Verity & Verity Has Cut By $421,774 Its Coca Cola Co (KO) Holding; Acnb (ACNB) Sellers Decreased By 10.7% Their Shorts

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Verity & Verity Llc decreased Coca Cola Co (KO) stake by 9.73% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Verity & Verity Llc sold 9,169 shares as Coca Cola Co (KO)’s stock rose 6.90%. The Verity & Verity Llc holds 85,040 shares with $3.93M value, down from 94,209 last quarter. Coca Cola Co now has $211.93 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $49.79. About 12.75M shares traded. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has risen 7.56% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.56% the S&P500. Some Historical KO News: 29/03/2018 – Coca-Cola CEO: Warren Buffett Has Had a Profound Career; 27/03/2018 – Cloudwords introduces Adobe Experience Manager 6.4 integration available in Cloudwords Marketplace; 07/05/2018 – Warren Buffett: Changing consumer habits are hitting Coca-Cola and Kraft; 26/04/2018 – It’s Back to Cola Wars in Pepsi Versus Coca-Cola Marketing Blitz; 26/05/2018 – Cheers! Coca-Cola Launches Its First Alcoholic Drink; 04/05/2018 – ZAMBREW COMMENTS ON COCA-COLA AGREEMENT IN EMAIL FROM EXCHANGE; 24/04/2018 – COCA-COLA 1Q COMPARABLE EPS 47C, EST. 46C; 16/03/2018 – Coca-Cola, U.S. State Dept to use blockchain to combat forced labor; 30/03/2018 – The Coca-Cola Co Recommends Hldrs Reject Mini-Tender Offer by TRC Cap Corp; 24/04/2018 – COCA-COLA CEO: 1/3 OF IMPROVEMENT OF DIET COKE FROM NEW FLAVORS

Acnb Corporation (NASDAQ:ACNB) had a decrease of 10.7% in short interest. ACNB’s SI was 19,200 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 10.7% from 21,500 shares previously. With 8,300 avg volume, 2 days are for Acnb Corporation (NASDAQ:ACNB)’s short sellers to cover ACNB’s short positions. The SI to Acnb Corporation’s float is 0.28%. The stock decreased 0.89% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $37.9. About 9,153 shares traded. ACNB Corporation (NASDAQ:ACNB) has risen 20.77% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.77% the S&P500. Some Historical ACNB News: 21/04/2018 – DJ ACNB Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ACNB); 26/03/2018 – ACNB Corp Raises Quarter Dividend to 23c; 26/03/2018 ACNB Corporation Declares and Increases Second Quarter Cash Dividend; 26/04/2018 – ACNB CORP QTRLY BASIC EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.70; 26/04/2018 – ACNB Corp 1Q EPS 70c; 26/03/2018 – ACNB CORP – CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.23 PER SHARE IS PAYABLE ON JUNE 15, 2018 REFLECTS A 15% INCREASE; 26/03/2018 – ACNB Corp Raises Dividend 15

Verity & Verity Llc increased Omnicom Group Inc (NYSE:OMC) stake by 4,967 shares to 85,588 valued at $5.82 million in 2018Q3. It also upped International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM) stake by 7,947 shares and now owns 63,016 shares. Leggett & Platt Inc (NYSE:LEG) was raised too.

Since October 24, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 selling transactions for $20.97 million activity. HAYS ED had sold 91,000 shares worth $4.43 million. Another trade for 43,000 shares valued at $2.06M was sold by SMITH BRIAN JOHN. $761,040 worth of stock was sold by MANN JENNIFER K on Monday, November 19. LONG ROBERT EDWARD also sold $729,768 worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares. CRESPO FRANCISCO sold 54,200 shares worth $2.63M. On Wednesday, October 24 the insider DINKINS JAMES L sold $411,000. $1.06 million worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was sold by Perez Beatriz R on Friday, February 1.

More notable recent The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Coca-Cola: Halftime Report – Seeking Alpha” on February 03, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Put Buying Activity Continues in Coca Cola (KO), Highlighting Bearish Sentiment in Shares Ahead of Earnings Announcement Tomorrow BMO -Susquehanna – StreetInsider.com” published on February 13, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Coca-Cola closes on Chi deal – Seeking Alpha” on January 30, 2019. More interesting news about The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) may build new facility near Orlando, say sources – Orlando Business Journal – Orlando Business Journal” published on January 23, 2019 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) plans to build new project near Orlando – Orlando Business Journal – Orlando Business Journal” with publication date: January 24, 2019.

Analysts await The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.42 EPS, up 7.69% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.39 per share. KO’s profit will be $1.79 billion for 29.64 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.58 actual EPS reported by The Coca-Cola Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.59% negative EPS growth.

Among 6 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Coca-Cola had 6 analyst reports since September 14, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, October 31 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 31 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 28 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 31. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, December 13 by UBS.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.82 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.08, from 0.74 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 44 investors sold KO shares while 618 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 424 raised stakes. 2.69 billion shares or 0.38% less from 2.70 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Moreover, State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 0.39% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Great West Life Assurance Can holds 3.34 million shares. Jpmorgan Chase & has 48.86M shares. Camarda Advsr Ltd Liability Com reported 1,664 shares. Daiwa Sb Invs Ltd accumulated 0.74% or 80,830 shares. 1,678 are held by Mcf Advsr. Adirondack Trust Company stated it has 0.71% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Ancora Advisors Limited Company accumulated 51,438 shares. 301,149 are held by Nuveen Asset Ltd Liability Corp. 4,800 were reported by Rocky Mountain Advisers Limited Liability Company. Private Wealth Advsrs, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 55,258 shares. White Pine Limited Liability stated it has 0.12% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Michigan-based Sigma Inv Counselors has invested 0.07% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Johnson Invest Counsel Inc owns 1.02% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 989,783 shares. Evergreen Cap Limited Liability holds 0.07% or 17,309 shares.

More notable recent ACNB Corporation (NASDAQ:ACNB) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “ACNB Corporation Reports Record 2018 Financial Results With 122% Increase in Net Income – Nasdaq” on January 30, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “ACNB Corporation Declares First Quarter Cash Dividend – Nasdaq” published on January 24, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Validea Martin Zweig Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 2/5/2019 – Nasdaq” on February 05, 2019. More interesting news about ACNB Corporation (NASDAQ:ACNB) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “ACNB Corporation Reports Record Third Quarter 2018 Earnings – GlobeNewswire” published on October 25, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “ACNB Corporation (ACNB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2018 – Nasdaq” with publication date: August 28, 2018.

ACNB Corporation operates as the financial holding firm for ACNB Bank that provides various banking and financial services to individuals and businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $267.04 million. The firm accepts deposit products, such as interest and non-interest checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as time deposits. It has a 12.28 P/E ratio. It also offers commercial lending products, including commercial mortgages, real estate development and construction loans, accounts receivable and inventory financing, agricultural, and governmental loans; consumer lending products comprising home equity loans and lines of credit, automobile and recreational vehicle loans, manufactured housing loans, and personal lines of credit; and mortgage lending products consisting of personal residential mortgages, and residential construction and investment mortgage loans.

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