The Coca-Cola Co. (KO)
Coca-Cola – a non-alcoholic carbonated beverage produced by The Coca-Cola Company. The most expensive brand in the US in 2006-2011. Beverage «Coca-cola» was invented in Atlanta (Georgia, USA), May 8, 1886. Its author – a pharmacist John Pemberton, a former officer in the US Army Confederation. The name for the new drink invented accountant Pemberton, Frank Robinson, who also, having calligraphy, wrote the words «Coca-Cola» beautiful curly letters, is still the drink logo. In 1902, with a turnover of $ 120 thousand «Coca-Cola» became the most famous drink in the United States and since then has not lost its positions.
Net profit of the American Coca-Cola Co, grew by 60% in the 4th quarter of 2015, or 1.6 times and amounted to $ 1.23 mlrd.Chistaya income rose by 4% in 2015 – to $ 7.35 billion / Manual Coca-Cola expects 2016 revenues to increase by 4-5%, adjusted earnings per share – at 4-6% .Coca-Cola intends this year to buy back its own shares in the amount of $ 2-2.5 billion.