Wednesday, November 30 2016
Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Pepsi (PEP), Crown Castle (CCI) and Constellation Brands (STZ).
Pepsi’s shares have outperformed the embattled soft drinks industry in the year-to-date period though they have lagged the broader market. The analyst likes the company’s innovation initiatives, continued momentum in the Frito-Lay business, revenue management strategies, improved productivity and better market execution. Pepsi’s new product lineup, aggressive marketing efforts, productivity improvement and cost-saving initiatives should drive profits. However, growing health awareness has been hurting the CSD category, resulting in a 3% volume decline in the first three quarters of 2016. (You can read the full research report on Pepsi here.)
Crown Castle’s shares have lagged the REIT equity trust other industry and the broader market in the year-to-date period. The analyst stresses that Crown Castle’s extensive tower portfolio, increased demand for infrastructure, strong business outlook, healthy leasing activity, continual acquisition of towers and growing demand for mobile broadband are major positives. However, customer concentration, consolidation in the wireless industry, expenses...