Coca-Cola Dividend yield

 Price  59.83
 Dividend  1.84
 Earnings  2.23
 Cash-flow  2.55
 Book value  5.59
 Equity  5.44

Coca-Cola is part of Beverages business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Coca-Cola is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Coca-Cola stock dividend

Coca-Cola paid a total dividend of 7,958 million USD last year, for a market value of 258,765 millions (Market Cap 232,730 millions). Coca-Cola dividend per share is 1.84 USD, and his stock market price 59.83 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Coca-Cola has a dividend yield of 3.08%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Consumer Goods industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Coca-Cola stocks dividend with other Beverages companies or other of the best USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Dividend Payout

About the ability of Coca-Cola to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.84 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.08%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Coca-Cola payout on ernings is currently 82.51%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.34% and 40.18% respectively. Both figures show that Coca-Cola can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Coca-Cola is USD 2.55 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.84, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Coca-Cola, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Beverages sector companies.

Coca-Cola payout

Coca-Cola Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Coca-Cola's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Coca-Cola dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Beverages stocks.

Coca-Cola stock dividend history

Coca-Cola Stock performance

Finally, last moth Coca-Cola showed a return of -3.40% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.86% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -3.00% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Beverages firms.

Coca-Cola stock and market return