PEP : Analysis & Opinions

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  1. Mondelez Once Again Prepares for a Spinoff

    October 2, 2015
    A year ago, Mondelez International (NASDAQ: MDLZ) had just finished calving off its coffee business, and speculation was ...
  2. 2 Reasons PepsiCo's Snacks Division is Crucial to Its Growth

    October 1, 2015
    Understand the recent trends in the North American snacks market. Learn about the top two reasons why PepsiCo's snack division ...
  3. Countries With The Highest & Lowest Corporate Tax Rates

    September 28, 2015
    The United States is No. 2 in the world for its high corporate tax rate. There are ways around paying it, and many nations ...
  4. Costco And Micron Lead Calm Before The Earnings Storm

    September 27, 2015
    Few earnings reports are scheduled for this week, ahead of the third-quarter reporting kickoff. Costco and Micron Technology ...
  5. Coca-Cola Vs. PepsiCo: Which Stock Should You Buy?

    September 21, 2015
    Learn about the bull case for Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. Find out which is more attractive for investors, and learn about the ...
  6. General Mills Goes Small With Sale of Green Giant

    September 3, 2015
    Growing consumer aversion to processed and packaged foods continues to take its toll on cereal maker General Mills (NYSE: ...
  7. Mexican Energy, Telecom Reforms Please Foreign Investors

    September 1, 2015
    Two years into his first term, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is following through on radical campaign promises he ...
  8. Equity

    August 28, 2015
    Equity is the value of an asset less the value of all liabilities on that asset.
  9. Coca-Cola Makes a Juicy Investment in Suja Life

    August 24, 2015
    Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) is continuing its efforts to diversify away from sugary beverages. The drinks giant has taken a minority ...
  10. Activist Investor Targets Sysco

    August 20, 2015
    Fresh from having to terminate its planned $3.5 billion merger with U.S. Foods as the FTC balked at the food distribution ...
  11. DrPepper Snapple Takes a Stake in BodyArmor

    August 14, 2015
    Like Coca-Cola investing in do-it-yourself soda machines and energy drinks, DrPepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) is diversifying ...
  12. PepsiCo Launches Aspartame-Free Diet Pepsi

    August 14, 2015
    Is it a case of too little, too late? PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) announced that its new aspartame-free Diet Pepsi brand is going ...
  13. Comparing Coca-Cola and Pepsi's Business Models

    August 14, 2015
    Understand more about the Coca-Cola company and the PepsiCo company. Learn about the key similarities and differences that ...
  14. How Much Coca-Cola Spends on Advertising

    August 13, 2015
    Learn about Coca-Cola's ad spending and why the company has decided to spend the amount of money it does. Understand comparable ...
  15. Looking to Invest in Coca-Cola? Here's What to Expect

    August 13, 2015
    Learn about the Coca-Cola company as well as the industry in which it operates. Understand what its investors should expect ...
  16. Use Monthly Charts, Get Better Investment Results

    August 12, 2015
    Investors can increase profits with monthly charts that gauge the progress of open positions.
  17. Bill Ackman Buys $5.5 Billion Stake in Mondelez

    August 7, 2015
    Activist investor Bill Ackman has bought a $5.5 billion stake in snack maker Mondelez International (NASDAQ: MDLZ), according ...
  18. Starbucks Ready for RTD Sales in Latin America

    July 30, 2015
    Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) does not have a coffee shop on every corner in Latin America as it seems to have here in the U.S., ...
  19. Starbucks Tops Earnings Estimates

    July 27, 2015
    Coffee giant Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) recently reported third quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates on both the top ...
  20. AMC Entertainment CEO to Step Down

    July 27, 2015
    AMC Entertainment (NYSE: AMC) is in the market for a new leader. The company announced that its existing president and CEO, ...
  21. Pepsi (PEP) Gets Crafty with Soda: Will it Pop?

    July 24, 2015
    Pepsi is getting crafty with the launch of its Stubborn Soda. Is it a recipe for success?
  22. Frito-Lay Continues to Prop Up PepsiCo

    July 13, 2015
    PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) thinks good things come in small packages. The snack and beverage maker's Frito-Lay division is shifting ...
  23. Best Medium-Term Investments for Market Jitters

    July 7, 2015
    As central bank effectiveness wears off, here are a few ways to play it.
  24. The NBA’s Business Model

    July 7, 2015
    Drawing interest domestically and abroad, the NBA has seen its popularity and revenue streams rapidly increase over the past ...
  25. New Earnings Season Kicks Off: Alcoa, PepsiCo, Walgreens

    July 5, 2015
    The traditional kickoff to a new earnings season comes when Alcoa Inc (NYSE: AA) reports its most recent quarterly results, ...
  26. Major League Baseball's Business Model & Strategy

    June 24, 2015
    Major League Baseball is big business. Let's take a look at where the money comes from.
  27. Who are Family Dollar's (FDO) main competitors?

