Investor Relations

Authorized Share History

1919

Original issue -- 600,000 shares 100,000 preferred, par $100 each 500,000 common without nominal or par value

1926

Eliminated 100,000 preferred in November.

1927

Increased 1,000,000 shares by 100% stock dividend on April 25

1929

Distribution of 1,000,000 shares of Class "A" stock share-for-share to owners of common stock on January 15.

1935

Common stock increased from 1,000,000 to 4,000,000 shares
Four-for-one stock split effective November 15

1944

Authorized increase from 4,000,000 to 5,000,000 shares

1950

600,000 shares of Class "A" either exchanged for common stock on the basis of three shares of Class "A" for one share of common stock or redeemed at call price $52.60 (over 80% of Class "A" was exchanged) 167,140 additional common shares issued in exchange for Class "A" in May

1960

Common stock increased from 5,000,000 to 15,000,000 shares Three-for-one stock split effective January 22

906,405 shares authorized for issuance in exchange for Minute Maid Corporation stock 2 2/10 shares of Minute Maid Corporation stock exchanged for 1 share of KO

1964

259,770 shares authorized for issuance in exchange for Duncan Coffee Company stock 5.5 shares of Duncan Coffee Company stock exchanged for 1 share of KO

1965

Common stock increased from 15,000,000 to 35,000,000 shares Two-for-one stock split effective January 22

1968

Common stock increased from 35,000,000 to 70,000,000 shares Two-for-one stock split effective May 13

1970

1,754,000 shares authorized for issuance in exchange for Aqua-Chem Inc. stock 1.3115 shares of Aqua-Chem Inc. stock exchanged for 1 share of KO

1977

Common stock increased from 70,000,000 to 140,000,000 shares Two-for-one stock split effective May 9

1978

1,000,300 shares authorized for issuance in exchange for Presto Products Inc. 1 share of Presto Products stock exchanged for 0.385 share of KO

1982

12,200,000 shares authorized for issuance in exchange for Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. 1 share of Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. exchanged for 2.174 shares of KO

1983

Authorized increase from 140,000,000 to 180,000,000 shares

1984

Authorized repurchase for 6,000,000 shares of stock of The Coca-Cola Company

1985

Authorized repurchase for 5,000,000 shares of stock of The Coca-Cola Company

1986

Common stock increased from 180,000,000 to 700,000,000 shares. Three-for-one stock split effective June 16. Changed from no par value common stock to $1.00 par value per share

1987

Authorized repurchase for 40,000,000 shares of stock of The Coca-Cola Company

1988

Distribution of a dividend in-kind of Columbia Pictures Entertainment Inc. common stock 0.092 share of Columbia Pictures Entertainment Inc. stock issued at a cost basis of $7.4375 per share for each 1 share of KO owned

1989

Authorized repurchase for 20,000,000 shares of stock of The Coca-Cola Company

1990

Common stock increased from 700,000,000 to 1,400,000,000 shares. Two-for-one stock split effective May 1. Changed common stock par value from $1.00 per share to $.50 per share

1992

Common stock increased from 1,400,000,000 to 2,800,000,000 shares. Two-for-one stock split effective May 1. Changed common stock par value from $.50 per share to $.25 per share. Authorized repurchase for 100,000,000 shares of stock of The Coca-Cola Company

1996

Common stock increased from 2,800,000,000 to 5,600,000,000 shares. Two-for-one stock split effective May 1. Common stock par value remained $.25 per share. Authorized repurchase for 206,000,000 shares of stock of The Coca-Cola Company

2006

Authorized repurchase for 300,000,000 shares of stock of The Coca-Cola Company

2012

Common stock increased from 5,600,000,000 to 11,200,000,000 shares. Two-for-one stock split effective July 27. Common stock par value remained $.25 per share.