High Debt Watch Among Big Cap Consumer Non-Cyclical Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about heavily indebted large cap companies in the Consumer Non-Cyclical sector:

  • Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG): This company holds $10,004,000,000 in debt on its balance sheet, against $15,815,000,000 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 0.63. The stock recently traded at $58.63 and its market capitalization is $8,630,714,000. About the company: Bunge Limited is an integrated global agribusiness and food company spanning the farm-to-consumer food chain. The Company processes soybeans, produces and supplies fertilizer, manufactures edible oils and shortenings, mills dry corn and wheat, manufactures isolated soybean protein, and produces other food products. Bunge has primary operations in North and South America.
  • British American Tobacco (ADR) (AMEX:BTI): This company holds $12,526,048,636 in debt on its balance sheet, against $14,184,172,554 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 0.88. The stock recently traded at $83.68 and its market capitalization is $84,495,599,176. About the company: British American Tobacco PLC is the holding company for a group of companies that manufacture, market and sell cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and roll-your-own tobacco.
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD): This company holds $15,720,000,000 in debt on its balance sheet, against $12,597,000,000 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 1.25. The stock recently traded at $51.34 and its market capitalization is $83,459,320,000. About the company: Anheuser-Busch InBev NV brews beer. The Company manufactures ale, lager, stout, and bitter beer. Anheuser-Busch InBev owns brands that are both nationally and internationally prominent. The Company has production plants in Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): This company holds $15,660,000,000 in debt on its balance sheet, against $16,221,000,000 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 0.97. The stock recently traded at $33.71 and its market capitalization is $59,535,460,000. About the company: Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world.
  • The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO): This company holds $18,508,000,000 in debt on its balance sheet, against $21,579,000,000 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 0.86. The stock recently traded at $65.12 and its market capitalization is $149,521,800,000. About the company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.
  • PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP): This company holds $15,892,000,000 in debt on its balance sheet, against $17,569,000,000 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 0.90. The stock recently traded at $62.97 and its market capitalization is $99,656,660,000. About the company: PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufacture or uses contract manufacturers, market and sell a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.
  • The Procter + Gamble Company (NYSE:PG): This company holds $27,293,000,000 in debt on its balance sheet, against $21,970,000,000 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 1.24. The stock recently traded at $59.29 and its market capitalization is $165,495,800,000. About the company: The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets consumer products in countries throughout the world. The Company provides products in the laundry and cleaning, paper, beauty care, food and beverage, and health care segments. Proctor & Gamble’s products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, and neighborhood stores.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): This company holds $12,804,000,000 in debt on its balance sheet, against $13,756,000,000 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 0.93. The stock recently traded at $66.27 and its market capitalization is $116,403,300,000. About the company: Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, affiliates and their licensees, produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The Company’s portfolio comprises both international and local brands.
  • Unilever plc (ADR) (NYSE:UL): This company holds $19,304,829,033 in debt on its balance sheet, against $17,712,879,628 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 1.09. The stock recently traded at $30.99 and its market capitalization is $94,741,600,681. About the company: Unilever PLC manufactures branded and packaged consumer goods, including food, detergents, fragrances, home and personal care products.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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