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Monster Beverage Merger: Are Cannabis-Infused Energy Drinks Coming?
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Currency Headwinds Might Pull PepsiCo’s 4Q15 Earnings Down
PepsiCo (PEP) is expected to announce its fourth quarter results on February 11, 2016. The consensus Wall Street analysts’ adjusted EPS estimate for 4Q15 ended December 26, 2015, is $1.06.
Monster Beverage Beats Q1 Estimates, Q2 Sales Feel Pressure
Monster Beverage beat analysts’ sales and earnings expectations for the first quarter despite COVID-19. The company generated net sales of $1.06 billion.
Will Monster Beverage’s Q1 Sales Impress amid COVID-19?
Monster Beverage will likely announce its first-quarter results after the financial markets close on Thursday. So far, the stock has fallen 4.6% in 2020.
PepsiCo Seeks Energy with Rockstar Acquisition
PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) is gearing up to capture growth in the energy drinks market by acquiring Rockstar Energy Beverages for $3.85 billion.
Has Monster Beverage Outpaced Soda Giants in 2019?
Leading energy drinks maker Monster Beverage (MNST) beat analysts’ earnings expectations in two out of the first three quarters of this year.
Understanding PepsiCo’s Business Segments and More
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PG&E Stock Continues to Soar, Bears Run for Cover
The wild swings continued in PG&E stock yesterday. The stock gained another 13%. The company has come up with a compensation plan for wildfire victims.
Monster Beverage Beats Wall Street’s Q3 Estimates
Monster Beverage (MNST) stock was up 3% as of 1:48 PM ET today after the leading energy drink maker beat analysts’ earnings estimates.
Will Monster Beverage Beat Q3 Expectations?
Monster Beverage will declare its third-quarter results after the financial markets close on Thursday. The company’s second-quarter results weren’t impressive.
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Will Monster Beverage Stock Gain More Momentum?
Monster Beverage (MNST) is scheduled to announce its second-quarter results after the financial markets close on Wednesday.
Gauging PepsiCo’s Valuation Against Its Peers’
PepsiCo experienced strong organic revenue growth of 5.2% in the first quarter driven mainly by the performance of its Frito-Lay North America segment. However, the company doesn’t expect this impressive rate of growth to continue in the remainder of 2019.
Monster Beverage: Analysts See Upside after Q1 Results
After markets closed on May 2, Monster Beverage (MNST) reported better-than-expected sales and earnings in the first quarter of 2019, boosting its stock by 8.8% on May 3.
Assessing Monster Beverage’s Energetic Sales Growth in Q1
Monster Beverage’s (MNST) net sales grew 11.2% to $946 million in the first quarter, beating Wall Street’s growth expectation of 7.4%.
Analysts See Upside Potential in Coca-Cola after Q1 Results
Several analysts raised their price target for Coca-Cola stock after the company’s first-quarter performance.
Goldman Sachs Upgrades PepsiCo Stock after Strong Q1 Results
On April 18, Goldman Sachs upgraded its rating on PepsiCo (PEP) stock after the company released impressive first-quarter results.
What Analysts Expect from Monster Beverage’s Sales in 2019
Monster Beverage’s (MNST) net sales grew 13.0% to $3.81 billion in 2018, mainly due to the performance of its Monster Energy Drinks segment.
Monster Beverage Stock Falls as Goldman Sachs Lowers Its Rating
Monster Beverage (MNST) stock was down 1.6% as of 2:47 PM EDT on March 20.
Can Monster Beverage Investors Expect Strong Q4 Results?
Monster Beverage (MNST) is expected to announce its fourth-quarter results after markets close on February 27.
How Does Coca-Cola’s Valuation Stack Up with Peers?
Coca-Cola’s (KO) 12-month forward (KO) price-to-earnings ratio declined 8.5% to 20.5x on February 14 in reaction to the company’s weak guidance for 2019.
Analysts Lower Price Target on Coca-Cola Stock after Q4 Results
Some analysts lowered their price target on Coca-Cola (KO) stock after the company announced lower-than-expected guidance for 2019 last week.
What to Expect from Coca-Cola’s Q3 2018 Results
Coca-Cola (KO) plans to announce its Q3 2018 results on October 30. Coca-Cola stock was up 1.9% on a year-to-date basis on October 24.
The Valuations of Major Nonalcoholic Beverage Companies
Coca-Cola (KO) is currently trading at a higher valuation multiple than PepsiCo (PEP) and Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) but lower than Monster Beverage (MNST).
Where Coca-Cola’s Valuations Stand Compared to Its Peers
Coca-Cola’s valuation multiple is currently higher than PepsiCo (PEP) and Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) but lower than Monster Beverage (MNST).
Jefferies Upgrades Monster Beverage to ‘Buy’
Price movement Monster Beverage (MNST) has a market cap of $25.8 billion. It rose 4.2% to close at $45.37 per share on December 21, 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 3.1%, 4.1%, and -8.6%, respectively, on the same day. MNST is trading 2.1% above its 20-day moving average, 0.38% […]
How Did Fossil Group Perform in 3Q16?
Fossil Group (FOSL) has a market cap of $1.3 billion. It rose 3.5% to close at $25.58 per share on November 4, 2016.
Analyzing Coca-Cola’s Valuation ahead of Q3 Earnings
12-month forward PE In this article, we’ll discuss Coca-Cola’s (KO) valuation using the 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio. As of October 17, Coca-Cola was trading at a 12-month forward PE of 21.1x. The company is trading below its YTD (year-to-date) average forward PE of 22.4x. Peers’ valuation As of October 17, nonalcoholic beverage companies PepsiCo […]
How PepsiCo’s Dealing with Consumers’ Declining Appetite for Soda
The overall volume of PepsiCo’s North America Beverages segment fell 1% in fiscal 2Q16. This fall was caused by a 4% fall in PepsiCo’s soda volumes.
