Dr Pepper Snapple gains in Q4 earnings, thanks to Bai buy

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The most recent short interest data show 3.53% of the company's stock are short sold.

On 02/13/2017 close, Franklin Resources, Inc. Comparatively, growth in the past five years was 9.62 percent (per annum).

Analyst recommendations and estimates are for informational purposes only and should be used along with a number of other factors when considering an investment position. (NYSE:DPS) now has a consensus Price Target of $94.88. 29 analysts projected on average Earnings. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 14th will be given a dividend of $0.58 per share. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 1 Buy, 1 Strong Buy, 1 Sell, 0 Hold and 10. The High end of the Estimate is $741.2 Million, while the Low end of the Estimate is $607.06 Million. The company said it expects 2017 sales to grow about 4.5% and for adjusted EPS to range from $4.44 to $4.54. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 28.88% to analysts' high consensus price target. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $105 and a Low Price Target of $86. The market capitalization arrived at market cap 16.98 billion. The firm owned 14,556 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 692 shares during the period. Currently, the company has SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 2.5 Percent. Over the 52-week time span, the stock notched a high price of $98.8 and its minimum price was $81.05.

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.93 million shares versus an average volume of 1.54 million shares during last trading session. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC set a $95.00 price objective on Dr Pepper Snapple Group and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 23rd. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 15.8% while it's Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 40.5%.

The relative strength index or RSI highlights overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. has 1 year price target of $94.88.

On Sep 16 Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS), at its latest closing price of $93.07, it has a price-to-book ratio of 8.07, compared to an industry average at 2.96. Number of analysts are covering this stock and now stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 3 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 12 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock. 10 Brokerage Firms have advised hold. The stock recovered 7.49% since its low point and has performed 3.16% year-to-date. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 291,654 shares of the company's stock valued at $26,629,000 after buying an additional 56,425 shares during the last quarter. The company's quarterly performance represents an optimistic momentum of 13.57 percent, with a surge of 4.49 percent in the stock price over the last one month. The stock is now trading 3.39% above its SMA 50 and 14.12% above its SMA 200. The stock is now trading 3.68 percent higher from its SMA-50. (NYSE:DPS) is 1.24. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.36 Million. The company reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.02. The stock exchanged hands at a volume of 1.94M shares whereas, the average volume was 1.36M shares. The company had revenue of $1.58 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.57 billion. The company's revenue was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter previous year.

Looking ahead, Dr Pepper Snapple forecast full year 2017 EPS of $4.44 to $4.54, well below the $4.75 that analysts are looking for. "Has $35,489,000 Stake in Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc (DPS)" was first posted by Community Financial News and is the property of of Community Financial News. (NYSE:DPS), stock is trading $97.64 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 12.80% in last 5 years.

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