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Thursday, Apr 18
Heard during PepsiCo's (PEP) earnings call: 1) Execs make it clear they held the line on...
Heard during PepsiCo's (PEP) earnings call: 1) Execs make it clear they held the line on beverage pricing which contributed to volume declines but improved profitability. 2) Profits took a hit from the devaluation of the Venezuelan currency. 3) CEO Indra Nooyi says the company will explore "structural" options for the N.A. beverage business, but nothing specific will be announced 2014. 4) The company sees emerging markets helping drive profits higher with Russia a particular focus. 5) On juices: Tropicana gaining market share and new innovation on tap for Naked. PEP +1.9% premarket. (webcast)