7 Stocks for 7 Deadly Sins

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7 Stocks for 7 Deadly Sins

Gluttony: PepsiCo

Pepsico 7 Stocks for 7 Deadly SinsLast 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.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2013/06/7-stocks-for-7-deadly-sins/.

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