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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.47
KO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. KO: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.47
0.26
1.21
Equity to Asset 0.32
KO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. KO: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.32
0.32
0.58
Interest Coverage 20.10
KO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 24.43 vs. KO: 20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.26  Med: 19.74 Max: 29.33
Current: 20.1
8.26
29.33
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.57
M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
8.24%
14.48%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 20.87
KO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. KO: 20.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 18.56  Med: 24.97 Max: 30.5
Current: 20.87
18.56
30.5
Net-margin (%) 15.25
KO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. KO: 15.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 10.95  Med: 18.78 Max: 33.56
Current: 15.25
10.95
33.56
ROE (%) 22.08
KO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. KO: 22.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 22.36  Med: 30.18 Max: 61.49
Current: 22.08
22.36
61.49
ROA (%) 7.55
KO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. KO: 7.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.8  Med: 16.01 Max: 24.99
Current: 7.55
7.8
24.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 61.34
KO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 14.85 vs. KO: 61.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 60.6  Med: 100.04 Max: 243.01
Current: 61.34
60.6
243.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.10
KO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. KO: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.2  Med: 6.70 Max: 16.3
Current: 1.1
-2.2
16.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.80
KO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. KO: -3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.3  Med: 7.70 Max: 19.8
Current: -3.8
-12.3
19.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.70
KO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. KO: -4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.7  Med: 7.70 Max: 26.5
Current: -4.7
-18.7
26.5
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

KO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 73,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 346,874 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,315,509 sh (+5.26%)
Ken Fisher 10,075,796 sh (+3.61%)
Chris Davis 6,336 sh (+0.80%)
Tom Russo 208,377 sh (+0.32%)
Dodge & Cox 35,442 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 99,000 sh (unchged)
David Winters 2,508,827 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 400,000,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 130,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 34,002,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 123,987 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 20,000,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 17,000,000 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 1,892,476 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 44,378,906 sh (-0.17%)
Pioneer Investments 16,094 sh (-1.51%)
Mario Gabelli 2,613,260 sh (-3.91%)
Ruane Cunniff 1,097,940 sh (-4.79%)
Jeremy Grantham 24,459,271 sh (-11.72%)
Joel Greenblatt 83,139 sh (-15.95%)
Bill Frels 24,728 sh (-24.64%)
Paul Tudor Jones 72,900 sh (-30.15%)
John Hussman 6,000 sh (-50.00%)
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Q3 2014

KO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 440,600 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 65,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 137,853 sh (+89.10%)
George Soros 100,000 sh (+36.99%)
Dodge & Cox 45,282 sh (+27.76%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,390,603 sh (+1.41%)
Chris Davis 6,382 sh (+0.73%)
Ken Fisher 10,138,859 sh (+0.63%)
Warren Buffett 400,000,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 6,000 sh (unchged)
David Winters 2,508,827 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 1,892,476 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 99,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 13,674 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 130,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 123,837 sh (-0.12%)
Ray Dalio 343,474 sh (-0.98%)
Tom Russo 205,187 sh (-1.53%)
Jeremy Grantham 23,910,369 sh (-2.24%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 19,400,000 sh (-3.00%)
Donald Yacktman 42,906,057 sh (-3.32%)
Yacktman Fund 16,300,000 sh (-4.12%)
Bill Frels 23,694 sh (-4.18%)
Ruane Cunniff 1,042,818 sh (-5.02%)
Joel Greenblatt 77,175 sh (-7.17%)
Mario Gabelli 2,324,323 sh (-11.06%)
Bill Gates 21,429,710 sh (-36.98%)
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Q4 2014

KO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 252,180 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 2,054,895 sh (+14927.80%)
John Hussman 303,800 sh (+4963.33%)
Jim Simons 1,948,299 sh (+342.19%)
George Soros 122,446 sh (+22.45%)
Jeremy Grantham 28,699,646 sh (+20.03%)
Jeff Auxier 140,237 sh (+13.24%)
Bill Frels 24,632 sh (+3.96%)
Chris Davis 6,475 sh (+1.46%)
Ken Fisher 10,159,986 sh (+0.21%)
Warren Buffett 400,000,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 16,300,000 sh (unchged)
Wintergreen Fund 1,892,476 sh (unchged)
David Winters 2,508,827 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Bill Gates Sold Out
Tom Russo 203,967 sh (-0.59%)
Donald Yacktman 41,278,303 sh (-3.79%)
Ruane Cunniff 988,876 sh (-5.17%)
Mario Gabelli 2,174,243 sh (-6.46%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 18,066,000 sh (-6.88%)
Dodge & Cox 35,814 sh (-20.91%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,683,719 sh (-31.66%)
Joel Greenblatt 29,956 sh (-61.18%)
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Q1 2015

