Initial Purchase: 2/14/2014
Cost basis: $80.04
Current Portfolio Status: Satellite
Dividend Reinvestment: N
Dividends paid quarterly in Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
Shares held on account at Loyal3
PepsiCo, Inc. operates as a food and beverage company worldwide. Its Frito-Lay North America segment offers Lay’s potato chips, Doritos tortilla chips, Cheetos cheese-flavored snacks, Tostitos tortilla chips, branded dips, Ruffles potato chips, Fritos corn chips, and Santitas tortilla chips. The company’s Quaker Foods North America segment provides Quaker oatmeal, grits, rice cakes, oat squares, and natural granola; and Aunt Jemima mixes and syrups, Quaker Chewy granola bars, Cap’n Crunch cereal, Life cereal, and Rice-A-Roni side dishes. Its Latin America Foods segment offers snack foods under the Doritos, Cheetos, Marias Gamesa, Ruffles, Emperador, Saladitas, Lay’s, Rosquinhas Mabel, Elma Chips, and Sabritas brands; and cereals and snacks under the Quaker brand. The company’s PepsiCo Americas Beverages segment provides beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under the Pepsi, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Aquafina, 7UP, Diet Mountain Dew, Tropicana Pure Premium, Sierra Mist, and Diet 7UP brands; and ready-to-drink tea and coffee, and juices. Its PepsiCo Europe segment offers snack foods under the Lay’s, Walkers, Doritos, Cheetos, and Ruffles brands; cereals and snacks under the Quaker brand; beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under the Pepsi, Pepsi Max, 7UP, Diet Pepsi, and Tropicana brands; dairy products under the Domik v Derevne, Chudo, and Agusha brands; and ready-to-drink tea products. The company’s PepsiCo Asia, Middle East and Africa segment provides snack foods under the Lay’s, Kurkure, Chipsy, Doritos, Cheetos, and Crunchy brands; cereals and snacks under the Quaker brand; beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under the Pepsi, Mirinda, 7UP, Mountain Dew, Aquafina, and Tropicana brands; and ready-to-drink tea products. The company sells its products to authorized bottlers, independent distributors, and retailers. PepsiCo, Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.
Reasons for holding: possible spinoff, activist activity.