Dallas, Texas 11/21/2013 (Financialstrend) – In Wednesday’s trading session, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) dropped by 0.20%. The opening price of the shares was $40.05, which climbed to an intraday high of $40.45 and headed to close at $40.06. Approximately 14.42 million shares were traded on Wednesday while the average-volume of 14.17 million shares were traded over a 30 day period. The 52-week low of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares is $35.58 while the 52-week high is $43.43. The company has a market capitalization of $176.90 billion.
About the company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was formed on 5th September 1919. It is a beverage-company. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) owns / licenses as well as markets in excess of 500 non-alcoholic beverages brands. These are mainly sparkling beverages. However, the company also has a range of still beverages, like juices, waters, enhanced-waters and juice drinks. It also makes various ready-to-drink coffees and teas as well as many popular energy & sports drinks. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) owns as well as markets a variety of non- alcoholic sparkling-beverage brands. These include Coca-Cola, Fanta, Diet Coke and Sprite.
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)’s segments include Eurasia & Africa, Latin America, Europe, Pacific, North America, Bottling Investments & Corporate. On 30th December 2011, the Company bought the Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling-Company in the United States.
In the year that ended 31st December 2011, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) acquired the remainder interest in the Great Plains and Honest Tea, Inc. In 2011 December it bought an additional-minority interest in Coca-Cola-Central Japan Company In 2012 September it bought around 50%-equity in Aujan Industries’ beverage business. In 2013 January, the Sacramento Coca-Cola Bottling Company announced that it has now been acquired by the Company. Effective 22nd February 2013, The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) acquired an interest in the Fresh Trading Ltd. It markets & manufactures as well as sells beverage concentrates; sometimes these are referred to as beverage bases, and syrups like fountain syrups and finished sparkling & still beverages.