Coca-Cola Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased KO stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
9.8% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of KO was $39.22,
representing a -3.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.67 and
a 13.17% increase over the 52 week low of $34.66.
KO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. (
) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (
). KO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.96. Zacks Investment Research reports KO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.66%, compared to an
industry average of 9.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to KO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KO as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYK with an increase of
11.9% over the last 100 days. VDC has the highest percent weighting
of KO at 9.3%.