Coca-Cola Co

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KO : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$45.32 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 1.1612E7
06/28/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis

COCA-COLA CO's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. COCA-COLA CO has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.01 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.18% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)9118.010282.0
EBITDA ($mil)2615.02910.0
EBIT ($mil)2287.02452.0
Net Income ($mil)1182.01483.0

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)25205.022211.0
Total Assets ($mil)91201.091263.0
Total Debt ($mil)47449.046834.0
Equity ($mil)22876.024914.0

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin65.164.88
EBITDA Margin28.6728.3
Operating Margin25.0823.85
Sales Turnover0.450.48
Return on Assets6.827.97
Return on Equity27.2129.2
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.41.18
Interest Expense192.0141.0
Interest Coverage11.9117.39

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)4273.04332.0
Div / share0.370.35
Book value / share5.355.75
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1.1738679E71.4546843E7


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 39.08 for the Beverages industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.75. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 8.42 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.09 and a premium versus the industry average of 8.41. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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KO 31.52 Peers 39.08   KO 21.50 Peers 20.34

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

KO is trading at a discount to its peers.


Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

KO is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Price to
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KO 22.99 Peers 24.21   KO 1.17 Peers 1.59

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

KO is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

KO trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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KO 8.42 Peers 8.41   KO -13.86 Peers 2.84

Average. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

KO is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, KO is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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KO 4.73 Peers 4.38   KO -7.22 Peers 8.51

Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

KO is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

KO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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