Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Week 2 Name Institution Course Date SECTION 1 (a)What are the primary lines of business of these two companies as shown in their notes to the financial statements? As asserted by PepsiCo (2015) the company is the leading in terms of producing beverage and food. The evidence is that the company's market participates in distributing a huge number of snacks foods and beverages to its customers in a convenient way. For example it distributes to PepsiCo was 4.51% while its Net Sales for the five years was 3.13%. (c)Which company had more depreciation and amortization expense for 2014? Provide a rationale as to why there is a difference in these amounts between the two companies. As seen from the data Pepsi has more amortization and depreciation which was approximately 649 million dollars. A straight line can best estimate the companies’ useful assets. This shows upgrade in PepsiCo’s bottling plant as compared to Coca-Cola. [...]
Complete, as a team, the Coca-Cola/PepsiCo Comparative Analysis Cases on p. 72 and 145. Your responses should be approximately one to two sentences for each segment (a-d, a-c).