There are a number of specific details that investors in PepsiCo (NASDAQ:PEP) should know about its stock. The slideshow below covers a handful of them, walking readers through a broad but brief analysis of the soda and snack giant from a shareholder's perspective.
The slideshow shows, among other things, that PepsiCo rewards investors in multiple ways:
- It paid out 79% of its earnings via dividends over the last 12 months, corresponding to a 2.84% dividend yield.
- It has bought back $5.1 billion worth of its own stock over the past four quarters, translating into a 2.7% decrease in PepsiCo's outstanding share count.
- And even though its shares yield more than the S&P 500, the company has still managed to outperform the large-cap index over the past decade, outpacing it by 174 percentage points.
To learn more about PepsiCo's stock, scroll through the slideshow below.