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) pushed the Consumer Goods sector lower today making it today's featured Consumer Goods laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day down 1.0%. By the end of trading, PepsiCo fell $1.31 (-1.6%) to $81.12 on average volume. Throughout the day, 4,094,849 shares of PepsiCo exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5,127,500 shares. The stock ranged in price between $80.92-$82.23 after having opened the day at $82.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $82.43. Other companies within the Consumer Goods sector that declined today were:
), down 12.1%,
), down 7.5%,
), down 7.2% and
), down 7.2%.
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PepsiCo, Inc. operates as a food and beverage company worldwide. PepsiCo has a market cap of $127.7 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 20.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate PepsiCo a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
- You can view the full PepsiCo Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), down 28.4%,
), down 5.5%,
), down 5.3% and
), down 4.9% , were all gainers within the consumer goods sector with
) being today's featured consumer goods sector leader.
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