ACC 421 Lt Week 2 Team Coca-Cola PepsiCo Comparative Analysis Cases p. 72 and 145.docx

ACC 421 Lt Week 2 Team Coca-Cola PepsiCo Comparative Analysis Cases p. 72 and 145.docx

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COCA-COLA AND PEPSICO 2 Comparative Analysis Case P. 72 (a) What are the primary lines of business of these two companies as shown in their notes to the financial statements? Coke is the largest manufacturer of nonalcoholic soft drinks, while the Pepsi has various businesses which include the nonalcoholic soft drink, food and snacks. (b) Which company has the dominant position in beverage sales? Pepsi appears to be dominant in beverage sales. In 2014 they had a gross profit of $35,799 compared to Coca-Cola that had a gross profit of $28,109. (c) How are inventories for these two companies valued? What cost allocation method is used to report inventory? How does their accounting for inventories affect comparability between the two companies? Coca-Cola’s inventory has a decreased market, and the cost can be defined by applying the first-in first-out (FIFO) method or the average cost method. PepsiCo’s inventory is at
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