Brookstone Capital Management Trimmed Its Coca Cola Co (KO) Stake by $445,924; Boyar Asset Management Lowered Wendys Co (WEN) Stake by $302,821; Valuation Declined

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Brookstone Capital Management decreased its stake in Coca Cola Co (KO) by 7.14% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brookstone Capital Management sold 9,694 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.90% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 125,986 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $5.82 million, down from 135,680 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brookstone Capital Management who had been investing in Coca Cola Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $201.50 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $47.34. About 3.97M shares traded. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has risen 7.56% since January 18, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.56% the S&P500. Some Historical KO News: 14/03/2018 – Billboard: Maluma Joins Jason Derulo on Coca-Cola’s 2018 World Cup Song; 24/04/2018 – COCA-COLA SAYS CO IS ‘CONFIDENT’ IN STATEGIES TO ADAPT PORTFOLIO TO NEW ENVIRONMENT, BUT SEES SOME LEVEL OF IMPACT AS CONSUMERS ADJUST TO SUGAR TAXES; 20/03/2018 – WORLD OF COCA-COLA WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE; 13/03/2018 – Now That’s Some Kind of Power: POWERADE lgnites New Brand Platform During March Madness®; 16/05/2018 – COCA-COLA AMATIL LTD – GARDUÑO REPLACES MARTIN JANSEN; 07/03/2018 – New York Post: Coca-Cola is getting boozy for the first time in 125 years; 24/04/2018 – COCA-COLA CEO: 1/3 OF IMPROVEMENT OF DIET COKE FROM NEW FLAVORS; 24/04/2018 – Coca-Cola slated to release results ahead of market open; 24/04/2018 – Coca-Cola 1Q Rev $7.6B; 24/04/2018 – Coca-Cola beats expectations on top and bottom line, as Diet Coke returns growth

Boyar Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Wendys Co (WEN) by 15.59% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Boyar Asset Management Inc sold 17,813 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.05% with the market. The hedge fund held 96,447 shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.65 million, down from 114,260 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Boyar Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Wendys Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.78 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $16.26. About 654,116 shares traded. The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has risen 14.78% since January 18, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.78% the S&P500. Some Historical WEN News: 08/05/2018 – WENDYS CO – NORTH AMERICA SAME-RESTAURANT SALES INCREASE 1.6% IN 1Q; 17/05/2018 – Fintel Insider Selling Report: The Wendy’s Company (WEN), Propetro Holding Corp (PUMP), And Others; 15/03/2018 – Wendy’s Rewards Fans for Picking Fresh Beef All March Madness; 08/03/2018 – Wendy’s Recognizes 10 Employees for Giving Back to Their Local Communities; 08/05/2018 – WENDYS CO – CONTINUES TO EXPECT NORTH AMERICA SAME-RESTAURANT SALES GROWTH OF APPROXIMATELY 2.0 TO 2.5 PERCENT FOR 2018; 16/03/2018 – WENDYS CO WEN.O : MIZUHO STARTS WITH BUY; TARGET PRICE $19; 20/04/2018 – WENDY’S TO OFFER DEVELOPMENT OPTIONS TO FRANCHISEES; 08/05/2018 – Dinner Decision Made Easy: Support Children In Foster Care With Wendy’s; 08/05/2018 – WENDYS CO WEN.O FY2018 SHR VIEW $0.55 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 08/05/2018 – Wendys’ North America same-store sales miss estimates

Investors sentiment increased to 1.52 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.43, from 1.09 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 29 investors sold WEN shares while 55 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 177.37 million shares or 4.86% less from 186.43 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement holds 0.02% or 406,319 shares in its portfolio. 51,300 were accumulated by Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems. Marshall Wace Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 0.06% or 415,883 shares. Plante Moran Financial Advsr Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.01% of its portfolio in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Franklin has 39,196 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Fund Mgmt Sa holds 68,928 shares. Alphamark Advisors Ltd Liability has 583 shares. Geode Cap Management Ltd reported 1.80M shares. Trian Fund Mgmt LP accumulated 31.63 million shares or 5.24% of the stock. First Manhattan has 29 shares. Managed Asset Portfolios Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 1.45M shares. Deutsche State Bank Ag holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) for 710,564 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 27,086 shares. Millennium Management Ltd Liability holds 0.11% or 5.12 million shares in its portfolio. Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Liability Company has 0.03% invested in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) for 96,160 shares.

