user warning: Table './fnndrupaldev/term_node' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: SELECT t.* FROM term_node r INNER JOIN term_data t ON r.tid = t.tid INNER JOIN vocabulary v ON t.vid = v.vid WHERE r.vid = 467450 ORDER BY v.weight, t.weight, t.name in /var/www/www.fnno.com/htdocs/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.module on line 617.

PepsiCo has the Highest EPS Growth in the Soft Drinks Industry (PEP, CCE, KO)

Published on Wed, 03/27/2013 - 10:19
By Peter Chu

Below are the three companies in the Soft Drinks industry with the highest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates.

PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) is highest with EPS growth of 4.1%. PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufacture or uses contract manufacturers, market and sell a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.

There is potential upside of 1.7% for shares of PepsiCo based on a current price of $78.05 and an average consensus analyst price target of $79.42. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $74.57 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $71.41.

Following is Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE:CCE) with EPS growth of 2.5%.

Finishing up the top three is Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), with EPS growth of 1.3%.

By Peter Chu
pchu@fnno.com

Latest News from FNNO

Shares of Synchronoss Technologies Rise ...

Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ:SNCR) traded today at a new 52-week high of $42.62. T ...

Skechers U.S.A. Looks to Continue to Tra...

Skechers U.S.A. (NYSE:SKX) traded at a new 52-week high today of $59.00. So far today ...

Royal Bank of Canada: The Winning Streak...

Shares of Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) traded today at $75.08, breaking its 52-week h ...

Watch for Continued Gains in Shares of R...

Republic Services (NYSE:RSG) traded today at a new 52-week high of $39.62. So far toda ...

Shares of Transocean Fall Below Previous...

Shares of Transocean (NYSE:RIG) traded at a new 52-week low today of $37.76. This new ...

Shares of Planar Systems Rise Above Prev...

Planar Systems (NASDAQ:PLNR) traded today at a new 52-week high of $4.41. So far today ...

Recent 52-Week High Exceeded in Shares o...

Shares of Northern Trust (NASDAQ:NTRS) traded at a new 52-week high today of $68.50. A ...

Nanosphere Looks to Continue to Trade Be...

Shares of Nanosphere (NASDAQ:NSPH) traded today at $0.85, breaking its 52-week low. So ...