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Lowest P/E Ratio in the Soft Drinks Industry Detected in Shares of Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE, KO, PEP, DPS, COKE)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Soft Drinks industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Coca-Cola Enterprises ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 15.17. Following is Coca-Cola with a a P/E ratio of 19.95. PepsiCo ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 22.99.

Dr Pepper Snapple follows with a a P/E ratio of 23.51, and Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 30.09.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Coca-Cola Enterprises on May 18th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $51.23. Since that call, shares of Coca-Cola Enterprises have fallen 23.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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