KO NYSE Listed 1919-2019 Coca-Cola bottle

On August 16, 1919, The Coca-Cola Company made its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange at $40 a share.   The stock debut under the symbol: KO on NYSE.

According to the Authorized Share History, The Coca-Cola Company had 600,000 shares authorized.  100,000 preferred shares at par $100 and 500,000 common shares without par value.

Coca-Cola stock has split 11 times since its IPO.  One share purchased before its first one-for-one split via dividend on April 25, 1927 would have been turned into 9216 shares after its 11th split on July 27, 2012.  That means excluding dividends, one share invested at $40 at the IPO share price in 1919 would have become 9216 shares and at the closing price of $40.01 on July 27, 2012, the value of the $368,732.16.

In celebrating the 100th anniversary of NYSE:KO, the World of Coca-Cola Atlanta gave away this special bottle on Sunday, December 8, 2019 and the admission to the museum was also free.

The 8oz glass bottle has 1919-2019 on the neck.  KO LISTED NYSE and CELEBRATING 100 YEARS graphics appear at the middle.   All the letterings are in white except for the "Wave" in red over the 100.

No UPC.  GAN: 2019-80252.

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