Coca-Cola Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.255 per share scheduled for December 17,
2012. Shareholders who purchased KO stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-45.74% decrease from the same quarter a year agor. At the current
stock price of $37.93, the dividend yield is 2.69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KO was $37.93,
representing a -6.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.67 and
a 17.18% increase over the 52 week low of $32.37.
KO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (
) and Companhia de Bebidas das Americas - AmBev (
). KO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.91. Zacks Investment Research reports KO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 4.3%, compared to an industry
average of 4.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to KO through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have KO as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Consumer Staples Sector Index Fund (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio (
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KXI with an increase of
5.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of KO at 6.71%.