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Sample information includes: With its corporate headquarters based in Atlanta, Georgia, and a global workforce of over 71,000 associates, The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company. Along with its bottling partners, The Coca-Cola Company markets four of the world's top five nonalcoholic sparkling brands: Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite and Fanta. With its total beverage portfolio encompassing more than 400 brands consisting of over 2,600 beverage products, including water, juice and juice drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks, and teas and coffees, which are sold in over 200 different countries, The Coca-Cola Company is also the world's most recognized brand.

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I want a full analysis between Coca-Cola and PepsiCo (2004 only). Please ensure that all calculations are fully explained (details by step) and full explanation of responses to questions. Please address these specific questions - Thank you!

1.What are the primary lines of business of these two companies as shown in their notes to the financial statement?
2.Which company has the dominant position in beverage sales?
3.What are the gross profits, operating profits, and net income for these two companies?
4.Compute both companies' 1) current cash debt coverage ratio 2) cash debt coverage ratio 3) free cash flow. Please fully explain what each ratio is telling you.
5.What ratios do each of these companies use in the Management's Discussion and Analysis section of the annual report to explain their financial condition related to debt financing?
6.Compute and compare the inventory turnover ratios and days to sell inventory for Coca-Cola and PepsiCo for 2004. Indicate why there might be a significant difference between the two companies.
7.Compute 1) asset turnover 2) Profit margin on sales 3) rate of return on assets 4) debt to total assets ratio 5) times interest earned ratio. Please fully explain what each ratio is telling you.
8.What employee stock option compensation plans are offered by Coca-Cola and PepsiCo?

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