The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company Declares Regular Quarterly
ATLANTA -- October 17, 2013
The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company today declared a regular
quarterly dividend of 28 cents per common share. The dividend is payable Dec.
16, 2013, to shareowners of record as of Dec. 2, 2013.
In February, the Board of Directors approved the Company's 51st consecutive
annual dividend increase, raising the quarterly dividend 10 percent from 25.5
cents to 28 cents per share. This is equivalent to an annual dividend of $1.12
per share, up from $1.02 per share in 2012. The dividend reflects the Board’s
confidence in the Company’s long-term cash flow.
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company,
refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by
Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our
Company's portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke,
Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply,
Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling
beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the
world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200
countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of more than 1.8 billion servings a
day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our
Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint,
support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for
our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where
we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top
10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more
information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on
Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo, visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at
www.coca-colablog.com or find us on LinkedIn at
The Coca-Cola Company
Jackson Kelly, +01 404-676-7563
Amanda Rosseter, +01 404-676-2683
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