NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) is tomorrow, March 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 51 cents per share. At a price of $69.42 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%. The average volume for Coca-Cola has been 7.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Coca-Cola has a market cap of $154.22 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 0.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, engages in the manufacture, marketing, and sale of nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company primarily offers sparkling beverages and still beverages. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 12.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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