KO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ray Dalio 577,774 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,134,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,632 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,136,418 sh (+3693.62%)
Jim Simons 5,035,500 sh (+158.46%)
Pioneer Investments 2,208,675 sh (+7.48%)
Jeremy Grantham 30,051,400 sh (+4.71%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 284,267 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 400,000,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Ken Fisher 10,138,290 sh (-0.21%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,622,230 sh (-1.67%)
Tom Russo 199,492 sh (-2.19%)
Bill Frels 24,074 sh (-2.27%)
Yacktman Fund 15,800,000 sh (-3.07%)
Dodge & Cox 34,242 sh (-4.39%)
Donald Yacktman 38,926,130 sh (-5.70%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 16,800,000 sh (-7.01%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 225,914 sh (-10.42%)
Ruane Cunniff 875,640 sh (-11.45%)
Mario Gabelli 1,808,632 sh (-16.82%)
John Hussman 203,800 sh (-32.92%)
Jeff Auxier 74,374 sh (-46.97%)
Wintergreen Fund 598,961 sh (-68.35%)
David Winters 788,223 sh (-68.58%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Coca-Cola Co

Murray Stahl’s Horizon Kinetics Comments on Coca-Cola - Mar 27, 2015

There is no longer a central mechanism for investors to vote with their feet on an individual stock. Taking Coca-Cola (KO), as an example, during the decade of the 1970s, the company generated about 13% annualized earnings growth, some years approaching 20%. For the first 5 years of the ‘70s, the P/E ratio ranged between about 30x and 40x earnings. Few would argue that it wasn’t overvalued. And, as the reversion to the mean principle would dictate, despite a decade of earnings growth that strong, the P/E contracted to 13.6x by 1978 and, over the course of an entire decade, the shares declined by over 45%.

Today, Coca-Cola trades at a P/E of 21x, not 30x or 40x. On the other hand, it is now a mature company: its products are everywhere, there is a limit to how much more Coca-Cola per-capita the world’s residents will drink, even if they don’t develop a preference to less sugary drinks. In fact, Coca-Cola has lost revenue in the last two years. With that understanding, at 21x earnings, is Coca-Cola any less overvalued than it was in 1973? It might be more overvalued. This is the type of unhealthy growth (slowing/declining) and valuation (high/rising) pairing that is more and more representative of the major stock indexes. That they have risen of late is no more a sign that one should be invested that way than that one should have been invested in the notorious Nifty Fifty during the early 1970s or in the favored stocks during the 1999 Internet Bubble.

From Murray Stahl (Trades, Portfolio)’s Horizon Kinetics 4Q 2014 Commentary.

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David Winters Comments on Coca-Cola Company - Mar 12, 2014

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) ("Coca-Cola") and Nestlé are examples of the world's most valuable and enduring companies. Unlike some speculative companies whose stock prices soared last year, these two were largely ignored. With total returns for 2013 of 17% and 13% respectively (including dividends), Coca-Cola and Nestlé fell into the overlooked category. Rather than get caught up in the speculative frenzy which consumed much of the market, we used the relative weakness in Coca-Cola and Nestlé as an opportunity to add to the Fund's positions.

In 2013, Coca-Cola was impacted by a new 'soda tax' in Mexico. While soda taxes make for attention grabbing headlines, we believe the underlying reality of Coca-Cola's business is as strong as ever. Coca-Cola's portfolio of drinks is extremely diverse in both brands and geography. In fact, of the 16 Coca-Cola brands that have over $1 billion in annual sales, only three (Coke, Sprite, and Fanta) are sugar-sweetened soft drinks. The majority of their $1 billion brands are comprised of sugar-free soft drinks, juices, teas, and waters. Beyond that, a sugar tax has been implemented in only one country, Mexico, and proposed implementation of such a tax in other countries has been met with firm resistance. While Mexico is a significant market for Coca-Cola, we believe the ultimate impact to the company's bottom line will be muted as consumers there switch to sugar-free versions of soft drinks and other healthier Coca-Cola offerings.

