KO - The Coca-Cola Company

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
50.97
-0.34 (-0.66%)
As of 2:44PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close51.31
Open51.25
Bid50.92 x 900
Ask50.93 x 2200
Day's Range50.61 - 51.48
52 Week Range42.96 - 52.19
Volume5,586,290
Avg. Volume12,251,653
Market Cap217.447B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.28
PE Ratio (TTM)32.40
EPS (TTM)1.57
Earnings DateJul 23, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.60 (3.26%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-06-13
1y Target Est52.00
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Sure, medical doctors downplay this evidence because prescribing plants isn't exactly super-profitable. But they can't deny that many patients reported benefits with consuming CBD.Therefore, I'm willing to extend patience to names like Canopy Growth or Hexo. But NBEV stock? That's a tough one. If NBEV simply concentrated on cannabis-related products, I believe the investor community would give them considerable leeway. Cannabis is an unprecedented market, so it makes sense that it receives unprecedented flexibility.But NBEV stock isn't just a CBD competitor. Its acquisition of Brands Within Reach, which includes brands like Nestea and Evian, provides the proof. Instead, New Age Beverages seeks to dominate the broader healthy beverages market.In other words, NBEV has very normal ambitions. Because of that, investors will have normal expectations.One of those expectations is margins: prospective stakeholders will seek outsized profitability metrics. 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If I can't recognize at least one of these brands, you gotta figure New Age Beverages stock has an uphill battle to climb.And this segues into my final point: I think NBEV stock has a credibility problem. They're competing in a very broad and saturated market. I'm not sure if they have the resources to withstand choppy waters that are surely coming.Although I like the CBD angle that New Age carries, I think there's too many questions. It might work out as a trade, but I'll be watching from the sidelines.As of this writing, Josh Enomoto did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * 6 Retailers Including Disney Agree to Ditch On-Call Scheduling * The 10 Best Stocks for 2019 -- So Far * 7 Small-Cap ETFs to Buy Now Compare Brokers The post Fundamentally Unsound New Age Beverages Stock Is Too Risky appeared first on InvestorPlace.