Capstone Case (4pages)

Question Description

Read the case carefully, and answer 4 essay questions. Pls meet all the requirements, provide me a quality paper. I have attached the Pepsico Financial Segment Spreadsheet and the pictures of the case, but there is limitation to upload here, so I will upload more when we chat.

Read “Pepsico’s Diversification Strategy in 2015” (In Textbook pp. 377-389)

Complete the PEPSICO Financial Segment Analysis Spreadsheet with your calculations of the indicated (green boxes) financial ratios. Calculate your financial ratios for the spreadsheet from Exhibit 7 in the case (pp. 385) (I completed this Spreadsheet, and attached it below)

Note: There are two tables with calculations, revenue growth and operating margins.

Answer the following questions with short essays (Typed, Double-Spaced, 12pt. Font w/ 1″ margins). Please clearly separate and mark each essay:

(1) What is PepsiCo’s corporate strategy? Tie your answer to the types of corporate strategy described in Chapter 8 of the textbook, page 157. How does PepsiCo execute this strategy? Describe PepsiCo’s corporate strategy in terms of their various business segments. (Recommended page length: 1⁄2 to 1 pages)

(2) Conduct a revenue and revenue growth analysis of Pepsico’s 6 business segments. Which of PepsiCo’s business units are the largest? Are these large business units the core businesses of PepsiCo? Which of PepsiCo’s business segments are growing the fastest? Which of Pepsico’s business units growing the slowest? Why? Which business segments require managerial attention, based upon your analysis of revenues and revenue growth? Why? (Recommended page length: 1 to 11⁄2 pages)

(3) Briefly conduct an operating margin analysis of Pepsico’s 6 business segments. Which of Pepsico’s business units has the lowest operating margins? Why? Does your case provide any clues regarding why this unit or units are lagging the rest of Pepsico’s business segments? Based upon your analysis of each business segment’s operating margins, which unit or units appears to require managerial attention? (Recommended page length: 1 to 1 1⁄2 pages)

(4) Based upon your analysis of Pepsico’s revenues, revenue growth and operating margins, what are your conclusions regarding Pepsico’s overall business portfolio? Do you observe any general trends with regards to Pepsico’s overall business? Also, which business units appear to be most in need of managerial attention? Why?

Hint: On page 388 in the textbook, “Pepsico’s Strategic Situation in 2015”, there are clues regarding how to approach answering the above questions.

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