Coca-Cola's business is also affected by the volatility in emerging markets as it continues to grow its footprint globally and create shareholder value by streamlining its bottling operations in the United States and elsewhere around the world. The company has been a voracious buyer of its own stock and is in the midst of a share repurchase program totaling 500 million shares worth approximately $20 billion. We are happy to be buying shares alongside the company for a price which we believe will prove to be a bargain in the long-run.



From David Winters (Trades, Portfolio)' Wintergreen Fund (Trades, Portfolio) 2013 message to shareholders.

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David Winters Comments on The Coca-Cola Company - Mar 05, 2014

The Coca-Cola Company ("Coca-Cola") and Nestle are examples of the world's most valuable and enduring companies. Unlike some speculative companies whose stock prices soared last year, these two were largely ignored. With total returns for 2013 of 17% and 13% respectively (including dividends), Coca-Cola and Nestle fell into the overlooked category. Rather than get caught up in the speculative frenzy which consumed much of the market, we used the relative weakness in Coca-Cola and Nestle as an opportunity to add to the Fund's positions.



In 2013, Coca-Cola was impacted by a new 'soda tax' in Mexico. While soda taxes make for attention grabbing headlines, we believe the underlying reality of Coca-Cola's business is as strong as ever. Coca-Cola's portfolio of drinks is extremely diverse in both brands and geography. In fact, of the 16 Coca-Cola brands that have over $1 billion in annual sales, only three (Coke, Sprite, and Fanta) are sugar-sweetened soft drinks. The majority of their $1 billion brands are comprised of sugar-free soft drinks, juices, teas, and waters. Beyond that, a sugar tax has been implemented in only one country, Mexico, and proposed implementation of such a tax in other countries has been met with firm resistance. While Mexico is a significant market for Coca-Cola, we believe the ultimate impact to the company's bottom line will be muted as consumers there switch to sugar-free versions of soft drinks and other healthier Coca-Cola offerings.



Coca-Cola's business is also affected by the volatility in emerging markets as it continues to grow its footprint globally and create shareholder value by streamlining its bottling operations in the United States and elsewhere around the world. The company has been a voracious buyer of its own stock and is in the midst of a share repurchase program totaling 500 million shares worth approximately $20 billion. We are happy to be buying shares alongside the company for a price which we believe will prove to be a bargain in the long-run.





Source: 2013 Wintergreen Fund Shareholder Letter



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Yacktman Fund Comments on Coca-Cola - Jan 30, 2014

Coca-Cola (KO)'s shares appreciated solidly during the quarter after being left out of much of the rally earlier in the year. Microsoft Corp's shares were up solidly during the quarter on stronger than expected earnings and anticipation of positive changes at the company after a new Chief Executive Officer is hired.

