Financial Metrics Exploration: Understanding PepsiCo Inc (PEP) Through Ratios

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The closing price of PepsiCo Inc (NASDAQ: PEP) was $179.79 for the day, up 0.97% from the previous closing price of $178.06. In other words, the price has increased by $0.97 from its previous closing price. On the day, 4.07 million shares were traded. PEP stock price reached its highest trading level at $180.16 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $177.61.

Ratios:

Our analysis of PEP’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 29.60 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 34.13. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.68 and its Current Ratio is at 0.86. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.41 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.98.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Jefferies on April 05, 2024, Reiterated its Buy rating but revised its target price to $209 from $199 previously.

Morgan Stanley Upgraded its Equal-Weight to Overweight on March 18, 2024, while the target price for the stock was maintained at $190.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 11 ’24 when Krishnan Ramkumar sold 4,563 shares for $164.44 per share. The transaction valued at 750,340 led to the insider holds 59,573 shares of the business.

Willemsen Eugene sold 7,700 shares of PEP for $1,306,999 on Feb 23 ’24. The CEO, AMESA & Intl Beverages now owns 16,715 shares after completing the transaction at $169.74 per share. On Nov 10 ’23, another insider, Johnston Hugh F, who serves as the Vice Chairman, EVP & CFO of the company, sold 48,388 shares for $166.65 each. As a result, the insider received 8,064,067 and left with 96,627 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, PEP now has a Market Capitalization of 247173480448 and an Enterprise Value of 284833775616. As of this moment, PepsiCo’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 27.06, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 20.34. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 3.78. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.69 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 12.98. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3.1 whereas that against EBITDA is 17.385.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, PEP has reached a high of $196.88, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $155.83. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 5.29%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 5.18%.

Shares Statistics:

PEP traded an average of 5.62M shares per day over the past three months and 3679490 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 1.37B shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 1.37B. Insiders hold about 0.34% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 75.42% stake in the company. Shares short for PEP as of 1714435200 were 15576924 with a Short Ratio of 2.77, compared to 1711584000 on 16516527. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 15576924 and a Short% of Float of 1.13.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 5.06, PEP has a forward annual dividend rate of 5.06. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.028417388The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.74.

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