Coca-Cola Rises On Unusually High Volume (CCE)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Coca-Cola (NYSE: CCE) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 5.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up 69 cents (+2%) at $34.75 as of 3:46 p.m. ET.

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Coca-Cola has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 7.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Coca-Cola as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, 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. You can view the full Coca-Cola Ratings Report.

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