    May 20, 2015
    Learn about the discount retail company Family Dollar and its main competitors. Explore how competitor Dollar Tree plans ...
  28. Should You Buy Marijuana Stock?

    May 12, 2015
    The legalization of marijuana has created a new investment niche: pot stocks.
  29. Cost-Free Connection Of Target Groups To Marketers

    April 24, 2015
    ZipDial spotted a niche marketing opportunity in the area of “missed calls” and developed a business around it. Here is how ...
  30. Are Consumers Being Deceived About Organic Foods?

    April 20, 2015
    As the world has become more aware of the growing obesity epidemic and the dangers of unhealthy eating habits, many consumers ...
  31. Are These the Top Dividend Stocks of 2015?

    April 15, 2015
    These dividend-paying companies offer a lot more than just dividends.
  32. Top 10 Stocks for Retirement Portfolios

    April 14, 2015
    Certain stocks are popular retirement portfolio options, but not all are as impressive as they used to be. Time to reevaluate? ...
  33. Traders Look To Dividend Funds (VIG)

    March 6, 2015
    When uncertainty creeps into the mind of an active trader it is not uncommon for this type of person to turn toward the safety ...
  34. The Jolting Rise Of The Energy Drinks Industry

    February 23, 2015
    We present a full analysis of the energy drink industry, including main players and emerging challengers.
  35. Has Coca-Cola Lost Its Pop?

    January 14, 2015
    Coca-Cola has been a name synonymous with sustainable success. This hasn’t just pertained to consumers but investors as well. ...
  36. Trade Opportunities In These Trending Stocks

    January 7, 2015
    These four stocks are showing tradeable trends (two buy signals and two sell signals).
  37. Building A Fortune: Jerry Jones And The Cowboys

    October 22, 2014
    From insurance and wildcatting, to licensing and pizza, Jerry Jones has rolled the dice and frequently won. Here's how the ...
  38. PepsiCo's $66B Global Snack And Drink Empire

    September 22, 2014
    With 14 billion-dollar beverage brands, you'll be surprised to learn that most of PepsiCo's revenue derives from foods. Here's ...
  39. What is the formula for calculating the debt-to-equity ratio?

    September 16, 2014
    Find out how to use this fundamental financial ratio to help assess a company's performance.
  40. 4 Kraft Divisions Ripe For Spinoff (And Some Possible Suitors)

    August 29, 2014
    BMO Capital analyst Kenneth Zaslow published a note last week suggesting Kraft (NYSE: KRFT) should consider spinning off ...
  41. Pension Risk Transfer

    August 11, 2014
    When a defined benefit pension provider offloads some or all of the plan’s risk – e.g.: retirement payment liabilities ...
  42. How do I calculate the P/E ratio of a company?

    July 3, 2014
    Find out how to calculate this common valuation ratio and what the results can tell you about a company's performance.
  43. This Company's Dividend History Is The Real Thing

    May 28, 2014
    Take water. Add some sugar, a little carbon dioxide and some flavoring. Sell at a gigantic markup. It sounds almost too simple ...
  44. Pepsi Earnings Preview: Analysts Favor A Refreshing Quarter

    April 16, 2014
    PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) will report its first quarter results early Thursday morning before market open. Analysts are expecting ...
  45. Coke Vs. Pepsi: By The Numbers

    March 24, 2014
    History has shown us that America was built on the back of positive rivalries. #-ad_banner-#Like the long-standing feud ...
  46. Profit From Coke's Big Mistake

    February 26, 2014
    It's not often that you see a monster company that has pulled back into the value buy zone. It's even less often ...
  47. Utilizing Prisoner’s Dilemma In Business And The Economy

    November 5, 2013
    The Prisoner’s Dilemma, one of the most famous game theories, provides a framework for understanding how to strike a balance ...
  48. The Secret To PepsiCo’s Success Isn’t Soda

    October 18, 2013
    PepsiCo. (NYSE:PEP) may be losing the Cola Wars to rival Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), but it’s winning the hearts and minds of ...
  49. The Commercial Mortgage Story Gets Better For Investors

    August 27, 2013
    Things are looking up for loans tied to commercial real estate mortgages. Delinquencies continue to drop, while refinancing ...
  50. How A Group Of 13-Year-Olds Beat The Brightest Minds On Wall ...

