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  • fredarber fredarber Nov 20, 2004 11:46 AM Flag

    Sometimes it is simple to understand

    All the parents I know no longer allow their kids to drink high sugar drinks, especially with caffeine. Adults avoid caffeine due to various medical reasons. The Coca Cola company has become a flavored water utility. People drink so many ounces of fluid per day and that is a commodity market that competes with good quality tap water. For whatever reason Coca Cola is not as profitable as it should be outside the USA, even with a falling dollar. Coca Cola is no longer a growth stock. Since it makes about $2.00 per share dividend per year and it's a water utility then it should be priced at $30.00 per share and fluctuate in value depending on when the dividends are next issued, just like a utility stock. How can anyone justify the $10.00 premium of this stock?

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    • QWAK,alpha, Is your silly DUCK---RUBBER? :)

      Rubber Ducky, you're the one,
      You make bathtime lots of fun,
      Rubber Ducky, I'm awfully fond of you;
      Woo woo be doo

      Rubber Ducky, joy of joys,
      When I squeeze you, you make noise!
      Rubber Ducky, you're my very best friend, it's true!

      Doo doo doo doo, doo doo

      Every day when I
      Make my way to the tubby
      I find a little fella who's
      Cute and yellow and chubby


      Rubber Ducky, you're so fine
      And I'm lucky that you're mine
      Rubber ducky, I'm awfully fond of you.

      Every day when I
      Make my way to the tubby
      I find a little fella who's
      Cute and yellow and chubby

      Rubber Ducky, you're so fine
      And I'm lucky that you're mine
      Rubber ducky, I'm awfully fond of -
      Rubber ducky, I'd like a whole pond of -
      Rubber ducky I'm awfully fond of you!

      Doo doo, be doo

      HE HE HE
      the DUCK

    • May be true BT.. but he is old and so damn kraky.


    • My duck begs to differ with you there Duck. He loves corn. Will eat it every day and prefers it over everything. Rather eat it than filet mignon, shrimp or even lobster. Aint she a silly duck.


    • You have my proxy on this one BT. Decide for me.


    • "AND you are who from where??? "

      I am just an average investor from clyde, nc (the center of the universe) as my uncle said you can get anywhere from clyde.
      but i am not here to be critical of posters who use the stock board for stock info.
      seems you have followed ko for more time than i have lately. i was in at about $45 and out at about $48 a few years ago.
      what is your best guess of ko over the next 3 months? based on what i know lately, i would guess prices of $37 to $43 over the next 3 months.
      I never invest based on stk board info, but it is interesting to see what others have to say about stocks.

    • are family..

      that's why i take exception with bettina re omr...he has probaly been here longest...before me for sure..!!!

    • QWAK, Bear, I expect a lot of people will be EATING there STOCK certificats? NOT!

      They will not find any one willing to TRAID food for them either IF it gets SUPER BAD, but GOLD I expect WILL be worth a truck load of FOOD per OZ.

      Corn is OK now and then but gets OLD if every day! ;)

      the DUCK

    • let me put it another way..there are about 10 posters on this board that know more about ko..both fundamentally and technically...then i would guess you ever will know......

      you are welcome to join the club...BUT there is such a thing as pay your does..and you are welcome to join us as far as i am concerned..(can't speak for the rest totally..but i'm pretty sure they might vote to let you join the KO club too)

    • !QWAK,Bear, YOU are FAMILY----ciber any way;) I think there was a SONG like that, wasen't there? :)

      HE HE HE
      the DUCK-----of the--FAMILY! LOL

    • it's really none of your biz....BUT to help you better half had 4000 shares i had to figure out what the hell to do with as it fell..and fell..and's gone now...

      but after 7 or 8 yrs...this is my sencond daily home..AND..i like most of the people here...

      AND you are who from where???

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