PepsiCo Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) is -2.30% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $154.86 and a high of $186.84 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The PEP stock was last observed hovering at around $176.63 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.12%.
Currently trading at $176.51, the stock is 1.25% and 1.48% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 4.73 million and changing -0.07% at the moment leaves the stock 1.65% off its SMA200. PEP registered 11.01% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 4.64%.
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The stock witnessed a 0.42% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -4.00%, and is 2.74% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 1.77% over the week and 1.40% over the month.
PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) has around 315000 employees, a market worth around $242.77B and $86.39B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 27.25 and Fwd P/E is 22.42. Profit margin for the company is 10.30%. Distance from 52-week low is 13.98% and -5.53% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (16.90%).
PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) Analyst Forecasts
PepsiCo Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 04/25/2023.The EPS is expected to grow by 15.40% this year
PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 1.38B, and float is at 1.37B with Short Float at 0.82%.
PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) Insider Activity
A total of 26 insider transactions have happened at PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 7 and purchases happening 19 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by POHLAD ROBERT C, the company’s Director. SEC filings show that POHLAD ROBERT C sold 75,000 shares of the company’s common stock on Mar 09 at a price of $172.47 per share for a total of $12.94 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 0.18 million shares.
PepsiCo Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Mar 07 that Krishnan Ramkumar (CEO Intl Beverages & CCO) sold a total of 16,827 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Mar 07 and was made at $172.70 per share for $2.91 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 49000.0 shares of the PEP stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Oct 26, Gallagher Marie T. (SVP and Controller) disposed off 5,558 shares at an average price of $180.01 for $1.0 million. The insider now directly holds 41,195 shares of PepsiCo Inc. (PEP).
PepsiCo Inc. (PEP): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include The Coca-Cola Company (KO) that is trading 1.14% up over the past 12 months and Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) that is 20.83% higher over the same period. Mondelez International Inc. (MDLZ) is 9.43% up on the 1-year trading charts.