Scotiabank Upgraded Coca Cola Femsa SAB de CV (NYSE:KOF) to Outperform


The institutional investor held 26,269 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.54M, up from 18,220 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $250.06. About 4.18M shares traded. Massachusetts Financial Ser Ma holds 137,871 shares. AerCap Holdings N.V. (AER) has risen 21.52% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500.

Bp Wealth Management Llc increased its stake in Coca Cola (KO) by 3.78% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 275,221,018 shares of the company's stock valued at $12,343,662,000 after purchasing an additional 4,818,963 shares in the last quarter. The institutional investor held 17,607 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $793,000, up from 5,094 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tower Bridge Advisors who had been investing in Coca Cola Co. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $200.93 billion market cap company.

Shares of The Coca-Cola (KO) traded up $0.28 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $47.16. About 16.19M shares traded or 53.24% up from the average. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its stake in shares of The Coca-Cola by 1,117.2% during the second quarter. It also increased its holding in Vera Bradley Inc (NASDAQ:VRA) by 47,409 shares in the quarter, for a total of 330,412 shares, and has risen its stake in Embraer Sa (NYSE:ERJ). $1.30M worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was sold by RIVERA ALFREDO. Capital Rech Glob Investors reported 0.66% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 55% are positive. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $47.00 price target on shares of The Coca-Cola in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Monday, July 17. Argus Research upgraded The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) on Tuesday, December 8 to "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 25 by Deutsche Bank. (NYSE:C) earned "Sell" rating by Societe Generale on Monday, October 16. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of KO in report on Wednesday, September 6 with "Hold" rating. As per Monday, August 31, the company rating was upgraded by Vetr. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, October 6 report.

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Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $9.01 million activity. Its down 0.01, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC raised its position in shares of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated by 33.7% in the 3rd quarter. Thomas J Herzfeld Advsrs Incorporated stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Meeder Asset Mgmt stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Old Dominion Capital Management owns 13,306 shares for 0.61% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Advantus Management holds 0.01% or 20,562 shares in its portfolio. Dearborn Prns reported 511,642 shares. Kentucky Retirement System holds 0.07% or 8,596 shares in its portfolio. Parametrica Mgmt Limited accumulated 8,431 shares. Garde Inc has invested 0.12% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Manikay Prtnrs Limited Liability Co holds 1.50 million shares or 4.19% of its portfolio. Sii Wi, Wisconsin-based fund reported 5,951 shares. Banque Pictet & Cie has 76,900 shares. Glg Ltd Company has 189,993 shares for 0.55% of their portfolio. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned "Buy" rating by UBS on Friday, February 5. The firm has a market cap of $1,934.45, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.53 and a beta of 0.03. ANTM's profit will be $320.95 million for 50.01 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.33 actual EPS reported by The Hershey Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.55% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. 57 funds opened positions while 152 raised stakes. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 3 think it is Overweight. $402,235 worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares were sold by MANN JENNIFER K. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Northern Capital Limited invested in 28,280 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Nadler Fincl Group reported 0.07% in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Pictet Asset Management Ltd. owned 0.05% of The Coca-Cola worth $101,303,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Kistler, a Alabama-based fund reported 800 shares. 65,722 were accumulated by Dubuque National Bank Company. Cibc Asset Management Inc stated it has 66,759 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Advisory Services Networks Llc invested in 341 shares. (NYSE:C). Greenwood Assoc Limited Liability stated it has 61,026 shares. Huber Capital Mngmt Lc holds 1.52% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Buy" on Wednesday, January 20. Therefore 70% are positive. The Coca-Cola has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $49.01. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 1. Wood downgraded The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned "Hold" rating by Susquehanna on Wednesday, July 12. FBR Capital maintained Discovery Communications, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) rating on Friday, August 19. FBR Capital has "Mkt Perform" rating and $27 target. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Monday, May 9 with "Neutral".