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) pushed the Food & Beverage industry lower today making it today's featured Food & Beverage laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.1%. By the end of trading, Coca-Cola fell $0.80 (-2.2%) to $35.90 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 7,231,404 shares of Coca-Cola exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,570,000 shares. The stock ranged in price between $35.73-$36.88 after having opened the day at $36.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.70. Other companies within the Food & Beverage industry that declined today were:
), down 15.2%,
), down 5.8%,
), down 5.0% and
), down 3.4%.
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Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. produces, distributes, and markets nonalcoholic beverages. It provides still and sparkling waters, flavored waters, juice and juice drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks, teas, and coffees. Coca-Cola has a market cap of $10.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 15.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.
TheStreet Ratings rates Coca-Cola as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
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On the positive front,
), down 12.2%,
), down 6.8%,
), down 6.6% and
), down 3.3% , were all gainers within the food & beverage industry with
) being today's featured food & beverage industry leader.
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