Employees: 263 000 (110 000 within the United States)
Fiscal year ends: on the last Saturday of each December
Headquarter: 700 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, New York
Products: Beverage industry
Rating (long-term): A (S&P), A1 (Moody’s), A (Fitch)
Competitors: Coca-Cola Co., DPSG, Kelogg Company, The Kraft Heinz Company, Mondelez, Monster Beverage, Nesstle, Red Bull, Snyder’s-Lance
Frito-Lay North America (FLNA) makes, markets, distributes and sells branded snack foods. Products like Lay’s, Doritos, Cheetos, Tostitos, branded dips, Frito, Ruffles potato chips and Santitas.
Quaker Foods North America (QFNA) makes, markets, distributes and sells cereals, rice, pasta and other branded products. QFNA’s products include Quaker oatmeal, Aunt Jemima mixes and syrups, Quaker Chewy granola bars, Cap’n
Crunch cereal, Quaker grits, Life cereal, Rice-A-Roni side dishes, Quaker rice cakes, Quaker natural granola and Quaker oat squares.
North America Beverages (NAB) makes, markets, distributes and sells beverage concentrates, fountain
syrups and finished goods under various beverage brands including Pepsi, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Aquafina, Diet
Mountain Dew, Tropicana Pure Premium, Sierra Mist and Mug.
Latin America makes, markets, distributes and sells a number of snack food
brands including Doritos, Cheetos, Marias Gamesa, Ruffles, Emperador, Saladitas, Sabritas, Lay’s, Rosquinhas Mabel and Tostitos, as
well as many Quaker-branded cereals and snacks, beverage concentrates, fountain syrups and finished goods under various beverage brands including
Pepsi, 7UP, Gatorade, Mirinda, Diet 7UP, Manzanita Sol and Diet Pepsi.
Europe Sub-Saharan Africa (ESSA) makes, markets, distributes and sells a number of leading snack food
brands including Lay’s, Walkers, Doritos, Cheetos and Ruffles, as well as many Quaker-branded cereals and snacks, beverage concentrates, fountain syrups and finished goods under various beverage brands
including Pepsi, 7UP, Pepsi Max, Mirinda, Diet Pepsi and Tropicana.
Asia, Middle East and North Africa (AMENA) makes, markets, distributes and sells a number of leading snack
food brands including Lay’s, Kurkure, Chipsy, Doritos, Cheetos and Crunchy through consolidated businesses, beverage concentrates, fountain
syrups and finished goods under various beverage brands including Pepsi, Mirinda, 7UP, Mountain Dew, Aquafina and Tropicana.
Valuation price: -32% to the current price
Last stock splits: 2:1 (09.06.1967), 3:1 (04.05.1977), 3:1 (28.05.1986), 3:1 (04.09.1990), 2:1 (28.05.1996)
Share repurchase: positive
1898: Pharmacist Caleb D. Bradham begins selling a cola beverage called Pepsi-Cola.
1923: Bradham’s company goes bankrupt.
1928: Roy C. Megargel reorganizes the firm as the National Pepsi-Cola Company.
1931: Company again goes bankrupt and is resurrected by the president of Loft Inc., Charles G. Guth.
1941: Loft and Pepsi-Cola merge, the new firm using the name Pepsi-Cola Company.
June 8, 1965: PepsiCo was incorporated in Delaware. Pepsi-Cola merges with Frito-Lay to form PepsiCo.
December 1972: PepsiCo acquired the remaining interest in Wilson Sporting Goods Co.
October 27, 1975: PepsiCo acquired Lee Way Motor Freight
November 1977: PepsiCo acquired Pizza Hut
June 1978: PepsiCo acquired Taco Bell
1986: PepsiCo was reincorporated in North Carolina. The Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) chain is acquired from RJR Nabisco for approximately $840m.
March 18, 1991: Collins Foods International, Inc. was acquired by PepsiCo.
1997: Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and KFC are spun off into a new company called Tricon Global Restaurants (later becomes YUM! Brands).
1998: PepsiCo acquires Tropicana Products for $3.3 billion.
1999: Pepsi Bottling Group is spun off to the public, with PepsiCo retaining a 35 percent stake.
2000: PepsiCo reaches an agreement to acquire the Quaker Oats Company for $13.4 billion.
September 15, 2006: PepsiCo acquired Izze Beverage Company.
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