Coke Falls Flat

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The following video is from Tuesday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Isaac Pino dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

Coca-Cola's latest earnings disappointed Wall Street, as volume growth was downright anemic. With the long-term trend of soda consumption in the United States on the decline, Big Red generates the majority of its revenue overseas. Surprisingly, Coca-Cola's executives blamed the poor results on bad weather. In our lead story on Investor Beat, Jason and Isaac discuss whether PepsiCo will suffer the same challenge of bad weather and if the dip in Coca-Cola's stock price represents a buying opportunity for investors.

Also, our analysts take a look at Tesla Motors' new downgrade, Johnson & Johnson's big second-quarter profit increase, Chuy's Holdings' downgrade, and Krispy Kreme's ill-advised share buyback. Plus, two stocks our guys have on their radar and that they'll be watching closely this week.


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The article Coke Falls Flat originally appeared on Fool.com.

Chris Hill owns shares of Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson. Isaac Pino, CPA owns shares of CSX. Jason Moser has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Mattel, PepsiCo, and Tesla Motors and owns shares of Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo, and Tesla Motors . Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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