Dow Dividend Checkup: Coca-Cola

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Coca-Cola is an iconic American brand that has paid a dividend every year since 1920, and it has increased its dividend every year for the past 50 years. No wonder Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway loves the stock so much. Its dividend yield compares very favorably with the average for the Dow, and it's just below that of rival PepsiCo. Coca-Cola looks good going forward, and it has some nice growth opportunities ahead of it.

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