PepsiCo’s (PEP) Neutral Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group

Credit Suisse Group reiterated their neutral rating on shares of PepsiCo (NASDAQ:PEP) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage currently has a $124.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $122.00.

A number of other research firms have also issued reports on PEP. SunTrust Banks assumed coverage on PepsiCo in a research note on Monday, January 29th. They issued a hold rating and a $125.00 target price on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a $120.00 target price on shares of PepsiCo in a research note on Friday, December 22nd. Cowen reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $133.00 target price on shares of PepsiCo in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on PepsiCo in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. They issued a buy rating and a $132.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co upped their target price on PepsiCo from $110.00 to $115.00 and gave the company a market perform rating in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. PepsiCo currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $123.44.

Shares of PepsiCo (NASDAQ PEP) opened at $118.67 on Thursday. PepsiCo has a 52 week low of $104.06 and a 52 week high of $122.51. The company has a quick ratio of 1.21, a current ratio of 1.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.32. The stock has a market capitalization of $168,765.70, a P/E ratio of 23.18, a P/E/G ratio of 3.06 and a beta of 0.62.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, January 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st were issued a $0.805 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $3.22 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.71%. PepsiCo’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 66.53%.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Rockland Trust Co. raised its holdings in PepsiCo by 2.7% in the 4th quarter. Rockland Trust Co. now owns 145,893 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,495,000 after acquiring an additional 3,876 shares during the last quarter. LGT Capital Partners LTD. raised its holdings in PepsiCo by 2.2% in the 4th quarter. LGT Capital Partners LTD. now owns 177,753 shares of the company’s stock valued at $21,316,000 after acquiring an additional 3,780 shares during the last quarter. First American Trust FSB raised its holdings in PepsiCo by 12.3% in the 4th quarter. First American Trust FSB now owns 70,784 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,489,000 after acquiring an additional 7,766 shares during the last quarter. Windward Capital Management Co. CA raised its holdings in PepsiCo by 2.7% in the 4th quarter. Windward Capital Management Co. CA now owns 129,819 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,568,000 after acquiring an additional 3,471 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Patriot Wealth Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of PepsiCo by 1.5% during the 4th quarter. Patriot Wealth Management Inc. now owns 41,517 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,979,000 after buying an additional 610 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 70.25% of the company’s stock.

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PepsiCo Company Profile

PepsiCo, Inc is a global food and beverage company. The Company’s portfolio of brands includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. The Company operates through six segments: Frito-Lay North America (FLNA), Quaker Foods North America (QFNA), North America Beverages (NAB), Latin America, Europe Sub-Saharan Africa (ESSA), and Asia, Middle East and North Africa (AMENA).

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