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Coca-Cola Company (KO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 12, 2014

Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) 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 ( BUD ) and Pepsico, Inc. ( PEP ). 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%.

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 )
  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF ( KXI ).

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%.

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


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

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