It's been a good year to be a Coke bottler, and a good year to be a beverage company in general. Both in Latin America and around the globe, consumer purchasing of beverages has rebounded. Let's compare Coca-Cola Andina's stock performance year to date against a group of direct competitors and peers:
- AmBev (NYSE:ABEV) A Brazilian brewing and carbonated-drink giant with a market cap of $131 billion and annual sales of $15.4 billion.
- Coca-Cola FEMSA (NYSE:KOF) A rapidly growing Mexican Coca-Cola bottler, with annual sales of $11.31 billion.
- Coca-Cola Hellenic (UNKNOWN:CCH.DL) A European-based Coca-Cola bottler with operations in 28 countries.
- Compania Cervecerias (NYSE:CCU) Chile's largest beer brewer and third-largest soft drink producer.
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