More notable recent The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “After Hours Most Active for Dec 10, 2018 : V, MCHI, MRK, T, WEN, WFC, QQQ, TEVA, MGM, SIRI, AAPL, ODP – Nasdaq” on December 10, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Will Wendy’s (WEN) Q2 Earnings Benefit From Comps Growth? – Nasdaq” published on August 06, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Wendy’s (WEN) Shares Gain 6% Year to Date: More Room to Run? – Nasdaq” on January 14, 2019. More interesting news about The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Wendy’s (WEN) Q1 Earnings: Will Comps Continue to Grow? – Nasdaq” published on May 04, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Hilton (HLT) Opens Hilton Wen’an in China, Eyes Unit Growth – Nasdaq” with publication date: December 26, 2018.

Since November 21, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $503,182 activity.

Analysts await The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.15 EPS, up 36.36% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.11 per share. WEN’s profit will be $34.87M for 27.10 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.17 actual EPS reported by The Wendy's Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.76% negative EPS growth.

Among 27 analysts covering Wendy’s (NASDAQ:WEN), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Wendy’s had 67 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Tuesday, August 2 by RBC Capital Markets. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of WEN in report on Thursday, November 9 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold” on Monday, January 7. On Monday, November 2 the stock rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, October 5 with “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, December 20 by Wedbush. The stock of The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 9 by Oppenheimer. Goldman Sachs maintained The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) rating on Thursday, August 27. Goldman Sachs has “Neutral” rating and $12 target. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 16. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Friday, August 17.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.82 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.08, from 0.74 in 2018Q2. It is positive, 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. Rmb Cap Management Lc accumulated 23,604 shares. Holderness Invs Company holds 0.49% or 23,723 shares. Beck Mack Oliver Ltd Llc accumulated 70,008 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Lawson Kroeker Investment Mngmt Ne has invested 0.31% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). The New York-based Allen Holdg Inc New York has invested 43.73% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Pinnacle Ltd reported 107,228 shares. New England Rech And Management invested in 0.48% or 16,046 shares. Cannell Peter B invested in 0.5% or 304,051 shares. Monroe National Bank & Trust Tru Mi, a Michigan-based fund reported 10,382 shares. Moreover, First Business Fincl Services has 0.32% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 43,401 shares. Berkshire Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company Pa reported 1.82% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Moreover, Contravisory Investment Management Inc has 0% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 21 shares. 203 were reported by Td Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Co. Aviance Cap Limited Liability Corp holds 24,769 shares or 0.28% of its portfolio. Grand Jean Cap holds 0.07% or 4,345 shares.

Among 23 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Coca-Cola had 83 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, July 31 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 20 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Thursday, October 26. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, October 9. On Friday, January 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Evercore to “Outperform”. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, October 6. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, February 20. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 30 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, April 21 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral”. On Monday, January 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell”.

Since July 25, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $22.51 million activity. 45,400 The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares with value of $2.25M were sold by HAYS ED. MANN JENNIFER K sold $761,040 worth of stock or 15,100 shares. 9,200 shares valued at $450,340 were sold by DINKINS JAMES L on Tuesday, November 6. 25,000 shares were sold by RIVERA ALFREDO, worth $1.20M on Monday, November 5. $3.74 million worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was sold by MARK LARRY M on Friday, November 9. $2.63 million worth of stock was sold by CRESPO FRANCISCO on Monday, November 5.

Brookstone Capital Management, which manages about $975.50 million and $1.31 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Us Etf Tr by 743,523 shares to 1.19M shares, valued at $59.96M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (MTUM) by 80,627 shares in the quarter, for a total of 251,100 shares, and has risen its stake in Mondelez Intl Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ).

More important recent The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Barron’s Picks And Pans: Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Disney (NYSE:DIS), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD), Verizon (NYSE:VZ) And More – Benzinga” on December 29, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Monsyer Beverage +3% after SunTrust lift – Seeking Alpha”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Coca-Cola: A Great Blue Chip – Seeking Alpha” on December 19, 2018. More interesting news about The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “7 Stocks to Buy as the Dollar Weakens – Investorplace.com” with publication date: January 16, 2019.

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