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Pepsi and Coke are neck-and-neck in ofgfering similar products ranging from cola to juice to water, but shareholders will find thing go better with Coke because of its better control of sales in North America, thanks in part to its success in appealing to health-conscious consumers. Coke beat Wall Street projections in its first-quarter earnings and revenue Tuesday, posting 5% sales growth driven largely by the beverages it sells that aren't carbonated soda pop. "Coke had a stronger quarter because they communicated the right message but more so because its North American [operations] are on a better footing than Pepsi at this point," said BMO Capital Markets analyst Amit Sharma.
Coca-Cola (KO) reported higher gross and operating margins in 1Q18, driven by its continued focus on productivity initiatives. On an adjusted basis, the company’s gross margin grew to 64.0% in 1Q18 from 61.3% in 1Q17. The company’s adjusted operating margin expanded 600 basis points to 30.7% in 1Q18.
After remaining flat for four straight quarters, Coca-Cola’s (KO) unit case volume grew 3.0% in 1Q18. In 1Q18, the volume of Coca-Cola’s (KO) carbonated soft drinks or sparkling soft drinks category grew 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. Coca-Cola’s Diet Coke volumes were driven by its efforts to revamp the brand through packaging efforts and the introduction of four new flavors under the brand. The company’s Coca-Cola Zero Sugar brand achieved double-digit volumes and global revenue growth in 1Q18.
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By Nivedita Balu (Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Thursday as double-digit growth in developing markets offset another quarter of weak results in its North American ...
Coca-Cola (KO) reported its 1Q18 results on April 24. The leading nonalcoholic beverage company exceeded analysts’ estimates for revenues and earnings. Coca-Cola stock fell 2.1% on April 24 after rising in the premarket session.
PepsiCo has no plans to split its drink and snacks business, despite continued divergent performances of the two.
PepsiCo Inc. ( PEP) is facing some of the same sales struggles as many other beverage makers as consumers turn toward healthier drink options. Its new plan is in part to mirror Coca-Cola Co.’s ( KO) successful strategy of investing more into its core carbonated beverage business, which is profitable but growing more slowly, while innovating toward other on-trend beverage options. The beverage giant said it will increase spending on advertising, including its upcoming Pepsi Generations campaign.
Improvement in the developing and emerging markets helps offset ongoing weakness at PepsiCo's (PEP) North America beverage business in Q1.
The biggest cola rivalry in history is in full swing again as the two top names in beverages battle for a shrinking soda-loving population.
Amid Coke's aggressive marketing of its trademark soda and revamped diet product, PepsiCo Chief Financial Officer Hugh Johnston concedes the company has lost some market share. PepsiCo plans to respond accordingly with its own marketing assault in coming quarters. "Most recently in the last one to two years, our primary competitor has been investing heavily in colas and it has had an implication on our market share.
Dr Pepper's (DPS) first-quarter 2018 revenues gain from growth in sales volumes, favorable product and package mix, segment mix as well as foreign currency translation.
PepsiCo (PEP) beat analysts’ revenue and earnings expectations for fiscal 1Q18 today. The quarter ended on March 24. The company experienced strong top-line growth in developing and emerging markets. PepsiCo’s revenue grew 4.3% to $12.6 billion in fiscal 1Q18, beating analysts’ consensus estimate of about $12.4 billion. Foreign currency fluctuations had a two-percentage-point favorable impact on the fiscal 1Q18 revenue growth.
Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) first-quarter report is perhaps one of the most important in the company’s history as a public company. Of course, there has been the swirl of controversy regarding the privacy breach of Cambridge Analytica. Note that FB stock is up about 4.5% in aftermarket trading to $167.49.
There was no one shouting “Killer Coke.” There were no protesters out in front. There were no angry vocal shareholders. There were no combative exchanges with executives.
Coca-Cola European Partners' (CCE) focus on brand and packaging innovation and improving operating efficiency will reflect in Q1 results.
As of April 20, PepsiCo (PEP) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 18.0x. The company’s valuation multiple has fallen 8.8% since it released its fiscal 4Q17 results in February 2018. PepsiCo’s ratio is higher than the S&P 500’s 17.1x.
Productivity, cost saving plans and innovations will continue to exhibit strength for the beverage stocks amid a challenging space. However, weak CSD volumes and higher input costs pose risks.
Demand for fizzy drinks is waning. JAB, owner of coffee business Keurig, has not bagged the market leader either: Dr Pepper Snapple comes third in the world market, with 5 per cent of sales. This raises suspicions that the real driver for the Keurig-Dr Pepper combination was not the strength of Orangina and Canada Dry, but the chance to cut costs and appropriate the company’s US bottling and sales network.
Coca-Cola’s Diet Coke returned to volume growth in North America for the first time since 2010 after the drinks company added four new flavors.
Couple Coke's misses with lingering concerns over slow growth in the center-aisle of supermarkets and 10-year yields climbing beyond 3% for the first time dating back to 2014 (bad for highly leveraged consumer staple companies), and investors saw little reason to rotate into the sector.