A Financial Analysis of Coca Cola

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INTRODUCTION
The Coca-Cola Company is the world largest beverage company. Along with Coca-Cola, recognized as the world’s most valuable brand, the company markets four of the world’s top 5 non-alcoholic sparkling brands, including Diet Coke, Fanta, and Sprite. Consumers in more than 200 countries are enjoying the company’s beverages at a rate exceeding 1.4 billion servings each day.

The Coca-Cola Company engages in the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups worldwide. The company offers nonalcoholic beverages, principally carbonated soft drinks, as well as noncarbonated beverages. Its beverage products comprise bottled and canned soft drinks and beverages products. The company 's
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We will be presenting the company’s 5-year balance sheet, income statement as well as its cash flow statements. Taken together, these statements will give an accounting picture of the firm’s operations and financial position. Detailed data will be provided to show what has actually happened to assets, earnings, and dividends over the past few years and somehow include some verbal statements to explain somehow why things turned out the way they did.

Furthermore, we will also be presenting the following measures or indices to provide clear insights of the management and how well they have performed in maximizing shareholder wealth.
1. Net Operating Working Capital (NOWC)
2. Total Net Operating Capital (TNOC)
3. Net Operating Profit After Taxes (NOPAT)
4. Free Cash Flow (FCF)
5. Net Investment in Operating Capital (NIOC)
6. Return on Invested Capital (ROIC)
7. Economic Value Added (EVA)
8. Market Value Added (MVA)

Balance Sheets
Table 1 shows The Coca-Cola Company’s most recent five-year balance sheets, which represent “snapshots” of its financial position on the
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