PepsiCo Inc.

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PEP : NASDAQ : Consumer Non-Durables
$109.48 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 3939600.0
02/20/18 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

PEPSICO INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. PEPSICO INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.29 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.85% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)19526.019515.0
EBITDA ($mil)3600.03206.0
EBIT ($mil)2835.02449.0
Net Income ($mil)-710.01401.0

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)19510.016125.0
Total Assets ($mil)79804.074129.0
Total Debt ($mil)39281.036945.0
Equity ($mil)10889.011095.0

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin57.3157.94
EBITDA Margin18.4316.42
Operating Margin14.5212.55
Sales Turnover0.80.85
Return on Assets6.088.53
Return on Equity44.657.03
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio1.511.28
Interest Expense365.0361.0
Interest Coverage7.776.78

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)1420.01428.0
Div / share0.810.75
Book value / share7.677.77
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3989218.03662672.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 34.81 for the Beverages industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.51. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 14.47 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 8.81. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, PEPSICO INC seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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PEP 33.03 Peers 34.81   PEP 15.77 Peers 21.84

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

PEP is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

PEP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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PEP 18.10 Peers 25.83   PEP 0.48 Peers 0.85

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

PEP is trading at a discount to its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

PEP trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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PEP 14.47 Peers 8.81   PEP -22.94 Peers 7.67

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

PEP is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, PEP is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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PEP 2.48 Peers 4.59   PEP 1.15 Peers 15.66

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

PEP is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

PEP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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