Fizz And Fizzle At Coke And Pepsi

All soda pop companies are not created equal. That's clear from the dramatically different third-quarter results for Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. Coke reported a 16% jump in net income, to $456 million, on a 14% rise in revenues, to $3.2 billion. Pepsi, on the other hand, posted a 15% decline, to $285 million, on a 9% revenue increase, to $4.9 billion.

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