Coca Cola Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

KO
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USD 63.04  1.16  1.87%   

The current analyst and expert consensus on Coca Cola is Buy with 4 hold recommendations. The current projected Coca Cola target price consensus is 62.64 with 11 analyst opinions. One of the most common ways Coca-Cola analysts use to provide buy-or-sell recommendation to the public are conference calls analysis and financial statements evaluations. Some experts can also talk to Coca Cola vendors, executives, and/or customers. Coca Cola recommendation module provides expert sentiment on the projected Coca-Cola target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on target price standard deviation of 2.54. Please see Macroaxis Advice on Coca Cola to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
  
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The value of Gross Profit is estimated to slide to about 22.8 B. The value of Profit Margin is estimated to slide to 0.24. Coca Cola Total Debt is quite stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Total Debt is estimated at 46.19 Billion. Debt Current is expected to rise to about 4.8 B this year, although the value of Inventories will most likely fall to about 3.1 B.

Coca Cola Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Coca Cola target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Coca Cola target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions13
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Buy
Most Coca Cola analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Coca Cola stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Coca-Cola, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Coca Cola Target Price Projection

Coca Cola's current and average target prices are 63.04 and 62.64, respectively. The current price of Coca Cola is the price at which Coca-Cola is currently trading. On the other hand, Coca Cola's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Coca Cola Market Quote on 26th of June 2022

Low Price62.11Odds
High Price63.06Odds

63.04

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Coca Cola Target Price

Low Estimate58.0Odds
High Estimate66.0Odds
Number of Analysts11
Standard Deviation2.54

62.636

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Coca-Cola and the information provided on this page.

Coca Cola Analyst Ratings

Coca Cola's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Coca Cola stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Coca Cola's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Coca Cola's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Analyst Consensus Breakdown

Average Consensus Estimates

About Coca Cola Target Price Projections

Coca Cola's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Coca-Cola and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Coca Cola depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Coca-Cola including analysis of its current option contracts.
Coca Cola's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-07-01 are carrying combined implied volatility of 23.57 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.37 over 64 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying way more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-07-01. The current put volume is at 2318, with calls trading at the volume of 5921. This yields a 0.39 put-to-call volume ratio. The Coca Cola option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Coca-Cola option contracts. It shows all of Coca Cola's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-07-01 Option Contracts

Coca Cola option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Coca Cola's lending market. For example, when Coca Cola's puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Coca Cola, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Coca Cola stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Coca Cola's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Coca Cola's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Coca Cola's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Coca Cola Maximum Pain Price across 2022-07-01 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Coca Cola close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Coca Cola's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Coca-Cola common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Coca Cola stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Coca Cola's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Please see Macroaxis Advice on Coca Cola to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Coca-Cola In The Money Call Balance

When Coca Cola's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Coca-Cola stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Coca Cola's options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' options written on Coca-Cola are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

Coca Cola Current Options Market Mood

Coca Cola's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Coca Cola Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Coca Cola's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Coca Cola's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Coca Cola's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional Coca Cola Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Coca Cola is a key component of Coca Cola valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Coca Cola.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Coca Cola's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Coca Cola in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
61.5763.0764.57
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
56.7468.3369.83
Details
Earnings
Estimates (8)
LowProjected EPSHigh
2.272.282.29
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Coca Cola. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Coca Cola's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Coca Cola's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Coca-Cola.

Additional Coca Cola Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Coca Cola is a key component of Coca Cola valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Coca Cola.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Coca Cola's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Coca Cola in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
61.5763.0764.57
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
56.7468.3369.83
Details
Earnings
Estimates (8)
LowProjected EPSHigh
2.272.282.29
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Coca Cola. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Coca Cola's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Coca Cola's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Coca-Cola.

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Please see Macroaxis Advice on Coca Cola to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon. Note that the Coca-Cola information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Coca Cola's statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try Pattern Recognition module to use different Pattern Recognition models to time the market across multiple global exchanges.

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The data published in Coca Cola's official financial statements usually reflect Coca Cola's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Coca-Cola. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Coca Cola accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Coca Cola's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Consumer Defensive space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Coca Cola's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Coca Cola's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Coca Cola's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Coca-Cola. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Coca Cola's management to manipulate its earnings.