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PepsiCo (PEP) Competitors

$166.38
+2.43 (+1.48%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)

PEP vs. KO, MDLZ, MNST, COKE, FIZZ, DEO, STZ, KDP, ABEV, and BF.B

Should you be buying PepsiCo stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of PepsiCo include Coca-Cola (KO), Mondelez International (MDLZ), Monster Beverage (MNST), Coca-Cola Consolidated (COKE), National Beverage (FIZZ), Diageo (DEO), Constellation Brands (STZ), Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Ambev (ABEV), and Brown-Forman (BF.B). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

PepsiCo vs.

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) and PepsiCo (NASDAQ:PEP) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, dividends, community ranking, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Coca-Cola has a net margin of 23.41% compared to Coca-Cola's net margin of 10.34%. Coca-Cola's return on equity of 57.86% beat PepsiCo's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Coca-Cola23.41% 42.74% 12.05%
PepsiCo 10.34%57.86%10.94%

Coca-Cola pays an annual dividend of $1.94 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. PepsiCo pays an annual dividend of $5.42 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Coca-Cola pays out 77.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. PepsiCo pays out 78.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Coca-Cola has increased its dividend for 63 consecutive years and PepsiCo has increased its dividend for 53 consecutive years.

70.3% of Coca-Cola shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.1% of PepsiCo shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Coca-Cola shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of PepsiCo shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Coca-Cola has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PepsiCo has a beta of 0.52, meaning that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Coca-Cola has higher earnings, but lower revenue than PepsiCo. PepsiCo is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Coca-Cola, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Coca-Cola$45.75B6.00$10.71B$2.5025.48
PepsiCo$91.47B2.50$9.07B$6.8924.15

Coca-Cola presently has a consensus target price of $70.00, indicating a potential upside of 9.89%. PepsiCo has a consensus target price of $185.27, indicating a potential upside of 11.35%. Given Coca-Cola's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe PepsiCo is more favorable than Coca-Cola.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Coca-Cola
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.91
PepsiCo
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.57

Coca-Cola received 79 more outperform votes than PepsiCo when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 68.17% of users gave PepsiCo an outperform vote while only 67.78% of users gave Coca-Cola an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Coca-ColaOutperform Votes
1180
67.78%
Underperform Votes
561
32.22%
PepsiCoOutperform Votes
1101
68.17%
Underperform Votes
514
31.83%

In the previous week, PepsiCo had 50 more articles in the media than Coca-Cola. MarketBeat recorded 85 mentions for PepsiCo and 35 mentions for Coca-Cola. PepsiCo's average media sentiment score of 0.77 beat Coca-Cola's score of 0.21 indicating that Coca-Cola is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Coca-Cola
20 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
PepsiCo
23 Very Positive mention(s)
9 Positive mention(s)
20 Neutral mention(s)
22 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Coca-Cola beats PepsiCo on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PEP and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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PEP vs. The Competition

MetricPepsiCoBeverages IndustryStaples SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$228.74B$49.21B$14.85B$8.70B
Dividend Yield3.31%3.21%2.78%4.05%
P/E Ratio24.159.0618.9114.15
Price / Sales2.5014.095.6479.19
Price / Cash16.0424.5131.9932.70
Price / Book12.275.226.004.46
Net Income$9.07B$2.02B$580.86M$215.59M
7 Day Performance1.21%0.63%4.88%5.35%
1 Month Performance1.87%0.38%3.46%3.37%
1 Year Performance-11.28%-13.38%-4.73%0.93%

PepsiCo Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
KO
Coca-Cola
4.275 of 5 stars
4.28 / 5 stars
$63.74
+1.0%
$70.00
+9.8%
+6.5%$274.59B$45.75B25.5079,100Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
MDLZ
Mondelez International
4.6263 of 5 stars
4.63 / 5 stars
$65.36
+0.1%
$80.33
+22.9%
-8.5%$87.67B$36.02B20.7591,000Analyst Forecast
Positive News
MNST
Monster Beverage
4.1257 of 5 stars
4.13 / 5 stars
$50.83
+1.1%
$59.70
+17.5%
-9.6%$52.95B$7.14B31.976,003Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
COKE
Coca-Cola Consolidated
1.2477 of 5 stars
1.25 / 5 stars
$1,082.93
+0.2%
N/A+76.1%$10.15B$6.65B22.3017,000Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
FIZZ
National Beverage
0.6081 of 5 stars
0.61 / 5 stars
$50.83
+1.4%
$48.00
-5.6%
+3.7%$4.69B$1.19B26.891,559Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
DEO
Diageo
1.5276 of 5 stars
1.53 / 5 stars
$131.73
+0.1%
$166.37
+26.3%
-24.0%$73.22B$21.42B0.0030,419Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
STZ
Constellation Brands
4.8601 of 5 stars
4.86 / 5 stars
$259.82
+0.2%
$300.11
+15.5%
+3.6%$47.46B$10.11B19.3610,600Short Interest ↓
KDP
Keurig Dr Pepper
4.5195 of 5 stars
4.52 / 5 stars
$32.62
+0.6%
$36.57
+12.1%
+4.3%$44.22B$14.81B21.0521,700Analyst Forecast
ABEV
Ambev
1.9179 of 5 stars
1.92 / 5 stars
$2.15
+0.5%
$2.68
+24.7%
-28.9%$33.87B$15.97B11.3242,774Short Interest ↑
BF.B
Brown-Forman
0.848 of 5 stars
0.85 / 5 stars
$44.19
+1.7%
$65.63
+48.5%
-33.1%$20.89B$4.18B20.655,700

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This page (NASDAQ:PEP) was last updated on 7/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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