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Resource: Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Presentation Grading Guide
Create a 10- to 12-slide presentation that addresses each question in the Comparative Analysis Case: The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo, Inc. on p. 824 in Ch. 15 of Intermediate Accounting.
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Comparative Analysis Case
The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo, Inc.
The financial statements of Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are presented in Appendices C and D, respectively. The companies’ complete annual reports, including the notes to the financial statements, are available online. Stock price data can be found in the company’s annual 10K, filed at the SEC.
Use the companies’ financial information to answer the following questions.
(a) What is the par or stated value of Coca-Cola’s and PepsiCo’s common or capital stock?
(b) What percentage of authorized shares was issued by Coca-Cola at December 31, 2014, and by PepsiCo at December 31, 2014?
(c) How many shares are held as treasury stock by Coca-Cola at December 31, 2014, and by PepsiCo at December 31, 2014?
(d) How many Coca-Cola common shares are outstanding at December 31, 2014? How many PepsiCo shares of capital stock are outstanding at December 31, 2014?
(e) What amounts of cash dividends per share were declared by Coca-Cola and PepsiCo in 2014? What were the dollar amount effects of the cash dividends on each company’s stockholders’ equity?
(f) What are Coca-Cola’s and PepsiCo’s return on common/capital stockholders’ equity for 2014 and 2013? Which company gets the higher return on the equity of its shareholders?
(g) What are Coca-Cola’s and PepsiCo’s payout ratios for 2014?
(h) What was the market price range (high/low) for Coca-Cola’s common stock and PepsiCo’s capital stock during the fourth quarter of 2014? Which company’s (Coca-Cola’s or PepsiCo’s) stock price increased more (%) during 2014?
The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company. It owns or licenses and markets more than 500 nonalcoholic beverage brands, primarily sparkling beverages, but also a variety of still beverages such as waters, enhanced waters, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and energy and sports drinks. Finished beverage products bearing Coca-Cola trademarks, sold in the United States since 1886, are now available in more than 200 countries. To access Coca-Cola’s complete annual report, including notes to the financial statements, follow these steps:
- Go to http://www.coca-colacompany.com/investors/.
- Select Financial Reports and Information and then click on 2014 Annual Report on Form 10-K.
- The Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements begin on page 78.
Pepsico, Inc. is a leading global food and beverage company with a complementary portfolio of enjoyable brands, including Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker, and Tropicana. Through its operations, authorized bottlers, contract manufacturers, and other third parties, PepsiCo makes, markets, distributes, and sells a wide variety of convenient and enjoyable beverages, foods, and snacks, serving customers and consumers in more than 200 countries and territories. To access PepsiCo’s complete annual report, including notes to the financial statements, follow these steps:
- Go to http://www.pepsico.com/Investors.
- Select SEC Filings and then the 10K, dated 2/12/2015 (select the pdf version).
- Select Entire document.
- The Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements begin on page 73.
- Consolidated Statement of Income
- PepsiCo, Inc. and Subsidiaries
- Fiscal years ended December 27, 2014, December 28, 2013 and December 29, 2012
- (in millions except per share amounts)
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