Coca-Cola Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 12, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.305 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01,
2014. Shareholders who purchased KO stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
8.93% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $41.07, the dividend yield is 2.97%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KO was $41.07,
representing a -0.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.44 and
a 11.51% increase over the 52 week low of $36.83.
KO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (
) and Pepsico, Inc. (
). KO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.87. Zacks Investment Research reports KO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -.07%, compared to an
industry average of 9.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to KO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KO as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
- Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (
- iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KXI with an increase of
7.71% over the last 100 days. XLP has the highest percent weighting
of KO at 9.21%.