Coca Cola (KO)
We have previously blogged about and want to reiterate the following: Stock has a 3% dividend yield (50% higher than the S&P!), over $1.00 in free cash flow/sh and only 17% debt to total cap!
1. Company focus on improving product mix like vitamin waters and healthy alternatives.
2. Attractive exposure to emerging markets.
3. Strong focus on cost controls.
Company is reporting 1st quarter numbers on 4/20. Street is expecting $.74 versus $.65. To confirm that KO is moving in the right direction, the recently announced an increase of its stake in Innocent Drinks to take a majority ownership of the U.K. based fruit and smoothie drink maker.