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  • Will This Beverage Giant Continue its Bullish Run

    By Rohit Gupta - August 17, 2013 | Tickers: KO, KOF, PEP

    With current market share of 42%, Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) leads the global carbonated beverage market. However, its core carbonated drink business faced headwinds in the U.S. with the increasing shift towards health conscious drinks. This was evident in the 2013 second quarter earnings report. The company's revenue from the U.S. decreased to $5.713 billion from $5.797 billion in second quarter of 2012. Also, Coca-Cola’s more »

  • The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Stock Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - July 25, 2013 | Tickers: CAT, KO, KOF, MCD

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Trust invests its capital to sustain its various philanthropic activities. It is one of the investors Insider Monkey tracks in our database of quarterly 13F filings, which we use to help us develop investment strategies (for example, we have found that the most popular small cap stocks among hedge funds outperform the S&P 500 by an average of 18 percentage points per year more »

  • Don't Miss the Fiesta! - Four Solid Mexican Stocks on US Exchanges

    By John Chachere - June 19, 2013 | Tickers: AMX, CX, KOF, TV, MXF

    Close to the United States and not without it's share of political attention, Mexico appears to be on the rise like many other developing countries around the world.  Much of the country's income is a result of natural resources. Many have pointed out that our Amigo to the south is one of the fastest-growing economies.  While not perfect, Mexico still offers a lot of potential to the world more »

  • Latin America: Two Longs, One Short

    By Damian Illia - April 29, 2013 | Tickers: BAK, KOF, TX

    Today I focus on three very different Latin American stocks for three very different reasons. There is value in two of them, but there’s also a very big difference between the two. The other pick is a company that has disappointed me. Let’s take a detailed look into reasons for going long or short on these companies.

    The market is taking an interest in Brazil's Braskem

    Braskem more »

  • Western Europe’s Carbonated Play

    By Ryan Guenette - February 22, 2013 | Tickers: KO, CCE, KOF, DPS, PEP

    A SWOT analysis is a look at a company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, and is a tremendous way to gain a detailed and thorough perspective on a company and its future.  As 2013 begins, I would like to pinpoint on a leading marketer, producer, and distributer of nonalcoholic beverages in Western Europe, Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE).

    The Business:

    Warren Buffett once said, “Never invest in a business you more »

  • Are These Beverage Stocks Fizzling Buys?

    By Bill Edson - February 20, 2013 | Tickers: KO, KOF, MNST, PEP

    Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) and PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) reported growing sales for 2012. Are these two stocks or any others in the non-alcoholic beverage industry attractively priced? 

    Coca-Cola Results

    Coca-Cola reported that its fourth-quarter profit increased by 13% due to rising sales of non-carbonated drinks like Powerade in North America. During the quarter, the company’s sales volume in North America increased by 1%. In the region, the volume of the more »

  • Are These Beverage Industry Risks Priced In?

    By Bill Edson - January 30, 2013 | Tickers: KO, KOF, MNST, PEP

    Fructose has been associated with negative health consequences. There is growing scientific evidence in support of fructose leading to higher-calorie diets and obesity. Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) has launched an ad campaign to guide its customers toward healthier lifestyles and change public perceptions of the company. Is this a morally driven campaign to do the right thing for society, or a public relations tactic?

    Investors should require low valuations in this more »

  • The International Knockout

    By Kyle Vaughan - January 23, 2013 | Tickers: KO, KOF, DPS, PEP

    As someone highly interested in the consumer goods market, I am always investigating new products and attempt to trace them back to the source. The latest thing to flash on my radar is called "Thums Up," the most popular cola in India. Not surprising at all, the brand was bought out by the mighty Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO). The brand was introduced in 1977 following the expulsion of Coca Cola from more »

  • Are These Beverage Valuations Too Hyped?

    By Bill Edson - January 16, 2013 | Tickers: KO, KOF, DPS, MNST, PEP

    Energy drinks and Soft drinks containing fructose as a sweetener have been associated with negative health consequences. There is growing scientific evidence in support of fructose leading to higher-calorie diets and obesity. The allegations about energy drinks are not substantiated by such extensive data. True or not, the perception of health problems believed to be associated with energy drinks can reduce demand and inspire regulatory action.

    Investors really should require more »

  • 4 Beverage Giants Destined to Get Even Bigger

    By Steve Peasley - January 11, 2013 | Tickers: BUD, KO, KOF, DEO

    Forget all the jokes about liquid assets. Beverage stocks are a good place to be. This is a non-cyclical industry that has solid dividends and good long-term prospects. The best way to invest is in the shares of the four heaviest hitters.