    August 19, 2013
    In 1990, in a suburb outside of Boston, something unusual happened...As part of their schoolwork, seventh graders at the ...
  51. Can Mondelez Live Up To The Sell-Side Hype?

    August 9, 2013
    Investors already expect quite a bit from Mondelez, and the company may have a hard time living up to it.
  52. Kellogg Reports Unimpressive Earnings

    August 1, 2013
    Kellogg's weak volume is concerning as Wall Street looks for a big second half.
  53. Soda Companies Went Flat In Q2

    July 25, 2013
    Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) and Dr. Pepper Snapple (NYSE:DPS) all sold less soda in the second quarter. Which, ...
  54. PepsiCo Has Caught Up, Now It Needs To Outperform

    July 24, 2013
    PepsiCo needs better operational execution to deliver more shareholder value.
  55. Even When Coca-Cola Stumbles, It Does Okay

    July 16, 2013
    Coca-Cola's volume shortfall isn't that big of a deal long term, but more clarity on the bottling ops would be nice.
  56. McCormick Looks Premium-Priced Even With Premium Performance

    June 27, 2013
    McCormick is a great food company, but it still delivers food company growth and valuation is too high
  57. Diamond Foods Making Better Moves, But Large Uncertainties Remain

    June 11, 2013
    Diamond Foods' turnaround continues, but the company cannot afford to slip against large rivals.
  58. Pepsi Buying Sodastream: I Don't Think So

    June 7, 2013
    The latest rumor on the street has Sodastream being acquired by Pepsico for $95 per share. There are so many reasons why ...
  59. Mondelez Isn't As Good As Nestle, But Priced Like It Is

    May 8, 2013
    Investors seem to bullish on Mondelez, given the relative performance at Kellogg and Nestle.
  60. Is Pepsi's Turnaround For Real?

    April 19, 2013
    Pepsico (NYSE:PEP) announced first quarter earnings April 18. Better than expected, its stock jumped almost 3% on the news. ...
  61. On Track With Volumes And Margins, Coca-Cola Refreshes

    April 16, 2013
    Coca-Cola offers something almost like a hybrid of stock and bond, but investors need to be OK with its valuation.
  62. Coca-Cola's OK Results Won't KO The Stock

    February 14, 2013
    Coca-Cola wasn't spectacular, but it was good enough. While the stock was and still is expensive, investors are paying for ...
  63. With Ball Corp, Quality Doesn't Come Cheap

    January 4, 2013
    Ball is a top-notch company, but the stock price reflects that.
  64. AptarGroup: When A Great Business Doesn't Mean A Great Stock

    October 25, 2012
    AptarGroup has a great business, but is an expensive stock.
  65. Monster Gets A Jolt From Death Reports

    October 23, 2012
    Monster's stock lost 14% of its value October 22 on news that several people may have died from consuming one or more of ...
  66. PepsiCo Shows That Snacks And Sodas Aren't Bulletproof

    October 18, 2012
    PepsiCo is doing all right, but the valuation seems demanding.
  67. McCormick - Great Company, Not-So-Great Price

    October 2, 2012
    McCormick is a great company and its fiscal third quarter wasn't bad, but the valuation isn't great.
  68. What Makes a Great Income Stock

    September 14, 2012
    While many newcomers to the income sector would immediately say “yield,” that's not the case. To find a good long-term income ...
  69. Sectors With Good Returns In A Volatile Market

    September 8, 2012
    Tabacco, restaurants and discount stores are just a few of the sectors that are performing well in a volatile market.
  70. How Big Companies Thrive In The Third World

    August 31, 2012
    Business survival in less-developed countries is all about knowing the customer. Find out how some of the biggest companies ...
  71. Diageo Lives Up To Its Billing

    August 24, 2012
    Diageo continues to grow as expected, but the stock is not a bargain, even though it seems about 10 to 20% undervalued.
  72. Change Is Coming At PepsiCo, One Way Or Another

    July 26, 2012
    PepsiCo is already getting a large benefit of the doubt.
  73. Bull Vs. Bear: Olympic Advertising Worth Shareholders' Money

    July 24, 2012
    The Olympic games is a great time to buy into major Olympic sponsors, such as Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble.
  74. Campbell Soup Quenches Thirst With Bolthouse Purchase

