Founded in 1892, The Coca-Cola Company is an iconic brand with a rich heritage in the carbonated soft-drinks industry. With its branded products, like Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta, Minute Maid, Costa Coffee, etc. The Coca-Cola Company sells approximately 1.9 billion servings daily across more than 200 countries.
Equity shares of The Coca-Cola Company (KO) are traded in the New York Stock Exchange. The company has reported consolidated revenues to the tune of $29,191 million from 1st January 2021 to 1st October 2021. The consolidated net income for the same period is $7,354 million. As per Statista’s report on leading carbonated soft drink companies in the United States in 2020, Coca-Cola enjoyed a major portion of the pie with a market share of nearly 50%.
Owing to the extensive nature of its market, in terms of geographies, the Coca-Cola Company operates its intricate supply chain through the following business models. The Coca-Cola Company owns, operates, and manages bottling plants to produce and sell ready-to-consume branded beverages. The Coca-Cola Company manufactures and supplies concentrated syrups of its beverages to authorized bottling plants. The plants, which are the company’s franchises, undertake the processing, sales and distribution of the branded beverage products.
The Coca-Cola Company’s brands can be broadly categorized under the following types of beverages.Sparkling Soft Drinks: Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta, Diet Coke, etc. Juices, Dairy, and Plant-based Drinks: Minute Maid, AdeS, Innocent, Simply, Fairlife, etc. Waters and Hydration Drinks: Powerade, Dasani, Glacéau, etc. Coffees and Teas: Costa Coffee, Georgia, Fuze Tea, Gold Peak Tea, etc.
Apart from being a company that sells refreshing beverages, the Coca-Cola Company stands true to its mission of inspiring moments of happiness through its brands, creating value, and making a difference through its numerous Sustainable Business initiatives and philanthropic work. The Coca-Cola Foundation contributed $139.1 million to various humanitarian and environmental causes, like disaster relief, community well-being, women’s enablement, youth development, recycling, water and environment conservation, etc.
Currently Coca-Cola Co has a market cap of $274.32 Billion. It has a P.E ratio of 26.76. The shares of Coca-Cola Co are trading at $63.41.