Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)

177.33 0.61%
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Pros
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Buy analyst rating
Cons
Stock price high relative to the 52-week range
Revenue growth lower than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is declining
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest

Pros

  1. PEP forward dividend yield is 2.65%, higher than the industry (0.51%) and sector (0.83%) forward dividend yields. See PEP forward dividend chart.
  2. PEP average analyst rating is Buy. See PEP analyst rating chart.

Cons

  1. PEP stock price ($176.63) is close to the 52-week high ($177.50). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See PEP price chart.
  2. PEP quarterly revenue growth was 9.30%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (9.98% and 9.33%, respectively). See PEP revenue growth chart.
  3. PEP profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -2.43 percentage points. See PEP profitability chart.
  4. PEP forward P/E ratio is 25.96, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See PEP forward P/E ratio chart.
  5. PEP Price/Book ratio is 15.24, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See PEP forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  6. PEP short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.28. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See PEP short interest ratio chart.