From the Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio)s' fourth quarter 2013 shareholder update.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.81
KO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. KO: 24.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.92  Med: 20.39 Max: 27.31
Current: 24.81
11.92
27.31
Forward P/E 18.38
KO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. KO: 18.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.00
KO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. KO: 25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.94  Med: 20.42 Max: 27.38
Current: 25
11.94
27.38
P/B 5.95
KO's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. KO: 5.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.04  Med: 5.46 Max: 7.36
Current: 5.95
4.04
7.36
P/S 3.78
KO's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. KO: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.87  Med: 4.07 Max: 5.32
Current: 3.78
2.87
5.32
PFCF 20.16
KO's PFCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. KO: 20.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 16.91  Med: 22.08 Max: 27.96
Current: 20.16
16.91
27.96
POCF 15.74
KO's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. KO: 15.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 12.37  Med: 16.75 Max: 21.74
Current: 15.74
12.37
21.74
EV-to-EBIT 19.67
KO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 18.98 vs. KO: 19.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.4  Med: 18.00 Max: 22
Current: 19.67
11.4
22
PEG 19.23
KO's PEG is ranked lower than
94% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. KO: 19.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
KO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 2.23 Max: 54.76
Current: 19.23
0.68
54.76
Shiller P/E 19.90
KO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 25.31 vs. KO: 19.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.71  Med: 21.86 Max: 31.16
Current: 19.9
16.71
31.16
Current Ratio 1.23
KO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. KO: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.34
Current: 1.23
0.63
1.34
Quick Ratio 1.11
KO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. KO: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.21
Current: 1.11
0.54
1.21
Days Inventory 67.21
KO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
64% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 52.67 vs. KO: 67.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 57.53  Med: 64.04 Max: 74.74
Current: 67.21
57.53
74.74
Days Sales Outstanding 35.30
KO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 46.26 vs. KO: 35.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 31.71  Med: 36.23 Max: 46.04
Current: 35.3
31.71
46.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.24
KO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. KO: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.12  Med: 2.72 Max: 3.96
Current: 3.24
2.12
3.96
Dividend Payout 0.79
KO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. KO: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.50 Max: 1.77
Current: 0.79
0.18
1.77
Dividend growth (3y) 9.10
KO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. KO: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
KO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 6.3  Med: 9.00 Max: 12.1
Current: 9.1
6.3
12.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.80
KO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
82% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. KO: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.16  Med: 4.05 Max: 5.9
Current: 4.8
3.16
5.9
Share Buyback Rate 1.40
KO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. KO: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
KO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 0.50 Max: 0
Current: 1.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 61.70
KO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. KO: 61.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 7.66  Med: 17.34 Max: 63.36
Current: 61.7
7.66
63.36
Price/Projected FCF 1.72
KO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. KO: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KO' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.25  Med: 1.74 Max: 4.62
Current: 1.72
1.25
4.62
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.98
KO's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
80% of the 10 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. KO: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.93
KO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. KO: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.93
0.79
2.74
Price/Graham Number 8.19
KO's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
94% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. KO: 8.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.43  Med: 4.50 Max: 8.78
Current: 8.19
2.43
8.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.11
KO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. KO: 5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.5  Med: 5.50 Max: 8.8
Current: 5.11
4.5
8.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 2.42
KO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 8.62 vs. KO: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 12.80 Max: 21.7
Current: 2.42
2.2
21.7

Business Description

Industry: Beverages - Non-Alcoholic » Beverages - Soft Drinks
Compare:PEP, KOF, SODA, CCLAY, DPS » details
Traded in other countries:KO.Mexico, KO.Chile, KO.Switzerland, CCC3.Germany, COCA34.Brazil, KO.Argentina, 0QZK.UK,
Coca-Cola Co was incorporated in September 1919 under the laws of the State of Delaware. The Company is a beverage company. It owns or licences and market more than 500 non alcoholic beverage brands, mainly sparkling beverages, but also a variety of still beverages such as waters, enhanced waters, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and energy and sports drinks. It owns and markets four of the world's top five nonalcoholic sparkling beverage brands: Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Fanta and Sprite. Finished beverage products bearing its trademarks, sold in the United States since 1886, are now sold in more than 200 countries. It makes its branded beverage products available to consumers throughout the world through its network of Company-owned or controlled bottling and distribution operations as well as independently owned bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers and retailers. The Company's main competitors include, Nestlé, DPSG, Groupe Danone, Mondelēz International, Inc., Kraft Foods Group, Inc., and the Unilever Group. In certain markets, its competition includes beer companies. It also competes against numerous regional and local companies and, in some markets, against retailers that have developed their own store or private label beverage brands. The Company's operating groups are Eurasia and Africa, Europe, Latin America, North America, Pacific, Bottling Investments, and Corporate. The Company is required to comply, and it is its policy to comply, with applicable laws in the numerous countries throughout the world in which it does business. The safety, production, transportation, distribution, advertising, labeling and sale of many of Company's products and their ingredients are subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; the Federal Trade Commission Act; the Lanham Act; state consumer protection laws; competition laws; federal, state and local workplace health and safety laws; various federal, state and local environmental protection laws; and various other federal, state and local statutes and regulations.
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