|Bid||48.17 x 1400|
|Ask||48.18 x 900|
|Day's Range||47.30 - 48.23|
|52 Week Range||36.27 - 60.13|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.56|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.90|
|Earnings Date||Jan 28, 2021 - Feb 01, 2021|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.64 (3.42%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Nov 30, 2020|
|1y Target Est||56.30|
Coca-Cola's (NYSE: KO) business does best when people are moving around in society. Coke just revealed fiscal third-quarter results that confirmed how that position has become a financial drag during the pandemic as consumers switched to competing brands at supermarket chains or reduced consumption while staying closer to home. In a conference call with Wall Street analysts, CEO James Quincey and his team highlighted the company's slowly improving growth trends, while cautioning that a full rebound might still take time.
A politicized Justice Department may challenge the Google parent, but it unlikely that anything can be done that will meaningfully harm investors.
Investors may have many innings left to go in this pandemic. We've got two consumer-focused stocks for those who can look beyond the scary here and now.