Coca-Cola Company (KO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 12, 2013

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Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that KO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.63, the dividend yield is 2.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KO was $38.63, representing a -11.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.43 and a 8.57% increase over the 52 week low of $35.58.

KO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ) and Pepsico, Inc. ( PEP ). KO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.89. Zacks Investment Research reports KO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.58%, compared to an industry average of 1.4%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( XLP )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
  • iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF ( KXI )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio ( PXLG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLG with an increase of 7.32% over the last 100 days. XLP has the highest percent weighting of KO at 9.72%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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