invs has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI).

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $3.86 million activity. Vrohidis Ippocratis also sold $56,178 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares. $547,377 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares were sold by Fong Ivan K. $2.19M worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares were sold by Bauman James L.

Fulton Bank, which manages about $1.34B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Nationwide Mut Fds New by 28,686 shares to 412,969 shares, valued at $11.19 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Coca-Cola had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 30 with "Buy". The company was upgraded on Friday, February 5 by UBS. The stock has "Buy" rating by Vetr on Friday, August 28. The stock has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, January 9.

CCE has been the subject of several research analyst reports.

Among 15 analysts covering ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold.

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