reiterated it hold rating on
as well as its 12-month price target of $61. But the firm cut its fourth-quarter EPS view to 39 cents a share from 41 cents and 2001 EPS view to $1.70 from $1.75.
Salomon Smith Barney
cut the company's fourth-quarter EPS view to 39 cents a share from 41 cents, it said it would use Coca-Cola's weakness as a long-term buying opportunity. Last week, Coca-Cola posted profits that narrowly beat estimates, but said the weak euro could put pressure on future earnings.
: 12-month price target UP to $50 from $46 at
and third-quarter EPS view to 57 cents from 56 cents.
: UP to outperform from neutral at Salomon.
: UP to strong buy from accumulate at
: UP to strong buy from neutral at
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
: REMOVED from
recommended for purchase list.
: DOWN to underperform from market perform at
Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown
: 2001 EPS view DOWN to $3.50 from $4 at Goldman Sachs.
: DOWN to market perform from long-term buy at
: DOWN to market perform from long-term buy at J.P. Morgan.
: NEW market perform at Goldman; NEW buy at J.P. Morgan.