Dow Dividend Stock #9 – Coca Cola (KO)
|Market Cap: $116.7 billion
Owner of more than 500 beverage brands, Coca-Cola (KO) has the highest dividend yield among its competitors, at 3.5%. Despite seeing an -11.2% drop in stock price in 2010, Coca-Cola shareholders are still enjoying an $1.76 dividend return. (Get a complete list of the best Dow Jones stocks from January to June) And with its revenue remaining stable at $7.5 billion thanks to the strength of consumer staples sales, Coca-Cola remains a popular option for dividend investing.