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Wide-Moats Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Showcase Pricing Power Amid Inflationary Pressure; Shares Not Cheap

Dan Su Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

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Concerns abound as it pertains to inflation and the ultimate consumer response, but we continue to believe wide-moats Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are well positioned to navigate the uncertain landscape. Our confidence in their durable competitive advantage stems from stout brand portfolios, which underpin strong pricing power and close retailer relationships, and from scale benefits due to the expansive global footprint each maintains. This pricing power has been evidenced this year as Coke and Pepsi have realized low-double-digit benefits from price/mix amid cost inflation and currency headwinds, but this has not impeded volumes, and we don’t see this ability to unearth gains in pricing and volumes faltering long-term.

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Founded in 1886, Atlanta-headquartered Coca-Cola is the world’s largest nonalcoholic beverage company, with a strong portfolio of 200 brands covering key categories including carbonated soft drinks, water, sports, energy, juice, and coffee. Together with bottlers and distribution partners, the company sells finished beverage products bearing Coca-Cola and licensed brands through retailers and food-service locations in more than 200 countries and regions globally. Coca-Cola generates around two thirds of its total revenues overseas, with a significant portion from emerging economies in Latin America and Asia.

One Coca-Cola Plaza
Atlanta, GA, 30313
Industry Beverages - Non-Alcoholic
Employees 79,000

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Yes. KO has a forward dividend yield of 2.76%. See KO’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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KO’s market cap is 275.95 Bil.
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KO’s stock style is Large Core.
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KO’s price/sales is 6.56.
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KO’s price/forward earnings is 25.25.
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KO’s price/book is 12.10.
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KO’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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