Coca-Cola Enterprises

Industry: Non-alcoholic Beverages

Fortune Rank: 113

Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc, markets, distributes and produces bottled and canned beverage products for The Coca-Cola Company. For the 6 months ended 7/1/05, revenues increased 3% to $9.32B. Net income increased 23% to $379M. Revenues increased volume in the European territories and a strong performance for regular soft drinks. Net income also reflects an increase in margins, and a decrease interest expenses as percentage of sales.

Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. is engaged in marketing, selling, manufacturing and distributing non-alcoholic beverages. The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company. The Coca-Cola Company owned approximately 36% of the Company's common stock at December 31, 2004. Coca-Cola Enterprises sold approximately 42 billion bottles and cans (or two billion physical cases) throughout its territories during the year ended December 31, 2004. The Company's bottling territories in North America are located in 46 states in the United States, the District of Columbia and all 10 provinces of Canada. Its bottling territories in Europe consist of Belgium, continental France, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Monaco and the Netherlands. The Company manufactures most of its finished products from syrups and concentrates that it buys from The Coca-Cola Company and other licensors.

Coca-Cola Enterprises

Coca-Cola Enterprises is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Coca-Cola Enterprises was ranked number 113 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 113th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Coca-Cola Enterprises achieved revenue of $21,645.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $731.00 million.

Coca-Cola Enterprises' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 113th compared to 116th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $21,807 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-4,394 million (a change of $735 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Coca-Cola Enterprises would be ranked 173rd rather than 113th due to its profits of $731 in 2010.

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