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PepsiCo Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K)

February 27, 2012 | About:
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PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) filed Annual Report for the period ended 2011-12-31.

Pepsico Inc has a market cap of $98.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.32 with a P/E ratio of 14.4 and P/S ratio of 1.5. The dividend yield of Pepsico Inc stocks is 3.3%. Pepsico Inc had an annual average earning growth of 8.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Pepsico Inc the business predictability rank of 5-star.

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Either independently or through contract manufacturers, FLNA makes, markets, sells and distributes branded snack foods. These foods include Lays potato chips, Doritos tortilla chips, Cheetos cheese flavored snacks, Tostitos tortilla chips, branded dips, Ruffles potato chips, Fritos corn chips, SunChips multigrain snacks and Santitas tortilla chips. FLNA branded products are sold to independent distributors and retailers. In addition, FLNAs joint venture with Strauss Group makes, markets, sells and distributes Sabra refrigerated dips and spreads. FLNAs net revenue was $13.3 billion, $12.6 billion and $12.4 billion in 2011, 2010 and 2009, respectively, and approximated 20%, 22% and 29% of our total net revenue in 2011, 2010 and 2009, respectively.

Either independently or through contract manufacturers, LAF makes, markets, sells and distributes a number of snack food brands including Marias Gamesa, Doritos, Cheetos, Ruffles, Saladitas, Emperador, Tostitos and Sabritas, as well as many Quaker-brand cereals and snacks. These branded products are sold to independent distributors and retailers. LAFs net revenue was $7.2 billion, $6.3 billion and $5.7 billion in 2011, 2010 and 2009, respectively, and approximated 11%, 11% and 13% of our total net revenue in 2011, 2010 and 2009, respectively.

Either independently or through contract manufacturers, PAB makes, markets, sells and distributes beverage concentrates, fountain syrups and finished goods, under various beverage brands including Pepsi, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Aquafina, 7UP (outside the U.S.), Diet Mountain Dew, Tropicana Pure Premium, Sierra Mist and Mirinda. PAB also, either independently or through contract manufacturers, makes, markets and sells ready-to-drink tea, coffee and water products through joint ventures with Unilever (under the Lipton brand name) and Starbucks. In addition, PAB licenses the Aquafina water brand to its independent bottlers. Furthermore, PAB manufactures and distributes certain brands licensed from Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (DPSG), including Dr Pepper and Crush. PAB operates its own bottling plants and distribution facilities. PAB also sells concentrate and finished goods for our brands to authorized bottlers, and some of these branded finished goods are sold directly by us to independent distributors and retailers. We and the independent bottlers sell our brands as finished goods to independent distributors and retailers. PABs net revenue was $22.4 billion, $20.4 billion and $10.1 billion in 2011, 2010 and 2009, respectively, and approximated 34%, 35% and 23% of our total net revenue in 2011, 2010 and 2009, respectively.

Either independently or through contract manufacturers, AMEA makes, markets, sells and distributes a number of leading snack food brands including Lays, Chipsy, Kurkure, Doritos, Cheetos and Smiths through consolidated businesses as well as through noncontrolled affiliates. Further, either independently or through contract manufacturers, AMEA makes, markets and sells many Quaker-brand cereals and snacks. AMEA also makes, markets, sells and distributes beverage concentrates, fountain syrups and finished goods, under various beverage brands including Pepsi, Mirinda, 7UP, Mountain Dew, Aquafina and Tropicana. These branded products are sold to authorized bottlers, independent distributors and retailers. However, in certain markets, AMEA operates its own bottling plants and distribution facilities. In addition, AMEA licenses the Aquafina water brand to certain of its authorized bottlers. AMEA also, either independently or through contract manufacturers, makes, markets and sells ready-to-drink tea products through an international joint venture with Unilever (under the Lipton brand name). AMEAs net revenue was $7.4 billion, $6.3 billion and $5.3 billion in 2011, 2010 and 2009, respectively, and approximated 11%, 11% and 12% of our total net revenue in 2011, 2010 and 2009, respectively.

In 2010, we incurred merger and integration charges of $799 million related to our acquisitions of PBG and PAS, as well as advisory fees in connection with our acquisition of WBD. $467 million of these charges were recorded in the PAB segment, $111 million recorded in the Europe segment, $191 million recorded in corporate unallocated expenses and $30 million recorded in interest expense. The merger and integration charges related to our acquisitions of PBG and PAS were incurred to help create a more fully integrated supply chain and go-to-market business model, to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the distribution of our brands and to enhance our revenue growth. These charges also include closing costs, one-time financing costs and advisory fees related to our acquisitions of PBG and PAS. In addition, we recorded $9 million of merger-related charges, representing our share of the respective merger costs of PBG and PAS, in bottling equity income. In total, the above charges had an after-tax impact of $648 million or $0.40 per share.

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