Coca Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) -- Bi-Monthly Update
Coke is down and looking anemic. This 10%+ Pull-Back must recover in the next main-rally (yet to develop) or further erosion in Price is on its way! I completed my weekly study of all my High Profile Consumer / Beverage - Soft Drink Companies. This is a study that is of particular interest to me because I have spent so much time and experience in the study of Companies like (KO). Working with these fine companies is a pleasure.
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This Bi-Monthly Commentary on - Coca Cola Company (The) (KO) - covers all of my Indicators, both Fundamentally for Valuations and Technically for Momentum. There is much to cover to provide my best possible Forecast and Opinion.
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Forecast & Opinion from my Study / Analytics:
Coca Cola Company (The) and other Consumer Staples Sector Companies are tracking well. Although (KO) has been in Up-Trend since 2009 and it is always an excellent contributor to my Analytics. My Forecasts have been near perfect and I am now loosing my Bullish enthusiasm. We will soon see if Coke should be sold.
My Forecast back in early 2009 was very positive, and profitable. However, at this time it presently is not as bright as you may think! This has to do with the state of the General Market and that is also not as 'bright as you may think." Please study my 20 year chart offered below - - when the General Market is Bearish so is (KO) ! (I will be more specific upon request).
If you own or are considering owning Beverage Companies, the securities are definitely both strong and not so strong. Coca Cola Company (The) is currently and certainly not weak but is not positive Technically. I have reservations about my Fundamental Valuation, there I have placed it on a Strong Bearish Forecast - "Warning." That means perhaps taking profits on the next rally. (I can help if you want).
My Opinion is to HOLD in anticipation of taking profits.
Fundamentally: My Analytics (weighting) for my Fundamental Valuation play a vital role in profitable managing money. At this time my Valuations of (KO) are not as positive at perhaps you are being told by other sources. Plainly stated they are Improving and look quite positive. This does not make for a positive fundamental valuation of any Company.
Technically: Even with this fine Company, my Indicators are notably breaking down. It is only currently slightly off its highs of $43 selling for $37. The next rally is coming soon and that will tell a compelling story as to the future direction of the price of (KO).
I will personally and promptly reply to any serious investor's inquiry as to my very cautious position for (KO) !
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A Twenty Year Perspective of Coca Cola Company (The) (KO)
It has NOT always been like you are being told by so many who do not take the time to "Investing Wisely" and doing their homework well. Coca Cola Company (The) (KO) has taken some big hits over the years.
URL for (20-years of -(KO): http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=KO&p=W&yr=20&mn=0&dy=0&id=p16436481460&a=312039537
A Rather Unique Chart / Graphic on (KO):
URL for this representation of - (KO): http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=KO&p=W&yr=1&mn=6&dy=0&id=p11764618815&a=312039528
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Here are a number of the Component Companies / Peers in the Beverage Industry Group that I focus on rather frequently: KO, PEP, WWAV, CCE, MNST, DPS, FMX, COT.
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