How to buy Walkers shares | $177.99

Invest in Walkers by buying PepsiCo, Inc shares in just a few minutes.

Whether you love the “legendary”* Walkers Ready Salted crisps or prefer a cheesy Wotsit, Walkers is a household brand name in the UK. A survey conducted in 2019 found that 68% of respondents had purchased Walkers branded crisps in the prior 3 months. Furthermore, for the year ending in March 2021, approximately 162,900 tons of crisps were sold in Britain. That’s about the weight of 1,000 blue whales. *Its words, not ours (we prefer Salt and Vinegar)

It’s possible to invest in Walkers, but as it’s owned by PepsiCo, you’d need to buy PepsiCo shares.

What companies does PepsiCo own?

As well as Walkers, PepsiCo owns:

  • PepsiM
  • Mountain Dew
  • Lay's potato chips
  • Gatorade
  • Diet Pepsi
  • Tropicana beverages
  • 7 Up
  • Doritos tortilla chips
  • Lipton teas
  • Quaker foods and snacks
  • Cheetos
  • Mirinda
  • Ruffles potato chips
  • Aquafina bottled water
  • Pepsi Max
  • Tostitos tortilla chips
  • Sierra Mist
  • Fritos corn chips

This means that if you choose to invest in Walkers by buying shares in PepsiCo, then you’ll be investing in the other brands that it owns as well. It’s worth doing the research into what some of PepsiCo’s main brands are getting up to, as well as Walkers.

Can I buy Walkers shares?

While you can't invest directly in Walkers, you can buy PepsiCo, Inc shares, which is the company that owns Walkers. PepsiCo, Inc is listed on the NASDAQ with stock code PEP.US the current share price is $177.99 (25 minute delay).

Walkers is owned by PepsiCo, Inc (PEP) a leading Beverages business based in the USA. It opened the day at $179.37, after a previous close of $179.27. During the day the price has varied from a low of $177.87 to a high of $179.42. The latest price was $177.99 (25 minute delay). Walkers (PEP) is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 318000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollar.

How to buy shares in Walkers

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  2. Open your account. You’ll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You’ll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: PEP in this case.
  5. Research Walkers (PepsiCo, Inc) shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Walkers (PepsiCo, Inc) shares. It's that simple.

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Information last updated 2024-05-23.
Open$179.37Previous close$179.27
High$179.42Change$-1.28
Low$177.87Change %-0.714%
Close$177.99Timestamp2024-05-24
Volume3026333GMT offset0
IndustryBeverages - Non-AlcoholicCurrency symbol$
CodePEPCountry nameUSA
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUS
NamePepsiCo IncISINUS7134481081
ExchangeNASDAQCUSIP713448108
Currency codeUSDSectorConsumer Defensive
Currency nameUS DollarFull-time employees318000

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Why invest in Walkers?

Walkers has been creating crisps since it launched its Cheese and Onion flavour in 1954. It’s since become a staple in supermarket meal deals. The company took advantage of restaurant closures across the UK during the coronavirus pandemic and created a range of restaurant inspired flavours for its crisps, including Nando's (Peri Peri chicken), PizzaExpress (American Hot), YO! Sushi (Katsu Curry), Gourmet Burger Kitchen (Classic Cheeseburger) and Las Iguanas (Chilli Con Carne). The crisps offered vouchers to use once the corresponding restaurants reopened.

PepsiCo operates all over the world and its 23 brands each earn more than $1 billion (£0.73 billion) in annual revenue. That’s even with its friendly rivalry with CocaCola.

An overview of PepsiCo, Inc the parent company of Walkers

PepsiCo, Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, distribution, and sale of various beverages and convenient foods worldwide. The company operates through seven segments: Frito-Lay North America; Quaker Foods North America; PepsiCo Beverages North America; Latin America; Europe; Africa, Middle East and South Asia; and Asia Pacific, Australia and New Zealand and China Region. It provides dips, cheese-flavored snacks, and spreads, as well as corn, potato, and tortilla chips; cereals, rice, pasta, mixes and syrups, granola bars, grits, oatmeal, rice cakes, and side dishes; beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods; ready-to-drink tea, coffee, and juices; dairy products; and sparkling water makers and related products, as well as distributes alcoholic beverages under Hard MTN Dew brand. The company offers its products primarily under the Lay's, Doritos, Fritos, Tostitos, BaiCaoWei, Cheetos, Cap'n Crunch, Life, Pearl Milling Company, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, Rice-A-Roni, Aquafina, Bubly, Emperador, Diet Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Gatorade Zero, Crush, Propel, Dr Pepper, Schweppes, Marias Gamesa, Ruffles, Sabritas, Saladitas, Tostitos, 7UP, Diet 7UP, H2oh!, Manzanita Sol, Mirinda, Pepsi Black, Pepsi Max, San Carlos, Toddy, Walkers, Chipsy, Kurkure, Sasko, Spekko, White Star, Smith's, Sting, SodaStream, Lubimyj Sad, Agusha, Chudo, Domik v Derevne, Lipton, and other brands. It serves wholesale and other distributors, foodservice customers, grocery stores, drug stores, convenience stores, discount/dollar stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, hard discounters, e-commerce retailers and authorized independent bottlers, and others through a network of direct-store-delivery, customer warehouse, and distributor networks, as well as directly to consumers through e-commerce platforms and retailers. The company was founded in 1898 and is based in Purchase, New York.

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