PepsiCo Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) went down by -1.45% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $148.77. The company’s stock price has collected -1.51% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 11 hours ago that Upending the Traditional Snack Mix, New Cheetos(R) Crunch Pop Mix Blends Two Fan Favorites
Is It Worth Investing in PepsiCo Inc. (NASDAQ :PEP) Right Now?
PepsiCo Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 28.06 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for PEP is at 0.60. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 9 analysts out of 21 who provided ratings for PepsiCo Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 10 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $154.90, which is $12.91 above the current price. PEP currently public float of 1.38B and currently shorts hold a 0.63% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PEP was 3.79M shares.
PEP’s Market Performance
PEP stocks went down by -1.51% for the week, with a monthly drop of -2.47% and a quarterly performance of 2.64%, while its annual performance rate touched 5.62%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.64% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.40% for PepsiCo Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -2.13% for PEP stocks with a simple moving average of 4.05% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PEP
RBC Capital Mkts, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PEP reach a price target of $153. The rating they have provided for PEP stocks is “Sector Perform” according to the report published on January 04th, 2021.
Wells Fargo gave a rating of “Equal Weight” to PEP, setting the target price at $157 in the report published on December 08th of the previous year.
PEP Trading at -0.81% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PEP to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -4.49% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.40%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.64%, as shares sank -1.78% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +5.90% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PEP fell by -1.51%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +18.15% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $145.05. In addition, PepsiCo Inc. saw -4.19% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PEP starting from Tanner Kirk, who sale 12,500 shares at the price of $136.81 back on Nov 03. After this action, Tanner Kirk now owns 95,645 shares of PepsiCo Inc., valued at $1,710,186 using the latest closing price.
Laguarta Ramon, the Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo Inc., sale 13,109 shares at $134.86 during a trade that took place back on Jul 17, which means that Laguarta Ramon is holding 268,863 shares at $1,767,882 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PEP
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +15.85 for the present operating margin
- +55.31 for the gross margin
The net margin for PepsiCo Inc. stands at +10.89. The total capital return value is set at 22.32, while invested capital returns managed to touch 16.65. Equity return is now at value 51.90, with 8.20 for asset returns.
Based on PepsiCo Inc. (PEP), the company’s capital structure generated 227.43 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 69.46. Total debt to assets is 42.81, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 204.69. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 62.51.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.30, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.15. The receivables turnover for the company is 8.98 and the total asset turnover is 0.86. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.86.