StockCall.com Provides Stock Research on The Coca-Cola Co., Pepsico Inc., Monster Beverage Corp., and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc.
New York City, New York -- (May 20, 2013)
Emerging markets have been the key growth drivers for beverage makers over the past few years. In the developed world, meanwhile, beverage companies have been focusing on offering healthier drinks due to the increasing demand for these products. Going forward, the key for beverage makers will be to focus on emerging markets, where rising income levels will continue to drive demand. They are also changing their product mix in the developed world where there is rising demand for healthier products. On Friday, shares of beverage companies ended mostly lower even as the broad market posted gains. Among the major movers were The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO), PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP), Monster Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: MNST), and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (NYSE: DPS). StockCall has released full comprehensive research on KO, PEP, MNST, and DPS and these free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at
Shares of The Coca-Cola Company ended marginally lower in Friday’s trading session. The stock closed 0.28% lower at $42.97 on volume of 12.61 million after trading between $42.56 and $43.13. The company’s shares are currently trading close to their 52-week high of $43.43. The stock has outperformed the S&P 500 so far in 2013, gaining nearly 19.40%. Shares of KO are currently trading well above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages which is a bullish signal. The positive trend is further confirmed by recent volume activity. Free technical analysis on KO available by signing up at
Shares of PepsiCo Inc. edged higher in trading on Friday; however, the gains were limited. The stock closed 0.07% higher at $83.80 on volume of 4.51 million. PepsiCo’s shares gained nearly 1% last week, tracking gains in the broad market. The stock has gained more than 23.30% so far in 2013 as compared to a gain of more than 16.90% for the S&P 500. Shares of the company are currently trading more than 1.10% below their 52-week high. The stock’s MACD is currently trading below the signal line which suggests that market sentiment is bearish on the stock. Register today and access the free research on PEP at
Shares of Monster Beverage Corp. slipped in trading on Friday. The stock traded between $56.09 and $57.74 before finishing the day 0.52% lower at $56.91 on volume of 1.49 million. Despite the pullback on Friday, the company’s shares had an excellent run last week, gaining nearly 5%. The stock’s 50-day moving average has just crossed above the 200-day moving average, forming a “golden cross”. This is a strong bullish signal. Monster Beverage’s shares currently face resistance at around $58. The free report on MNST can be downloaded by signing up now at
Shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. also struggled in Friday’s trading session. The stock ended the day 0.69% lower at $49.25 on volume of 1.28 million after trading between $48.82 and $49.76. Despite the pullback on Friday, Dr Pepper Snapple’s shares are currently trading close to their 52-week high of $50.37. The stock has seen a series of highs over the last two months. However, the stock’s MACD has just crossed below the signal line, which suggests that market sentiment has turned bearish recently. Free report on DPS can be accessed by registering at
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