PepsiCo (PEP) : Salem Investment Counselors Inc reduced its stake in PepsiCo by 0.45% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 296,354 shares of PepsiCo which is valued at $32,181,081 after selling 1,347 shares in PepsiCo , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 12, 2016.PepsiCo makes up approximately 3.80% of Salem Investment Counselors Inc’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Cable Hill Partners boosted its stake in PEP in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,314 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,669 shares of PepsiCo which is valued at $181,237. PepsiCo makes up approx 0.13% of Cable Hill Partners’s portfolio.First Trust Advisors Lp reduced its stake in PEP by selling 187,789 shares or 33.03% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 380,798 shares of PEP which is valued at $41,377,511. PepsiCo makes up approx 0.13% of First Trust Advisors Lp’s portfolio.Delta Capital Management reduced its stake in PEP by selling 3,745 shares or 11.41% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 29,077 shares of PEP which is valued at $3,141,479. PepsiCo makes up approx 2.35% of Delta Capital Management’s portfolio.Spc Financial reduced its stake in PEP by selling 578 shares or 9.67% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,399 shares of PEP which is valued at $589,517. PepsiCo makes up approx 0.21% of Spc Financial’s portfolio.Farmers Merchants Investments Inc reduced its stake in PEP by selling 2,313 shares or 1.57% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 145,439 shares of PEP which is valued at $15,841,216. PepsiCo makes up approx 1.71% of Farmers Merchants Investments Inc’s portfolio.
PepsiCo opened for trading at $107.5 and hit $108.01 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $107.99, with a gain of 0.50% or 0.54 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 25,76,351 shares. Company has a market cap of $155,415 M.
On the company’s financial health, PepsiCo reported $1.35 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05 according to the earnings call on Jul 7, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.30. The company had revenue of $15395.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $15404.54 million. The company’s revenue was down -3.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.32 EPS.
Investors should note that on Jul 14, 2016, PepsiCo announced a cash dividend of $0.7525. The company’s management has announced Aug 31, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 2, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 30, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on PepsiCo. Company shares were Reiterated by UBS on Jul 8, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 119 from a previous price target of $113 .Company shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Jul 8, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 120 from a previous price target of $115 .
PepsiCo Inc. (PepsiCo) is a global food and beverage company. The Company operates through six segments: Frito-Lay North America (FLNA) Quaker Foods North America (QFNA) Latin America Foods (LAF) which includes its food and snack businesses in Latin America; PepsiCo Americas Beverages (PAB) which includes its North American and Latin American beverage businesses; PepsiCo Europe (Europe) which includes beverage food and snack businesses in Europe and South Africa and PepsiCo Asia Middle East and Africa (AMEA) which includes beverage food and snack businesses in AMEA excluding South Africa. Through its operations bottlers contract manufacturers and other third-parties the Company manufactures markets distributes and sells a variety of beverages foods and snacks serving customers and consumers in more than 200 countries and territories.