Sizling Stocks Update: Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO), Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY)

Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO)

Guggenheim Initiates Coverage On Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO)’s stock to Buy with the price target of $51. This rating was issued on 9/14/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $45.92 by showing a percentage change of -1.27% from its previous day closing price of $46.51.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) in which Barclays Upgrades Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) to Overweight with no specific Price Target on 5/17/18. Goldman Sachs Upgrades the stock to Neutral on 4/17/18 with no specific Price Target. BMO Capital Maintains the company’s stock to Market Perform on 2/20/18 by setting a price target of $48. Morgan Stanley Maintains Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) to Equal-Weight with a price target of $49.

Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) currently has a consensus Price Target of $50.66. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $61 and a Low Price Target of $45.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) where 7 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 7 analysts said it’s a Buy, 12 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.92. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) reported its Actual EPS of $0.61/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) could bring EPS of $0.6/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.01 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 1.7 Percent.

Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) has a market capitalization of 195.29 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 21.45 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $48.62 on 01/26/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 05/15/18 as $41.45. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $50.93. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.03%. The Moving Average SMA50 is 0.09% while SMA200 is 2.81%.

Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 2.6%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 12.5% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 12.1%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 0.09 percent while its Weekly performance value is -0.88%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -0.2 percent and -0.67 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) is 1.97. The Average Volume (3 months) is 10.88 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $1.56 and an annual Dividend Yield of 3.4 Percent. KO has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 33.42, Forward P/E of 20.6, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 10.22 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 189.83. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 34.5 percent.

Company Profile:

The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest total beverage company. In addition to their namesake Coca-Cola drinks, some of their household names around the world include: AdeS soy-based beverages, Ayataka green tea, Dasani waters, Del Valle juices and nectars, Fanta, Georgia coffee, Gold Peak teas and coffees, Honest Tea, Minute Maid juices, Powerade sports drinks, Simply juices, smartwater, Sprite, vitaminwater, and Zico coconut water. At Coca-Cola, they are serious about making positive contributions to world. That starts with reducing sugar in drinks and bringing new and different drinks to people everywhere. It also means continuously working to reduce environmental impact, creating rewarding careers for associates, and bringing economic opportunity wherever they operate.

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY)

Barclays Initiates Coverage On Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY)’s stock to Underweight with the price target of $2.5. This rating was issued on 10/10/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $2.33 by showing a percentage change of -4.51% from its previous day closing price of $2.44.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) in which BMO Capital Upgrades Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) to Outperform by settling a price target of $4.3 on 7/31/18. Macquarie Upgrades the stock to Outperform on 2/09/18 with no specific Price Target. Credit Suisse Upgrades the company’s stock to Outperform on 1/26/18 with no specific Price Target. Raymond James Reinstates Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) to Market Perform with a price target of $3.3.

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) currently has a consensus Price Target of $3.46. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $4.43 and a Low Price Target of $2.28.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) where 2 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 9 analysts said it’s a Buy, 5 rated the stock as Hold, 1 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 2.38. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) reported its Actual EPS of $0.03/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) could bring EPS of $0.03/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 0 Percent.

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) has a market capitalization of 2.22 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 20.92 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $3.80 on 01/24/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 09/11/18 as $2.30. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $3.86. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -9.43%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -9.91% while SMA200 is -19.09%.

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -5%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at -1.1% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -10.1%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -25.32 percent while its Weekly performance value is -12.41%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -4.51 percent and -5.67 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) is 1.67. The Average Volume (3 months) is 12.55 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.02 and an annual Dividend Yield of 0.86 Percent. AUY has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 0, Forward P/E of 17.13, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 18.53 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 6.75. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of -20.1 percent.

Company Profile:

Yamana Gold is a Canadian gold producer with significant gold production, gold and copper-gold development stage properties, exploration properties and land positions in all major mineral areas in Brazil.