The Coca-Cola Company facts for kids
|Traded as||NYSE: KO
Dow Jones Industrial Average Component
S&P 500 Component
|When it was created||1886|
|People who started it||Asa Griggs Candler|
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
|Key people||Muhtar Kent
(Chairman & CEO)
|Things made||List of The Coca-Cola Company products|
|Money earned||US$48.01 billion (2012)|
|Operating income||US$10.84 billion (2012)|
|Net income||US$9.01 billion (2012)|
|Total assets||US$86.17 billion (2012)|
|Total equity||US$32.79 billion (2012)|
|Employees||146,200 (Dec 2011)|
|Subsidiaries||List of The Coca-Cola Company subsidiaries|
The Coca-Cola Company is a publicly-traded company headquarted 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 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:
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.
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