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Coke Meets 1Q EPS Views, Sales Narrowly Beat

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) reported in-line first-quarter earnings on Tuesday as consumers in emerging markets sipped more Coke beverages, helping to offset a slowdown in Europe.     The Atlanta-based soda and juice giant reported net income of $1.62 billion, or 36 cents a share, compared with a year-earlier profit of $1.75 billion, or 39 cents.Excluding one-time items, Coca-Cola said it earned 44 cents, matching average analyst estimates in a Thomson Reuters poll.Revenue for the three months ended March 28 was $ 10.58 billion, down from $11 billion a year ago as volumes slumped 4% in Europe and stayed flat in its key North American market.However, sales were just above the Street's view of $10.55 billion as the company gained both global volume and value share in nonalcoholic ready-to-drink beverages and grew worldwide volumes by 2% due to rebounding demand in emerging markets including Brazil and China."Our growth momentum is steadily improving in line with our expectations," Coca-Cola CEO ...

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