Headlines about Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dr Pepper Snapple Group earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.0035385861309 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- ETFs with exposure to Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. : December 21, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) – An Eye on Stock Value – Nasdaq Journal (press release) (nasdaqjournal.com)
- Should Coca-Cola Investors Hope for More Upside? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) Covered By Yet Another Research Firm (nismagazine.com)
- Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.18 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE DPS) traded up $0.32 during trading on Friday, hitting $96.12. 854,653 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,196,329. The firm has a market cap of $17,328.38, a PE ratio of 24.09, a P/E/G ratio of 2.42 and a beta of 0.59. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 0.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.07. Dr Pepper Snapple Group has a 1-year low of $83.23 and a 1-year high of $99.47.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 4th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 14th will be given a dividend of $0.58 per share. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 13th. Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 58.15%.
DPS has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Morgan Stanley cut their target price on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group from $104.00 to $96.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Wells Fargo & Company upgraded shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Macquarie began coverage on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group in a research note on Friday, September 15th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $95.00 price objective for the company. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and issued a $105.00 price objective on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $91.00 price objective on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $99.83.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Company Profile
Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc is an integrated brand owner, manufacturer and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Mexico and Canada. The Company offers a diverse portfolio of flavored (non-cola) carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) and non-carbonated beverages (NCBs), including ready-to-drink teas, juices, juice drinks, water and mixers.
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