Coca-Cola Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  52.71
 Dividend  1.68
 Earnings  1.85
 Cash-flow  2.29
 Book value  4.51
 Equity  4.46

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 paid a total dividend of 7,216 million USD last year, for a market value of 226,389 millions (Market Cap 203,464 millions). Dividend per share of Coca-Cola is 1.68 USD, and his stock market price 52.71 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Coca-Cola has a dividend yield of 3.19%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Coca-Cola dividend yield with other Beverages companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Dividend Payout

About the ability of Coca-Cola to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.68 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.19%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Coca-Cola payout on ernings is currently 90.81%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.16% and 45.22% 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 2.29 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.68, 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

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present3.19%1.6890.81%4,295
20202.99%1.6478.10%4,295
20192.89%1.60105.26%4,266
20183.29%1.56134.48%4,255
20173.23%1.4894.87%4,273
20163.47%1.4081.40%4,350
20153.10%1.3279.04%4,350

*In millions

Coca-Cola Stock performance

Finally, last moth Coca-Cola showed a return of 7.60% compared to a worldwide 4.25% average, and a 4.48% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 19.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.42%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Beverages firms.

Coca-Cola stock and market return