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50. PepsiCo
PepsiCo
Rank: 50 (Previous rank: 52)
CEO: Indra K. Nooyi
Compare tool: PepsiCo vs. Top 10
Call 2009 the year of the soda pop wars. PepsiCo acquired its two largest bottlers -- PepsiAmericas and Pepsi Bottling -- for $7.7 billion. Now it's facing off with Coca-Cola, which uses independent bottlers, to see which model prevails.

Both companies are suffering from declining demand as U.S. consumers switch to teas, juices and water. New consumers in emerging markets should also give PepsiCo a boost. But CEO Indra Nooyi is keeping expectations low, saying, "the age of thrift that we're seeing in consumers in the U.S. and Western Europe will continue in 2010." --J.S.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 43,232.0 0.0
Profits 5,946.0 15.6
Assets 39,848.0
Stockholders' equity 16,908.0
Market value (3/26/2010) 110,052.6
Profits as % of  
Revenues 13.8
Assets 14.9
Stockholders' equity 35.2
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 3.77
% change from 2008 17.4
1999-2009 annual growth rate % 10.7
Total return to investors %
2009 14.6
1999-2009 annual rate 7.5
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 PepsiCo 50 43,232.0
2 Kraft Foods 53 40,386.0
3 General Mills 155 14,691.3
4 ConAgra Foods 178 12,980.8
5 Sara Lee 180 12,881.0
6 Kellogg 184 12,575.0
7 Dean Foods 208 11,158.4
8 Land O'Lakes 226 10,408.5
9 H.J. Heinz 233 10,148.1
10 Campbell Soup 299 7,586.0
11 Dole Food 331 6,782.7
12 Hormel Foods 340 6,533.7
13 Hershey 395 5,298.7
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
Figures do not include PepsiAmericas (2009 rank: 464) and Pepsi Bottling (2009 rank: 174), acquired March 1, 2010.
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PepsiCo
700 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY 10577
914-253-2000
www.pepsico.com
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