The Coca-Cola Company

American multinational beverage corporation

The Coca-Cola Company is a publicly-traded (sold on the stock market) company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Its stock symbol is KO. It is on the Dow Jones Industrial Average and makes up a large portion of the holdings of Berkshire Hathaway.

The Coca-Cola Company
Company typePublic
Dow Jones Industrial Average Component
S&P 500 Component
Founded1886 (1886)
FounderAsa Griggs Candler
Area served
Key people
Muhtar Kent
(Chairman & CEO)
ProductsList of The Coca-Cola Company products
RevenueIncrease US $48.01 billion (2012)[1]
Increase US $10.84 billion (2012)[1]
Increase US $9.01 billion (2012)[1]
Total assetsIncrease US $86.17 billion (2012)[1]
Total equityIncrease US $32.79 billion (2012)[1]
Number of employees
146,200 (Dec 2011)[2]
SubsidiariesList of The Coca-Cola Company subsidiaries

Soft drinks change

The company is most known for making the drink Coca-Cola, the most drank soft drink in the world. It also makes other soft drinks, including:

Business change

The company offers 500 different brands and sells more than a billion drinks each day. Most of this is sold in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, China, Japan and the UK.

Besides soft drinks, the company also makes Minute Maid and Odwalla fruit juices, Powerade, and Dasani bottled water. At one time, the company owned Columbia Pictures, but they are now owned by Sony and also Rockstar energy drink now owned by PepsiCo.

Sources change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Coca-Cola Company, Form 8-K, Current Report, Filing Date Feb 12, 2013" (PDF). Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  2. "Coca-Cola Company, Form 10-K, Annual Report, Filing Date Feb 23, 2012" (PDF). Retrieved February 9, 2013.