Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows

News coverage about Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dr Pepper Snapple Group earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.3181196032188 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

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Shaquille O’Neal, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Launch Alumni & Friends Yearbook (bizjournals.com) Global Ready-to-Drink (RTD) Coffee Market 2018 – 2023: Market is Expected to be Valued at USD 9.68 Billion (thedailymeal.com) High Brew, Rebbl Announce $20 Million Rounds (bevnet.com) Slideshow: New products from Nestle, Kraft Heinz, Dr Pepper Snapple (foodbusinessnews.net) Brokerages Anticipate Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.85 Billion (americanbankingnews.com)

DPS has been the subject of several recent research reports. ValuEngine upgraded Dr Pepper Snapple Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Royal Bank of Canada upgraded Dr Pepper Snapple Group from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and dropped their target price for the company from $135.00 to $125.00 in a research report on Monday, March 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Dr Pepper Snapple Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 18th. BMO Capital Markets dropped their target price on Dr Pepper Snapple Group from $125.00 to $122.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, February 15th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein restated a “market perform” rating and set a $124.00 target price (up previously from $92.00) on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th. Twelve investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $117.43.

Shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group traded up $0.13, hitting $120.37, on Thursday, Marketbeat reports. 1,040,800 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,947,138. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.66, a quick ratio of 0.62 and a current ratio of 0.77. Dr Pepper Snapple Group has a 52 week low of $83.23 and a 52 week high of $126.65. The company has a market capitalization of $21.61 billion, a PE ratio of 26.51, a P/E/G ratio of 2.24 and a beta of 0.74.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th. The company reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.03 by ($0.05). Dr Pepper Snapple Group had a net margin of 15.62% and a return on equity of 35.49%. The company had revenue of $1.59 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.57 billion. analysts forecast that Dr Pepper Snapple Group will post 5.1 earnings per share for the current year.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Company Profile

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc manufactures and distributes non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean, and Canada. The company operates through three segments: Beverage Concentrates, Packaged Beverages, and Latin America Beverages. It offers flavored carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) and non-carbonated beverages (NCBs), including ready-to-drink teas, juices, juice drinks, mineral and coconut water, and mixers, as well as manufactures and sells Mott's apple sauces.

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