UBS Upgrades Coca-Cola European Partners PLC to a Buy rating and raises the target price to $68 from $62 on the company’s stock.
Based on the Coca-Cola European Partners PLC stock forecasts from 10 analysts, the average analyst target price for Coca-Cola European Partners PLC is USD 61.81 over the next 12 months. Coca-Cola European Partners PLC’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Coca-Cola European Partners PLC is Neutral, which is based on 5 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Coca-Cola European Partners PLC’s stock price was USD 53.48. Coca-Cola European Partners PLC’s stock price has changed by +1.52% over the past week, +0.36% over the past month and -12.98% over the last year.
What we like:
High market capitalization
This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.
Underpriced compared to earnings
The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.
Underpriced compared to book value
The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.
Positive cash flow
The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.
Positive free cash flow
The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.
What we don’t like:
Poor risk adjusted returns
This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.
Below median dividend returns
The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.
Overpriced on cashflow basis
The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.
The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.
Overpriced on free cash flow basis
The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.
Low Revenue Growth
This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.
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