Last but not least, we have the most delicious sin of all: Gluttony.
While there are countless ways to play this one, why not go with a huge food conglomerate that serves up snacks to millions of people every day?
PepsiCo (PEP) — although you might just associate it with the sugary soft drinks — is home to a laundry list of snack foods you’ve likely pounded and soon regretted. Just a few on its plate? Popular chips like Lay’s, Dorit’s and Fritos, along with a plethora of popcorns, cookies and snack bars.
That impressive arsenal — which is enjoyed across the world — has helped send PEP up a market-beating 17% since the start of 2013. All the while, investors got to snack hungrily on its 2.8% annual dividend yield — a payout it has increased for
Plus, it’s increased that dividend for an impressive 41 years in a row.
As of this writing, Alyssa Oursler did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.