Lau Associates Trimmed Coca Cola Company (KO) Holding; Kandi Technologies Group (KNDI) Sentiment Is 1.17

Lau Associates Llc decreased Coca Cola Company (KO) stake by 13.96% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Lau Associates Llc sold 8,000 shares as Coca Cola Company (KO)’s stock rose 6.48%. The Lau Associates Llc holds 49,320 shares with $2.22M value, down from 57,320 last quarter. Coca Cola Company now has $198.25 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.82% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $46.53. About 16.46 million shares traded or 60.82% up from the average. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since January 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500.

Kandi Technologies Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, makes, and commercializes electric vehicles , EV parts, and off-road vehicles in the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China and internationally. The company has market cap of $329.05 million. It offers off-road vehicles, including go karts, all-terrain vehicles, utility vehicles, and other vehicles; and EV parts comprising battery packs, body parts, EV drive motors, EV controllers, air conditioning units, and other auto parts. It currently has negative earnings. The firm was formerly known as Kandi Technologies, Corp. and changed its name to Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. in December 2012.

Among 22 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Coca-Cola has $102 highest and $37 lowest target. $47.46’s average target is 2.00% above currents $46.53 stock price. Coca-Cola had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS upgraded The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) on Friday, February 5 to “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, September 27, the company rating was maintained by HSBC. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, January 9 to “Sell”. The rating was reinitiated by Barclays Capital with “Equal Weight” on Friday, August 7. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Jefferies. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of KO in report on Monday, October 23 with “Hold” rating. Cowen & Co maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) rating on Tuesday, August 22. Cowen & Co has “Hold” rating and $42.0 target. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, January 19 by Wells Fargo. Goldman Sachs maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) on Wednesday, June 29 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Friday, April 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 456 raised stakes. 2.73 billion shares or 0.93% more from 2.70 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. San Francisco Sentry Invest Group (Ca) has invested 0.6% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Regal Inv Advsrs Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.47% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Tirschwell Loewy invested in 11,385 shares. 1832 Asset Management Limited Partnership holds 5.07M shares or 0.78% of its portfolio. Benedict Advisors Incorporated holds 91,626 shares. Denver Advsrs Limited Liability Com owns 63,497 shares. The New York-based Manikay Ltd Liability Company has invested 4.19% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Penobscot Invest Com stated it has 24,056 shares. Liberty Capital Mgmt has invested 0.07% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Empirical Svcs Limited Liability Corporation reported 5,716 shares. Mai Mngmt holds 13,420 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Tnb Fincl owns 202,309 shares for 1.51% of their portfolio. Cetera Limited Liability Company reported 103,630 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. 39,767 are held by Farmers Company. Moors Cabot Inc has invested 0.68% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO).

Analysts await The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) to report earnings on February, 13 before the open. They expect $0.38 EPS, up 2.70% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.37 per share. KO’s profit will be $1.62B for 30.61 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.50 actual EPS reported by The Coca-Cola Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -24.00% negative EPS growth.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $7.94 million activity. MANN JENNIFER K also sold $402,235 worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares. The insider RIVERA ALFREDO sold $1.30M. The insider SMITH BRIAN JOHN sold 100,000 shares worth $4.61M. The insider Waller Kathy N sold $409,733. LONG ROBERT EDWARD had sold 26,470 shares worth $1.21 million on Friday, August 11.

The stock decreased 4.86% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $6.85. About 981,524 shares traded or 84.34% up from the average. Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (KNDI) has declined 39.02% since January 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 55.72% the S&P500.

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