What Should Investors Know About KO Stock?

Shares of Consumer Defensive sector company Coca-Cola moved 1.0% today, and are now trading at a price of $58.17. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 5,906,915 compared to its average volume of 13,060,817. The S&P 500 index returned a 0.9% performance.

The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures, markets, and sells various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company is based in Atlanta and has 79,000 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $251,564,163,072. The Coca-Cola Company currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 3.0% per year.

24 analysts are following the Coca-Cola Company and have set target prices ranging from $59 to $76 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, KO is trading -12.55% away from its average analyst target price of $66.52 per share.

Over the last year, KO's share price has increased by 5.7%, which represents a difference of 22.7% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $67.2 per share whereas its 52 week low is $52.28. With an average free cash flow of $8,605,250,000.0 that have been growing at an average rate of 23.8% over the last four years, Coca-Cola Company is in a position to continue its strong stock performance trend.

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