PepsiCo is a food and beverage company. The company's segments include: Frito-Lay North America, which includes food and snack businesses in the United States and Canada; Quaker Foods North America, which includes cereal, rice, pasta and other food businesses in the United States and Canada; PepsiCo Beverages North America, which includes beverage businesses in the United States and Canada; Latin America, which includes beverage, food and snack businesses in Latin America; Europe, which includes beverage, food and snack businesses in Europe; and Africa, Middle East and South Asia, which includes beverage, food and snack businesses in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.
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PEPSICO (US), a company active in the Soft Drinks industry, reduced its market risk and raised its general evaluation. The independent financial analyst theScreener awarded an improved star rating to the company, which now shows 2 out of 4 possible stars; its market behaviour has improved and can be considered as defensive. theScreener believes that this new assessment merits an overall rating upgrade to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date September 21, 2021, the closing price was USD 153.54 and its potential was estimated at USD 166.53.
PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP:USA) currently trades at a historical high relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) earnings, with a 36.7x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market is pricing in bullish expectations for the firm, but management may have concerns about brand growth, inflation, and the margin impact of acquisitions. Specifically, management may lack confidence in their ability to sustain growth in their small-and-medium-sized brands such as Starbucks and Pure Leaf, expand the away-from-home business in China, and gain market share in the U.S. In addition, they may have concerns about the margin i...
Rating Action: Moody's takes multiple rating actions on Portuguese covered bonds. Global Credit Research- 21 Sep 2021. NOTE: On September 28, 2021, the press release was corrected as follows: In the List of Affected Ratings accessible via hyperlink from this press release, Series 14 for Caixa Geral de Depositos S.A.- Mortgage Covered Bonds was removed.
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