CCEP stock: buy or sell?

CCEP stock price: $37.53 1.98% At close on March 31st, 2020

Updated on:
March 31st, 2020

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After boosting an amazing 8.80% yesterday, Coca-Cola European Partners closed today at $37.53 and jumped a nice 1.98%. Tuesday was the fourth climbing day in a row, soaring 22.41%. On Mar 23rd CCEP collapsed a spooky -5.92%.

Should I buy CCEP stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Having a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Coca-Cola European Partners stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean CCEP will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Coca-Cola European Partners stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for CCEP stock for the last month.

CCEP stock analysis

Daily outlook

After boosting an amazing 8.80% yesterday, Coca-Cola European Partners closed today at $37.53 and jumped a nice 1.98%.

After boosting an amazing 8.80% yesterday, Coca-Cola European Partners closed today at $37.53 and jumped a nice 1.98%. CCEP marked a lower low and a lower high in the short term, defining a downward trend. Climbing above $55.25 would break this short term down trend and open possibilities for reversing this situation.

CCEP stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Coca-Cola European Partners rocketed a super good 11.83% this week. By mid March CCEP plunged a hair-raising -39.56% in just one week.

Since late February, when CCEP stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-19.14 per share (-33.77%). Trading stocks that are below the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average line is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support. Far behind is the all-time high Coca-Cola European Partners recorded late October 2019 and since then the price is -35.55% below that top.

CCEP stock chart (weekly)

CCEP stock price history

CCEP IPO was on November 24th, 1986 at $1.71 per share1. Since then, CCEP stock grew a 2,094.70%, with an average of 63.50% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in CCEP stock in 1986, it would worth $20,947.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

CCEP stock historical price chart

CCEP stock reached all-time highs on October with a price of $58.23.

CCEP stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last month we have not found any price target for Coca-Cola European Partners stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since last April, when Coca-Cola European Partners published its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
CCEP earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q4-n/an/an/a
2018-Q12018-04-260.390.415.1%
2018-Q22018-08-090.790.81.3%
2018-Q32018-10-250.870.881.1%
2018-Q42019-02-140.620.620.0%
2019-Q12019-04-290.42n/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Coca-Cola European Partners annual revenues grew a decent 4.12% to $11,518.00 M USD from $11,062.00 marked in 2017. In line, its income margin (compared to revenues) stepped up to 7.89%, that is $909.00 million.

To have an updated view of the financial situation of Coca-Cola European Partners, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Coca-Cola European Partners TTM sales up to were $9,140.00 and earnings were $785.00 M dollars. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Coca-Cola European Partners business evolution since December 2018: Annual sales up to , compared to lastest yearly report, plunged a scary -20.65%. In contrary, profit margin (net income/revenues) stayed steady at 7.89%.

CCEP annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2014$7,521 M-$586 M7.8%-
2015$6,329 M-15.85%$513 M8.1%-12.39%
2016$9,133 M44.30%$549 M6.0%7.02%
2017$11,062 M21.12%$688 M6.2%25.32%
2018$11,518 M4.12%$909 M7.9%32.12%
TTM $9,140 M-20.65%$785 M8.6%-13.64%

Quarterly financial results

Coca-Cola European Partners posted million in sales for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked M with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed stable a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 4.80%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Coca-Cola European Partners sales marked a chilling decrease and collapsed a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Coca-Cola European Partners posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
CCEP quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q4$3,196 M-$-73 M-2.3%-
2018-Q1$2,378 M-25.59%$124 M5.2%-269.33%
2018-Q2$3,057 M28.55%$293 M9.6%136.29%
2018-Q3$3,289 M7.59%$358 M10.9%22.18%
2018-Q4$2,794 M-15.05%$134 M4.8%-62.57%

Coca-Cola European Partners ownership

When you are planning to invest in a stock, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Coca-Cola European Partners, 0.00% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Coca-Cola European Partners stock, 5.65% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for CCEP stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

CCEP
Market cap$17.1 B
Total shares456.0 M
Float shares201.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)5.7%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

CCEP summary

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Open$36.87
Close$37.53
Day range$36.87 - $38.36
Previous close$36.80
Session gain1.98%
Average true range$4.13
50d mov avg$47.90
100d mov avg$49.33
200d mov avg$52.29
Daily patternlb06a
Weekly pattern lb06a

Coca-Cola European Partners performance

To better understand Coca-Cola European Partners performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared Coca-Cola European Partners against in the following table:
Stock3m6m12m
CCEPCoca-Cola Europea...-26.73%-32.54%-24.67%

Coca-Cola European Partners competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Coca-Cola European Partners competitor. This doesn't mean Coca-Cola European Partners does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.