PepsiCo puts up strong numbers in fourth quarter

PepsiCo puts up strong numbers in fourth quarter

PepsiCo posted a fourth-quarter loss due to comprehensive changes in U.S. tax law, but it topped most expectations when that extraordinary cost is removed.The company said Tuesday that it anticipates 9 percent growth this year in adjusted, per-share earnings and it will bump up its annualized dividend by 15 percent starting in June. It will also increase its share buy-back program from $12 bill...