PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) and Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc. (NASDAQ:COKE) Contrasting side by side

Both PepsiCo Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) and Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc. (NASDAQ:COKE) are each other’s competitor in the Beverages – Soft Drinks industry. Thus the contrast of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PepsiCo Inc. 64.98B 2.86 12.58B 8.82 14.67
Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc. 4.66B 0.47 12.58M -2.05 0.00

Demonstrates PepsiCo Inc. and Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc. earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 provides the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PepsiCo Inc. 19.36% 102.5% 16.5%
Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc. -0.27% -3.5% -0.4%

Volatility and Risk

PepsiCo Inc. has a 0.68 beta, while its volatility is 32.00%, thus making it less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc. has a 0.76 beta and it is 24.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.

Liquidity

The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of PepsiCo Inc. are 0.9 and 0.8 respectively. Its competitor Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc.’s Current Ratio is 1.4 and its Quick Ratio is 1.1. Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than PepsiCo Inc.

Dividends

PepsiCo Inc. pays out its dividends annually at $3.71 per share and 2.79% dividend yield. Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc. also pays out annual dividends at $1 per share and at a 0.32% dividend yield.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

PepsiCo Inc. and Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 73.3% and 52.2%. Insiders owned roughly 0.1% of PepsiCo Inc.’s shares. On the other hand, insiders owned about 34.77% of Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc.’s shares.

Performance

In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
PepsiCo Inc. 2.64% 4.6% 13.35% 10.1% 33.14% 17.08%
Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc. -9.04% 9.41% 44.39% 69.55% 157.27% 83.91%

For the past year PepsiCo Inc. was less bullish than Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc.

Summary

On 11 of the 13 factors PepsiCo Inc. beats Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc.

PepsiCo, Inc. operates as a food and beverage company worldwide. Its Frito-Lay North America segment offers LayÂ’s and Ruffles potato chips; Doritos, Tostitos, and Santitas tortilla chips; and Cheetos cheese-flavored snacks, branded dips, and Fritos corn chips. The companyÂ’s Quaker Foods North America segment provides Quaker oatmeal, grits, rice cakes, granola, and oat squares; and Aunt Jemima mixes and syrups, Quaker Chewy granola bars, CapÂ’n Crunch cereal, Life cereal, and Rice-A-Roni side dishes. Its North America Beverages segment offers beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under the Pepsi, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Aquafina, Diet Mountain Dew, Tropicana Pure Premium, Mist Twst, and Mug brands; and ready-to-drink tea and coffee, and juices. The companyÂ’s Latin America segment provides snack foods under the Doritos, Cheetos, Marias Gamesa, Ruffles, Emperador, Saladitas, Sabritas, LayÂ’s, Rosquinhas Mabel, and Tostitos brands; cereals and snacks under the Quaker brand; and beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under the Pepsi, 7UP, Gatorade, Toddy, Mirinda, Manzanita Sol, H2oh!, and Diet Pepsi brands. Its Europe Sub-Saharan Africa segment offers snack foods under the LayÂ’s, Walkers, Doritos, Cheetos, and Ruffles brands; cereals and snacks under the Quaker brand; beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under the Pepsi, 7UP, Pepsi Max, Mirinda, Diet Pepsi, and Tropicana brands; ready-to-drink tea products; and dairy products under the Chudo, Agusha, and Domik v Derevne brands. The companyÂ’s Asia, Middle East and North Africa segment provides snack foods under the LayÂ’s, Kurkure, Chipsy, Doritos, Cheetos, and Crunchy brands; cereals and snacks under the Quaker brand; beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under the Pepsi, Mirinda, 7UP, Mountain Dew, Aquafina, and Tropicana brands; and tea products. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.

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