PepsiCo Inc. [PEP] Is Currently -1.41 below its 200 Period Moving Avg: What Does This Mean?


PepsiCo Inc. [NASDAQ: PEP] stock went on a downward path that fall over -1.41% on Tuesday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 2.05%. The company report on June 28, 2022 that ROLD GOLD® CELEBRATES 106 YEARS AS AMERCIA’S BELOVED PRETZEL BRAND WITH A NEW LOOK AND MORE THAN $106,000 IN REAL GOLD UP FOR GRABS.

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Frito-Lay’s classic pretzel brand kicks off new Gold Hunters™ campaign, sending pop culture fans on a ‘hunt for gold’ through movies, television, music, sports and more; actor, comedian and host Joel McHale gets in on the fun to help consumers strike gold.

Rold Gold® is turning 106 years old and is marking the occasion by giving away more than $106,000 in gold bars through its new Gold Hunters™ campaign. Launching today, Gold Hunters™ spotlights Rold Gold’s pop culture legacy as this limited-time program sends fans on a hunt to find Rold Gold® hidden in the background of their favorite television shows, movies, sports, and music that span decades, all for a chance to win real gold. Also new for the 106-year celebration: Rold Gold’s latest bag design, which is set to land on shelves nationwide this summer.

Over the last 12 months, PEP stock rose by 11.54%. The one-year PepsiCo Inc. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 10.55. The average equity rating for PEP stock is currently 2.40, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $224.00 billion, with 1.38 billion shares outstanding and 1.38 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 5.43M shares, PEP stock reached a trading volume of 4363027 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on PepsiCo Inc. [PEP]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PEP shares is $183.35 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PEP stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

DZ Bank have made an estimate for PepsiCo Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on February 15, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Argus raised their target price from $180 to $195. The new note on the price target was released on January 04, 2022, representing the official price target for PepsiCo Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $155 to $157, while Credit Suisse kept a Neutral rating on PEP stock. On April 21, 2021, analysts increased their price target for PEP shares from 145 to 165.

The Average True Range (ATR) for PepsiCo Inc. is set at 3.60, with the Price to Sales ratio for PEP stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.77. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 12.46, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.05. Price to Free Cash Flow for PEP in the course of the last twelve months was 140.53 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.70.

PEP Stock Performance Analysis:

PepsiCo Inc. [PEP] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.05. With this latest performance, PEP shares dropped by -3.59% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -4.35% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 11.54% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for PEP stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.49, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 52.45, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.31 for PepsiCo Inc. [PEP]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 167.73, while it was recorded at 164.52 for the last single week of trading, and 165.60 for the last 200 days.

Insight into PepsiCo Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and PepsiCo Inc. [PEP] shares currently have an operating margin of +14.40 and a Gross Margin at +53.53. PepsiCo Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +9.59.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 51.65, with Return on Assets sitting at 8.22.

PepsiCo Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.


The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for PEP. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for PepsiCo Inc. go to 7.48%.

PepsiCo Inc. [PEP] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $166,279 million, or 73.90% of PEP stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PEP stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 124,592,570, which is approximately 1.625% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 104,077,985 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $17.31 billion in PEP stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $9.88 billion in PEP stock with ownership of nearly 0.833% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in PepsiCo Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 1,406 institutional holders increased their position in PepsiCo Inc. [NASDAQ:PEP] by around 42,077,169 shares. Additionally, 1,357 investors decreased positions by around 47,446,593 shares, while 383 investors held positions by with 910,047,463 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 999,571,225 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PEP stock had 137 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,654,045 shares, while 117 institutional investors sold positions of 1,610,191 shares during the same period.