    With the middle class expanding rapidly both in Asia and South America, demand for this quartet’s consumable liquids is poised to rise for many years to come more »

  • Add Fizz to Your Portfolio,Own This Stock!

    By Gargi Banerjee - December 14, 2012 | Tickers: KO, KOF, FMX

    From the original inception of a “patent medicine” by  John Pemberton, to becoming a worldwide brand of one of the largest soft-drink makers, Coca-Cola has surely come a long way, and so have the companies associated with it. One such company is the Coca-Cola Femsa SAB (NYSE: KOF), which is the largest Coke bottler in the world. Key shareholders of the company are Fomento Económico Mexicano(NYSE: FMX), commonly referred more »

  • 5 Takeaways from Coca-Cola’s Last Earnings Call

    By William Bias - November 7, 2012 | Tickers: KO, KOF, FB

    An investor can learn a great deal by studying the transcript of a company’s earnings call. Executives, with their inside knowledge of the company, can shed light on its fundamental status when discussing and answering questions. By studying the transcripts of Coca-Cola’s (NYSE: KO) last earnings call (Oct. 16) I came up with five takeaways that shed insight on the company as an investment.

  • 3 Long Ideas From Bill & Melinda Gates’ Foundation

    By Shweta Dubey - November 5, 2012 | Tickers: CAT, KOF, MCD

    Bill & Melinda Gates foundation is a well-known charitable organization that is involved in a variety of activities like enhancing healthcare, reducing extreme poverty, etc. The firm receives millions of dollars every year in donations and had a $33.5 billion worth of endowment as of last year. To ensure that its funds do not lose their value against inflation, and the foundation survives for several generations, the foundation invests a more »

  • Beverage Stocks Fizzled Out on High Valuations

    By Bill Edson - October 25, 2012 | Tickers: KO, KOF, DPS, MNST, PEP

    Non-alcoholic beverage stocks are trading at high valuations, and are generally not compelling. Though many of these stocks are household names, investors should only consider buying the few that are fairly valued.

    Pepsi Going Flat

    The second largest soft drink producer in the world, Pepsico (NYSE: PEP), reported a 5% decline in net income versus the third quarter of last year. This result was widely regarded as good news, as more »

  • Investing in Cuba: Congressional Hardliners ‘Traders’ to the Cause

    By Nick Slepko - September 19, 2012 | Tickers: KO, KOF, SBMRY.PK

    Since 2001, America’s private sector has sold over $4 billion in agricultural, medical, and other goods to Cuba.  Who are these American traders?  If you ask the US government, they’ll tell you it’s a secret (if they tell you anything at all).

    In a new twist on insider trading, the small group of elected officials that take a hardline on continuing the US embargo on Cuba also more »

  • The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust’s Top Stock Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - August 24, 2012 | Tickers: BRK-B, CAT, KO, KOF, MCD

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have placed most of its assets in a trust to ensure that it will be able to continue its charitable work in the future. The trust, as a large asset manager, meets disclosure requirements and so must file a 13F with the SEC which discloses a number of its positions. Recently the 13F for the second quarter of 2012 was released and we have gone more »

  • A Stock that Adds Some Pop to Any Portfolio

    By Ryan Guenette - August 8, 2012 | Tickers: KO, KOF, DPS, MNST, PEP

    Coca-Cola FEMSA (NYSE: KOF) is a Mexican-based company operating as a producer and distributer of a wide array of non-alcoholic beverages, bottled water, and other beverages. Coca-Cola FEMSA’s array of products includes beverages under brands such as Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta, Delaware Punch, and Powerade, as well as other trademark beverages of the Coca-Cola Company. Coca-Cola FEMSA operates in Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Mexico more »

  • Bottling Profits: The Producers of Coca-Cola

    By Matthew Luke - July 3, 2012 | Tickers: AKO-A, KO, COKE, CCE, KOF, CCH, AKO-B, PEP

    Investing in The Coca-Cola Company has been a great investment during almost any period of time. At only a few dollars off its all-time high set in 1998, The Coca-Cola Company has been a terrific investment for nearly every person who has invested in the company for the long-term. In just its relative modern history, shares of The Coca-Cola Company are up almost 700% since 1990 (and that’s not including 22-years’ worth of dividend checks).

  • Coca-Cola Enterprises: Better than Traditional Coke?

    By Christopher French - February 9, 2012 | Tickers: KO, CCE, KOF

    Investors who have not taken a look at Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE) for a while may be surprised at what they find. Once the dominant bottler of Coca-Cola products in the U.S., this company is now entirely focused on bottling operations in Europe. The changes at Coca-Cola Enterprises are so recent, the market has not yet digested the longer-term consequences.
     
    Coca-Cola Enterprises initially went public in 1986 and was more »