Coca-Cola – Is Market Sentiment Shifting?

Coca-Cola stock is trading -7.96% below its average target price of $61.97 after marking a 1.1% during today's afternoon session. Analysts are giving the large-cap Beverages company an average rating of buy and target prices ranging from $55.64 to $70.73 per share.

The stock has a very low short interest at 0.6%, and a short ratio of 1.36. The company's insiders own 0.67% of its outstanding shares, which indicates a strong alignment between management and shareholder interests. Finally, we also note that an average number of institutional investors are invested in the stock, with 71.5% of Coca-Cola's shares being owned by this investor type.

Institutions Invested in Coca-Cola

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2023-06-30 Berkshire Hathaway, Inc 9% 400,000,000 $22,813,999,938
2023-06-30 Vanguard Group Inc 9% 369,884,918 $21,096,386,241
2023-06-30 Blackrock Inc. 7% 302,588,568 $17,258,138,929
2023-06-30 State Street Corporation 4% 171,246,926 $9,767,068,398
2023-06-30 Geode Capital Management, LLC 2% 79,165,884 $4,515,226,181
2023-06-30 JP Morgan Chase & Company 2% 78,941,015 $4,502,400,778
2023-06-30 Morgan Stanley 2% 78,497,937 $4,477,129,824
2023-06-30 FMR, LLC 2% 74,442,533 $4,245,829,858
2023-06-30 Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. 1% 60,674,352 $3,460,561,657
2022-12-31 Norges Bank Investment Management 1% 46,176,945 $2,633,702,051

Besides an analyst consensus of some upside potential, other market factors point to there being mixed market sentiment on Coca-Cola.

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