Coca-Cola Leaves Investors With a Bad Taste

Many stocks have good reputations that carry forward long after their results justify them. Iconic Coca-Cola (KO) is one of them. Sans the "Buffett blessing," neither Coke's stock price performance nor its corporate results would lead many traders to want to own it.

KO's solid finances and low volatility would be plus factors if not for the putrid total return. Since 2011, during which the broad market has surged, KO shares have been more like bond substitutes than a growth vehicle....333 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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