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Coca-Cola Keeps Its Focus on Still Beverages for Future Growth
Coca-Cola’s (KO) still beverage volumes have seen higher growth compared to sparkling or soda beverages.
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How 2Q16 Results Impacted Monster Beverage’s Valuation
As of August 5, Monster Beverage (MNST) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 36.8x.
What Led Dr Pepper Snapple’s Margin Expansion in 2Q16?
Dr Pepper Snapple’s (DPS) gross margins increased by 120 basis points to 60.5% in 2Q16 on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.
It’s Getting Worse: Coca-Cola’s Soda Volumes Fall in 2Q16
Coca-Cola is focused on capturing growth opportunities in still beverages. Consumers are moving away from soda drinks and opting for healthier options.
Coca-Cola’s 2Q16 Revenue Fell Due to Headwinds
Coca-Cola generated revenue of $11.5 billion in fiscal 2Q16 ending July 1, 2016. It missed analysts’ consensus revenue estimate of $11.6 billion.
What Will Drive Monster Beverage’s 2Q16 Earnings Growth?
Monster Beverage (MNST) impressed its investors with a 26% growth in its 1Q16 EPS (earnings per share), excluding the impact of one-time items.
Can Productivity Measures Help Coca-Cola’s Margins in 2Q16?
Coca-Cola’s (KO) margins contracted in 1Q16 due to the impact of adverse currency fluctuations and structural headwinds.
What Analysts Expect from Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s 2Q16 Sales
Despite weakness in US carbonated soft drink volumes, Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) has reported sales growth for nine straight quarters. For 2Q16, analysts expect Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s sales to grow by 1.7% to $1.7 billion.
Why Analysts Have a ‘Hold’ Rating for Dr Pepper Snapple’s Stock
On a year-to-date basis, Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s stock has risen by 5.4% to $97.21, as of July 13.
Can Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s Volumes Rise in a Weak Soda Market?
In 1Q16, the growth in Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s branded carbonated soft drink volumes was driven by a 4% volume rise in the company’s key brand, Dr Pepper.
Wells Fargo Downgrades Monster Beverage to ‘Market Perform’
Monster Beverage (MNST) has a market cap of $31.7 billion. It fell by 3.8% to close at $155.54 per share on July 18, 2016.
PepsiCo’s 2Q16 Earnings Rise on Improved Margins
Leading snack and beverage maker PepsiCo (PEP) delivered adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.35 in 2Q16 ended June 11, 2016.
What Dragged down PepsiCo’s 2Q16 Revenue?
PepsiCo’s (PEP) revenue declined by 3.3% in 2Q16 ended June 11, 2016.
Can PepsiCo’s Productivity Initiatives Expand Its 2Q16 Margins?
PepsiCo’s (PEP) gross margin improved by an impressive 160 basis points to 56.6% in 1Q16, driven by its revenue management strategies and productivity initiatives.
Will Currency Headwinds Shadow PepsiCo’s 2Q16 Revenues?
Leading snack food and beverage company PepsiCo (PEP) is scheduled to report its 2Q16 results on July 7, 2016.
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Brexit created panic in global stock markets the day after the referendum. The stock prices of soda giants Coca-Cola (KO) and PepsiCo (PEP) fell by 2.6% and 2.4%, respectively, on June 24, 2016.
How Coca-Cola Is Reshaping Its Strategy for Sparkling Beverages
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How Philadelphia Soda Tax News Affected Coca-Cola Stock
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Coca-Cola Stock Plummeted in Reaction to 1Q16 Results
On a year-to-date basis, Coca-Cola’s stock price has appreciated by 4.6% as of April 20.
PepsiCo’s Non-Carbonated Beverages Sparkle in 1Q16
In 1Q16, PepsiCo’s North America Beverages segment accounted for 36.8% of the company’s net revenue and 27.5% of the division’s total operating profit.
What Caused a Dip in PepsiCo’s Revenue for 6th Straight Quarter?
PepsiCo’s revenue in 1Q16 came in at $11.86 billion, slightly missing the consensus Wall Street analysts’ revenue estimate of $11.89 billion.
What Helped PepsiCo Beat 1Q16 Earnings Estimates?
PepsiCo’s (PEP) 1Q16 earnings exceeded Wall Street estimates even as forex headwinds continued to hurt the company’s bottom line.
Can Coca-Cola’s 1Q16 Earnings Further Boost Its Stock Price?
As of April 13, Coca-Cola’s stock has risen by 8.6% to $46.04 since the start of the year. The company beat analysts’ sales and earnings estimates for 4Q15.
Why Analysts Expect PepsiCo’s Revenue to Decline in Fiscal 1Q16
On April 18, PepsiCo is scheduled to announce its results for fiscal 1Q16. PepsiCo’s revenue has declined in each of the past five consecutive quarters.
Assessing Revenue Trends for Nonalcoholic Beverage Companies
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Roadblocks for Nonalcoholic Beverage Companies’ Future Growth
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Craft Sodas: Now Trending in the Nonalcoholic Beverage Industry
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Where Do Energy Drinks Rank in the Nonalcoholic Beverage Market?
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Understanding US Consumers’ Aversion to Soda Drinks
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Can Nonalcoholic Beverage Companies’ 2016 Earnings Improve?
The 4Q15 earnings season for nonalcoholic beverage companies was shadowed by adverse currency movements and softness in carbonated soft drink volumes.
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