The financial statements of Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are presented in Appendices C and D, respectively.
Use the companies’ financial information to answer the following questions.
(a) What kind of pension plans do Coca-Cola and PepsiCo provide their employees?
(b) What net periodic pension expense (cost) did Coca-Cola and PepsiCo report in 2014?
(c) What is the year-end 2014 funded status of Coca-Cola’s and PepsiCo’s plans (include
(d) What relevant rates were used by Coca-Cola and PepsiCo in computing their pension
(e) Compare the expected benefit payments and contributions for Coca-Cola and PepsiCo.