Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) is tomorrow, June 5, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 57 cents per share. At a price of $81.77 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.8%. The average volume for PepsiCo has been 5.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PepsiCo has a market cap of $124.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 19% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. PepsiCo, Inc. operates as a food and beverage company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates PepsiCo as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations 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. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more..