Has $38.49 Million Stake in Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)


(NYSE:PEP). Fisher Asset Management Llc accumulated 5.78 million shares or 1.01% of the stock.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Fisher Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in Pepsico by 0.9% in the first quarter. The Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc holds 9.56 million shares with $1.16 billion value, up from 9.53 million last quarter. 2,481 were reported by Trillium Asset Ltd Liability Co.

"Despite the challenges in our NAB business, the PepsiCo portfolio overall generated revenue, operating profit and earnings per share growth", Nooyi added. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 112,083,751 shares of the company's stock valued at $12,944,553,000 after buying an additional 2,635,738 shares during the last quarter. Sanders Capital LLC purchased a new stake in Pepsico during the first quarter valued at approximately $254,277,000. Hartford Investment Management Co.'s holdings in Pepsico were worth $38,487,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. This new target implies downside of 3% from the most recent closing price at $111.43. (NYSE:PEP). Bristol John W Inc New York has 1.96% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $66.06. Looking back over the last month, shares have performed -5.71%. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in Pepsico by 3.9% in the first quarter. The stock closing price is now trading downward to its 50 day moving average with change of -5.67%, tumbled to its 20 day moving average with figure of -4.28% and behind its 200 day moving average with value -2.65%. Investors bought 5,616 put options on the company.

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Pepsico (NYSE:PEP) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, September 27th. As U.S. consumers turn to healthier drink options, soda sales have been declining, and PepsiCo's signature beverages are no exception.

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Net revenue rose 1.3 per cent to US$16.24 billion. Macquarie started coverage on shares of Pepsico in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 733,315 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $85,372,532.30. The firm has dividend yield of 2.91% that is also considered as effective indicator. "(TSS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 20 ..." on September 05, 2017. Pepsico's payout ratio is now 68.22%.

In other news, Chairman Indra K. Nooyi sold 452,830 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 25th. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 76,037 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $8,878,840.49. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, EVP Mehmood Khan sold 63,396 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $116.42, for a total value of $39,635,072.58. This is likely due to the continued positive impact of smaller packaging such as 7.5-ounce "mini" cans, which have provided the company with better margins on its carbonated soft drinks. Allsquare Wealth Management Limited Company has 0.48% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP). One Ltd Liability reported 0.19% in PepsiCo, Inc.

Excluding items, it earned US$1.48 per share, beating the average analyst estimate of US$1.43, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of PEP in report on Wednesday, September 6 with "Hold" rating. They noted that the move was a valuation call. On Thursday, June 22 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". Pepsico presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $122.38.

Among 23 analysts covering Shire plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. JP Morgan initiated it with "Overweight" rating and $125 target in Tuesday, March 21 report.

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