    July 10, 2012
    Campbell Soup announced on July 9 that it's buying Bolthouse juices for $1.55 billion. Here's why this looks like a win/win ...
  75. A Trader's Guide to (ACOM)

    June 7, 2012
    Online family history and genealogy resource (NASDAQ: ACOM) popped on Wednesday as news came through of the ...
  76. A Refreshing Choice Of Soft Drink Stocks

    June 3, 2012
    Soft drink producers can put some fizz in a flat portfolio and sweeten up the bitter taste left behind by other parts of ...
  77. Campbell Soup Still Well Below Simmer

    May 24, 2012
    While it's hard to ignore a company with high teens return on invested capital, famous brands and a solid dividend, Campbell's ...
  78. Stocks Showing Resilience

    May 22, 2012
    Despite a market sell-off there are a handful of stocks that are able to show resilience.
  79. Five 52-Week High Fliers

    May 15, 2012
    Explore five stocks making new highs. Is this a case of overvalue, or could investors buy high and sell even higher?
  80. PepsiCo Looking Better Than Coke

    May 2, 2012
    Pepsi looks a better investment than its archrival.
  81. 6 Stocks With Dividends And Growth

    April 30, 2012
    Growth and dividends don't have to be an either/or choice.
  82. Pick Stocks Like Peter Lynch

    April 23, 2012
    By researching companies whose products and services you use on a daily basis and understanding their financial situation, ...
  83. 12 Stocks Riding Today's Power Trends

    April 18, 2012
    Track the intersection of demographics, economics, and psychographics to follow global changes, advises Chris Versace, editor ...
  84. Femsa Keeps Chugging Along

    April 17, 2012
    This past year was another good one for the producer of Coca-Cola and operator of OXXO convenience stores. Up 35.6% in the ...
  85. Global Growth Still Driving The Coca-Cola Story

    April 17, 2012
    Coca-Cola continues to gain share in the beverage market, but still represents no bargain.
  86. PepsiCo Looking To Tweak Its Prospects

    April 2, 2012
    Pepsi needs to better compete with its archrival. Coca Cola has posted slightly higher average sales and earnings growth ...
  87. Post Cereal Worth Holding

    March 30, 2012
    Post is just getting going on its own, but could be an interesting investing story as spinoffs generally have a solid performance ...
  88. Female CEOs: Women Leaving Workforce Over Past 20 Years

    March 9, 2012
    There's a growing trend of well-educated women exiting the workforce, and the reason seems related to the faster-growing ...
  89. Pick Stocks Like Peter Lynch

    February 28, 2012
    By researching companies whose products and services you use on a daily basis and understanding their financial situation, ...
  90. Pringles Is A Big Bite For Kellogg

    February 21, 2012
    With the purchase of Pringles, Kellogg is levering up to buy a scarce asset.
  91. PepsiCo Needs To Go Further

    February 13, 2012
    PepsiCo's mediocre performance and uninspiring strategic plan don't inspire much demand in its stock.
  92. Coca-Cola Still Priced For Premium Performance

    February 9, 2012
    Coca-Cola's consistent execution keeps the stock trading at full value.
  93. Top Super Bowl Ad Spenders In the Last Decade

    February 1, 2012
    The game between the New York Giants and New England Patriots is expected to be the most-watched event of the year, and it ...
  94. A Focus On Dividend Growth

    January 16, 2012
    With interest rates continuing to hold at super-low levels, now could be great time to institute a dividend growth strategy.
  95. Dean Foods' Stocks Are Condensing

    November 22, 2011
    Got milk stocks? You could be in trouble.
  96. Recession-Proof Your Portfolio

    November 16, 2011
    Regardless of day-to-day stock price swings, not all businesses suffer recession-like setbacks during a recession.
  97. Soft Drink Stocks: A Refreshing Choice

    November 15, 2011
    Soft drink producers can put some fizz in a flat portfolio and sweeten up the bitter taste left behind by other parts of ...
  98. Kellogg's Diet Crashes

    November 7, 2011
    Always dependable Kellogg has faltered, but the stock is not a buy yet.
  99. Coca-Cola: A Great Company, An Iffy Stock

    October 21, 2011
    Coca-Cola may be a safe play, but overpaying will erode that benefit.
  100. What Is Walgreen's Next Trick?

    September 30, 2011
    Walgreen is doing okay today, but tomorrow is a much bigger question.
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