Coca-Cola European Partners PLC is expecting 2019 to be a year of positive growth in sales and profit for the company.
The bottler of Coca-Cola products has predicted low single-digit revenue growth (excluding impact from currency fluctuations or incremental soft drink taxes), and 6%-7% increase in comparable operating profit for 2019. The company’s forecast for earnings-per-share growth is 10%-11%.
The company also reported its fourth quarter performance. Its revenue in the quarter increased + 5% year-over-year to touch 2.8 billion euros – as prices rise more than offset decline in volume. Volume dropped -2.5%, while revenue per case rose +6%. Comparable earnings per share came in at 54 euro cents.
Coca-Cola European Partners will be spending upto 1 billion euros in stock buybacks this year.
CCEP may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options. In of 38 cases where CCEP's price broke its lower Bollinger Band, its price rose further in the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The RSI Indicator points to a transition from a downward trend to an upward trend -- in cases where CCEP's RSI Oscillator exited the oversold zone, of 26 resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Stochastic Oscillator suggests the stock price trend may be in a reversal from a downward trend to an upward trend. of 51 cases where CCEP's Stochastic Oscillator exited the oversold zone resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where CCEP advanced for three days, in of 349 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In of 323 cases where CCEP Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are .
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on May 22, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on CCEP as a result. In of 83 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for CCEP turned negative on May 11, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 46 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 46 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where CCEP declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (3.646) is normal, around the industry mean (59.287). P/E Ratio (17.986) is within average values for comparable stocks, (49.793). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is also within normal values, averaging (5.362). Dividend Yield (0.030) settles around the average of (0.030) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (1.565) is also within normal values, averaging (2.811).
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 71, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. CCEP’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating weak sales and an unprofitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
a bottling company with interests in marketing, production and distribution of Coca-Cola products
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, CCEP has been loosely correlated with KO. These tickers have moved in lockstep 59% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is some statistical probability that if CCEP jumps, then KO could also see price increases.
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