Coca Cola Stock has been a favorite stock of mine for decades. Most investors believe that Coca Cola Stock has done nothing but climb and appreciate in value. This has not been the case. Coca Cola Stock has seen its share of bear markets. This Coca Cola Stock article shows a number of KO Stock collapses. Coca Cola Stock symbol is KO and it trades on the New York Stock Exchange. Coca Cola is an old stock and a member of the DOW 30. CWhile Coca Cola Stock has seen lots of ups and downs, the company has never failed to increase its dividend annually. Since 2000 Coca Cola Stock dividend has increased 200 percent. There was a 2:1 stock split in 1996 and another 2:1 stock split in 2012.
Coca Cola is a profitable company in the Beverages non-Alcoholic Industry Sector. Earnings per share at $3.78. Cash flow is decent at $4.65 per share. The PE is 20.9 times while the industry average is around 30 times. To learn more select this Coca Cola Stock link to view Coca Cola investors relations pages.
Coca Cola Stock (KO Stock) Investment Strategy
The investment strategy for Coca Cola Stock is Put Selling at what I believe is fair value and if assigned shares, collect the dividend while selling covered calls to be exercised out of the stock. It won’t concern me to hold Coca Cola Stock shares for an extended period of time. I have held shares of Coca Cola Stock before and successfully sold covered calls for more than a few years. KO Stock is a great stock for Put Selling and Covered Calls and I find there is no need for credit spreads, strangles, straddles, iron condors or butterfly option strategies. The simpler strategies are fine for a stock that I have a lot of confidence in.
|Review Coca Cola Stock Trades For 2011
Review Coca Cola Stock Trades For 2010
Review Coca Cola Stock Trades For 2009
Coca Cola Stock Trades For 2012
Current Coca Cola Stock Status – Year 4
COCA COLA STOCK TRADE STATS:
|Action Taken (All Figures Are US Dollars)
ACTIVE TRADES ARE HIGHLIGHTED
|Nov 23 2011||63.53||Final Coca Cola Stock Trade for 2011 / Sold 5 Naked Puts 19JAN13 $55.00 for $3.20 (status closed for .05 on Sep 20 (closed 10 because of the 2:1 split making these 10 put contracts))
|END OF 2011 TRADES|
|Jan 13 2012||66.70||Sold 5 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 17MAR12 $65.00 for $1.15 (status: expired)||13.25||33363.25||561.75||27403.75|
|Jan 30 2012||67.20||Sold 5 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 17MAR12 $65.00 for $.80 (status: expired)||13.25||33363.25||386.75||27790.50|
|Feb 10 2012||67.55||Sold 5 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 17MAR12 $65.00 for .43 (status:expired)||13.25||33363.25||201.75||27992.25|
|Mar 7 2012||68.70||Bought 500 shares for $68.70 (Sold May 9 for $76.75)||7.00||500||(34357.00)|
|Mar 7 2012||68.70||Sold 5 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 21APR12 $67.50 for .58 (status:expired)||13.25||33763.25||276.75||28269.00|
|Mar 13 2012||Dividend 500 shares at .51||255.00||28524.00|
|Mar 16 2012||70.16||March Options Expiry: 15 NP $65 status: expired|
|Apr 13 2012||72.00||Sold 5 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 21 JUL $70 for $1.05 status: expired||13.25||35013.25||511.75||29035.75|
|Apr 20 2012||74.14||April Options Expiry 5 Naked Puts Apr $67.50 status: expired|
|May 9 2012||76.75||Sold 500 shares for $76.75||7.00||0||38368.00||4011.00||33046.75|
|June 1 2012||73.25||Sold 5 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 19JAN13 $72.50 for $3.45 (these are now 10 X $36.25 strikes after the 2:1 split) (status:expired)
|July 20 2012||77.03||July Options Expiry: 5 Naked Puts Jul $70 expired|
|Aug 23 2012||38.48||Sold 5 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 22SEP12 $37.50 for .29 (status: expired)
|Aug 23 2012||38.48||Sold 5 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 20OCT12 $37.50 for .58 (status: BTC for .08 cents Oct 19)
|Aug 31 2012||37.25||Sold 3 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 22SEP12 $37.50 for .78 cents (status: expired)||10.75||11260.75||223.25||35390.25|
|Aug 31 2012||37.25||Sold 7 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 20OCT12 $35 for .32 cents (status: expired)||15.75||24515.75||208.25||35598.50|
|Sep 13 2012||37.70||Sold 5 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 17NOV12 $35 for $0.33 (status: expired)
|Sep 20 2012||38.64||Bought to close (BTC) 10 naked puts 19JAN13 $55.00 (these are now $25.00 after the split) for .05||13.25||(63.25)||35687.00|
|Sep 21 2012||38.03||Sept Option Expiry Sept $37.50 puts expired
|Sep 25 2012||37.66||Sold 3 Coca Cola Stock naked Puts 20OCT12 $37.50 for .67 (status: BTC for .08 cents Oct 19)
|Sep 25 2012||37.66||Sold 3 Coca Cola Stock Naked Puts 18JAN14 $32.50 for $1.92
COMMENTS: This trade is a result of my buying back the January 2013 $55 naked puts (now at $25 after the stock split) for .05 cents. I took some of this capital and applied it to another set of leap puts.
|Oct 16 2012||37.50||Sold 3 Coca Cola Stock naked puts 17NOV12 $37.50 for .65 (status: assigned – sold Nov 23 for $37.80))
|Oct 19 2012||37.58||Bought to close 8 Coca Cola Stock naked Puts 20OCT12 $37.50 for .08||17.00||(81.00)||36545.75|
|Oct 24 2012||36.70||Sold 5 Coca Cola Stock naked puts 17NOV12 $36.25 for .54 (status: expired)
|Nov 15 2012||35.95||Bought 500 shares of Coca Cola Stock at $35.95 (note change in commission $1.00 per contract plus $5.00 commission) (status: Sold Nov 23 for $37.80)
Comments: To Understand This Bollinger Bands Trade read this article.
|Nov 15 2012||35.95||Sold 10 Coca Cola Stock naked Puts 19JAN13 $35.00 for .62 (status: expired)
|Nov 16 2012||36.56||November Options Expiry 5 NP $35 expired / 3 naked puts $36.25 expire / 300 shares assigned at $37.50|
|Nov 17 2012||37.50||300 shares of Coca Cola Stock assigned at $37.50 – this brings the total number of shares held to 800 and the cost basis of the 800 Coca Cola Stock is $36.56
|Nov 23 2012||37.80||Sold 800 shares at $37.80
Comments: To understand this Coca Cola Stock trade and strategy to Nov 23 2012 read this article.
|Dec 31 2012||35.68||Sell To Open (STO) 5 Naked Puts Coca Cola Stock 16FEB13 $35 for .65
Comments: To understand this trade please read this article. (status: expired)