Press coverage about Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.9294162866225 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) traded up 0.16% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $209.91. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,757 shares. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated has a 1-year low of $125.00 and a 1-year high of $249.54. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.96 billion, a PE ratio of 42.88 and a beta of 0.03. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $226.75 and its 200 day moving average price is $210.05.

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company reported $2.36 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $4.10 by $1.74. The firm had revenue of $1.17 billion during the quarter. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated had a return on equity of 15.49% and a net margin of 1.23%. Equities analysts anticipate that Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated will post $8.86 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 11th. Investors of record on Friday, July 28th were paid a $0.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 26th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.48%. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 20.37%.

Separately, BidaskClub cut Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th.

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Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated Company Profile

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated produces, markets and distributes nonalcoholic beverages. The Company is an independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States. The Company’s segments include Nonalcoholic Beverages and All Other. Majority of its total bottle/can volume to retail customers consist of products of The Coca-Cola Company.

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