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PepsiCo Inc. (PEP)

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  • Aug. 10, 2012, 8:00 AM
    Shares of Monster Beverage (MNST) slip a bit more, now down 5.9% premarket, after the company discloses that an unnamed state AG is investigating its marketing practices. UBS is out with a warning that other energy drink manufacturers were named a related subpoena. On watch: COT, PEP, FIZZ.
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  • Aug. 9, 2012, 7:34 AM
    PepsiCo (PEP) announces a distribution deal with Diamond Star to distribute its beverage brands in Myanmar. The company says the untapped market has great potential and plans to also explore opportunities to invest in agricultural development projects in the nation.
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  • Aug. 8, 2012, 3:46 PM
    Fears that the U.S. drought will drive up food prices next year are mostly unfounded, WSJ's Josh Mitchell writes, calculating the average consumer will spend only an extra $2.73/month. Food accounts for only ~14% of consumers’ daily living expenses, and given that prices for other items are falling or subdued, overall inflation likely will remain muted. (also)
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  • Aug. 8, 2012, 8:32 AM
    Beverage companies spend millions on water conservation projects to ensure a stable supply of their primary ingredient after long-term forecasts for the industry show scarcity of water as one of the biggest risks to the industry. Big players such as PepsiCo (PEP), Coca-Cola (KO), Dr. Pepper Snapple (DPS), Molson Coors (TAP) created an alliance in 2006 to address the concerns, but this year's prolific drought has raised awareness to even greater heights.
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  • Aug. 1, 2012, 1:40 PM
    Food price increases resulting from the Midwest drought that ravaged crops might not be as steep as some expect, according to some analysis. Fruit and vegetables crops are relatively stable due to irrigation, while corn ingredients typically only make up a a small portion of many common packaged food items. For the time being beef and milk prices could actually dip as farmers sell off cattle that they can't feed effectively, though next year consumers could take the hit when the dwindling number of cattle directly affects beef and dairy prices.
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  • Jul. 25, 2012, 8:15 AM
    More on PepsiCo (PEP) Q2: net profit -21% to $1.49B, with refranchising in China and Mexico, as well as forex fluctuations, hurting revenue and offsetting price rises. Americas Foods' organic revenue +7%, Americas Beverages' organic revenue +2%. Europe organic revenue +3%, operating profit +15%. On track to achieve FY targets.
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  • Jul. 25, 2012, 7:03 AM
    PepsiCo (PEP): Q2 EPS of $1.12 beats by $0.03. Revenue of $16.5B (-2% Y/Y) misses by $0.09B. (PR)
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  • Jul. 25, 2012, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Wednesday’s open: ALXN, AOL, ARMH, ATI, BA, BMY, CAT, CBE, COP, CP, CVE, DAL, DLR, DRH, ECA, ELN, F, GD, GLW, HCBK, HES, JBLU, LCC, LLY, LO, LVLT, MSI, MT, NDAQ, NLSN, NOC, NYB, OCR, PDS, PEP, PX, REGN, ROK, SO, SWI, TEL, TMO, TROW, UMC, USG, WLP, WYN
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  • Jul. 24, 2012, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Wednesday’s open: ALXN, AOL, ARMH, ATI, BA, BMY, CAT, CBE, COP, CP, CVE, DAL, DLR, DRH, ECA, ELN, F, GD, GLW, HCBK, HES, JBLU, LCC, LLY, LO, LVLT, MSI, MT, NDAQ, NLSN, NOC, NYB, OCR, PDS, PEP, PX, REGN, ROK, SO, SWI, TEL, TMO, TROW, UMC, USG, WLP, WYN
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  • Jul. 20, 2012, 10:25 AM
    Pepsico (PEP) declares $0.5375/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 3.07%. For shareholders of record Sep 07. Payable Sep 28. Ex-div date Sep 05. (PR)
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  • Jul. 18, 2012, 1:27 PM
    A survey from Wells Fargo shows that beverage sales this July 4 holiday weekend improved over last year's total, with 75% of retailers polled showing higher sales. Analyst Bonnie Herzog notes that beverage manufacturers held prices steady or hiked them over the last year, helping boost revenue totals as volumes tricked higher. Looking for a Q3 bounce: KO, PEP, MNST, DPS, COT.
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  • Jul. 17, 2012, 1:15 PM
    PepsiCo (PEP -1.1%) plans to launch a new Malt-flavored version of Mountain Dew called Johnson City Gold at select Kroger and 7-Eleven stores in the U.S this summer. The beverage will be priced at $1.49 for a 16-ouncer and will be aimed at taking market share away from a similar product offered up by Monster Beverage (MNST -0.3%).
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  • Jul. 17, 2012, 8:10 AM
    The broad-based gains showed by Coca-Cola with its global beverage sales in Q2 could help provide a lift to peers today. Premarket: PEP +0.7%, MNST and DPS inactive.
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  • Jul. 17, 2012, 7:26 AM
    Growth in the yogurt market outpaced the rest of the U.S. food industry since 2010 and is expected to increase even faster over the next couple of years with consumers buying and production ramping up. The dairy product has hit consumers sweet spot with nutrition increasingly in focus, while companies eye the lush margins sellers can claim. Major yogurt players: PepsiCo (PEP), General Mills (GIS), Danone (DANOY.PK).
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  • Jul. 10, 2012, 3:49 PM
    A new joint venture between PepsiCo (PEP -0.3%) and German firm Theo Muller looks set to lead to a wide range of dairy products that will be available in supermarkets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. While PepsiCo brings to the table a strong brand and marketing muscle, Theo Muller boasts very popular products in Europe that can be adapted for U.S. markets. But it's also getting to be a crowded space, with both General Mills (GIS) and Danone (DANOY.PK) upping their bets into yogurt.
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  • Jul. 10, 2012, 1:18 PM
    PepsiCo (PEP -0.4%) CEO Indra Nooyi plays to the crowd in China as she helps celebrate the opening of a new plant. The exec says the company will be the largest food and beverage company in the region (current market share ~3.8%), with a real goal of catering its products to local tastes. On tap for the Chinese market: hot-and-sour fish soup potato chips, white fungus oatmeal, and blueberry Gatorade.
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Company Description
PepsiCo Inc is a food, snack and beverage company, which manufactures or uses contract manufacturers, markets and sells a variety of salty, convenient, sweet and grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods.