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    Consumer

    The CEO of Coca-Cola, James Quincey, Commands a Hefty Salary

    Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey earns a huge salary after he helped to reverse the company's decline. What is his net worth?
    By Mark Pygas
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    Consumer

    Coca-Cola’s Stock: Analysts Raise Target Prices after Q2 Earnings

    As of July 26, about 37% or ten out of 27 analysts had a “buy” rating for Coca-Cola’s (KO) stock. The stock was rated “hold” by 59% or 16 analysts.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Will PepsiCo’s Earnings Stay Ahead of Wall Street in 2Q15?

    PepsiCo expects currency headwinds to impact its fiscal 2015 core EPS by 11% compared to its previous estimate of 7%. It expects currency headwinds to drag down EPS in 2Q15 by 12%.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Is President Trump’s Friendliness with Markets Over?

    The trade war that President Trump unleashed with the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs has taken a toll on market sentiments.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BMO Capital Increases Dr Pepper Snapple’s Price Target to $100

    Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) has a market cap of $18.4 billion. It rose by 1.7% to close at $97.87 per share on July 28, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Eyes Are on Instagram as Facebook Reports 4Q16 Earnings

    As Facebook (FB) reports its 4Q16 results, all eyes are on the company’s mobile revenue. FB has begun taking steps to monetize its other mobile properties such as Instagram.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Will PepsiCo’s Margins Continue to Improve in 2Q15?

    PepsiCo’s margins have improved in a volatile macro environment helped by tight cost controls and higher net pricing.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Eurozone Retail Activity Dipped In June, HEDJ Down 2.32%

    The Eurozone’s Retail PMI (purchasing managers’ index) dipped to 50.4 in June from the 51.4 recorded in May.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Earnings Report

    Why PepsiCo’s Margins Contracted in 2Q17

    In fiscal 2Q17, PepsiCo’s operating margin contracted by about 20 basis points to 19.0%.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Fund Managers

    ValueAct Capital Ups Its Stake in Allison Transmission Holding

    Allison Transmission Holding and its subsidiaries design and manufacture commercial and defense fully automatic transmissions.

    By Diana Key
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    Earnings Report

    How has PepsiCo’s stock fared against rivals?

    PepsiCo’s stock has appreciated by 20.7% since 2014 and has outperformed peers in the consumer staples sector like Coca-Cola, Mondelez, and Kellogg.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Moody’s Rate Dr Pepper Snapple Senior Notes as Baa1?

    Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.53 per share on its common stock. This dividend will be paid on January 5, 2017, to shareholders of record on December 13, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Dr Pepper Snapple’s Stock Outperforms Peers in 2015

    As of July 24, Dr Pepper Snapple’s (DPS) stock price has appreciated by 8.8% to $77.92 since the beginning of 2015.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Can PepsiCo’s Stock Pick Up Momentum in 2016?

    As of January 28, about 59% (or 17) analysts out of 29 analysts, have a “buy” recommendation for PepsiCo and 12 analysts have a “hold” recommendation. None of the analysts have a sell recommendation.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why did consumers’ confidence rise in December?

    The Board’s Consumer Confidence Index rose to 92.6 in December—compared to 91 in November. For November, the index was revised from an initially reported value of 88.7.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Coca-Cola Deal Gives Monster Beverage Yet Another Boost

    In 2014, Monster Beverage’s net sales increased by 9.7% to $2.5 billion, with 21.7% of its net sales from outside the United States.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Fund Managers

    Maverick Capital Decreases Position in Allison Transmission

    Allison Transmission and its subsidiaries design and manufacture commercial and defense fully automatic transmissions. In 4Q14, net sales grew 11% to $544 million.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Earnings Report

    Coca-Cola’s 4Q15 Operating Margin Rose on Productivity Measures

    Coca-Cola’s operating margin improved significantly to 15.2% in 4Q15 from 13.3% in the comparable quarter of the previous year.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside the US Dollar Index’s Mixed Response in 2017

    The US dollar (UUP) (UDN) seemed to show mixed response to the Fed’s rate hike on March 15, as prices have reflected a downtrend so far in 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Personal Finance

    Retirement Investing: Yes, You Can Do It Yourself

    Investing for retirement has its own unique characteristics. Your priorities change, and so should your investing strategies.

