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Stock Analysis: Citigroup (C)

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Stock Ratings: 1 = buy at current stock prices, 2 = buy on a 5-10% dip in stock price, 3 = sell on a 5-10% increase in stock price, 4 = sell at current stock prices to raise cash.  Ratings are based upon 12-18 month outlook on stock direction and not necessarily related to moves I make due to financial positioning.
Going to my financial stock and finally reviewing their quarter now, we find that Citigroup had a decent quarter - especially when compared to almost all of the other institutional banks.  The company achieved earnings of $1.31 per share on revenues of $18.5B and the tangible book value increased to $60.07.  This is in comparison of earnings estimates of $1.28 on revenues of $18.62B.  The miss on revenues is a factor, as top line misses do impact stock performance, however, this impact was also driven mostly from currency translation.

Since I'm talking about this weeks after the event, I don't think there's really a lot of value in providing the analysis I u…

Stock Analysis: Pepsico (PEP)

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Notes:
Stock Ratings: 1 = buy at current stock prices, 2 = buy on a 5-10% dip in stock price, 3 = sell on a 5-10% increase in stock price, 4 = sell at current stock prices to raise cash.  Ratings are based upon 12-18 month outlook on stock direction and not necessarily related to moves I make due to financial positioning.
So I way behind on my earnings analysis segments.  I'll try my best not to spout out the completely known information as best I can and keep these pointed and short.  

A couple weeks back, Pepsico announced their third quarter earnings results.  Core earnings were $1.35 on revenues of $16.3B.  This handily beat estimates of $1.26 and $16.15B, respectively.  While the earnings number looks great, it's to be noted revenues are actually down 5% from last year due to currency conversion issues.  Venezuela has become such an impact that they are changing the accounting methods on it, as the country looks to confiscate the assets.  All that said, Pepsico should be pro…