PepsiCo (PEP) hikes its annual dividend payout rate to $2.15/share from $2.06/share. Shares now...

PepsiCo (PEP) hikes its annual dividend payout rate to $2.15/share from $2.06/share. Shares now trade with a 3.23% yield, moving north of a yield on a 30-year Treasury bond.

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  • SteveTheHawk
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    Well, it's a 4% increase. Not great, but I'll take it. Hoping that future increases are a little larger.
    2 May 2012, 08:35 AM Reply Like
  • T-Rex
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    I"ll take it.


    This is a pretty fat yield, for a company that is hopefully re-entering growth mode. That bodes well for a healthy total return over the next few years when combining appreciation with this yield.
    2 May 2012, 09:55 AM Reply Like
  • JailDoc
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    I have owned PEP for over 10 years, have it on a constant DRIP. This is a great company, always good for Dividend increases. I am constantly amazed at their slow growth, but hope things will pick up.
    I think they are overdue for a split, or to break out beverages from
    snacks. Whatever, I am not about to jump out.
    2 May 2012, 11:45 AM Reply Like
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