    By David Moadel
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Energy Drinks Outperform Soda Drinks in Case-Volume Growth

    An interesting development in the energy drinks industry is Monster Beverage’s strategic deal with Coca-Cola. The deal will expand Monster Beverage’s product line-up.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How PepsiCo Is Planning to Diversify Its Soft Drink Business

    PepsiCo (PEP) has a market cap of $152.5 billion. It fell 0.15% to close at $105.92 per share on October 13, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Earnings Report

    Key Drivers of Dr Pepper Snapple’s 4Q15 Sales

    Dr Pepper Snapple reported sales of nearly $1.6 billion in 4Q15, beating the consensus Wall Street analyst estimate of $1.53 billion.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Investment-Grade Corporate Bonds’ Issuance Fell Last Week

    Investment-grade corporate bonds worth $28.8 billion were issued in the primary market in the week to May 27, 2016.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Earnings Report

    Coca-Cola’s Productivity Program to Improve 2015 Margins

    Coca-Cola’s productivity program aims for annualized savings of $3 billion by 2019. The company will reinvest these savings in incremental media spending.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    An Overview of the US Nonalcoholic Beverage Industry

    The US nonalcoholic beverage market comprises categories like carbonated soft drinks, ready-to-drink tea and coffee, bottled water, sports drinks, and energy drinks.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Dr Pepper Snapple Benefit from Focus on Still Beverages?

    The volume growth of Dr Pepper Snapple’s still beverages portfolio surpassed the volume growth of carbonated soft drinks in each of the four quarters of fiscal 2015.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Miscellaneous

    Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Dr Pepper Snapple: A Valuation Showdown?

    As of March 28, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo were trading at 12-month forward PE multiples of 22.7x and 22.0x, respectively.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    How Did PepsiCo’s 2Q16 Earnings Turn Out?

    PepsiCo rose by 1.5% to close at $107.49 per share on July 7. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 4.2%, 4.9%, and 9.2% that day.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    New York Is Gearing Up for PepsiCo’s Kola House this Spring

    PepsiCo is getting ready to launch Kola House, its first hospitality venture, at its flagship location in New York City’s Meatpacking District. The first Kola House, which will operate as a kola bar, restaurant, lounge, and event space, is expected to open this spring.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Coca-Cola’s Growth Strategy for Soda and Still Beverages

    Coca-Cola’s (KO) overall unit case volume rose 1% in 3Q16. The company’s soda or sparkling beverage unit case volumes were flat in 3Q16 on a YoY basis.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Monster’s 1Q16 Sales Benefit from Strategic Deal with Coca-Cola

    Monster Beverage’s (MNST) net sales in 1Q16 ended March 31, 2016, were $680.2 million, ahead of the consensus analyst sales estimate of $656.9 million.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Coca-Cola and PepsiCo: Analysts’ Recommendations

    On December 13, PepsiCo (PEP) stock rose 1.2%. UBS initiated coverage with a “neutral” rating and a target price of $123.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mintel Forecasts Strong Growth in the US Energy Drink Market

    The US energy drink and shots market grew by 56% between 2009 and 2014, even though the category was entangled in litigation and had negative publicity.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Non-Sparkling Water Is the Largest Bottled Water Segment in the US

    The domestic non-sparkling bottled water category is the largest segment of bottled water in the US.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Eurozone grants bailout extension to Greece

    Europe-tracking ETFs gained significantly from February 19 to February 24, when the bailout extension to Greece was approved.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Ready-to-Drink Coffee Is Gaining Popularity with US Consumers

    Coffee lovers in the United States are boosting ready-to-drink coffee volumes.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Ins and Outs of Moat Investing

    Stock selection, a cornerstone of the moat investment philosophy, has driven much of the recent success of the Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus Index.

    By VanEck
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How PepsiCo Plans to Boost Beverage Sales in 2015

    PepsiCo expects its recently launched flavors to boost beverage sales, which accounted for 47.0% of the company’s total revenue in 2014.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Coca-Cola’s 2015 Productivity Initiatives: A Closer Look at Costs

    Coca-Cola has been aggressively implementing productivity initiatives to offset the impact of sluggish soda volumes and macro challenges in key markets.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Can PepsiCo’s Valuation See Some Upward Revision in 2016?

    As of January 28, 2016, PepsiCo (PEP) was trading at a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 20.6x.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    PepsiCo Announced Its CEO Succession Plan

    On August 6, PepsiCo (PEP) announced its CEO succession plan. Long-term CEO Indra Nooyi will step down effective October 3.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Growing Emphasis of Coca-Cola and Peers on Still Beverages

    Another plant-based beverage acquisition made by Coca-Cola was that of Xiamen Culiangwang Beverage Technology Company in 2015.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Soda Update: Case Volumes Decline for the Tenth Straight Year

    Carbonated soft drink volumes dropped to 8.8 billion 192-ounce cases in 2014. This is the tenth straight year of decline.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    PepsiCo’s Valuation ahead of 1Q17 Results

    As of April 19, PepsiCo (PEP) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 22.1x.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Materials

    Is President Trump Robbing Peter to Pay Paul?

    While higher steel prices benefit US steel producers, they raise input costs for downstream manufacturers.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Consumer

    Monster Missed 2Q16 Estimates despite Strong Earnings Growth

    Monster Beverage (MNST) missed the consensus analyst earnings estimate in 2Q16 despite strong growth in its adjusted earnings on a year-over-year basis.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Cannabis

    Cannabis 2.0: Aurora Cannabis Gears Up for Edibles Market

    Cannabis 2.0 legalization will take place in Canada next month. Cannabis players are gearing up to expand in the edibles market.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Earnings Report

    Innovation and Marketing Fuel Dr Pepper Snapple’s Future Growth

    Dr Pepper Snapple is creating more visibility for its products by associating with popular movies. It expects its marketing spend to be ~7.6% of net sales in 2015.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are PepsiCo’s Targets in 2025?

    Price movement PepsiCo (PEP) fell 1.1% to close at $105.62 per share during the third week of October 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were -1.1%, -2.0%, and 8.0%, respectively, as of October 21. PEP is trading 1.1% below its 20-day moving average, 1.1% below its 50-day moving average, and […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Coca-Cola Benefits from Its Refranchising Efforts

    By refranchising its bottling operations to independent bottlers, Coca-Cola can take advantage of these bottlers’ local expertise—including local consumer preferences, demand, and marketing programs.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Monster Beverage’s Stock Outperforms Peers in 2015

    As of July 31, 2015, Monster Beverage (MNST) was trading at a stock price of $153.55, up 41.9% compared to the beginning of 2015.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A quick look into the most indebted country in Europe: Greece

    On November 14, 2014, Greece’s economy finally registered some growth and emerged from recession. The economy expanded by 1.7% in Q314, compared to 3Q13.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are the Trends in Facebook’s Largest Advertising Category?

    Business intelligence firm eMarketer estimates that CPG brands spent more than $7.0 billion on digital advertising in 2017, compared with $6.0 billion in 2016.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Consumer

    How PepsiCo Beat 1Q18 Estimates

    PepsiCo beat analysts’ revenue and earnings expectations for fiscal 1Q18 today. The quarter ended on March 24.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Making Sense of PepsiCo’s Share Price Movement in 2015

    PepsiCo’s share price fell 1.1% since the announcement of its 1Q15 results on April 23. The company’s net revenue fell 3.2% to $12.2 billion in 1Q15.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Miscellaneous

    Coca-Cola Bottler Merger: Benefits for CCE and KO Investors

    As per the deal specifics that the companies disclosed, Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) shareholders should have a 48% shareholding in the new company.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Earnings Report

    Did Dr Pepper Snapple’s Non-Carbonated Beverages Call the Shots in 4Q15?

    Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) saw higher volume growth in non-carbonated beverages in all the quarters of fiscal 2015 compared to CSDs.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Deutsche Bank Raises PepsiCo’s Target Price to $120 per Share

    PepsiCo (PEP) has a market cap of $156.2 billion. Its stock rose by 0.73% to close at $108.27 per share on July 8, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    PepsiCo Aims to Revive Soda Volumes with Crystal Pepsi

    Carbonated soft drinks have been losing their fizz as more and more consumers are opting for healthier beverage options.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Assessing Monster Beverage’s Valuation before 2Q16 Results

    Monster Beverage (MNST) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 36.6x as of July 25.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Coca-Cola Stock Up 1% Premarket, Pops on 1Q18 Results

    Beverage giant Coca-Cola’s stock price was up 1% in today’s premarket session.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Monster Beverage’s Valuation Benefits from 1Q16 Results

    Monster Beverage’s valuation multiple is higher than its nonalcoholic beverage peers Coca-Cola (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), and Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS).

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    What’s Behind Monster Beverage’s 1Q15 Sales Growth?

    Monster Beverage expects its Monster Unleaded, Ultra Sunrise, and Ultra Citron lines, as well as Rehab Peach Tea + Energy, to perform well in 2015.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Keurig Green Mountain Caters to Organic Coffee Demand

    Organic coffee is the largest category of US organic imports in terms of dollar value. After declining for many years, organic coffee imports increased by 31.3% to $332.5 billion in 2014.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Dr Pepper Snapple Gets a Hold Recommendation from Most Analysts

    Of the 22 analysts covering Dr Pepper Snapple, 15, or 68%, have given the company a “hold” recommendation as of December 31, 2015.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    PepsiCo Partners with Starbucks to Seek Growth in Latin America

    In 2016, PepsiCo and Starbucks will distribute Starbucks’s ready-to-drink, or RTD, coffee and energy beverages in select Latin American markets.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    PepsiCo Enhances Product Offerings with SodaStream Acquisition

    On August 20, PepsiCo (PEP) announced its decision to acquire SodaStream (SODA) for $144 per share in a deal valued at $3.2 billion.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Monster Beverage Stock Surged over 5% on Wednesday

    Monster Beverage stock rose 5.4% to $51.96 on May 30 in reaction to the company’s announcement of its new share repurchase program.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Dr Pepper Snapple’s Bleak Outlook, and What This Means for Its Stock Price

    On February 17, Dr Pepper Snapple’s stock price declined by 2.9% to $89.33, following the announcement of its 4Q15 results and its weak outlook for 2016.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Coca-Cola’s Interesting Growth Story with Costa Acquisition

    On August 31, soda giant Coca-Cola (KO) announced an agreement to acquire Costa from its parent company Whitbread.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Keurig Kold Receive a Hot or Cold Response?

    In September 2015, Keurig Green Mountain announced the launch of its much-awaited Keurig Kold beverage system.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Greece still in the headlines, this time a bailout extension

    In this series, we’ll explore Greece’s recent bailout extension granted by Eurozone ministers to see how it could impact your investments in the Eurozone.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Coca-Cola Is Open to Inorganic Growth in Still Beverages

    Coca-Cola has a dominant presence in the sparkling beverages market, but it’s the still beverage space that has huge growth prospects.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Investing in soft drink companies with ETFs

    Consumer staple ETFs provide exposure to companies that produce essentials, including food, beverages, tobacco, and household items. The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLP) tracks the S&P Consumer Staples Select Sector Index.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Walgreens Boots Alliance Issued the Most High-Grade Bonds

    Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) issued Baa2/BBB rated high-grade bonds worth $6.0 billion through five parts on May 26.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Gatorade’s Position in the Sports Beverage Market

    Gatorade’s position and volumes have been impacted by rising competition. It has also felt the effect of the popularity of bottled water, ready-to-drink tea, coffee, and energy drinks.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    What Do Analysts Expect from PepsiCo’s 2Q16 Earnings?

    PepsiCo’s (PEP) performance in recent quarters has been under pressure due to currency headwinds and weakness in carbonated soft drink volumes.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Monster Beverage’s 3Q16 Earnings: Why Analysts Expect Strong Growth

    Monster Beverage delivered adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.99 in 2Q16, which was lower than the consensus analyst estimate of $1.04.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Earnings Report

    Monster Beverage’s Valuation: Impact of 1Q17 Results

    On May 5, 2017, Monster Beverage (MNST) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings multiple) of 31.1x, up 3.7% in reaction to its 1Q17 results.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s So Special About Specialty Tea?

