|Bid||112.15 x 800|
|Ask||112.17 x 900|
|Day's Range||111.31 - 112.86|
|52 Week Range||95.94 - 122.51|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||34.96|
|Earnings Date||Oct 2, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.71 (3.31%)|
|1y Target Est||118.00|
PepsiCo (PEP) is well positioned due to solid brand portfolio, product innovation and strong snacks business. However, shift of consumers' taste to non-carbonated drinks remains a headwind.
PepsiCo (PEP) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
FEMSA's (FMX) Socofar agrees to buy Corporacion GPF, based in Ecuador. The acquisition is likely to take its drugstore strategy to the next level, marking an entry in the Ecuadorian drugstore market.
As of September 19, Coca-Cola (KO) and Monster Beverage (MNST) were rated a “buy” by a majority of analysts covering the stocks. PepsiCo (PEP) and Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) had consensus “hold” ratings. PepsiCo has a “buy” recommendation from 40% of the 25 analysts covering the stock.
A fresh poll in a closely watched congressional race in Southern California shows Republican Young Kim pulling out front despite being outspent by nearly 5 to 1 by her challenger, Democrat Gil Cisneros.
The race to fill California's 39th Congressional District seat of retiring GOP Rep. Ed Royce has tightened and now slightly favors his hand-picked successor. Republican Young Kim has a 4-point lead over Democrat Gil Cisneros. A Monmouth University Poll released this week also shows Kim "better liked than Cisneros" by potential voters in the Southern California district.
As of September 19, Coca-Cola (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), and Monster Beverage (MNST) were trading at 12-month forward PE ratios of 21.5x, 19.5x, and 32.3x, respectively. These nonalcoholic beverage stocks are trading at a premium compared to the S&P 500’s forward valuation multiple of 17.4x.
Do Analysts See Potential in Major Nonalcoholic Beverage Stocks? Margins of consumer stocks Coca-Cola (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), and Monster Beverage (MNST) have been under pressure due to rising input costs for aluminum and higher freight costs from a shortage of truck drivers. Its operating margin rose to 30.5% in the second quarter of 2018 from 21% in the second quarter of 2017 as lower charges were recorded year-over-year.
Perhaps the most popular way is dividing the current share price by the company's earnings per share to get the price-earnings multiple. Dividend growth investors often use the dividend discount model when valuing stocks. Iconic dividend growth stock PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) is a good candidate for valuation using the dividend discount model.
Do Analysts See Potential in Major Nonalcoholic Beverage Stocks? Monster Beverage’s (MNST) second-quarter sales lagged analysts’ estimate. Monster Beverage’s second-quarter sales rose 12% to $1.02 billion, driven by strong sales of its Monster Energy drinks division.
Do Analysts See Potential in Major Nonalcoholic Beverage Stocks? Dr Pepper Snapple merged with Keurig Green Mountain to form Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP). On September 18, Coca-Cola (KO) announced the acquisition of kombucha maker Organic & Raw Trading Company.
Coca-Cola (KO) stock has risen 0.2% YTD (year-to-date) as of September 19, while PepsiCo (PEP) and Monster Beverage (MNST) have fallen 5.1% and 6.3%, respectively.
Hank Smith, co-chief investment officer of Haverford Trust, has laid out a clear case for dividend stocks over bonds. Pepsi’s stock had a dividend yield of 3.25% as of the close on Sept. 18, while 10-year U.S. Treasury paper yielded 3.05%.
If there’s one thing that’s more important than anything else in investing, it is this: look forward, not back. One way to keep your eye toward the future is by looking at what the kids are doing. While the youngest cohort of millennials and Generation Z, also known as post-millennials, don’t have money and therefore don’t impact the economy in any meaningful way, they will inevitably grow up and get jobs. Eventually, like the older millennials today, these post-millennials will become the biggest driving force of the U.S. economy. ...
Lately, Coca-Cola (KO) has been aggressively making acquisitions. After announcing the $5.1 billion acquisition of Costa in August and the purchase of a minority stake in BodyArmor, Coca-Cola announced the acquisition of kombucha maker Organic & Raw Trading on September 18.
As an integral component of Americana, Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) doesn’t really generate much news. While Coca-Cola stock earns respect for turning around its business and making its products relevant to today’s youth, the soft-drink sector is extremely competitive. Plus, it could spark a new reason to invest in Coca-Cola stock.
PepsiCO (PEP) rallies despite industry headwinds, including a shift to healthier drinks and higher costs. The company's snacking portfolio and innovation pipeline shows potential for further growth.
The deal in this bit of marijuana news would have the two companies working together on cannabidiol (CBD) drinks. Cannabidiol is a chemical derived from marijuana that can help with pain, but doesn’t contain the psychoactive components present in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The company has said it may use the ingredient in wellness drinks.
PLANO, Texas, Sept. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Doritos, one of the marquee brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division and the boldest brand in sports and entertainment, is taking the gaming world by storm. Today, Doritos announced a partnership with Twitch, the world's leading social video service and community for gamers, to host Doritos Bowl at TwitchCon 2018 in San Jose, Calif. on Saturday, October 27. Doritos Bowl will feature the most famous gamers on the planet competing in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's all-new mode, Blackout, following the highly-anticipated game's release on October 12. Blackout drops players into a last-player-standing Battle Royale experience that is uniquely Call of Duty: Black Ops.
This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting PEP. Over the last month, growth of ETFs holding PEP is favorable, with net inflows of $22.90 billion. This is among the highest net inflows seen over the last one-year and the rate of additional inflows appears to be increasing.
PLANO, Texas, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The love affair with Cheetos® and Cheetos-infused food is hotter than ever with Flamin' Hot® Cheetos fandom at an all-time high. Reservations for last year's first-ever Cheetos Restaurant sold out in minutes, and thousands added their names to the wait list. Inspired by fans' overwhelming desire for more Cheetos-filled culinary delicacies, Cheetos, one of the flagship brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, is turning up the heat and opening The Flamin' Hot Spot, a new, limited-time restaurant in Los Angeles dedicated to the beloved flavor of Flamin' Hot Cheetos.
PLANO, Texas, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wiz Khalifa is officially set to headline a surprise performance in Las Vegas on September 20 at the Doritos' #BlazeStage, the official pre-party of the Life Is Beautiful Music & Art Festival, at The Foundry at the SLS Hotel. The #BlazeStage is the culmination of Doritos' "Blaze The Beat" competition, a fiery battle led by coach and mentor Busta Rhymes with Doritos to discover hip-hop's next chart topper.