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What types of ownership are there in the Coca-Cola Company?

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The Coca-Cola Company has two types of ownership: public shareholding and institutional shareholding. The Coca-Cola Company is a public company that trades its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, and its stock is owned by thousands of shareholders and investors around the world.

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These shareholders own about 5 million shares, which represent 24.6 percent of the company’s total shares. In institutional shareholding, the Coca-Cola Company is owned by FEMSA. FEMSA owns about 10 million shares, which comprise roughly 50 percent of the company’s total shares. The other institution that owns Coca-Cola is a chain of wholly owned Coca-Cola subsidiaries under the Coca-Cola brand name. The subsidiary companies own about 6 million shares and represent 36 percent of the total shares.

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