COCA-COLA HBC (OTCMKTS:CCHGY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday.

According to Zacks, “Coca-Cola HBC AG produces, sells and distributes non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages under bottlers’ arrangements, franchise arrangements with third parties and under its own brand names. It operates primarily in Austria, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Switzerland, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, FYROM, Moldova, Montenegro, Nigeria, Romania, the Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine. Coca-Cola HBC AG is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland. “

CCHGY has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Jefferies Group lowered shares of COCA-COLA HBC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered shares of COCA-COLA HBC from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of COCA-COLA HBC from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, September 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $39.00.

Shares of COCA-COLA HBC (CCHGY) traded down $0.31 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $31.05. 679 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,592. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 1.06 and a quick ratio of 0.82. COCA-COLA HBC has a 12-month low of $20.20 and a 12-month high of $35.32.

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COCA-COLA HBC Company Profile

Coca Cola HBC AG is a Switzerland-based bottler of Coca-Cola products. The Company’s segments include Established markets, including Austria, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Switzerland; Developing markets, including Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia, and Emerging markets, including Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Nigeria, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine.

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