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CLOSING UPDATE: PepsiCo increases losses by 0.3%, led Beverages/Drinks sector lower 18 June 2018 18:09 EDT

NEWS BITES - NORTH AMERICA

This is an end of day Alert, produced after today's NASDAQ market close. It concludes the BSS News Bites intra-day Alert series (summaries below).

PepsiCo, NASDAQ's largest beverages/drinks company by market capitalisation, has dropped 2.1% to trade at $US105.38 vs. the Beverages/Drinks sector which weakened 197.7 points (or 1.7%) to 11,179.5. Representing a weighting of about 78.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 93.6% of today's loss. Trading volume was 1.5 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which fell 4.3 points (or 0.06%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.0%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant downtrend:

+ In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week low twelve times, pointing to a significant downtrend.

Note

PepsiCo today is at a discount of 13.2% to the 12-month high of $US121.39 on 23 Jan, 2018. It is at a premium of 10.8% to the 12-month low of $US95.07 on 09 May, 2018.

Bullish Signals:

The positive 1.55 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

The price lifted 2.1% in the last week and jumped 9.4% in the last month.

Interest cover is less leveraged at 9.3 times.

Tobin's Q Ratio is 1.9. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is high at 45.5%.

Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:

Undervaluation:

Price/Sales of 2.3 [2.6]

Dividend yield of 3.9% [3.1%]

Return on Equity 45.5% [36.7%]

TODAY'S ALERT

Afternoon Alert: PepsiCo drops 2.3%, leads Beverages/Drinks sector lower

18 June 2018 13:20 EDT

PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) has dropped 2.3% to trade at $US105.09 vs. the Beverages/Drinks sector which weakened 230.2 points (or 2%) to 11,147.0. Representing a weighting of about 78.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 91.2% of today's loss. Trading volume was 79% of average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: PepsiCo increases further 1.5%, led Beverages/Drinks sector higher

15 June 2018 18:11 EDT

PepsiCo, NASDAQ's largest beverages/drinks company by market capitalisation, has lifted 2.4% to trade at $US107.61 vs. the Beverages/Drinks sector which strengthened 238.1 points (or 2.1%) to 11,377.2. Representing a weighting of about 78.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 87.0% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 81% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 2.6 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which fell 25.9 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 2.7%.

Afternoon Alert: PepsiCo increases 0.8%, leads Beverages/Drinks sector higher

15 June 2018 13:20 EDT

PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) has increased 0.8% to trade at $US105.98 vs. the Beverages/Drinks sector which strengthened 82.4 points (or 0.7%) to 11,221.5. Representing a weighting of about 78.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for 86.1% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.4 times average so far today.

PepsiCo, Inc. (O:PEP)

ISIN: US7134481081

PermID: 4295904718

CIK: 77476

CUSIP: 713448108

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