Coca-Cola Company (
) 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 (
) and Pepsico, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio (
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%.