|Bid||161.59 x 1100|
|Ask||161.63 x 900|
|Day's range||160.02 - 161.88|
|52-week range||128.32 - 161.88|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.62|
|PE ratio (TTM)||27.55|
|Forward dividend & yield||4.30 (2.69%)|
|Ex-dividend date||02 Sep 2021|
|1y target est||N/A|
PepsiCo (NASDAQ: PEP) stock has been left out of the recent stock market rally. In this video from "The Five" from Motley Fool Live, recorded on Oct. 12, Fool contributors Brian Withers and Demitri Kalogeropoulos discuss PepsiCo's strength as an income stock today. Brian Withers: Given that the growth in the economy is slowing down a bit, what's the stock that you like right now, regardless of economic conditions over the next year or two?
There was already good reason to doubt the new Mountain Dew branded hard soda collaboration from Pepsico (NASDAQ: PEP) and Boston Beer (NYSE: SAM), but the alcoholic beverage may already be in trouble even before it's had a chance to roll off the production line. Archaic Prohibition-era regulations could kill the drink, or at the very least cause problems with distributors for the two beverage companies. Pepsi and Boston Beer announced this summer they were forming a joint venture to produce an alcoholic version of the neon green soda called Hard Mtn Dew, a flavored malt beverage that will have 5% alcohol by volume.
Investing in dividend stocks can be an excellent way to generate passive income. Companies that pay dividends tend to be more mature, profit-generating operations that have established lines of business and a loyal base of customers. One such company with a long history of profit generation and dividend payouts is Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO).