|Bid||158.51 x 800|
|Ask||159.20 x 900|
|Day's range||157.51 - 159.66|
|52-week range||128.32 - 159.66|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.62|
|PE ratio (TTM)||27.05|
|Earnings date||05 Oct 2021|
|Forward dividend & yield||4.30 (2.70%)|
|Ex-dividend date||02 Sept 2021|
|1y target est||166.90|
There was already good reason to doubt the new Mountain Dew branded hard soda collaboration from Pepsico (NASDAQ: PEP) and Boston Beer (NYSE: SAM), but the alcoholic beverage may already be in trouble even before it's had a chance to roll off the production line. Archaic Prohibition-era regulations could kill the drink, or at the very least cause problems with distributors for the two beverage companies. Pepsi and Boston Beer announced this summer they were forming a joint venture to produce an alcoholic version of the neon green soda called Hard Mtn Dew, a flavored malt beverage that will have 5% alcohol by volume.
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