The Coca-Cola Company

Industry: Non-alcoholic Beverages

Fortune Rank: 72

For the nine months ended 30 September 2005, The Coca-Cola Company's revenues increased 6% to $17.55B. Net income increased 10% to $4.01B. Revenues reflect increased gallon sales and favorable pricing. Net income also reflects a decrease in HFCS law suit settlement, favorable tax settlement related to Coca-Cola FEMSA, a decrease in other operating charges, an increase in interest income and higher equity income.

The Coca-Cola Company (Coca-Cola) manufactures, distributes and markets non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups, including fountain syrups, in the world. The Company manufactures and sells non-alcoholic beverages, primarily carbonated soft drinks and a variety of non-carbonated beverages. Coca-Cola also manufactures and distributes juices and juice drinks and certain water products, such as Dasani. The Company also has ownership interests in numerous bottling and canning operations. Coca-Cola has five strategic business units: North America, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe, Eurasia and the Middle East. Finished beverage products bearing its trademarks are sold in more than 200 countries worldwide.

The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 The Coca-Cola Company was ranked number 72 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 72nd largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

The Coca-Cola Company achieved revenue of $30,990.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $6,824.00 million.

The Coca-Cola Company' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 72nd compared to 73rd in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $31,944 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $5,807 million (a change of $1 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 The Coca-Cola Company would be ranked 18th rather than 72nd due to its profits of $6,824 in 2010.

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