Pepsi’s New Direction: Great For Shareholders
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PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) has a strong presence in the world beverage market, but unbeknownst to many is the fact that PepsiCo produces roughly half of its revenue each year through its foods division that owns popular brands such as Doritos, Quaker, Frito-Lay and Tostitos. While PepsiCo competes directly with the beverage behemoth Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) and the smaller beverage giant of the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, it also competes with Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT) and Nestlé in the foods market. The company’s versatility and presence in multiple markets provides it with an economic moat that reduces the risk of investing in the company and secures long term returns for its shareholders.

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