Financial Accounting Analysis: Coca-Cola Company

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Abstract This paper explores four different areas based with the first describing Coca-Cola’s industry, challenges and opportunities that they face as a global company; accounting issues and policies; ethical implications; and an evaluation of liquidity, solvency and profitability of the Coca-Cola Company that they face from day to day basis. These analyses were taken from press releases, SEC filings, text book readings, as well as my own intuitive analysis. I will be going more in depth with descriptions of my findings, along with a detailed analysis on how Coca-Cola Company will be developing within their financial statements. Within the research that I have gathered I have found that the Coca-Cola Company is rapidly expanding even within these hard economic times worldwide. Financial Accounting Analysis: Coca-Cola Company Coca-Cola’s Industry Ever since I was a young girl I remember my family having summer barbeques outside and everyone would have a can of Coca-Cola in their hands. It was a trademark in our family we never drank Pepsi, and if a restaurant served Pepsi my parents would rather have gotten water. It all started when my great uncle was a layer for Coca-Cola, and he ended up getting my whole family involved, we even ended up even become part of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club. Still to this day, we still drink Coke and I am sure there are many others who would do the same. Coke has become an American past time and has continued to warm our hearts. They are the largest nonalcoholic beverage company, and are owned or license, and market more than 500 nonalcoholic beverages brands (The Cola-Cola Company, 2006-2011). Still to this day Coca-Cola is recognized as the world’s most valuable brand, they own and market four of the world’s top five what they call sparkling beverage brands, which includes Diet Coke, Fanta and Sprite. Coca-Cola is not

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