Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2019. Shareholders who purchased KO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.56% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $51.33, the dividend yield is 3.12%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KO was $51.33, representing a -1.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.19 and a 19.48% increase over the 52 week low of $42.96.
KO is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Pepsico, Inc. ( PEP ) and Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. ( FMX ). KO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.57. Zacks Investment Research reports KO's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as .67%, compared to an industry average of 4.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to KO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KO as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC )
- iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF ( IYK )
- John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Staples ETF ( JHMS )
- iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF ( KXI )
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KXI with an increase of 14.44% over the last 100 days. VDC has the highest percent weighting of KO at 9.6%.
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