Roundview Capital LLC continued to hold its stake in Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc (NYSE:DPS) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 4,285 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Roundview Capital LLC’s holdings in Dr Pepper Snapple Group were worth $390,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in DPS. Suntrust Banks Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group by 2.2% during the 1st quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 3,407 shares of the company’s stock valued at $332,000 after buying an additional 72 shares in the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group by 1.5% during the 1st quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 740,107 shares of the company’s stock valued at $72,471,000 after buying an additional 11,059 shares in the last quarter. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group by 523.0% during the 1st quarter. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. now owns 19,394 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,900,000 after buying an additional 16,281 shares in the last quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC raised its holdings in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group by 75.4% during the 1st quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC now owns 37,012 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,624,000 after buying an additional 15,916 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BP PLC purchased a new position in shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group during the 1st quarter valued at about $2,056,000. 89.98% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

In other news, insider Angela A. Stephens sold 3,160 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.51, for a total value of $292,331.60. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 16,913 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,564,621.63. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Angela A. Stephens sold 7,700 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.12, for a total value of $701,624.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 6,053 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $551,549.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.58% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc (NYSE DPS) traded down 0.85% during trading on Friday, reaching $88.74. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,360,930 shares. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc has a 12-month low of $81.05 and a 12-month high of $99.47. The stock has a market cap of $16.13 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.28 and a beta of 0.61. The company has a 50 day moving average of $91.26 and a 200-day moving average of $92.90.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $1.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.28 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $1.80 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.77 billion. Dr Pepper Snapple Group had a net margin of 11.73% and a return on equity of 38.28%. Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.25 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc will post $4.61 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 14th will be paid a $0.58 dividend. This represents a $2.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 13th. Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s payout ratio is 55.64%.

DPS has been the topic of a number of research reports. Credit Suisse Group set a $107.00 price objective on Dr Pepper Snapple Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and set a $105.00 price objective on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $112.00 price objective on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Cowen and Company reissued a “hold” rating and set a $96.00 price objective on shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group in a report on Friday, July 14th. Finally, BidaskClub cut Dr Pepper Snapple Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $99.25.

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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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