Why Coke Investors Should Still Be Smiling

Why Coke Investors Should Still Be Smiling

Coca-Cola's management was "not happy" with the company's latest performance. And for good reason. Sales were down, and volume dropped in North America for the first time in 13 quarters. Given those disappointing results, should the company's investors be as glum as Coke's management team?

In the video below, Fool contributor Demitrios Kalogeropoulos says no. Demitrios gives three reasons for Coke shareholders to remain bullish on the company. He argues that increasing market share, a still-growing beverage portfolio, and cash returns to shareholders mean that Coke's investment value today is anything but flat.

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