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  • mkarim_1998 mkarim_1998 Apr 30, 1998 7:22 PM Flag

    KO dividends?

    Does anyone know what is KO's dividend per share?


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    • This year the dividend will be 60 cents pr share that is the 36th year in a row that ko has increased its dividends.
      some numbers that may be of some interest to you newcomers
      warren buffett bought in 1988 and 1999 1billion in ko stock this is now 8% of ko stock 200 million shares at 60 cents pr
      share pr year that is 120 million dollars pr year in dividends which is 12% of his total investment the small dividend looks
      somewhat better when you consider his biggest gain is of course the value of the stock compared to his cost 1 billion now equals 15.2
      billion ten years of ko (for an old 100year old conservative company ( a widow and orphan safe) investment that ain't bad. plus in
      the ten years the dividends have returned his investment 100% . he is now playing with house money . don't you wish he was your
      old man.

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