PepsiCo stock: buy or sell

PEP stock price: $156.49 -0.92% At close on Jul 28th, 2021

Updated on:
Jul 29th, 2021

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PepsiCo stock brief

  • After hitting new highs on Tuesday, PepsiCo closed at $156.49 barely changing a -0.92%
  • PepsiCo, Inc. operates as a food and beverage company worldwide.

Should I buy PepsiCo stock?

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Is $PEP stock a buy?

In the current situation of PepsiCo there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean $PEP will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell PepsiCo stock?

Do you know when is it time to sell PepsiCo stock?. Just as when we have to buy shares, deciding when is appropiate to sell is not a whimsy decision, and we must follow our own trading style. When selling, as well as buying, our strategies are very simple to use and are only valid for selling shares you already own, not for selling short $PEP stock

As a golden rule, you should not keep an open trade that leads to higher than expected losses by the time of purchase. When to sell your stock always has to be determined by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell PepsiCo stock?

In the current situation of PepsiCo there is not any eligible sell setup, so PepsiCo stock holders with operations in green can keep their positions

PepsiCo ratings

In the last 30 days we couldn't find any rating for PepsiCo

PepsiCo stock analysis

PepsiCo shares started an uptrend last February, and gained a gorgeous 23.58%. During this uptrend, the price provided some buy points on the breakouts. Latest low was in late June, when price bounced at $144.61. In late June, PepsiCo broke out above its last top ($146.73) offering a good entry point

$PEP at new All-time Highs

On Tuesday, PepsiCo reached new all-time highs (ATH) again at $158.66. Stock smashed new all-time highs 4 times in the last 10 sessions

SMAs overview

PEP stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

Price is at highs and there are not upper resistance levels.

The current supports are:

  • S1: $146.73 (-6.24% below)
  • S2: $146.52 (-6.37% below)
  • S3: $144.61 (-7.59% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price surpassed the upper band on July 19, the price corrected downwards by 0.67%. The price is trading very close to the upper Bollinger band, signaling some level of overbought in recent sessions. This is not a bearish indicator, as price can move in these levels for many days and weeks

    PEP stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    After crossing up the line of 70 yesterday, fell back below with a value of 68.83. This is a signal of weakness for the PepsiCo shares and it should tip us off of weakness in the price action

    PEP stock RSI chart

    PepsiCo stock price history

    PepsiCo went public priced at an adjusted price1 of $0.00 on Jun 1972. Since then, PEP stock surged by -, with an average of 0.00% per year. If you had invested $1,000USD in PepsiCo stock on Jun 1972, it would be valued $inf today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    PEP stock price history chart

    Price target for PepsiCo stock

    Nobody can predict how much a share will be priced in the future. Banks and financial organisations post their analysis forecasting how a particular stock will performance in the future.

    The following table shows the price predictions posted by financial institutions for the last 30 days. Again, these targets are not direct recommendations for individual investors and should not be followed blindly.

    In the last 30 days we couldn't find any price target published for PepsiCo stock.

    Earnings and financials

    On July 13, PepsiCo ($PEP) hosted the shareholders call and presented the report. PepsiCo surpassed analysts estimates and presented of $1.72, that is a 12.42% improvement compared to the previous forecasts of $1.53. In addition, reported revenues were $19.2 billion compared to estimates of $18.0 billion.

    Same quarter one year ago, reported EPS was $1.32, so recently posted EPS means a gain of 30.30%. Looking at sales, figures skyrocketed a 20.52% compared to $159.5B same quarter 12 months ago.

    PepsiCo ($PEP) presents Q4 earnings report next February 2022.

    PepsiCo performance

    PEP performance compared
    Company1m3m6m
    PepsiCo ($PEP) 6.10% 10.90% 14.50%

    Important:
    The comments contained in this article are personal and should not be followed as recommendations for you to buy or sell stocks. The author of this text does not have any knowledge of the individual situations of the reader, his or her own financial statements or what is in his or her best interest at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Opinions are provided for general educational purposes only

    PepsiCo summary

    Wednesday, July 28th, 2021
    Open$157.6
    Close$156.49
    Day range$155.91 - $157.96
    Previous close$157.94
    Session gain-0.92%
    Average true range$2.42
    50d mov avg$149.13
    100d mov avg$144.77
    200d mov avg$141.35
    Earnings dateFebruary 9th, 2022

    Frequently asked questions

    What is PepsiCo stock symbol?

    PepsiCo, Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the PEP symbol

    Is PepsiCo stock a buy or sell?

    PepsiCo had no ratings in the last 4 weeks Read the article to get additional tips on trading PEP stock.

    Will PEP go up?

    There were no forecasts issued by analysts in the last month for PepsiCo.