The company is well poised to increase its snacks market share as it expands into emerging economies.
If the soda maker can successfully market Pepsi Next, it will help boost the company's sluggish soft drink sales.
Strong revenue growth was driven by higher prices and rise in volumes.
E-Trade is downgraded to 'neutral' at Goldman.
The company's diverse portfolio and strategic deals in emerging markets are advantageous for the company.
Given its brand name, marketing muscle and distribution network, the soft drink and snack maker has maintained healthy margins even with low pricing.
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