Do Analysts Think Coca-Cola Co (KO) Is Still Worth Buying In 2024?

Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) does about 11.93M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 11728470 shares change hands in Friday trading. The company now has a market cap of 274.67B USD. Its current market price is $63.76, marking an increase of 0.68% compared to the previous close of $63.33. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $64.36 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $51.55.

Coca-Cola Co (KO) has a 20-day trading average at $63.34 and the current price is -0.93% off the 52-week high compared with 23.69% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $62.87 and its 200-day simple moving average is $59.55. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.20%, which decreases to 1.13% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 57.34 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $68.26, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 6.59% over the period.

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The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on June 24, 2024 when Exane BNP Paribas initiated the stock to “Outperform” and issued a price target of $72. Jefferies initiated its price target at $64.

Coca-Cola Co (KO) stock is down -0.23% over the week and -0.28% over the past month. Its price is 8.20% year-to-date and 4.47% over the past year.

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To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 6.59 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 17.53% and return on equity of 41.76%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 25.62 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 21.13. The beta has a value of 0.59. Price to book ratio is 10.39 and price to sales ratio is 5.95.

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