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KO

Coca-Cola

$42.03

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-0.52 (-0.48%)

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Beverage maker Bai Brands explores sale, Reuters says

Health beverage maker Bai Brands is exploring a sale that it hopes could value it at more than $2B, Reuters reported, citing sources. The sale will "test the possible interest" of beverage giants such as Coca-Cola (KO) and Pepsi (PEP) in buying beverage startups, Reuters argues. Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) bought a minority stake in Bai last year, the report notes. Reference Link

KO

Coca-Cola

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-0.29 (-0.69%)

PEP

PepsiCo

$108.25

-0.52 (-0.48%)

DPS

Dr Pepper Snapple

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-0.55 (-0.60%)

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KO Coca-Cola
$42.03

-0.29 (-0.69%)

09/29/16
STFL
09/29/16
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STFL
Hold
Coca-Cola downgraded following Pepsi results at Stifel
As noted earlier, Stifel analyst Mark Swartzberg downgraded Coca-Cola (KO) to Hold from Buy. The analyst downgraded the stock after Pepsi (PEP) reported better than expected Q3 results. The analyst says that Coca-Cola's and Pepsi's organic EPS growth appears to be similar, but he believes that Pepsi is less vulnerable to foreign exchange fluctuations. Additionally, he believes that Coca Cola European Bottlers (CCE) is a better investment than Coca-Cola because of the large amount of revenue synergies which that Coca Cola European Bottlers has identified.
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09/29/16
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Hold
Coca-Cola downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel
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Buy
AB InBev's goal may be to acquire Coca-Cola, says HSBC
HSBC analyst Anthony Bucalo says SABMiller's (SBMRY) merger with AB InBev (BUD), which its shareholders just approved, will impact "nearly every major company across global beverages," especially Heinenken (HINKY). The combined company "represents a strong vehicle for another transaction" if InBev management chooses to do so, Bucalo tells investors in a research note dated yesterday. The analyst believes AB InBev's ultimate goal is the possible acquisition of The Coca-Cola Company (KO). The entire Coca-Cola bottling system, especially for Mexican giant FEMSA (FMX), is impacted by SABMiller joining with AB InBev, Bucalo contends.
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PEP PepsiCo
$108.25

-0.52 (-0.48%)

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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. GoPro (GPRO) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill. 2. JetBlue (JBLU) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital. 3. PepsiCo (PEP), Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS), and Monster Beverage (MNST) were initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse, while the firm initiated Boston Beer (SAM) with an Underperform. Credit Suisse also initiated Coca-Cola (KO) and Constellation Brands (STZ) with a Neutral. 4. lululemon (LULU) initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna. 5. Target (TGT) coverage assumed with a Neutral at Credit Suisse. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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INITIATION
FBCO
Outperform
PepsiCo initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
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FBCO
09/15/16
INITIATION
Target $121
FBCO
Outperform
PepsiCo initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Laurent Grandet initiated coverage on PepsiCo with an Outperform and a $121 price target. Grandet does not believe the market is giving PepsiCo enough credit for Frito-Lay's marketing and financial strength and the rebalancing of the US beverages portfolio towards faster growing noncarbonated beverages.
DPS Dr Pepper Snapple
$90.76

-0.55 (-0.60%)

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FBCO
09/15/16
INITIATION
Target $108
FBCO
Outperform
Dr Pepper Snapple initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Laurent Grandet initiated coverage on Dr Pepper Snapple with an Outperform and a $108 price target. Grandet beleives the market is undervaluing the Allied Brands portfolio as a major incremental driver of growth and margins combined with the strong and consistent cash flow of Dr Pepper.
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09/15/16
INITIATION
FBCO
Outperform
Dr Pepper Snapple initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
02/18/16
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Dr Pepper Snapple should be bought on weakness, says Sterne Agee CRT
Sterne Agee CRT believes that Dr Pepper Snapple reported strong results, and the firm thinks that the company's weaker than expected Q1 guidance will prove to be conservative. Sterne Agee keeps a $98 price target and Buy rating on the shares.

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