The Coca-Cola Co has announced a quarterly dividend of US0.41 per common share.

The dividend is payable from 15 December to shareholders of record as of 1 December, Coca-Cola Co said late yesterday (22 October).

Coca-Cola Co this week reported a 10% lift in net profits, to $5.28bn, for the first nine months of 2009. Sales fell by 5% to $23.48bn. Net profits for the third quarter of the year were flat against the year before, with sales down 4%.