PepsiCo Inc. [PEP] gain 1.80% so far this year. What now?



PepsiCo Inc. [NASDAQ: PEP] price surged by 0.76 percent to reach at $1.34. The company report on August 3, 2022 that PepsiCo and the PepsiCo Foundation Partner with World Central Kitchen, Save the Children to Provide Relief for Families Impacted by Kentucky Flooding.

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Today, PepsiCo, and its philanthropic arm, the PepsiCo Foundation, announced partnerships with World Central Kitchen and Save the Children to provide meals, potable water and disaster relief to those impacted by severe flooding in eastern Kentucky.

Mobilizing quickly with their partners and those within the community, PepsiCo and the PepsiCo Foundation will provide nearly 50,000 meals, among other urgently needed items, through a variety of pathways, including:.

A sum of 4398139 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 5.18M shares. PepsiCo Inc. shares reached a high of $177.06 and dropped to a low of $174.24 until finishing in the latest session at $176.83.

The one-year PEP stock forecast points to a potential upside of 2.59. The average equity rating for PEP stock is currently 2.40, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

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 $181.53 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 2.80, with the Price to Sales ratio for PEP stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.92. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 13.18, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.21. Price to Free Cash Flow for PEP in the course of the last twelve months was 650.38 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.60.

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 3.05. With this latest performance, PEP shares gained by 4.63% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 2.61% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 12.87% 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 66.63, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 71.08, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 62.67 for PepsiCo Inc. [PEP]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 167.56, while it was recorded at 175.81 for the last single week of trading, and 167.66 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 0.60 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.


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 7.95%.

PepsiCo Inc. [PEP] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $176,016 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 $18.4 billion in PEP stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $10.5 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 July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 1,390 institutional holders increased their position in PepsiCo Inc. [NASDAQ:PEP] by around 41,184,852 shares. Additionally, 1,311 investors decreased positions by around 49,093,135 shares, while 414 investors held positions by with 905,120,354 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 995,398,341 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PEP stock had 120 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,652,462 shares, while 113 institutional investors sold positions of 1,581,319 shares during the same period.