The Board of Directors of the Coca-Cola Company Declares Quarterly Dividend
The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 38 cents per common share. The dividend is payable July 1, 2008, to shareowners of record as of June 15, 2008.
In February, the Board approved the Company's 46th consecutive annual increase, raising the quarterly dividend 12 percent. This is equivalent to an annual dividend of $1.52 per share, up from $1.36 per share in 2007.
The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company. Along with Coca-Cola(R), recognized as the world's most valuable brand, the Company markets four of the world's top five nonalcoholic sparkling brands, including Diet Coke(R), Fanta(R) and Sprite(R), and a wide range of other beverages, including diet and light beverages, waters, juices and juice drinks, teas, coffees, energy and sports drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy the Company's beverages at a rate of 1.5 billion servings each day. For more information about The Coca-Cola Company, please visit our website at www.thecoca-colacompany.com.
Source: The Coca-Cola Company
Released April 17, 2008