Notable News to Watch: PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP)

PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) stock price moved ahead 4.08% from the mean of 20 days, 5.81% from 50 and separated 8.40% from 200 days average price. PEP stock scored of 1.33% and valued price at $118.35. There were 4397356 shares transacted in last trading period as compared to its an average volume of 4476.14K shares over last three months period. PepsiCo a USA based Company, belongs to Consumer Goods sector and Beverages – Soft Drinks industry.

The Board of Directors of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.9275 per share of PepsiCo common stock, a 15.2 percent increase versus the comparable year-earlier period.  Today’s action is consistent with PepsiCo’s previously announced increase in its annualized dividend to $3.71 per share from $3.22 per share, which began with the June 2018 payment. This dividend is payable on January 7, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 7, 2018. PepsiCo has paid consecutive quarterly cash dividends since 1965, and 2018 marks the company’s 46th consecutive annual dividend increase.

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $63 billion in net revenue in 2017, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo’s product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

The stock has changed 2.71% in one year period and YTD Performance clocked at -1.31%. Shares of the company returned 0.74% during the last five trading days and it returned 9.65% in past 30 trading days. It changed 3.06% over recent three months. Its price volatility for a month is at 1.76% and for a week, volatility remained at 1.27%. Its beta factor stands at 0.6. Company’s price to sales ratio for last 12 months was 2.58 while its price to book ratio for the most recent quarter was 16.28. Its Market Cap valued at $167059.31M.

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