    According to the Tea Association of the USA, the specialty tea segment wholesale value increased to an estimated $1.9 billion in 2014, up 9.8% from 2013.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Dr Pepper’s Prospects in Other Non-Carbonated Beverages

    Dr Pepper Snapple adopted a strong strategy by acquiring an 11.7% stake in BodyArmor. But it could grow more in other non-carbonated beverage categories.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Coca-Cola’s business segments

    Overall, in 2013, still beverages performed better than sparkling beverages across all the segments except for Europe. Sparkling beverage volumes have been declining over the past few years.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Moody’s Rates PepsiCo’s Senior Secured Notes as ‘A1’

    PepsiCo (PEP) has a market cap of $157.2 billion. It rose by 0.59% to close at $108.91 per share on July 11, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Coca-Cola Employees Go on Strike in Toledo, Is the Stock a Buy?

    On Nov. 2, employees working for Coca-Cola bottling company in north Toledo went on strike. Should investors buy the stock for its dividends?
    By Ambrish Shah
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    Earnings Report

    Coca-Cola Stock Rises After Q3 Earnings Beat

    Coca-Cola stock was higher on Oct. 22 after its earnings beat. What are the key takeaways from Coca-Cola's earnings call?
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Analysts Expect from Coca-Cola’s Earnings

    Coca-Cola (KO) surpassed analysts’ earnings expectations in 2Q17 and 3Q17 after lagging behind the estimates in the first quarter.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Behind PepsiCo’s Operating Margin Expansion in Fiscal 3Q17

    PepsiCo’s (PEP) gross margin expanded about 10 basis points to 54.6% in fiscal 3Q17, which ended on September 9, 2017.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Can Coca-Cola’s 1Q18 Results Help Its Stock Recover?

    Beverage giant Coca-Cola (KO) is expected to announce its 1Q18 results on April 24, 2018. KO stock has fallen 3% YTD as of April 18, 2018.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Janet Yellen on the State of the US Economy and the Outlook

    After stating her expectation of a rate hike, Yellen noted that robust household spending was helping US economic activity expand.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Do Analysts Expect Revenue to Improve for Coca-Cola and PepsiCo?

    Coca-Cola’s (KO) revenue has declined for ten straight quarters. PepsiCo (PEP) has had revenue growth for the past four quarters after reporting lower revenue for several quarters.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Dr Pepper Snapple Group Dipped Due to a Chance of a Top-Line Fall

    Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) has a market cap of $16.1 billion. It fell 4.3% to close at $86.86 per share on October 4, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Consumer Sentiment Shines on Wall Street: Upbeat in June

    The Consumer Sentiment Index came out on Friday, June 12. The composite index stood at 94.6 index points in June—a 3.9 point rise from May’s 90.7 points.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Consumer

    Why Coca-Cola’s Earnings Might be Under Pressure in 2Q17

    Coca-Cola’s EPS (earnings per share) excluding one-time items have declined for eight consecutive quarters.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Coca-Cola Investors Brace for Weak Q2 Results

    Coca-Cola cautioned in April that the decline in the away-from-home consumption will likely hurt its second-quarter results.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Consumer

    Coca-Cola Trends Positively After Dismal Q2 Results

    COVID-19 significantly hurt Coca-Cola’s second-quarter results, which it reported yesterday. In the quarter, the beverage giant’s revenue fell 28.5%.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    PepsiCo: A Must-Know Overview of the Consumer Giant

    Leading consumer staples company PepsiCo (PEP) manufactures and distributes food and beverage products. It has an extensive presence in over 200 countries.

    By Sirisha Bhogaraju
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    Dividends

    How to Make Money with Dividend Investing

    If you’re an income investor, I’ve got a strategy for you. Dividend investing is a time-tested way to grow your account over the long haul.

    By David Moadel
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    Consumer

    PepsiCo Beats Q2 Estimates, Strong Snacks Sales amid COVID-19

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