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Relatively High Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Coca-Cola Enterprises in the Soft Drinks Industry (CCE, KO, PEP, DPS, COKE)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Soft Drinks industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Coca-Cola Enterprises ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 6.8%. Coca-Cola is next with a an earnings yield of 4.9%. PepsiCo ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 4.3%.

Dr Pepper Snapple follows with a an earnings yield of 4.1%, and Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 3.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Coca-Cola Enterprises on May 18th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $51.23. Since that call, shares of Coca-Cola Enterprises have fallen 24.6%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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